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Sensient Technologies Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.34 (+0.44 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $78.19
50-Day Range
MA: $76.09
52-Week Range
Now: $78.19
Volume328,896 shs
Average Volume281,330 shs
Market Capitalization$3.32 billion
P/E Ratio49.18
Dividend Yield2.00%
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, and natural extracts; 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
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.32 billion
Cash Flow$4.47 per share
Book Value$20.83 per share


Net Income$82.05 million


Market Cap$3.32 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.84 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

63rd out of 834 stocks

Industrial Organic Chemicals Industry

5th out of 38 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+0.34 (+0.44 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Sensient Technologies a buy right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sensient Technologies in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Sensient Technologies stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Sensient Technologies?

Wall Street analysts have given Sensient Technologies a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Sensient Technologies wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies saw a drop in short interest during the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 760,300 shares, a drop of 32.7% from the January 28th total of 1,130,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 276,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.8 days. Currently, 1.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Sensient Technologies' next earnings date?

Sensient Technologies is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 5th 2021.
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How were Sensient Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Sensient Technologies Co. (NYSE:SXT) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 11th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.61 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.01. The specialty chemicals company earned $33.47 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $310.74 million. Sensient Technologies had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.65% and a net margin of 5.12%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 89.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.62 EPS.
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How has Sensient Technologies' stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Sensient Technologies' stock was trading at $47.00 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SXT stock has increased by 66.4% and is now trading at $78.19.
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How often does Sensient Technologies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sensient Technologies?

Sensient Technologies declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, January 25th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share on Monday, March 1st. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.00%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 1st.
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Is Sensient Technologies a good dividend stock?

Sensient Technologies pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.00%. Sensient Technologies does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Sensient Technologies is 52.70%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Sensient Technologies will have a dividend payout ratio of 50.65% next year. This indicates that Sensient Technologies will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for SXT?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Sensient Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $70.00. On average, they anticipate Sensient Technologies' share price to reach $70.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.5%.
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Who are Sensient Technologies' key executives?

Sensient Technologies' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Paul Manning, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 46, Pay $1.11M)
  • Mr. Stephen J. Rolfs, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 56, Pay $547.28k)
  • Mr. John J. Manning, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 52, Pay $446.13k)
  • Mr. Michael C. Geraghty, Pres of Color Group (Age 59, Pay $487.69k)
  • Mr. E. Craig Mitchell, Pres of Flavors & Fragrances Group (Age 56, Pay $575.77k)
  • Mr. Tobin Tornehl, VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 47)
  • Ms. Amy Schmidt Jones, VP of HR & Sr. Counsel (Age 51)
  • Ms. Amy M. Agallar, VP & Treasurer (Age 43)

What is Paul Manning's approval rating as Sensient Technologies' CEO?

226 employees have rated Sensient Technologies CEO Paul Manning on Glassdoor.com. Paul Manning has an approval rating of 86% among Sensient Technologies' employees.

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 Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Walmart (WMT), Verizon Communications (VZ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Dover (DOV), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), PepsiCo (PEP) and PPG Industries (PPG).

What is Sensient Technologies' stock symbol?

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

Who are Sensient Technologies' major shareholders?

Sensient Technologies' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.25%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (9.58%), Nordea Investment Management AB (4.66%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.74%), Northern Trust Corp (2.15%) and First Trust Advisors LP (1.75%). Company insiders that own Sensient Technologies stock include Joseph Carleone, Paul Manning and Thierry Hoang.
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Which institutional investors are selling Sensient Technologies stock?

SXT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Schroder Investment Management Group, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Heartland Advisors Inc., Sandbar Asset Management LLP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., and Ceredex Value Advisors LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying Sensient Technologies stock?

SXT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Nordea Investment Management AB, Falcon Edge Capital LP, Thornburg Investment Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, Hsbc Holdings PLC, and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Company insiders that have bought Sensient Technologies stock in the last two years include Joseph Carleone, and Paul Manning.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Sensient Technologies' stock price today?

One share of SXT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $78.19.

How much money does Sensient Technologies make?

Sensient Technologies has a market capitalization of $3.32 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.

How many employees does Sensient Technologies have?

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.

Where are Sensient Technologies' headquarters?

Sensient Technologies is headquartered at 777 EAST WISCONSIN AVENUE, MILWAUKEE WI, 53202.

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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 3/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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