Sensient Technologies Corporation

Specialty Chemicals
Basic Materials

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$2.68 billion
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$1.45 billion
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$489.11 million
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Company Profile

Sensient Technologies Corporation had its IPO on 1988-01-05 under the ticker symbol SXT.

The company operates in the Basic Materials sector and Specialty Chemicals industry. Sensient Technologies Corporation has a staff strength of 4,094 employees.

Stock update

Shares of Sensient Technologies Corporation opened at $63.03 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-09-12.

The stocks traded within a range of $61.65 - $63.48, and closed at $62.23.

This is a -1.88% slip from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 211,251 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of Sensient Technologies Corporation have increased by +0.35%.

Sensient Technologies Corporation's Key Ratios

Sensient Technologies Corporation has a market cap of $2.68 billion, indicating a price to book ratio of 3.259 and a price to sales ratio of 2.1314.

In the last 12-months Sensient Technologies Corporation’s revenue was $1.45 billion with a gross profit of $489.11 million and an EBITDA of $245.87 million. The EBITDA ratio measures Sensient Technologies Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, Sensient Technologies Corporation’s operating margin was 13.14% while its return on assets stood at 6.2% with a return of equity of 13.2%.

In Q2, Sensient Technologies Corporation’s quarterly earnings growth was a negative -12% while revenue growth was a positive 0.7%.

Sensient Technologies Corporation’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $3.14 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 21.8341 and a PEG multiple of 1.6662. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into Sensient Technologies Corporation’s profitability.

Sensient Technologies Corporation stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 2.543 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 14.6252. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 2.1314.

Sensient Technologies Corporation stock pays annual dividends of $1.64 per share, indicating a yield of 2.57% and a payout ratio of 52.06%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$2.05 billion
Total Liabilities
$222.65 million
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$22.86 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

Sensient Technologies Corporation ended 2024 with $2.05 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $2.05 billion while shareholder equity stood at $1.05 billion.

Sensient Technologies Corporation ended 2024 with $16.48 million in deferred long-term liabilities, $222.65 million in other current liabilities, 5396000.00 in common stock, $1.74 billion in retained earnings and $422.18 million in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $36.55 million and cash and short-term investments were $36.55 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $15,436,000 while long-term debt stood at $686.59 million.

Sensient Technologies Corporation’s total current assets stands at $968.69 million while long-term investments were $0 and short-term investments were $0. Its net receivables were $300.74 million compared to accounts payable of $119.34 million and inventory worth $588.46 million.

In 2024, Sensient Technologies Corporation's operating cash flow was $-43030000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $22.86 million.

Comparatively, Sensient Technologies Corporation paid $0.52 in dividends in 2024.

Other key metrics

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Analyst Target Price

Sensient Technologies Corporation stock is currently trading at $62.23 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $78.2422 and a 52-week low of $78.2422. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $85.

Its 50-day moving average was $63.39 and 200-day moving average was $70.82 The short ratio stood at 2.75 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 127.9% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 9326.9% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Sensient Technologies Corporation

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of Sensient Technologies Corporation is SXT

The IPO of Sensient Technologies Corporation took place on 1988-01-05

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Sensient Technologies Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets colors, flavors, and other specialty ingredients in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Flavors & Extracts Group, Color Group, and Asia Pacific Group. The Flavors & Extracts Group segment offers flavor-delivery systems, and compounded and blended products; ingredient products, such as essential oils, natural and synthetic flavors, and natural extracts; and chili powder, paprika, and chili pepper, as well as dehydrated vegetables comprising parsley, celery, and spinach to the food, beverage, and personal care industries. The Color Group segment provides natural and synthetic color systems for use in foods, beverages, pharmaceuticals, and nutraceuticals; colors and other ingredients for personal care, such as active ingredients, solubilizers, and surface treated pigments; pharmaceutical and nutraceutical excipients, including colors, flavors, coatings, and nutraceutical ingredients; and technical colors for industrial applications under the Sensient Food Colors, Sensient Pharmaceutical Coating Systems, Sensient Cosmetic Technologies, and Sensient Specialty Markets trade names. Sensient Technologies Corporation was incorporated in 1882 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


777 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States, 53202-5304