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Sensata Technologies Holding (NYSE:ST) has received an average rating of “Buy” from the nine analysts that are currently covering the stock, Stock Ratings Network reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $51.13.

Sensata Technologies Holding (NYSE:ST) traded up 0.54% on Friday, hitting $46.56. 84,501 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Sensata Technologies Holding has a 1-year low of $36.50 and a 1-year high of $48.94. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $46.98 and its 200-day moving average is $43.43. The company has a market cap of $7.839 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.83.

Sensata Technologies Holding (NYSE:ST) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 29th. The company reported $0.62 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.10. The company had revenue of $575.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $566.18 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.54 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Sensata Technologies Holding will post $2.44 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Sensata Technologies Holding news, VP Geert Braaksma sold 60,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $46.07, for a total transaction of $2,764,200.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding in a research note on Wednesday, July 30th. They now have a $59.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $54.00. Separately, analysts at Barclays reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding in a research note on Wednesday, July 30th. They now have a $50.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $44.00. Finally, analysts at RBC Capital raised their price target on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding from $47.00 to $50.00 in a research note on Friday, July 11th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) is a subsidiary of Sensata Investment Company S.

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