News articles about Sensata Technologies (NYSE:ST) have been trending positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sensata Technologies earned a news impact score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 46.2593827324706 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Several equities research analysts have weighed in on ST shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Sensata Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $57.00 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, December 27th. SunTrust Banks cut shares of Sensata Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Cowen reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Sensata Technologies in a research note on Thursday, December 14th. Bank of America reissued a “buy” rating and set a $60.00 price target (up from $55.00) on shares of Sensata Technologies in a research note on Thursday, December 14th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and set a $55.00 price target on shares of Sensata Technologies in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $57.00.
Shares of Sensata Technologies (NYSE ST) traded up $1.48 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $54.34. 751,479 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 762,338. The company has a current ratio of 2.94, a quick ratio of 2.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.39. The company has a market capitalization of $9,314.53, a PE ratio of 22.93, a PEG ratio of 1.48 and a beta of 1.51. Sensata Technologies has a 1 year low of $38.71 and a 1 year high of $57.40.
In other Sensata Technologies news, EVP Steven Beringhause sold 3,720 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $54.85, for a total value of $204,042.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Company insiders own 1.00% of the company’s stock.
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About Sensata Technologies
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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