Recent Analysts’ Ratings Updates for Sensata Technologies (ST)

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A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Sensata Technologies (NYSE: ST) recently:

  • 10/31/2018 – Sensata Technologies had its price target lowered by analysts at Morgan Stanley from $47.00 to $44.00. They now have an “underweight” rating on the stock.
  • 10/31/2018 – Sensata Technologies had its price target lowered by analysts at Citigroup Inc from $56.00 to $52.00. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 10/31/2018 – Sensata Technologies was given a new $49.00 price target on by analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc.. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 10/31/2018 – Sensata Technologies was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 10/31/2018 – Sensata Technologies had its price target lowered by analysts at Canaccord Genuity from $70.00 to $61.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 10/31/2018 – Sensata Technologies had its price target raised by analysts at Barclays PLC from $58.00 to $59.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 10/30/2018 – Sensata Technologies had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They now have a $41.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/30/2018 – Sensata Technologies was upgraded by analysts at Cross Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 10/4/2018 – Sensata Technologies was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 9/17/2018 – Sensata Technologies was downgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating. They now have a $47.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $55.00.
  • 9/11/2018 – Sensata Technologies had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.. They now have a $69.00 price target on the stock.

Sensata Technologies stock opened at $47.63 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 3.10, a quick ratio of 2.35 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.38. The company has a market capitalization of $8.22 billion, a P/E ratio of 14.93, a P/E/G ratio of 1.15 and a beta of 1.55. Sensata Technologies Holding PLC has a one year low of $41.12 and a one year high of $57.40.

Sensata Technologies (NYSE:ST) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 30th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.91. The company had revenue of $873.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $864.62 million. Sensata Technologies had a return on equity of 25.28% and a net margin of 14.63%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 6.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.81 earnings per share. Equities analysts predict that Sensata Technologies Holding PLC will post 3.68 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Sensata Technologies news, EVP Jeffrey J. Cote sold 570 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $50.00, for a total value of $28,500.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Thomas Wroe, Jr. sold 17,200 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.86, for a total value of $960,792.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 25,344 shares in the company, valued at $1,415,715.84. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 2.00% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its position in shares of Sensata Technologies by 1,174.4% during the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 44,580 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $2,309,000 after purchasing an additional 41,082 shares during the period. Millennium Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Sensata Technologies during the first quarter worth approximately $4,936,000. State of Alaska Department of Revenue raised its position in shares of Sensata Technologies by 35.3% during the second quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 19,550 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $929,000 after purchasing an additional 5,100 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can raised its position in shares of Sensata Technologies by 320.6% during the second quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 58,492 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $2,783,000 after purchasing an additional 44,585 shares during the period. Finally, Fox Run Management L.L.C. acquired a new position in shares of Sensata Technologies during the second quarter worth approximately $310,000.

Sensata Technologies Holding PLC would be operating as a holding company for Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. that develops, manufactures, and sells sensors and controls in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. It operates in two segments, Performance Sensing and Sensing Solutions. The Performance Sensing segment supplies pressure sensors, speed and position sensors, temperature sensors, and pressure switches.

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