Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by equities research analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc. in a report released on Thursday. They presently have a $53.00 price target on the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock. SunTrust Banks, Inc.’s price objective points to a potential upside of 9.30% from the stock’s current price.

ST has been the subject of a number of other reports. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. raised their price target on Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. from $48.00 to $53.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. Zacks Investment Research raised Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $53.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. BidaskClub lowered Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Citigroup Inc. raised their price target on Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. from $48.00 to $49.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. Finally, Cowen and Company reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $45.00 price target on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in a report on Sunday, September 17th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $49.78.

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE ST) traded up 0.49% during trading on Thursday, reaching $48.73. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 485,561 shares. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $47.61 and its 200 day moving average is $47.61. The company has a market cap of $8.34 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.18 and a beta of 1.47. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. has a 12 month low of $35.10 and a 12 month high of $48.98.

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

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In related news, Director Thomas Wroe, Jr. sold 45,000 shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $46.47, for a total transaction of $2,091,150.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. 1.00% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of ST. Janus Henderson Group PLC boosted its stake in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 58,991.8% during the second quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 15,101,502 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $645,136,000 after buying an additional 15,075,946 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 3,675.0% during the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,923,922 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $215,028,000 after buying an additional 4,793,488 shares during the period. FMR LLC boosted its stake in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 330.2% during the first quarter. FMR LLC now owns 5,105,665 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $222,964,000 after buying an additional 3,918,865 shares during the period. State Street Corp boosted its stake in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 106.4% during the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 3,204,903 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $136,915,000 after buying an additional 1,652,112 shares during the period. Finally, Janus Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 11.5% during the first quarter. Janus Capital Management LLC now owns 14,946,932 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $652,725,000 after buying an additional 1,540,719 shares during the period.

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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