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NYSE:SXTSensient Technologies Stock Price, Forecast & News

+1.72 (+3.34 %)
(As of 06/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $53.18
50-Day Range
MA: $45.94
52-Week Range
Now: $53.18
Volume414,211 shs
Average Volume479,336 shs
Market Capitalization$2.25 billion
P/E Ratio32.23
Dividend Yield3.03%
Sensient Technologies Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets colors, flavors, and fragrances in North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Flavors & Fragrances Group, Color Group, and Asia Pacific Group. The company offers flavor-delivery systems, and compounded and blended products; ingredient products, such as essential oils, natural and synthetic flavors, natural extracts, and aroma chemicals; fragrance products; and chili powder, paprika, and chili pepper, as well as dehydrated vegetables comprising parsley, celery, and spinach to the food, beverage, personal care, and household-products industries. It also provides natural and synthetic color systems for use in foods, beverages, pharmaceuticals, and nutraceuticals; colors and other ingredients for cosmetics, such as active ingredients, solubilizers, and surface treated pigments; pharmaceutical and nutraceutical excipients, including colors, flavors, coatings, and nutraceutical ingredients; specialty inks; and technical colors for industrial applications under the Sensient Food Colors, Sensient Pharmaceutical Coating Systems, Sensient Cosmetic Technologies, Sensient Imaging Technologies/Sensient Inks, and Sensient Industrial Colors trade names. The company was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.73 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial organic chemicals
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.32 billion
Cash Flow$4.50 per share
Book Value$20.83 per share


Net Income$82.05 million


Market Cap$2.25 billion
Next Earnings Date7/17/2020 (Estimated)

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Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Sensient Technologies' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Sensient Technologies' stock was trading at $47.00 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SXT shares have increased by 13.1% and is now trading at $53.18. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Sensient Technologies?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sensient Technologies in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Sensient Technologies.

When is Sensient Technologies' next earnings date?

Sensient Technologies is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, July 17th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Sensient Technologies.

How were Sensient Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Sensient Technologies Co. (NYSE:SXT) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 29th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.72 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.62 by $0.10. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $350.68 million for the quarter. Sensient Technologies had a return on equity of 13.99% and a net margin of 5.28%. View Sensient Technologies' earnings history.

How often does Sensient Technologies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 23rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Monday, June 1st. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.93%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 7th. View Sensient Technologies' dividend history.

What guidance has Sensient Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Sensient Technologies issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.60 to $2.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.40.

What price target have analysts set for SXT?

2 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Sensient Technologies' shares. Their forecasts range from $61.00 to $61.00. On average, they anticipate Sensient Technologies' share price to reach $61.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Sensient Technologies.

Has Sensient Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about SXT stock have been trending very negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Sensient Technologies earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutSensient Technologies.

Who are some of Sensient Technologies' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Sensient Technologies own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Sensient Technologies investors own include Verizon Communications (VZ), Walmart (WMT), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Broadcom (AVGO), PepsiCo (PEP), Philip Morris International (PM), Starbucks (SBUX), Target (TGT) and Boeing (BA).

Who are Sensient Technologies' key executives?

Sensient Technologies' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Paul Manning, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 44)
  • Mr. Stephen J. Rolfs, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Mr. John J. Manning, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50)
  • Ms. Amy Schmidt Jones, VP of HR & Sr. Counsel (Age 49)
  • Mr. Michael C. Geraghty, Pres of Color Group (Age 57)

What is Sensient Technologies' stock symbol?

Sensient Technologies trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SXT."

Who are Sensient Technologies' major shareholders?

Sensient Technologies' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.61%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (9.44%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (5.67%), Champlain Investment Partners LLC (5.07%), State Street Corp (3.25%) and First Trust Advisors LP (2.04%). Company insiders that own Sensient Technologies stock include Gebhardt Deborah Mckeithan, Joseph Carleone, Paul Manning and Thierry Hoang. View institutional ownership trends for Sensient Technologies.

Which institutional investors are selling Sensient Technologies stock?

SXT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Invesco Ltd., Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, Eagle Asset Management Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Wellington Management Group LLP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., UBS Group AG, and Morgan Stanley. View insider buying and selling activity for Sensient Technologies.

Which institutional investors are buying Sensient Technologies stock?

SXT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Raymond James & Associates, First Trust Advisors LP, Two Sigma Investments LP, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Engineers Gate Manager LP, Champlain Investment Partners LLC, Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc., and Aviva PLC. Company insiders that have bought Sensient Technologies stock in the last two years include Gebhardt Deborah Mckeithan, Joseph Carleone, and Paul Manning. View insider buying and selling activity for Sensient Technologies.

How do I buy shares of Sensient Technologies?

Shares of SXT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Sensient Technologies' stock price today?

One share of SXT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $53.18.

How big of a company is Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies has a market capitalization of $2.25 billion and generates $1.32 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $82.05 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.96 on an earnings per share basis. Sensient Technologies employs 4,058 workers across the globe.

What is Sensient Technologies' official website?

The official website for Sensient Technologies is www.sensient.com.

How can I contact Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies' mailing address is 777 EAST WISCONSIN AVENUE, MILWAUKEE WI, 53202. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at 414-271-6755.

This page was last updated on 6/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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