Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT): Price and Financial Metrics

Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT)

Today's Latest Price: $53.15 USD

2.03 (3.97%)

Updated Jul 10 6:40pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 68 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 89.32% 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; 87.73% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -14.05%, Sensient Technologies Corp's debt growth rate surpasses merely 17.5% 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 BXG, VSH, KRO, PSO, and IBA.
  • 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 $53.15 52-week high $74.16
Prev. close $51.12 52-week low $38.24
Day low $51.63 Volume 276,300
Day high $53.18 Avg. volume 463,036
50-day MA $49.57 Dividend yield 2.94%
200-day MA $55.66 Market Cap 2.25B

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:

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Sensient Technologies Corp. To summarize, we found that Sensient Technologies Corp ranked in the 48th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for SXT, they are:

  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than 48.28% of its sector Basic Materials.
  • 79% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than 61.24% 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 5.59. This coverage rate is greater than that of 62.13% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

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For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as SXT, try PAAS, TSE, GGB, PPG, and LEU.

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Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For July 10, 2020

Upgrades * For Triumph Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ: TBK), DA Davidson upgraded the stock from Neutral to Buy. Triumph Bancorp earned ($0.18) in the first quarter, compared to $0.55 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $43.15 and a 52-week-low of $19.03. Triumph Bancorp's stock last closed at $21.48 per share. * Nomura Instinet upgraded the stock for Charter Communications Inc (NASDAQ: CHTR) from Neutral to Buy. For the first quarter, Charter Communications had an EPS of $1.86, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $1.11. The stock has a 52-week-high of $549.00 and a 52-week-low of $345.67. Charter Communications's stock last closed at $530.19 per share. * Piper Sandler upgraded the stock for Sleep Number Corp (NASDAQ: SNBR) from Neutral to Overweight. Sleep Number ...

Yahoo | July 10, 2020

Sensient Announces Conference Call

MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE: SXT) will hold its conference call to discuss 2020 second quarter results at 8:30 a.m. CDT on Friday, July 17, 2020. To participate in the conference call, contact Chorus Call Inc. at (844) 492-3726 or (412) 317-1078, and ask to join the Sensient Technologies Corporation conference call. Alternatively, the call can be accessed by using the webcast link that will be available on the Investor Information section of the Company’s

Business Wire | July 2, 2020

Sensient Technologies Corporation to Sell Its Yogurt Fruit Preparations Product Line to Frulact

MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE: SXT) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell certain assets related to the production of its yogurt fruit preparations product line to Frulact. As a result of this transaction, Sensient will be named a core supplier of flavors, colors, and other related products used by Frulact in its fruit preparation business. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2020. “Sensient previou

Business Wire | June 22, 2020

Sensient Technologies: Advancing Towards A Colorful Future

After six quarters of consistent declining revenues, Sensient Technologies (SXT) posted a solid first quarter, with management keeping guidance unchanged. A surprising announcement, given the uncertain economic environment, preceded by a year-and-half of operating weakness. Sensient operates within the specialty chemicals industry by developing, manufacturing, and supplying flavors and colors...

ValueZen on Seeking Alpha | June 21, 2020

Hedge Funds Keep Buying Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT)

In this article you are going to find out whether hedge funds think Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) is a good investment right now. We like to check what the smart money thinks first before doing extensive research on a given stock. Although there have been several high profile failed hedge fund picks, the consensus picks […]

Yahoo | June 19, 2020

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SXT Price Returns

1-mo 6.47%
3-mo 18.98%
6-mo -16.09%
1-year -25.77%
3-year -30.97%
5-year -14.65%
YTD -18.35%
2019 21.00%
2018 -22.13%
2017 -5.40%
2016 27.17%
2015 5.78%

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