Sensient Technologies (SXT) Competitors

$76.00
+0.50 (+0.66%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

SXT vs. NEU, MEOH, GPRE, IOSP, KWR, MP, OR, TROX, TFPM, and EGO

Should you be buying Sensient Technologies stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Sensient Technologies include NewMarket (NEU), Methanex (MEOH), Green Plains (GPRE), Innospec (IOSP), Quaker Chemical (KWR), MP Materials (MP), Osisko Gold Royalties (OR), Tronox (TROX), Triple Flag Precious Metals (TFPM), and Eldorado Gold (EGO). These companies are all part of the "basic materials" sector.

Sensient Technologies vs.

Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT) and NewMarket (NYSE:NEU) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, media sentiment, valuation, community ranking and profitability.

Sensient Technologies received 74 more outperform votes than NewMarket when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 63.14% of users gave NewMarket an outperform vote while only 62.63% of users gave Sensient Technologies an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Sensient TechnologiesOutperform Votes
295
62.63%
Underperform Votes
176
37.37%
NewMarketOutperform Votes
221
63.14%
Underperform Votes
129
36.86%

NewMarket has higher revenue and earnings than Sensient Technologies. NewMarket is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sensient Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sensient Technologies$1.46B2.21$93.39M$2.1535.35
NewMarket$2.70B1.96$388.86M$41.5713.26

Sensient Technologies has a beta of 0.76, indicating that its stock price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NewMarket has a beta of 0.51, indicating that its stock price is 49% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Sensient Technologies pays an annual dividend of $1.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. NewMarket pays an annual dividend of $10.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Sensient Technologies pays out 76.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. NewMarket pays out 24.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Sensient Technologies presently has a consensus price target of $80.00, suggesting a potential upside of 5.26%. Given Sensient Technologies' higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Sensient Technologies is more favorable than NewMarket.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sensient Technologies
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
NewMarket
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

90.9% of Sensient Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.1% of NewMarket shares are held by institutional investors. 1.4% of Sensient Technologies shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 20.4% of NewMarket shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

NewMarket has a net margin of 14.82% compared to Sensient Technologies' net margin of 6.16%. NewMarket's return on equity of 38.99% beat Sensient Technologies' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sensient Technologies6.16% 11.40% 5.97%
NewMarket 14.82%38.99%15.77%

In the previous week, NewMarket had 3 more articles in the media than Sensient Technologies. MarketBeat recorded 7 mentions for NewMarket and 4 mentions for Sensient Technologies. NewMarket's average media sentiment score of 1.27 beat Sensient Technologies' score of 0.67 indicating that NewMarket is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Sensient Technologies
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
NewMarket
5 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

NewMarket beats Sensient Technologies on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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SXT vs. The Competition

MetricSensient TechnologiesIndustrial organic chemicals IndustryMaterials SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$3.20B$3.79B$2.98B$18.04B
Dividend Yield2.17%3.24%5.26%3.44%
P/E Ratio35.357.14135.2621.74
Price / Sales2.2121,642.43903,968.9810.69
Price / Cash17.8673.1623.6319.46
Price / Book3.032.074.006.01
Net Income$93.39M$8.45M$168.22M$966.25M
7 Day Performance-0.51%0.22%3.07%1.87%
1 Month Performance11.40%1.59%5.19%7.16%
1 Year Performance2.10%-6.03%14.78%21.68%

Sensient Technologies Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
NEU
NewMarket
2.753 of 5 stars
$554.89
-0.8%
N/A+40.1%$5.32B$2.70B13.352,000Analyst Upgrade
Positive News
MEOH
Methanex
4.044 of 5 stars
$53.27
+0.8%
$54.88
+3.0%
+25.8%$3.59B$3.72B22.571,451
GPRE
Green Plains
3.2434 of 5 stars
$20.24
+2.3%
$30.75
+51.9%
-36.2%$1.31B$3.30B-16.46921Gap Up
IOSP
Innospec
4.7398 of 5 stars
$131.40
+1.9%
N/A+32.3%$3.28B$1.95B22.312,400Short Interest ↓
KWR
Quaker Chemical
3.6658 of 5 stars
$184.34
+0.7%
$236.50
+28.3%
-4.5%$3.32B$1.95B28.064,400Analyst Forecast
MP
MP Materials
3.5318 of 5 stars
$18.42
+12.7%
$23.64
+28.4%
-17.4%$3.05B$253.45M-122.79681Analyst Forecast
Insider Selling
High Trading Volume
OR
Osisko Gold Royalties
2.7193 of 5 stars
$16.35
+1.5%
$20.50
+25.4%
+0.2%$3.04B$248.48M-77.8633Positive News
TROX
Tronox
1.6637 of 5 stars
$19.24
+0.1%
$16.29
-15.3%
+72.4%$3.04B$2.85B-8.636,500Analyst Forecast
TFPM
Triple Flag Precious Metals
3.198 of 5 stars
$16.59
+1.3%
$17.25
+4.0%
+16.9%$3.34B$204.02M87.32N/APositive News
EGO
Eldorado Gold
1.9104 of 5 stars
$14.82
-1.7%
$13.90
-6.2%
+48.9%$3.02B$1.01B26.004,700Short Interest ↓
Gap Up

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This page (NYSE:SXT) was last updated on 5/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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