Media headlines about Sensata Technologies (NYSE:ST) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sensata Technologies earned a daily sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 46.708587389763 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of Sensata Technologies (NYSE ST) traded up $0.20 during trading on Monday, hitting $53.86. 731,100 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,241,039. The firm has a market cap of $9,232.23, a PE ratio of 22.73, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.47 and a beta of 1.52. Sensata Technologies has a fifty-two week low of $38.71 and a fifty-two week high of $57.40. The company has a quick ratio of 2.23, a current ratio of 2.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.39.
Sensata Technologies (NYSE:ST) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.87 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.85 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $840.53 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations 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% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.76 EPS. equities analysts expect that Sensata Technologies will post 3.65 EPS for the current year.
In other news, EVP Steven Beringhause sold 7,588 shares of Sensata Technologies stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $51.18, for a total value of $388,353.84. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Insiders own 1.00% of the company’s stock.
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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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