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

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$62.85 +0.31 (+0.50 %)
(As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$62.85
Today's Range$60.14 - $63.25
52-Week Range$51.93 - $78.40
Volume1.03 million shs
Average Volume300,584 shs
Market Capitalization$2.66 billion
P/E Ratio18.38
Dividend Yield2.30%
Beta1.08
Sensient Technologies Corporation develops, manufactures, and supplies colors, flavors, and fragrances in the United States 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, and coatings; specialty inks; and technical colors for industrial applications under the Sensient Food Colors, Sensient Pharmaceutical Coating Systems, Sensient Cosmetic 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$1.36 billion
Cash Flow$4.5709 per share
Book Value$19.60 per share

Profitability

Net Income$89.60 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,023
Market Cap$2.66 billion
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. Shareholders 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 yield of 2.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 1st. View Sensient Technologies' Dividend History.

How will Sensient Technologies' stock buyback program work?

Sensient Technologies declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Friday, October 20th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase 3,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Sensient Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Sensient Technologies Co. (NYSE:SXT) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February, 15th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.00. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $324.56 million for the quarter. Sensient Technologies had a net margin of 9.92% and a return on equity of 18.43%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 1.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.84 earnings per share. 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 issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Friday, February, 15th. The company provided 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?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Sensient Technologies' shares. Their predictions range from $65.00 to $82.00. On average, they expect Sensient Technologies' share price to reach $73.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Sensient Technologies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sensient Technologies?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sensient Technologies in the last year. There are currently 4 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?

Press coverage about SXT stock has been trending neutral on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog 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 daily sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Sensient Technologies' key competitors?

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 many different 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, First Trust Advisors LP, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Nicholas Company Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Garrison Financial 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 $62.85.

How big of a company is Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies has a market capitalization of $2.66 billion and generates $1.36 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $89.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.42 on an earnings per share basis. Sensient Technologies employs 4,023 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:  231 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  267 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  498
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This page was last updated on 2/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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