Analysts See $0.90 EPS for Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT)

March 23, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

 Analysts See $0.90 EPS for Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.23, from 1.17 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 14 investors sold Sensient Technologies Corporation shares while 64 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. 35.30 million shares or 3.71% less from 36.65 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Capital Fund has invested 0.01% in Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT). Moreover, First Mercantile has 0.16% invested in Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT). Martingale Asset Ltd Partnership reported 69,607 shares. Quantbot Lp reported 9,187 shares. Wafra Investment Advisory Grp New York has 182,728 shares for 0.68% of their portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) for 106,630 shares. Axiom International Llc De accumulated 35,589 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Hsbc Holdings Public Ltd Liability Com accumulated 2,785 shares or 0% of the stock. Pittenger & Anderson Incorporated invested 0% of its portfolio in Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT). Manufacturers Life Ins The reported 95,932 shares. Us Comml Bank De invested in 0% or 8,820 shares. Fortaleza Asset Management has 1,240 shares. 3,881 were accumulated by Ls Inv Advsr Ltd. Valley National Advisers Inc has 15 shares. Huntington Bancorp stated it has 0% in Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT).

Since February 15, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 1 sale for $71,461 activity. The insider BROWN HANK sold 2,000 shares worth $143,561.

Analysts expect Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) to report $0.90 EPS on April, 24.They anticipate $0.08 EPS change or 9.76 % from last quarter’s $0.82 EPS. SXT’s profit would be $38.48M giving it 19.07 P/E if the $0.90 EPS is correct. After having $0.84 EPS previously, Sensient Technologies Corporation’s analysts see 7.14 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 2.91% or $2.06 during the last trading session, reaching $68.64. About 313,073 shares traded. Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) has risen 20.27% since March 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.57% the S&P500.

Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Sensient Technologies Corporation has $90.0 highest and $71 lowest target. $81.10’s average target is 18.15% above currents $68.64 stock price. Sensient Technologies Corporation had 7 analyst reports since January 14, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 24 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Gabelli upgraded Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) on Monday, February 12 to “Buy” rating. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) rating on Monday, February 12. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $80.0 target.

Sensient Technologies Corporation manufactures and markets colors, flavors, and fragrances in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.94 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Flavors & Fragrances Group, and Color Group. It has a 33.81 P/E ratio. The Flavors & Fragrances Group segment develops, makes, and supplies systems products, including flavor-delivery systems, and compounded and blended products; ingredient products, such as essential oils, natural and synthetic flavors, and aroma chemicals; chili powder; paprika; chili pepper; and dehydrated vegetables comprising parsley, celery, and spinach.

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