Delphi Management Inc. MA lessened its holdings in Sensata Technologies Holding (NYSE:ST) by 4.4% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 54,050 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after selling 2,510 shares during the quarter. Sensata Technologies accounts for 1.5% of Delphi Management Inc. MA’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 19th biggest position. Delphi Management Inc. MA’s holdings in Sensata Technologies were worth $2,598,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Skba Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in Sensata Technologies in the 3rd quarter worth $201,000. Tredje AP fonden raised its position in Sensata Technologies by 174.7% in the 2nd quarter. Tredje AP fonden now owns 4,780 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $204,000 after purchasing an additional 3,040 shares during the period. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK purchased a new position in Sensata Technologies in the 2nd quarter worth $206,000. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in Sensata Technologies in the 2nd quarter worth $216,000. Finally, QCM Cayman Ltd. grew its holdings in Sensata Technologies by 1.4% in the 2nd quarter. QCM Cayman Ltd. now owns 5,210 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $223,000 after acquiring an additional 74 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of Sensata Technologies Holding (NYSE ST) traded up $0.76 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $52.42. 2,121,200 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,310,375. Sensata Technologies Holding has a one year low of $38.71 and a one year high of $52.64. The stock has a market cap of $8,849.17, a PE ratio of 16.72, a P/E/G ratio of 1.62 and a beta of 1.46. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.49, a quick ratio of 2.04 and a current ratio of 2.76.

Sensata Technologies (NYSE:ST) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.80 by $0.01. Sensata Technologies had a net margin of 9.39% and a return on equity of 25.75%. The company had revenue of $819.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $803.14 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.74 EPS. Sensata Technologies’s revenue was up 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts anticipate that Sensata Technologies Holding will post 3.17 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on ST shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Sensata Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $55.00 target price on shares of Sensata Technologies in a research note on Wednesday. SunTrust Banks lowered shares of Sensata Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $55.00 target price on shares of Sensata Technologies in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, Barclays lifted their target price on shares of Sensata Technologies from $52.00 to $53.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. Sensata Technologies has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $54.42.

In other news, Director Paul B. Edgerley bought 200,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 16th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $47.47 per share, with a total value of $9,494,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, COO Jeffrey J. Cote sold 13,311 shares of Sensata Technologies stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.03, for a total transaction of $652,638.33. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 80,000 shares of company stock valued at $3,870,245. 1.00% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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Sensata Technologies 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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