Sensata Technologies Holding Plc (ST) Stock Could Soon Reward Patient Investors

Sensata Technologies Holding Plc (NYSE: ST) is -7.01% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $30.56 and a high of $54.34 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The ST stock was last observed hovering at around $37.38 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.17% off its average median price target of $47.00 for the next 12 months. It is also 31.73% off the consensus price target high of $55.00 offered by 16 analysts, but current levels are -7.29% lower than the price target low of $35.00 for the same period.

Currently trading at $37.55, the stock is 9.26% and 11.14% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 2.77 million and changing 0.45% at the moment leaves the stock -6.68% off its SMA200. ST registered -5.82% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -15.60%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $2.11 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $10.13.

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The stock witnessed a 17.38% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 3.82%, and is 4.77% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 2.10% over the week and 2.32% over the month.

Sensata Technologies Holding Plc (ST) has around 20800 employees, a market worth around $5.68B and $4.11B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 18.45 and Fwd P/E is 9.36. Profit margin for the company is 7.58%. Distance from 52-week low is 22.87% and -30.90% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (4.44%).

Sensata Technologies Holding Plc (ST) Analyst Forecasts

Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Sensata Technologies Holding Plc (ST) is a “Overweight”. 16 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.12, where 9 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 7 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.

Sensata Technologies Holding Plc is expected to release its quarterly report on 01/30/2024.The EPS is expected to grow by 7.37% this year.

Sensata Technologies Holding Plc (ST) Top Institutional Holders

The shares outstanding are 152.43M, and float is at 150.13M with Short Float at 2.64%.

Sensata Technologies Holding Plc (ST) Insider Activity

A total of 3 insider transactions have happened at Sensata Technologies Holding Plc (ST) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 1 and purchases happening 2 times. The most recent transaction is an insider sale by ZIDE STEPHEN M,the company’sDirector. SEC filings show that ZIDE STEPHEN M sold 10,108 shares of the company’s common stock on May 18 at a price of $41.08 per share for a total of $0.42 million. Following the sale, the insider now owns 26368.0 shares.

Sensata Technologies Holding Plc disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on May 15 that Sullivan Martha N. (Director) sold a total of 11,700 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on May 15 and was made at $41.27 per share for $0.48 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 0.2 million shares of the ST stock.

Still, SEC filings show that on Jan 12, COTE JEFFREY J (CEO and President) disposed off 41,816 shares at an average price of $45.00 for $1.88 million. The insider now directly holds 141,024 shares of Sensata Technologies Holding Plc (ST).