Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) by 8.5% in the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 703,988 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after acquiring an additional 54,997 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. owned 0.41% of Sensata Technologies worth $33,841,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Skba Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in Sensata Technologies in the 3rd quarter valued at $201,000. Tredje AP fonden lifted its position in Sensata Technologies by 174.7% in the 2nd quarter. Tredje AP fonden now owns 4,780 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $204,000 after acquiring an additional 3,040 shares in the last quarter. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK bought a new stake in Sensata Technologies in the 2nd quarter valued at $206,000. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in Sensata Technologies in the 2nd quarter valued at $216,000. Finally, QCM Cayman Ltd. lifted its position in Sensata Technologies by 1.4% in the 2nd quarter. QCM Cayman Ltd. now owns 5,210 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $223,000 after acquiring an additional 74 shares in the last quarter.
Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) traded up $0.36 during trading on Friday, hitting $48.05. 1,210,000 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 957,193. The firm has a market cap of $8,230.77, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.55, a PEG ratio of 1.51 and a beta of 1.46. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. has a one year low of $38.71 and a one year 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.
Sensata Technologies (NYSE:ST) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 24th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.81 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.01. Sensata Technologies had a net margin of 9.39% and a return on equity of 25.75%. The company had revenue of $819.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $803.14 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.74 EPS. Sensata Technologies’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts anticipate that Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. will post 3.17 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Several equities research analysts have issued reports on ST shares. Citigroup lifted their price target on shares of Sensata Technologies from $49.00 to $55.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Barclays lifted their price target on shares of Sensata Technologies from $52.00 to $53.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th. SunTrust Banks reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $53.00 price target on shares of Sensata Technologies in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Sensata Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $53.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $55.00 price target on shares of Sensata Technologies in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Sensata Technologies currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $51.00.
In other Sensata Technologies news, Director Paul B. Edgerley acquired 200,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 16th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $47.47 per share, with a total value of $9,494,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, COO Jeffrey J. Cote sold 13,311 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $49.03, for a total transaction of $652,638.33. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 80,000 shares of company stock worth $3,870,245. 1.00% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
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Sensata Technologies 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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