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Sensient Technologies Corp SXT Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of May 30, 2023, 7:00 PM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 72.54
  • Sector Basic Materials
  • Industry Specialty Chemicals
  • Investment Style Small Blend
  • Day Range 71.72  –  73.10
  • Year Range 63.17  –  89.34
  • Market Cap 3.0821 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 94,096.0 /  141,431.7
  • Price / Sales 2.11
  • Price / Book 2.98
  • Forward Div Yield 2.26%
  • Trailing Div Yield 2.25%

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Company Profile SXT

Business Description

Sensient Technologies Corp manufactures and markets natural and synthetic colors, flavors, and other specialty ingredients. The company has a widespread network of facilities around the globe, and its customers operate across a variety of end markets. Sensient’s offerings are predominantly applied to consumer-facing products, including food and beverage, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, nutraceutical and personal care industries. The Company’s principal products are flavors, flavor enhancers, ingredients, extracts, and bionutrients, essential oils, dehydrated vegetables and other food ingredients, natural and synthetic food and beverage colors and others. The company’s three reportable segments were the Flavors & Extracts Group and the Color Group and, Asia Pacific Group.

777 East Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI, 53202-5304
Industry Specialty Chemicals
Employees 4,032

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FAQs for Sensient Technologies Corp Stock

Yes. SXT has a forward dividend yield of 2.26%. See SXT’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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SXT’s market cap is 3.08 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.

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SXT’s stock style is Small Core.
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High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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SXT’s price/sales is 2.11.
Price/sales represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from a particular company’s sales or revenues.

SXT’s price/forward earnings is 22.25.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates. The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.

SXT’s price/book is 2.98.
Price/book ratio can tell investors approximately how much they’re paying for a company’s assets, based on historical, rather than current, valuations. Historical valuations generally do not reflect a company’s current market value. Value investors frequently look for companies that have low price/book ratios.

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SXT’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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