Amalgamated Bank grew its holdings in Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) by 4.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 6,387 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock after acquiring an additional 269 shares during the period. Amalgamated Bank’s holdings in Sensient Technologies Corporation were worth $514,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Nationwide Fund Advisors raised its position in Sensient Technologies Corporation by 1.7% in the second quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 313,950 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $25,282,000 after acquiring an additional 5,223 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its position in Sensient Technologies Corporation by 3.9% in the second quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 129,646 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $10,441,000 after acquiring an additional 4,827 shares during the period. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC raised its position in Sensient Technologies Corporation by 0.5% in the second quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 119,293 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $9,607,000 after acquiring an additional 538 shares during the period. Teachers Advisors LLC raised its position in Sensient Technologies Corporation by 6.9% in the second quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 80,395 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $6,474,000 after acquiring an additional 5,203 shares during the period. Finally, Summit Global Investments raised its position in Sensient Technologies Corporation by 8.6% in the second quarter. Summit Global Investments now owns 6,300 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $507,000 after acquiring an additional 500 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 88.96% of the company’s stock.

In other news, Director Joseph Carleone bought 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 24th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $75.32 per share, for a total transaction of $75,320.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Insiders own 0.95% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) opened at 78.43 on Thursday. Sensient Technologies Corporation has a 52 week low of $68.51 and a 52 week high of $84.98. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $74.29 and a 200-day moving average of $78.36. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.44 billion, a PE ratio of 31.59 and a beta of 1.09.

Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.87 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.87. Sensient Technologies Corporation had a net margin of 8.16% and a return on equity of 17.15%. The business had revenue of $338.48 million during the quarter. On average, equities research analysts expect that Sensient Technologies Corporation will post $3.42 EPS for the current year.

Several research analysts have weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Sensient Technologies Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Sensient Technologies Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. Berenberg Bank assumed coverage on shares of Sensient Technologies Corporation in a research report on Friday, September 22nd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $88.30 price target on the stock. Finally, KeyCorp reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $90.00 price target on shares of Sensient Technologies Corporation in a research report on Thursday, August 24th.

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Sensient Technologies Corporation Profile

Sensient Technologies Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors and fragrances. The Company uses technologies at facilities around the world to develop specialty food and beverage systems, cosmetic and pharmaceutical systems, specialty inks and colors, and other specialty and fine chemicals.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT)

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