Sensient Technologies Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:SXT)

About Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)

Sensient Technologies Corporation logoSensient Technologies Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors and fragrances. The Company uses technologies at facilities around the world to develop specialty food and beverage systems, cosmetic and pharmaceutical systems, specialty inks and colors, and other specialty and fine chemicals. The Company's three segments include the Flavors & Fragrances Group and the Color Group, which are managed on a product-and-services basis, and the Asia Pacific Group, which is managed on a geographic basis. The Company's principal products include flavors, flavor enhancers and bionutrients; fragrances, aroma chemicals and essential oils; natural ingredients, including dehydrated vegetables and other food ingredients; natural and synthetic food and beverage colors; cosmetic colors and ingredients and pharmaceutical excipients and ingredients, and technical colors, specialty inks and colors, and specialty dyes and pigments.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Symbol: NYSE:SXT
  • CUSIP: 81725T10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $3.45184 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 43,866,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $76.01
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $78.27
  • 52 Week Range: $68.51 - $84.98
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 31.69
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.15
  • P/E Growth: 2.68
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.36 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.52
  • Book Value: $20.15 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.88
  • Annual Dividend: $1.20
  • Dividend Yield: 1.5%
  • EBITDA: $247.07 million
  • Net Margins: 8.16%
  • Return on Equity: 17.15%
  • Return on Assets: 8.75%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.66%
  • Current Ratio: 3.85%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.58%
  • Average Volume: 184,918 shs.
  • Beta: 1.09
  • Short Ratio: 5.19

Frequently Asked Questions for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)

What is Sensient Technologies Corporation's stock symbol?

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

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

Sensient Technologies Corporation announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 19th. Investors of record on Monday, November 6th will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Friday, December 1st. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.69%. This is a positive change from Sensient Technologies Corporation's previous quarterly dividend of $0.30. View Sensient Technologies Corporation's Dividend History.

How were Sensient Technologies Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) announced its earnings results on Thursday, October, 19th. The company reported $0.89 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.01. Sensient Technologies Corporation had a net margin of 8.16% and a return on equity of 17.15%. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.83 earnings per share. View Sensient Technologies Corporation's Earnings History.

Where is Sensient Technologies Corporation's stock going? Where will Sensient Technologies Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

2 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Sensient Technologies Corporation's stock. Their forecasts range from $88.30 to $90.00. On average, they expect Sensient Technologies Corporation's share price to reach $89.15 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Sensient Technologies Corporation.

Who are some of Sensient Technologies Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Sensient Technologies Corporation's key executives?

Sensient Technologies Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Paul Hurton Manning, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Stephen J. Rolfs, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Michael C. Geraghty, President - Color Group
  • Gautam Grover, President - Flavors and Fragrances Group
  • Robert J. Wilkins, President - Asia Pacific Group
  • Jeffrey T. Makal, Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller
  • John J. Manning, Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Kimberly Chase, Vice President, Treasurer
  • Kimberly A. Morin, Vice President - Human Resources
  • Elaine R. Wedral Ph.D., Lead Independent Director

How do I buy Sensient Technologies Corporation stock?

