Sensata Technologies Holding PLC (NYSE:ST) SVP Sells $1,229,591.43 in Stock

Sensata Technologies Holding PLC (NYSE:ST) SVP Allisha Elliott sold 23,039 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, November 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $53.37, for a total value of $1,229,591.43. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

Shares of NYSE ST traded down $0.37 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $52.52. The company had a trading volume of 13,760 shares, compared to its average volume of 746,721. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.25, a quick ratio of 2.33 and a current ratio of 3.14. Sensata Technologies Holding PLC has a one year low of $40.78 and a one year high of $54.72. The firm has a market cap of $8.42 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.39, a PEG ratio of 1.27 and a beta of 1.39. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is $50.25 and its 200 day simple moving average is $47.86.

Sensata Technologies (NYSE:ST) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 30th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.90 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.90. Sensata Technologies had a return on equity of 22.78% and a net margin of 14.00%. The company had revenue of $849.72 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $858.24 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.91 earnings per share. Sensata Technologies’s revenue was down 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, sell-side analysts anticipate that Sensata Technologies Holding PLC will post 3.54 EPS for the current year.

ST has been the topic of several recent research reports. Oppenheimer cut Sensata Technologies from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 16th. Morgan Stanley lowered their price objective on Sensata Technologies from $45.00 to $44.00 and set an “underweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, July 31st. Compass Point cut Sensata Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, November 1st. Zacks Investment Research reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Sensata Technologies in a research report on Saturday, November 2nd. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Sensata Technologies from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 30th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $52.48.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Invesco Ltd. boosted its stake in Sensata Technologies by 10.4% in the second quarter. Invesco Ltd. now owns 166,912 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $8,179,000 after buying an additional 15,733 shares in the last quarter. US Bancorp DE boosted its stake in Sensata Technologies by 22.1% in the second quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 5,250 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $257,000 after buying an additional 952 shares in the last quarter. American National Bank boosted its stake in Sensata Technologies by 1.5% in the second quarter. American National Bank now owns 83,092 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $4,072,000 after buying an additional 1,246 shares in the last quarter. Nomura Holdings Inc. acquired a new stake in Sensata Technologies in the second quarter valued at about $368,000. Finally, United Capital Financial Advisers LLC acquired a new stake in Sensata Technologies in the second quarter valued at about $210,000. 92.35% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Sensata Technologies Company 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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