Notable Ownership Action: Sensient Technologies Corp’s (NYSE:SXT) Sentiment is 0.99

December 1, 2016 - By Winifred Garcia   ·   0 Comments

Notable Ownership Action: Sensient Technologies Corp's (NYSE:SXT) Sentiment is 0.99

Sentiment for Sensient Technologies Corp (NYSE:SXT)

Sensient Technologies Corp (NYSE:SXT) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.99 in 2016 Q2. Its down -0.07, from 1.06 in 2016Q1. The ratio is negative, as 94 investment managers started new and increased holdings, while 89 sold and reduced stakes in Sensient Technologies Corp. The investment managers in our partner’s database now possess: 38.58 million shares, up from 38.43 million shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of investment managers holding Sensient Technologies Corp in their top 10 holdings increased from 1 to 4 for an increase of 3. Sold All: 12 Reduced: 77 Increased: 73 New Position: 21.

Sensient Technologies Corporation is a maker and marketer of colors, flavors and fragrances. The company has a market cap of $3.42 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 31.2 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.

About 89,887 shares traded hands. Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) has risen 15.76% since April 28, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.83% the S&P500.

Analysts await Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) to report earnings on February, 2. They expect $0.78 EPS, up 9.86% or $0.07 from last year’s $0.71 per share. SXT’s profit will be $34.60 million for 24.71 P/E if the $0.78 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.83 actual EPS reported by Sensient Technologies Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.02% negative EPS growth.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Sensient Technologies Corporation is a leading global supplier of colors, flavors and fragrances. Using sophisticated technologies at facilities around the world, the Company develops unique formulations and ingredients that bring life to its customers’ products. Sensient manufactures a full range of ink-jet inks, cosmetic and pharmaceutical additives, as well as colors and flavors for many of the world’s best-known brands. (Press Release)”

Garrison Financial Corp holds 2.62% of its portfolio in Sensient Technologies Corporation for 55,055 shares. Wafra Investment Advisory Group Inc Ny owns 295,669 shares or 2.56% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Lloyds Banking Group Plc has 2.23% invested in the company for 3,814 shares. The Illinois-based Keeley Asset Management Corp has invested 1.6% in the stock. Snyder Capital Management L P, a California-based fund reported 335,774 shares.#img1#

Insider Transactions: Since January 1, 0001, the stock had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $242,886 net activity.

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 recent Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: “/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime” on April 21, 2011. Also Forbes.com published the news titled: “Sensient Technologies Becomes Oversold” on October 21, 2016. Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Sensient Technologies Corporation Reports Results for the Quarter Ended …” with publication date: October 20, 2016 was also an interesting one.

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