DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale acquired a new position in shares of Sensata Technologies Holding PLC (NYSE:ST) during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 19,619 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,050,000.
Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. lifted its holdings in Sensata Technologies by 65.8% during the 4th quarter. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. now owns 494 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $28,000 after purchasing an additional 196 shares in the last quarter. Quest Capital Management Inc. ADV purchased a new stake in Sensata Technologies during the 3rd quarter worth about $30,000. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. purchased a new stake in Sensata Technologies during the 4th quarter worth about $39,000. Heritage Wealth Advisors purchased a new stake in Sensata Technologies during the 3rd quarter worth about $48,000. Finally, Quadrant Capital Group LLC lifted its holdings in Sensata Technologies by 144.7% during the 3rd quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 1,353 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $66,000 after purchasing an additional 800 shares in the last quarter. 93.55% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Shares of NYSE ST opened at $48.88 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $7.71 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.57, a P/E/G ratio of 1.11 and a beta of 1.41. The company has a quick ratio of 2.33, a current ratio of 3.14 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.25. The stock’s 50-day simple moving average is $50.97 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $49.90. Sensata Technologies Holding PLC has a twelve month low of $42.50 and a twelve month high of $54.72.
Sensata Technologies (NYSE:ST) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February 11th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.89 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.87 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $846.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $827.46 million. Sensata Technologies had a return on equity of 22.78% and a net margin of 14.00%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down .1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.95 EPS. As a group, research analysts anticipate that Sensata Technologies Holding PLC will post 3.54 EPS for the current fiscal year.
ST has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Cross Research lowered Sensata Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, November 1st. Oppenheimer initiated coverage on Sensata Technologies in a research note on Tuesday. They issued a “hold” rating on the stock. Compass Point lowered Sensata Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, November 1st. Wolfe Research lowered Sensata Technologies from an “outperform” rating to a “peer perform” rating and set a $55.00 target price on the stock. in a research note on Friday, November 22nd. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Sensata Technologies from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 30th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $53.61.
Sensata Technologies Profile
Sensata Technologies Holding plc, through its subsidiary, Sensata Technologies Holding N.V., develops, manufactures, and sells a range of sensors and controls in the Americas, Asia, Europe, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Performance Sensing and Sensing Solutions. The Performance Sensing segment develops and manufactures pressure sensors, speed and position sensors, and temperature sensors.
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