Wall Street brokerages expect Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) to report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.80 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Five analysts have issued 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 of $0.74 per share in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 8.1%. The business is scheduled to issue its next quarterly 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 financial year, analysts forecast that the firm will post earnings of $3.45 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.36 to $3.52. Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of research firms that follow Sensata Technologies Holding N.V..

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $839.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 was up 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.73 earnings per share.

Several research analysts have recently commented on ST shares. Barclays PLC reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a $52.00 price objective on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in a report on Friday, July 7th. BidaskClub upgraded Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 price target on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $50.00 price target (up from $46.00) on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. lifted their price target on Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. from $48.00 to $53.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $49.38.

In other Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. news, Director Thomas Wroe, Jr. sold 45,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $46.47, for a total value of $2,091,150.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Over the last three months, insiders sold 134,105 shares of company stock valued at $6,047,976. 1.00% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. QCM Cayman Ltd. raised its position in shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. 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 in the last quarter. Huntington National Bank raised its holdings in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 6.0% in the second quarter. Huntington National Bank now owns 2,885 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $123,000 after purchasing an additional 164 shares in the last quarter. Financial Counselors Inc. raised its holdings in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 11.4% in the second quarter. Financial Counselors Inc. now owns 9,113 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $389,000 after purchasing an additional 931 shares in the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its holdings in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 6.1% in the first quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 16,940 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $740,000 after purchasing an additional 976 shares in the last quarter. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC raised its holdings in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 23.8% in the first quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 6,298 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $275,000 after purchasing an additional 1,209 shares in the last quarter.

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Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) opened at 48.42 on Wednesday. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. has a 1-year low of $35.10 and a 1-year high of $48.80. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $47.30 and a 200-day moving average price of $47.30. The firm has a market capitalization of $8.29 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.99 and a beta of 1.47.

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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