Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT): Price and Financial Metrics

Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT)

Today's Latest Price: $41.27 USD

2.24 (-5.15%)

Updated Apr 1 4:10pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 68 in Chemicals

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SXT Stock Summary

  • SXT's went public 32.26 years ago, making it older than 89.13% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of Sensient Technologies Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 86.5% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -12.75%, Sensient Technologies Corp's debt growth rate surpasses only 17.47% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Sensient Technologies Corp are KRO, IBA, BXG, VSH, and WVVI.
  • Visit SXT's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to
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SXT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $41.27 52-week high $75.21
Prev. close $43.51 52-week low $39.68
Day low $40.93 Volume 302,395
Day high $42.17 Avg. volume 388,255
50-day MA $52.45 Dividend yield 3.59%
200-day MA $62.87 Market Cap 1.75B

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

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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 49th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 40.67% on a DCF basis. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for SXT, they are:

  • In the past 5.55 years, Sensient Technologies Corp has a compound free cash flow growth rate of 0.12%; that's better than 47.9% of cash flow producing equities in the Basic Materials sector, where it is classified.
  • 75% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than 58.37% 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 6.02. This coverage rate is greater than that of 58.98% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

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ACH, MERC, OEC, LIN, and BHP can be thought of as valuation peers to SXT, in the sense that they are in the Basic Materials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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SXT Price Returns

1-mo -18.90%
3-mo -36.33%
6-mo -38.20%
1-year -38.37%
3-year -44.67%
5-year -33.74%
YTD -37.14%
2019 21.00%
2018 -22.13%
2017 -5.40%
2016 27.17%
2015 5.78%

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