About Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
Sensient 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: www.sensient-tech.com
- Market Cap: $3.47375 billion
- Outstanding Shares: 43,866,000
- 50 Day Moving Avg: $76.39
- 200 Day Moving Avg: $78.27
- 52 Week Range: $71.21 - $84.98
Sales & Book Value:
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 31.89
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.40
- P/E Growth: 2.66
- Annual Revenue: $1.36 billion
- Price / Sales: 2.55
- Book Value: $20.15 per share
- Price / Book: 3.93
- Annual Dividend: $1.20
- Dividend Yield: 1.5%
- EBITDA: $247.07 million
- Net Margins: 7.89%
- Return on Equity: 17.45%
- Return on Assets: 8.94%
- Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.66%
- Current Ratio: 3.85%
- Quick Ratio: 1.58%
- Average Volume: 188,902 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 19th. Stockholders 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 3rd. This is a boost from Sensient Technologies Corporation's previous quarterly dividend of $0.30. View Sensient Technologies Corporation's Dividend History.
How will Sensient Technologies Corporation's stock buyback program work?
Sensient Technologies Corporation announced that its board has authorized a stock repurchase program 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 purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.
How were Sensient Technologies Corporation's earnings last quarter?
Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 19th. The company reported $0.89 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.01. The company earned $353.52 million during the quarter. Sensient Technologies Corporation had a return on equity of 17.45% and a net margin of 7.89%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.83 EPS. View Sensient Technologies Corporation's Earnings History.
When will Sensient Technologies Corporation make its next earnings announcement?
Where is Sensient Technologies Corporation's stock going? Where will Sensient Technologies Corporation's stock price be in 2017?
2 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Sensient Technologies Corporation's stock. Their forecasts range from $88.30 to $90.00. On average, they anticipate Sensient Technologies Corporation's share price to reach $89.15 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Sensient Technologies Corporation.
Who are some of Sensient Technologies Corporation's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Sensient Technologies Corporation include Johnson Matthey PLC (JMAT), Cytec Industries (CYT), Croda International Plc (CRDA), W.R. Grace & Co. (GRA), Valvoline (VVV), Versum Materials (VSM), Cabot Corporation (CBT), Platform Specialty Products Corporation (PAH), Trinseo S.A. (TSE), Kronos Worldwide (KRO), Minerals Technologies (MTX), Victrex plc (VCT), Ferro Corporation (FOE), Stepan Company (SCL), Synthomer PLC (SYNT), Innospec (IOSP), Orion Engineered Carbons S.A (OEC) and AdvanSix (ASIX).
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
Who owns Sensient Technologies Corporation stock?
Sensient Technologies Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Tributary Capital Management LLC (0.54%), Handelsinvest Investeringsforvaltning (0.34%), Strs Ohio (0.17%), Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (0.08%) and State Treasurer State of Michigan (0.04%). Company insiders that own Sensient Technologies Corporation stock include Essie Whitelaw, Fergus M Clydesdale, Hank Brown, Joseph Carleone, Paul Manning and Stephen J Rolfs. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sensient Technologies Corporation.
Who sold Sensient Technologies Corporation stock? Who is selling Sensient Technologies Corporation stock?
Sensient Technologies Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Handelsinvest Investeringsforvaltning, State Treasurer State of Michigan and Mutual of America Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Sensient Technologies Corporation stock in the last year include Fergus M Clydesdale and Hank Brown. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sensient Technologies Corporation.
Who bought Sensient Technologies Corporation stock? Who is buying Sensient Technologies Corporation stock?
Sensient Technologies Corporation's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tributary Capital Management LLC and Strs Ohio. Company insiders that have bought Sensient Technologies Corporation stock in the last two years include Joseph Carleone and Paul Manning. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sensient Technologies Corporation.
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?
MarketBeat Community Rating for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE SXT)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.
One share of Sensient Technologies Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $79.19.
