Vanguard Group Inc Now Owns 4,273,291 Shares In Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT)

Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) is at least 15.91% than its current record low price of $51.93. There was a 2.91% gain on 01/11/2019 that led the price to move at $60.19. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $58.485 and $60.32. This company shares are 21.28% off its target price of $73 and the current market capitalization stands at $2.54B. The recent change has given its price a -1.76% deficit over SMA 50 and -23.23% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 0.94% gains, -20.2% declines and -15.63% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found SXT’s volatility during a week at 2.25% and during a month it has been found around 2.86%.

Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $2.54 billion or 0% in SXT stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Blackrock Inc. owns $290.86 million in Sensient Technologies Corporation, which represents roughly 11.45% of the company’s market cap and approximately 11.43% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 4,273,291 shares of the stock are valued at $257.21 million. The third largest holder is Janus Henderson Group Plc, which currently holds $243.52 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 9.59% of its market capitalization.

Sensient Technologies Corporation 13F Filings

At the end of September reporting period, 118 institutional holders increased their position in Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) by some 3,087,479 shares, 103 decreased positions by 2,118,678 and 52 held positions by 37,064,163. That puts total institutional holdings at 42,270,320 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 24 new institutional investments totaling 196,352 shares while 29 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 436,607 shares.

Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Sensient Technologies Corporation disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director Carleone Joseph has acquired 1,000 shares of Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) in trading session dated Oct. 23, 2018. These shares are worth $64,630 and were traded at $64.63 each. The SEC filing shows that Mckeithan Gebhardt Deborah performed a purchase of 2,000 shares. The Director added these shares by way of transaction on Oct. 22, 2018. The company’s shares were assimilated at $64.02 per share worth to an investment of some $128,040 on account of Mckeithan Gebhardt Deborah.

Director, Mckeithan Gebhardt Deborah, purchased 1,000 common shares of Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) in the open market. In a transaction dated Apr. 30, 2018, the shares were bought at an average price of $68.19, giving away a sum of $68,190. After this purchase, 7,152 common shares of SXT are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $430,479.

In the transaction dated Feb. 20, 2018, the great number of shares acquired came courtesy the Director; Mckeithan Gebhardt Deborah added a total of 1,000 shares at an average price of $72.1, amounting to approximately $72,100. The insider now directly owns 4,824 shares worth $290,357.

Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) Analyst Guide

Not many analysts have released their opinion on Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT), with 1 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 0 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 1 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 1.5 average brokerage recommendation.