Shares of Sensient Technologies Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sensient Technologies Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Sensient Technologies Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $78.26.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE SXT)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  92 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  141 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  233
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sensient Technologies Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $89.15 (13.92% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
Price Target History for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
Analysts' Ratings History for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/22/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$88.30LowView Rating Details
8/24/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$90.00LowView Rating Details
9/2/2016SidotiInitiated CoverageNeutralN/AView Rating Details
7/25/2016GabelliDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
2/5/2016BB&T CorporationLower Price TargetBuy$75.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
Earnings by Quarter for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
Earnings History by Quarter for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE SXT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/19/2017Q3 2017$0.88$0.89ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2017Q2 2017$0.87$0.87$338.48 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2017Q1 17$0.82$0.82$341.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2017Q416$0.78$0.80$345.04 million$330.24 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/20/2016Q316$0.82$0.83$354.44 million$349.66 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/22/2016Q216$0.79$0.84$348.80 million$360.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2016Q116$0.75$0.75$345.20 million$342.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.71$0.71$333.63 million$339.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q315$0.77$0.77$344.40 million$344.53 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.80$0.80$354.98 million$346.01 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2015Q115$0.73$0.76$361.95 million$346.23 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.77$0.78$383.50 million$364.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.79$0.81$388.90 million$374.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/14/2014Q114$0.66$0.71$361.60 million$368.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2014Q413$0.63$0.63$359.40 million$351.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2013Q313$0.71$0.72$372.40 million$371.99 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2013Q2 2013$0.72$0.74$381.30 million$378.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q4 2012$0.61$0.55$344.30 million$356.24 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/19/2012$0.66$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/20/2012$0.71$0.72ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2012$0.57$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2012$0.56$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2011$0.53$0.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2011$0.51$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.36
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.79$0.79$0.79
Q2 20171$0.87$0.87$0.87
Q3 20171$0.86$0.86$0.86
Q4 20171$0.84$0.84$0.84
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
Next Dividend:12/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.20
Dividend Yield:1.53%
Dividend Growth:6.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:48.39% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
34.99% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
32.43% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)

