TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC held its position in shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 53,193 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock at the end of the first quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC’s holdings in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. were worth $2,323,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Henderson Group PLC raised its position in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 4.1% in the first quarter. Henderson Group PLC now owns 25,556 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $1,116,000 after buying an additional 1,000 shares in the last quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. raised its position in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 1.2% in the fourth quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 352,667 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $13,736,000 after buying an additional 4,086 shares in the last quarter. Thomas White International Ltd. bought a new position in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. during the first quarter valued at approximately $1,947,000. Quadrature Capital Ltd bought a new position in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $585,000. Finally, AXA raised its position in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 34.2% in the first quarter. AXA now owns 554,089 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $24,197,000 after buying an additional 141,302 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE ST) opened at 45.08 on Friday. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. has a one year low of $35.10 and a one year high of $47.24. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.72 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.99 and a beta of 1.45. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $43.71 and its 200-day moving average is $42.04.

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.81 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.03. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. had a net margin of 8.91% and a return on equity of 26.18%. The firm had revenue of $839.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $835.09 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.73 EPS. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V.’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts predict that Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. will post $3.17 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Several research analysts have issued reports on ST shares. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. boosted their target price on Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. from $48.00 to $53.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. BidaskClub lowered Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. Barclays PLC restated an “overweight” rating and set a $52.00 target price on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in a research report on Friday, July 7th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 target price on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in a research report on Wednesday, April 26th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets set a $42.00 target price on Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $49.25.

In related news, Director Thomas Wroe, Jr. sold 3,685 shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. stock in a transaction on Friday, June 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.68, for a total transaction of $149,905.80. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 12,620 shares in the company, valued at approximately $513,381.60. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Insiders have sold a total of 137,790 shares of company stock worth $6,197,882 over the last quarter. 1.00% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST)

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