Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) by 19.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 1,053,856 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after purchasing an additional 169,882 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned approximately 0.62% of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. worth $45,020,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Huntington National Bank increased its position in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 6.0% during the second quarter. Huntington National Bank now owns 2,885 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $123,000 after acquiring an additional 164 shares during the last quarter. Tredje AP fonden increased its position in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 174.7% during the second quarter. Tredje AP fonden now owns 4,780 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $204,000 after acquiring an additional 3,040 shares during the last quarter. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK bought a new position in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. during the second quarter valued at $206,000. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. bought a new position in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. during the second quarter valued at $216,000. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC increased its position in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 23.8% during the first quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 6,298 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $275,000 after acquiring an additional 1,209 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE ST) opened at 50.30 on Tuesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $48.09 and its 200-day moving average is $48.09. The stock has a market capitalization of $8.61 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.12 and a beta of 1.47. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. has a 52 week low of $35.10 and a 52 week high of $50.83.

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.78 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $839.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 company’s quarterly revenue was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.73 EPS. On average, analysts anticipate that Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. will post $3.16 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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ST has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. BMO Capital Markets set a $42.00 price objective on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. Barclays PLC reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a $52.00 price objective on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in a research report on Friday, July 7th. Cowen and Company reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $45.00 price objective on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in a research report on Sunday, September 17th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $50.00 price objective (up previously from $46.00) on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $49.89.

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. 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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