Shorts Action: Sensient Tech Corporation (NYSE:SXT) Has Increase in Shorts

November 17, 2016 - By Clifton Ray   ·   0 Comments

Shorts Action: Sensient Tech Corporation (NYSE:SXT) Has Increase in Shorts

The stock of Sensient Tech Corporation (NYSE:SXT) registered an increase of 10.91% in short interest. SXT’s total short interest was 979,000 shares in November as published by FINRA. Its up 10.91% from 882,700 shares, reported previously. With 202,700 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 5 days to cover their SXT’s short positions. The short interest to Sensient Tech Corporation’s float is 2.23%. The stock increased 0.41% or $0.31 during the last trading session, hitting $75.6. Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) has risen 14.03% since April 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.40% the S&P500.

Sensient Technologies Corporation is a maker and marketer of colors, flavors and fragrances. The company has a market cap of $3.30 billion. The Firm uses technologies at facilities around the world to develop specialty food and beverage systems, cosmetic and pharmaceutical systems, specialty inks and colors, and other specialty and fine chemicals. It has a 30.6 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions are the Flavors & Fragrances Group and the Color Group, which are managed on a product-and-services basis, and the Asia Pacific Group, which is managed on a geographic basis.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.08, from 0.98 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 12 funds sold all Sensient Technologies Corporation shares owned while 77 reduced positions. 21 funds bought stakes while 73 increased positions. They now own 38.58 million shares or 0.39% more from 38.43 million shares in 2016Q1.
Blackrock Japan Communication Limited accumulated 0% or 341 shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc owns 129,401 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Swiss Bancorp has 0.01% invested in the company for 76,200 shares. Calvert Invest Mngmt Inc accumulated 5,838 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Eagle Asset Management holds 180,285 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. New York State Common Retirement Fund has 59,150 shares for 0.01% of their US portfolio. Wcm Ca holds 0.09% or 77,137 shares in its portfolio. Thrivent Finance For Lutherans last reported 6,360 shares in the company. Daiwa Grp Inc Inc has 4,400 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Neuberger Berman Gru Lc has 4.60 million shares for 0.45% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Macquarie Group Ltd has 0% invested in Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) for 27,400 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan reported 17,970 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Prudential Financial last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas, a Texas-based fund reported 20,754 shares. Us Bancshares De has 0% invested in the company for 11,603 shares.

Insider Transactions: Since August 5, 2016, the stock had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $242,886 net activity. Another trade for 1,269 shares valued at $93,906 was sold by WHITELAW ESSIE. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $148,980 was sold by CLYDESDALE FERGUS M.

SXT Company Profile

Sensient Technologies Corporation, incorporated on December 7, 1882, is a maker and marketer of colors, flavors and fragrances. The Firm uses technologies at facilities around the world to develop specialty food and beverage systems, cosmetic and pharmaceutical systems, specialty inks and colors, and other specialty and fine chemicals. The Company’s divisions are the Flavors & Fragrances Group and the Color Group, which are managed on a product-and-services basis, and the Asia Pacific Group, which is managed on a geographic basis. The Company’s clients include international manufacturers. The Company’s products include flavors, flavor enhancers and bionutrients; fragrances, aroma chemicals and essential oils; natural ingredients, including dehydrated vegetables and other food ingredients; natural and synthetic food and beverage colors; cosmetic colors and ingredients and pharmaceutical excipients and ingredients, and technical colors, specialty inks and colors, and specialty dyes and pigments.

More notable recent Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: “/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime” on April 21, 2011, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “Sensient Technologies Corporation Reports Results for the Quarter Ended …” published on October 20, 2016, Forbes.com published: “Sensient Technologies Becomes Oversold” on October 21, 2016. More interesting news about Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Sensient Technologies Corporation Elects Paul Manning Chairman” published on February 05, 2016 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for …” with publication date: November 02, 2016.

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