Equities research analysts expect Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) to announce earnings per share of $0.80 for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Five analysts have issued estimates for Sensata Technologies Holding N.V.’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.79 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.81. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. posted earnings of $0.74 per share in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 8.1%. The business is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th.

On average, analysts expect that Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. will report full-year earnings of $3.16 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.15 to $3.17. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the company will report earnings of $3.45 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.36 to $3.52. Zacks’ EPS calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that that provide coverage for Sensata Technologies Holding N.V..

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.03. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. had a return on equity of 26.18% and a net margin of 8.91%. The company had revenue of $839.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $835.09 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.73 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis.

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on ST. Zacks Investment Research cut Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 13th. Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $45.00 price target on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in a report on Sunday. BidaskClub raised Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. lifted their price target on Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. from $48.00 to $53.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. lifted their price target on Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. from $48.00 to $49.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $49.00.

In other Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. news, Director Thomas Wroe, Jr. sold 40,000 shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.87, for a total value of $1,754,800.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. In the last three months, insiders have sold 134,105 shares of company stock worth $6,047,976. 1.00% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Janus Henderson Group PLC grew its position in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 58,991.8% in the second quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 15,101,502 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $645,136,000 after buying an additional 15,075,946 shares during the last quarter. Janus Capital Management LLC grew its position in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 11.5% in the first quarter. Janus Capital Management LLC now owns 14,946,932 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $652,725,000 after buying an additional 1,540,719 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its position in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 4.1% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 13,794,761 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $589,311,000 after buying an additional 545,783 shares during the last quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. grew its position in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 0.4% in the second quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 12,143,935 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $518,787,000 after buying an additional 44,339 shares during the last quarter. Finally, BlackRock Inc. grew its position in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 68.4% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 8,293,010 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $354,278,000 after buying an additional 3,369,088 shares during the last quarter.

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Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) traded up 0.47% during trading on Friday, reaching $47.40. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 342,561 shares. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. has a 52 week low of $35.10 and a 52 week high of $47.72. The stock has a market capitalization of $8.12 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.38 and a beta of 1.45. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $46.45 and a 200 day moving average of $44.23.

About Sensata Technologies Holding N.V.

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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