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Sensient Technologies Stock Forecast, Price & News

-2.09 (-2.10%)
(As of 11/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
263,858 shs
Average Volume
225,842 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.09 billion
P/E Ratio
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About Sensient Technologies

Sensient Technologies Corp. engages in the manufacture of colors, flavors, and fragrances. It operates through the following segments: Flavors and Fragrances Group; Color Group; and Asia Pacific Group segments. The Flavors and Fragrances segment includes beverage flavors, bionutrients, savory flavors, sweet flavors, natural ingredients, and fragrance compounds and ingredients. The Color segment comprises of natural and synthetic color solutions for the food and beverage, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, and industrial markets. The Asia Pacific segment markets product lines in the Pacific Rim under the Sensient name. The company was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industrial organic chemicals
Specialty Chemicals
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.33 billion
Cash Flow
$3.87 per share
Book Value
$22.35 per share


Net Income
$109.47 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$4.09 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.05 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

124th out of 220 stocks

Industrial Organic Chemicals Industry

13th out of 22 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Sensient Technologies a buy right now?

1 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sensient Technologies in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Sensient Technologies stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in SXT, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How has Sensient Technologies' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Sensient Technologies' stock was trading at $47.00 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SXT shares have increased by 107.0% and is now trading at $97.29.
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Are investors shorting Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies saw a decline in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 593,000 shares, a decline of 24.5% from the October 31st total of 785,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 214,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.8 days. Currently, 1.4% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Sensient Technologies' next earnings date?

Sensient Technologies is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 11th 2022.
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How were Sensient Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Sensient Technologies Co. (NYSE:SXT) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 14th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.80 by $0.05. The specialty chemicals company earned $344.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $327.60 million. Sensient Technologies had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.59% and a net margin of 8.49%. The firm's revenue was up 6.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.77 earnings per share.
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How often does Sensient Technologies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 14th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 1st will be given a dividend of $0.41 per share on Wednesday, December 1st. This represents a $1.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.69%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 29th. This is an increase from Sensient Technologies's previous quarterly dividend of $0.39.
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Is Sensient Technologies a good dividend stock?

Sensient Technologies pays an annual dividend of $1.64 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.65%. Sensient Technologies does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Sensient Technologies is 59.64%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for SXT?

1 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Sensient Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $90.00 to $90.00. On average, they expect Sensient Technologies' share price to reach $90.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.5%.
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Who are Sensient Technologies' key executives?

Sensient Technologies' management team includes the following people:
  • Paul Manning, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Stephen J. Rolfs, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • John J. Manning, Secretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel
  • Tobin Tornehl, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller
  • Amy A. Agallar, Treasurer & Vice President

What is Paul Manning's approval rating as Sensient Technologies' CEO?

226 employees have rated Sensient Technologies CEO Paul Manning on Glassdoor.com. Paul Manning has an approval rating of 86% among Sensient Technologies' employees.

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 Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Walmart (WMT), Verizon Communications (VZ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Dover (DOV), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), PepsiCo (PEP) and PPG Industries (PPG).

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Winder Investment Pte Ltd (11.94%), Nordea Investment Management AB (11.94%), BlackRock Inc. (11.03%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (8.90%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.57%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.69%). Company insiders that own Sensient Technologies stock include Elaine R Wedral, Essie Whitelaw, Joseph Carleone, Paul Manning and Winder Investment Pte Ltd.
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Which major investors are selling Sensient Technologies stock?

SXT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Falcon Edge Capital LP, BlackRock Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Voya Investment Management LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Millennium Management LLC, Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc., and Jane Street Group LLC. Company insiders that have sold Sensient Technologies company stock in the last year include Elaine R Wedral, and Essie Whitelaw.
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Which major investors are buying Sensient Technologies stock?

SXT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nordea Investment Management AB, Winder Investment Pte Ltd, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, Morgan Stanley, Thornburg Investment Management Inc., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and Invesco Ltd.. Company insiders that have bought Sensient Technologies stock in the last two years include Joseph Carleone, Paul Manning, and Winder Investment Pte Ltd.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Sensient Technologies' stock price today?

One share of SXT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $97.29.

How much money does Sensient Technologies make?

Sensient Technologies has a market capitalization of $4.09 billion and generates $1.33 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $109.47 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.75 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Sensient Technologies have?

Sensient Technologies employs 3,948 workers across the globe.

What is Sensient Technologies' official website?

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

Where are Sensient Technologies' headquarters?

Sensient Technologies is headquartered at 777 EAST WISCONSIN AVENUE, MILWAUKEE WI, 53202.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 414-347-4795.

This page was last updated on 12/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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