Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT): Price and Financial Metrics

Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT)

Today's Latest Price: $76.86 USD

0.19 (-0.25%)

Updated Jan 26 6:40pm

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Ranked of 102 in Chemicals

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SXT Stock Summary

  • Sensient Technologies Corp's stock had its IPO on January 5, 1988, making it an older stock than 89.36% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of Sensient Technologies Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.92% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -11.86%, Sensient Technologies Corp's debt growth rate surpasses just 21.82% of about US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Sensient Technologies Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be ROAD, FLS, PSN, CRI, and JBT.
  • SXT's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Sensient Technologies Corp's official web site, go to

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SXT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $76.86 52-week high $78.69
Prev. close $77.05 52-week low $38.24
Day low $76.52 Volume 342,500
Day high $77.72 Avg. volume 269,025
50-day MA $73.94 Dividend yield 2.03%
200-day MA $59.52 Market Cap 3.26B

Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Company Bio

Sensient Technologies is a global manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors and fragrances, used in specialty food and beverage systems, cosmetic and pharmaceutical systems, inkjet and specialty inks and colors, and other specialty and fine chemicals. The company was founded in 1882 and is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

SXT Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$76.86$29.28 -62%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for SXT, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Sensient Technologies Corp ranked in the 29th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 61.83%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for SXT, they are:

  • 85% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than 64.01% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Sensient Technologies Corp's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at 6.47. This coverage rate is greater than that of 67.07% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • As a business, Sensient Technologies Corp experienced a tax rate of about 16% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Basic Materials), this tax rate is higher than 57.11% of stocks generating free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as SXT, try AEHL, AA, BHP, CPAC, and MAS.

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Latest SXT News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Sensient Technologies Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate SXT as an investment opportunity.

Sensient Technologies declares $0.39 dividend

Sensient Technologies (SXT) declares $0.39/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.Forward yield 2.05%Payable March 1; for shareholders of record Feb. 2; ex-div Feb. 1.See SXT Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | January 22, 2021

Here's What We Make Of Sensient Technologies' (NYSE:SXT) Returns On Capital

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Yahoo | January 12, 2021

Is SXT A Good Stock To Buy Now According To Hedge Funds?

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Yahoo | December 19, 2020

A Quick Analysis On Sensient Technologies' (NYSE:SXT) CEO Salary

Paul Manning has been the CEO of Sensient Technologies Corporation ( NYSE:SXT ) since 2014, and this article will...

Yahoo | December 16, 2020

Sensient Technologies Corporation to Sell Its Fragrances Business to Symrise

MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE: SXT) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its fragrance business to Symrise AG. As part of the transaction, Symrise will be acquiring Sensient’s aroma chemical and fragrance compound production facility and headquarters in Granada, Spain. The Company expects the transaction to be finalized in the first half of 2021, following the receipt of antitrust and regulatory approvals and other customa

Business Wire | November 23, 2020

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SXT Price Returns

1-mo 3.53%
3-mo 18.12%
6-mo 48.10%
1-year 27.10%
3-year 13.08%
5-year 42.83%
YTD 4.19%
2020 14.86%
2019 21.00%
2018 -22.13%
2017 -5.40%
2016 27.17%

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