Wall Street analysts expect that Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) will post $0.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Five analysts have provided estimates for Sensata Technologies Holding N.V.’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.79 and the highest is $0.81. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. posted earnings per share of $0.74 in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year over year growth rate of 8.1%. The business is expected to issue its next earnings report on Tuesday, October 24th.

On average, analysts expect that Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. will report full year earnings of $3.16 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.15 to $3.17. For the next fiscal year, analysts forecast that the company will report earnings of $3.45 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.36 to $3.52. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are an average based on a survey of research firms that that provide coverage for Sensata Technologies Holding N.V..

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.81 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $839.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations 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 firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.73 earnings per share.

ST has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. BMO Capital Markets set a $42.00 target price on Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a $52.00 target price on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in a research report on Friday, July 7th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $50.00 target price (up from $46.00) on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 target price on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 24th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $49.00.

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In other news, Director Thomas Wroe, Jr. sold 40,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, July 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.87, for a total value of $1,754,800.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 134,105 shares of company stock valued at $6,047,976. 1.00% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Henderson Group PLC raised its position in shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 4.1% in the 1st quarter. Henderson Group PLC now owns 25,556 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $1,116,000 after acquiring an additional 1,000 shares in the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers bought a new position in shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in the 2nd quarter worth $7,016,000. Thomas White International Ltd. bought a new position in shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in the 1st quarter worth $1,947,000. Sentry Investments Corp. raised its position in shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 180.7% in the 1st quarter. Sentry Investments Corp. now owns 1,100,400 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $48,054,000 after acquiring an additional 708,400 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Capital Advisors Inc. OK bought a new position in shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in the 2nd quarter worth $7,549,000.

Shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) traded up 0.8270% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $46.9652. The company had a trading volume of 825,676 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $8.04 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.1229 and a beta of 1.45. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. has a 1-year low of $35.10 and a 1-year high of $47.03. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $46.27 and its 200-day moving average price is $43.58.

About Sensata Technologies Holding N.V.

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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