Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT): Price and Financial Metrics


Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT): $93.12

-0.18 (-0.19%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

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SXT POWR Grades


  • SXT scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 81.77% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SXT is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 47 weeks.
  • SXT ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 10th percentile.

SXT Stock Summary

  • SXT's went public 33.72 years ago, making it older than 89.08% 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; 86.47% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of Sensient Technologies Corp's share price is greater than that of only 14.71% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Sensient Technologies Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be PSN, BLD, FELE, FIX, and SKY.
  • Visit SXT's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.sensient.com.

SXT Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, SXT's price/earnings ratio is 61.31% higher, now standing at 32.1.
  • SXT's price/sales ratio has moved up 1.4 over the prior 243 months.
  • SXT's price/earnings ratio has moved up 15 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SXT.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SXT 2021-09-03 2.7 3.9 32.1 26.3
SXT 2021-09-02 2.7 3.9 32.1 26.2
SXT 2021-09-01 2.7 3.9 32.1 26.2
SXT 2021-08-31 2.7 3.9 31.6 25.9
SXT 2021-08-30 2.7 3.9 31.7 26.0
SXT 2021-08-27 2.7 3.9 32.0 26.2

SXT Growth Metrics

  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 41.46%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -4.53%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 18.3%.
SXT's revenue has moved down $28,376,000 over the prior 52 months.

The table below shows SXT's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 1,353.763 200.427 115.683
2021-03-31 1,341.026 210.816 120.367
2020-12-31 1,332.001 218.78 109.472
2020-09-30 1,315.918 192.528 67.341
2020-06-30 1,310.002 208.583 66.302
2020-03-31 1,326.098 190.686 70.013

SXT's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • SXT has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 81.77% of graded US stocks.
  • SXT's asset turnover comes in at 0.788 -- ranking 28th of 90 Chemicals stocks.
  • WDFC, VRME, and GCP are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with SXT.

The table below shows SXT's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.788 0.323 0.100
2021-03-31 0.783 0.319 0.103
2020-12-31 0.781 0.318 0.095
2020-09-30 0.772 0.308 0.063
2020-06-30 0.761 0.307 0.060
2020-03-31 0.754 0.310 0.061

SXT Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of SXT, see our SXT price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $96.75 Average Broker Recommendation 1.62 (Moderate Buy)

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SXT Price/Volume Stats

Current price $93.12 52-week high $93.85
Prev. close $93.30 52-week low $54.47
Day low $92.57 Volume 112,251
Day high $93.85 Avg. volume 228,814
50-day MA $86.82 Dividend yield 1.67%
200-day MA $81.64 Market Cap 3.93B

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.


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Latest SXT News From Around the Web

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Yahoo | September 13, 2021

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Yahoo | September 3, 2021

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Yahoo | August 25, 2021

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Yahoo | July 27, 2021

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SXT Price Returns

1-mo 6.54%
3-mo 7.59%
6-mo 20.48%
1-year 62.04%
3-year 33.73%
5-year 38.06%
YTD 28.10%
2020 14.86%
2019 21.00%
2018 -22.13%
2017 -5.40%
2016 27.17%

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