Dividend History by Quarter for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE SXT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.95%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 88.96%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/24/2017Joseph CarleoneDirectorBuy1,000$75.32$75,320.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2017Hank BrownDirectorSell2,000$79.28$158,560.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2016Fergus M. ClydesdaleDirectorSell2,000$74.49$148,980.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Essie WhitelawDirectorSell1,269$74.00$93,906.00View SEC Filing  
4/27/2016Stephen J RolfsCFOSell915$67.83$62,064.45View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016Paul ManningCEOBuy1,500$54.10$81,150.00View SEC Filing  
2/8/2016Hank BrownDirectorSell2,000$55.32$110,640.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2015Essie WhitelawDirectorSell1,350$64.50$87,075.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2015Fergus M. ClydesdaleDirectorSell2,000$65.01$130,020.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015Hank BrownDirectorSell2,000$58.80$117,600.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2014Fergus M ClydesdaleDirectorSell2,000$57.37$114,740.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Essie WhitelawDirectorSell3,576$53.12$189,957.12View SEC Filing  
2/27/2014James Ad CroftDirectorSell3,300$52.36$172,788.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013John L HammondVPSell5,650$48.97$276,680.50View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013Kenneth P ManningCEOSell16,750$48.97$820,247.50View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013Richard F HobbsCFOSell7,450$48.97$364,826.50View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013Fergus M ClydesdaleDirectorSell2,000$52.89$105,780.00View SEC Filing  
10/22/2013Richard MalinInsiderSell13,250$52.84$700,130.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013John L HammondVPSell7,000$43.22$302,540.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013Richard F HobbsCFOSell12,000$43.22$518,640.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2012Richard F HobbsCFOSell63,874$35.44$2,263,694.56View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
Latest Headlines for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
DateHeadline logoSensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS - October 19 at 7:04 PM logoSensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.33 - October 19 at 5:04 PM logoWhat Should Investors Know About the future of Sensient Technologies Corporation’s (SXT) Business? - October 19 at 9:29 AM logoReviewing Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) and The Competition - October 14 at 12:46 AM logoETFs with exposure to Sensient Technologies Corp. : October 12, 2017 - October 12 at 3:35 PM logoSensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Thursday - October 12 at 1:24 AM logoSensient Technologies Corp. :SXT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : October 11, 2017 - October 11 at 3:38 PM logoSensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) and Stepan (SCL) Head-To-Head Review - October 8 at 10:34 PM logoSensient Announces Conference Call - October 7 at 8:58 AM logoCritical Review: Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) versus Platform Specialty Products Corporation (PAH) - October 6 at 2:08 AM logoHead-To-Head Contrast: Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) versus AdvanSix (ASIX) - October 6 at 12:14 AM logoSensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.86 Per Share - October 3 at 6:20 AM logoContrasting Innospec (IOSP) and Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) - October 3 at 12:28 AM logoHead to Head Review: Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) & The Competition - September 26 at 6:24 AM logoHead-To-Head Analysis: Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) versus Kronos Worldwide (KRO) - September 25 at 12:28 AM logoHead to Head Comparison: Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) vs. Kronos Worldwide (KRO) - September 24 at 8:12 PM logoSensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Berenberg Bank - September 22 at 9:18 AM logoSensient Technologies Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SXT-US : September 20, 2017 - September 20 at 9:40 AM logo Brokerages Expect Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) to Announce $0.86 Earnings Per Share - September 14 at 4:14 PM logoCytec Industries (CYT) versus Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Financial Review - September 14 at 6:06 AM logoSensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) and Cytec Industries (CYT) Head to Head Review - September 4 at 6:22 AM logoSensient Technologies Corp. : SXT-US: Dividend Analysis : August 04th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 31, 2017 - September 1 at 9:25 AM logoSensient Technologies Corp. : SXT-US: Dividend Analysis : August 04th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 31, 2017 - September 1 at 9:25 AM logoSensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Given Buy Rating at KeyCorp - August 27 at 9:12 PM logoWhat IFF’s Valuations Suggest about the Stock - August 21 at 9:13 AM logoRelative Strength Alert For Sensient Technologies - August 20 at 12:58 PM logoContrasting Versum Materials (VSM) & Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) - August 18 at 4:22 PM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Sensient Technologies Corp. - August 18 at 7:42 AM logoSensient Technologies Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:SXT) : August 5, 2017 - August 5 at 7:35 AM logoSensient Technologies Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:SXT) : August 5, 2017 - August 5 at 7:35 AM logoSensient Technologies Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:SXT) : August 5, 2017 - August 5 at 7:35 AM logoSensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August ... - August 3 at 7:41 AM logoGabelli Comments on Sensient Technologies Corporation's FY2018 Earnings (SXT) - July 26 at 3:44 PM logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: PPG’s Q2 Results Topped Market Estimates - July 26 at 8:31 AM logoSensient Technologies Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SXT-US : July 24, 2017 - July 25 at 7:09 AM logoSensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) Director Joseph Carleone Purchases 1,000 Shares - July 24 at 7:50 PM logoInvestor Network: Sensient Technologies Corporation to Host Earnings Call - July 22 at 9:20 AM logoEdited Transcript of SXT earnings conference call or presentation 21-Jul-17 3:00pm GMT - July 22 at 9:20 AM logoSensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Meets Estimates - July 21 at 11:31 AM logoSensient Technologies Corp Bottom Line Rises 2% In Q2 - July 21 at 7:32 AM logoSensient Technologies Corporation Reports Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2017 - July 21 at 7:32 AM logoSensient posts 2Q profit - July 21 at 7:31 AM logoSensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.30 - July 20 at 7:23 PM logoChemical Stocks' Q2 Earnings to Watch on Jul 20: PPG, SXT - July 20 at 8:21 AM logoSensient Technologies Co. (SXT) to Release Earnings on Thursday - July 13 at 10:26 PM logoETFs with exposure to Sensient Technologies Corp. : July 12, 2017 - July 13 at 10:06 AM logo Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) Given $84.50 Consensus Target Price by Analysts - July 13 at 8:28 AM logoSensient Technologies Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SXT-US : July 4, 2017 - July 4 at 3:58 PM logoSensient Technologies' (SXT) CEO Paul Manning on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - April 26 at 9:33 PM logoSensient Technologies Corp Reports 9% Rise In Q1 Bottom Line - April 26 at 8:58 AM



Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Chart for Friday, October, 20, 2017

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