Wall Street analysts expect that Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) will post sales of $819.79 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Five analysts have issued estimates for Sensata Technologies Holding N.V.’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $815.00 million to $827.14 million. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. reported sales of $788.40 million in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 4%. The business is expected to report its next earnings results on Thursday, February 1st.

On average, analysts expect that Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. will report full-year sales of $819.79 million for the current year, with estimates ranging from $3.28 billion to $3.29 billion. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the business will report sales of $3.41 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $3.38 billion to $3.44 billion. Zacks’ sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that cover Sensata Technologies Holding N.V..

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.80 by $0.01. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. had a net margin of 9.39% and a return on equity of 25.75%. The company had revenue of $819.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $803.14 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.74 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.7% on a year-over-year basis.

Several research analysts recently commented on ST shares. Citigroup Inc. lifted their target price on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. from $49.00 to $55.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. Barclays PLC lifted their target price on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. from $52.00 to $53.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Friday, October 20th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. boosted their price objective on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. from $48.00 to $53.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. restated a “buy” rating and set a $53.00 price objective on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $53.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $51.00.

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Shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (ST) traded down $0.51 on Tuesday, reaching $47.38. 690,200 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,314,621. The company has a market cap of $8,203.38, a P/E ratio of 15.50, a PEG ratio of 1.51 and a beta of 1.46. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. has a 12-month low of $36.45 and a 12-month high of $50.83. The company has a quick ratio of 2.04, a current ratio of 2.76 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.49.

In related news, COO Jeffrey J. Cote sold 26,689 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $48.05, for a total value of $1,282,406.45. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. In the last three months, insiders sold 80,000 shares of company stock worth $3,870,245. 1.00% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in ST. Janus Henderson Group PLC boosted its position in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 58,991.8% in the second quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 15,101,502 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $645,136,000 after buying an additional 15,075,946 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 3,675.0% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,923,922 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $215,028,000 after buying an additional 4,793,488 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp boosted its position in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 106.4% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 3,204,903 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $136,915,000 after buying an additional 1,652,112 shares in the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. boosted its position in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 18.2% in the second quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 4,720,010 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $201,639,000 after buying an additional 725,786 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Coronation Fund Managers Ltd. acquired a new position in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in the second quarter valued at about $24,225,000.

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. Company Profile

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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