NYSE:SXT - Sensient Technologies Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$66.36 +1.28 (+1.97 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 08:56 AM ET)
Previous Close$65.08
Today's Range$65.02 - $66.38
52-Week Range$51.93 - $78.40
Volume247,264 shs
Average Volume245,622 shs
Market Capitalization$2.81 billion
P/E Ratio18.69
Dividend Yield2.21%
Beta1.06
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial organic chemicals
Sub-IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIP81725T10
Phone414-271-6755

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.39 billion
Cash Flow$4.9192 per share
Book Value$20.34 per share

Profitability

Net Income$157.36 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,113
Market Cap$2.81 billion
Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sensient Technologies' stock symbol?

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

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

Sensient Technologies declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 23rd. Investors of record on Monday, February 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.36 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.17%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 1st. View Sensient Technologies' Dividend History.

How will Sensient Technologies' stock buyback program work?

Sensient Technologies announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Friday, October 20th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase 3,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Sensient Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Sensient Technologies Co. (NYSE:SXT) announced its earnings results on Friday, February, 15th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.79 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.00. The specialty chemicals company earned $324.56 million during the quarter. Sensient Technologies had a return on equity of 18.00% and a net margin of 11.35%. The company's revenue was down 1.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.84 EPS. View Sensient Technologies' Earnings History.

When is Sensient Technologies' next earnings date?

Sensient Technologies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Sensient Technologies.

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

Sensient Technologies updated its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Friday, February, 15th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.30-3.41 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.55.

What price target have analysts set for SXT?

5 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Sensient Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $82.00. On average, they expect Sensient Technologies' share price to reach $73.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Sensient Technologies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sensient Technologies?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sensient Technologies in the last year. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Sensient Technologies.

Has Sensient Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about SXT stock have been trending neutral recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Sensient Technologies earned a media sentiment score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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), Visa (V), Netflix (NFLX), Starbucks (SBUX), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intellia Therapeutics (NTLA), DIGITAL RLTY TR/SH (DLR), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

Who are Sensient Technologies' key executives?

Sensient Technologies' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Paul Manning, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 44)
  • Mr. Stephen J. Rolfs, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Michael C. Geraghty, Pres of Color Group (Age 57)
  • Mr. Tobin Tornehl, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. John J. Manning, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50)

Who are Sensient Technologies' major shareholders?

Sensient Technologies' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.52%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (7.21%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.71%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.34%), Northern Trust Corp (2.26%) and Standard Life Aberdeen plc (2.15%). Company insiders that own Sensient Technologies stock include Essie Whitelaw, Fergus M Clydesdale, Gebhardt Deborah Mckeithan, Hank Brown and Joseph Carleone. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sensient Technologies.

Which major investors are selling Sensient Technologies stock?

SXT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Northern Trust Corp, Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Barclays PLC, Keeley Teton Advisors LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Diversified Trust Co and Prudential PLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sensient Technologies.

Which major investors are buying Sensient Technologies stock?

SXT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, First Trust Advisors LP, Norges Bank, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Nicholas Company Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Handelsbanken Fonder AB and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have bought Sensient Technologies stock in the last two years include Gebhardt Deborah Mckeithan and Joseph Carleone. View Insider Buying and Selling 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sensient Technologies' stock price today?

One share of SXT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $66.36.

How big of a company is Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies has a market capitalization of $2.81 billion and generates $1.39 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $157.36 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.55 on an earnings per share basis. Sensient Technologies employs 4,113 workers across the globe.

What is Sensient Technologies' official website?

The official website for Sensient Technologies is http://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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Sensient Technologies (NYSE SXT)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  235 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  274 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  509
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This page was last updated on 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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