Earnings History for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)Earnings History by Quarter for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE SXT)
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|2/8/2018|| || || || || || || || |
|10/19/2017||Q3 2017||$0.88||$0.89||$353.52 million||View||N/A|
|7/20/2017||Q2 2017||$0.87||$0.87||$338.48 million||View||N/A|
|4/25/2017||Q1 17||$0.82||$0.82||$341.40 million||View||N/A|
|2/9/2017||Q416||$0.78||$0.80||$345.04 million||$330.24 million||View||Listen|
|10/20/2016||Q316||$0.82||$0.83||$354.44 million||$349.66 million||View||N/A|
|7/22/2016||Q216||$0.79||$0.84||$348.80 million||$360.80 million||View||N/A|
|4/19/2016||Q116||$0.75||$0.75||$345.20 million||$342.50 million||View||N/A|
|2/4/2016||Q415||$0.71||$0.71||$333.63 million||$339.20 million||View||N/A|
|10/21/2015||Q315||$0.77||$0.77||$344.40 million||$344.53 million||View||Listen|
|7/23/2015||Q215||$0.80||$0.80||$354.98 million||$346.01 million||View||Listen|
|4/20/2015||Q115||$0.73||$0.76||$361.95 million||$346.23 million||View||N/A|
|10/23/2014||Q314||$0.77||$0.78||$383.50 million||$364.50 million||View||N/A|
|7/24/2014||Q214||$0.79||$0.81||$388.90 million||$374.70 million||View||N/A|
|4/14/2014||Q114||$0.66||$0.71||$361.60 million||$368.10 million||View||N/A|
|2/10/2014||Q413||$0.63||$0.63||$359.40 million||$351.10 million||View||N/A|
|10/18/2013||Q313||$0.71||$0.72||$372.40 million||$371.99 million||View||N/A|
|7/26/2013||Q2 2013||$0.72||$0.74||$381.30 million||$378.80 million||View||N/A|
|2/7/2013||Q4 2012||$0.61||$0.55||$344.30 million||$356.24 million||View||N/A|
Earnings Estimates for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.36
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Quarter||Number of Estimates||Low Estimate||High Estimate||Average Estimate|
Current Dividend Information for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
|Dividend Growth:||6.80% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||49.59% (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 History by Quarter for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE SXT)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.95%Insider Trades by Quarter for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 88.96%
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|7/24/2017||Joseph Carleone||Director||Buy||1,000||$75.32||$75,320.00|| |
|2/16/2017||Hank Brown||Director||Sell||2,000||$79.28||$158,560.00|| |
|11/7/2016||Fergus M. Clydesdale||Director||Sell||2,000||$74.49||$148,980.00|| |
|8/5/2016||Essie Whitelaw||Director||Sell||1,269||$74.00||$93,906.00|| |
|4/27/2016||Stephen J Rolfs||CFO||Sell||915||$67.83||$62,064.45|| |
|2/9/2016||Paul Manning||CEO||Buy||1,500||$54.10||$81,150.00|| |
|2/8/2016||Hank Brown||Director||Sell||2,000||$55.32||$110,640.00|| |
|11/18/2015||Essie Whitelaw||Director||Sell||1,350||$64.50||$87,075.00|| |
|10/30/2015||Fergus M. Clydesdale||Director||Sell||2,000||$65.01||$130,020.00|| |
|2/11/2015||Hank Brown||Director||Sell||2,000||$58.80||$117,600.00|| |
|10/30/2014||Fergus M Clydesdale||Director||Sell||2,000||$57.37||$114,740.00|| |
|8/11/2014||Essie Whitelaw||Director||Sell||3,576||$53.12||$189,957.12|| |
|2/27/2014||James Ad Croft||Director||Sell||3,300||$52.36||$172,788.00|| |
|12/6/2013||John L Hammond||VP||Sell||5,650||$48.97||$276,680.50|| |
|12/6/2013||Kenneth P Manning||CEO||Sell||16,750||$48.97||$820,247.50|| |
|12/6/2013||Richard F Hobbs||CFO||Sell||7,450||$48.97||$364,826.50|| |
|10/28/2013||Fergus M Clydesdale||Director||Sell||2,000||$52.89||$105,780.00|| |
|10/22/2013||Richard Malin||Insider||Sell||13,250||$52.84||$700,130.00|| |
|7/29/2013||John L Hammond||VP||Sell||7,000||$43.22||$302,540.00|| |
|7/29/2013||Richard F Hobbs||CFO||Sell||12,000||$43.22||$518,640.00|| |
|11/26/2012||Richard F Hobbs||CFO||Sell||63,874||$35.44||$2,263,694.56|| |
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Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Chart for Monday, October, 23, 2017