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NYSE:SXTSensient Technologies Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.99 (+1.92 %)
(As of 07/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $52.67
50-Day Range
MA: $49.75
52-Week Range
Now: $52.67
Volume193,498 shs
Average Volume434,556 shs
Market Capitalization$2.23 billion
P/E Ratio31.92
Dividend Yield2.96%
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: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.56 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$4.26 per share
Book Value$20.83 per share


Net Income$82.05 million


Market Cap$2.23 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 12.1% and is now trading at $52.67. 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) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 29th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.72 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.10. The specialty chemicals company earned $350.68 million during the quarter. Sensient Technologies had a net margin of 5.28% and a return on equity of 13.99%. View Sensient Technologies' earnings history.

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

Sensient Technologies announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 8th will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Monday, June 1st. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.96%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 7th. View Sensient Technologies' dividend history.

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

Sensient Technologies updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 29th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.60 to $2.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.40.

What price target have analysts set for SXT?

2 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Sensient Technologies' shares. Their forecasts range from $61.00 to $61.00. On average, they anticipate Sensient Technologies' stock price to reach $61.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Sensient Technologies.

Has Sensient Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about SXT stock has been trending negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sensient Technologies earned a media sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories 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 immediate future. View the latest news about Sensient Technologies.

Are investors shorting Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies saw a decrease in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 488,700 shares, a decrease of 39.0% from the June 15th total of 801,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 572,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.9 days. Currently, 1.2% of the company's shares are short sold. View Sensient Technologies' Current Options Chain.

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."

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 $52.67.

How big of a company is Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies has a market capitalization of $2.23 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 7/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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