Press coverage about Sensata Technologies (NYSE:ST) has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sensata Technologies earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 46.1237131958658 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Critical Survey: MTS Systems (MTSC) and Sensata Technologies (ST) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Sensata Technologies (ST) versus Its Rivals Head to Head Survey (americanbankingnews.com)
- MPI – Scientific journal highlights study of the DRP tool in cisplatin treatment for patients with lung cancer (finance.yahoo.com)
- Sensata Technologies (ST) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold (americanbankingnews.com)
- Sensata Technologies (ST) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of Sensata Technologies (NYSE ST) traded down $1.80 on Friday, reaching $49.77. 588,993 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,040,658. The stock has a market cap of $9,146.53, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.00, a PEG ratio of 1.45 and a beta of 1.51. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.39, a quick ratio of 2.23 and a current ratio of 2.94. Sensata Technologies has a 1-year low of $38.71 and a 1-year high of $57.40.
Sensata Technologies (NYSE:ST) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.87 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.85 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $840.53 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $822.31 million. Sensata Technologies had a net margin of 12.35% and a return on equity of 25.40%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 6.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.76 EPS. research analysts expect that Sensata Technologies will post 3.66 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Sensata Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday. Barclays boosted their price objective on shares of Sensata Technologies from $58.00 to $61.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Morgan Stanley boosted their price objective on shares of Sensata Technologies from $53.00 to $55.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Sensata Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and issued a $63.00 price objective on shares of Sensata Technologies in a report on Thursday, February 1st. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $56.75.
In other news, EVP Steven Beringhause sold 3,720 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $54.85, for a total value of $204,042.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, EVP Jeffrey J. Cote sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, March 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $54.50, for a total value of $272,500.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.00% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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About Sensata Technologies
Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. is an industrial technology company. The Company is engaged in the development, manufacture, and sale of sensors and controls. The Company operates through two segments: Performance Sensing and Sensing Solutions. It produces a range of sensors and controls for applications, such as pressure sensors in automotive systems, thermal circuit breakers in aircraft, and bimetal current and temperature control devices.
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