Brokerages predict that Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) will post $801.70 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Five analysts have made estimates for Sensata Technologies Holding N.V.’s earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $797.70 million and the highest is $805.70 million. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. posted sales of $789.80 million during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 1.5%. The company is expected to announce its next earnings report on Tuesday, October 24th.

On average, analysts expect that Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. will report full year sales of $801.70 million for the current year, with estimates ranging from $3.24 billion to $3.26 billion. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the firm will report sales of $3.33 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $3.32 billion to $3.35 billion. Zacks’ sales calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that cover Sensata Technologies Holding N.V..

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.81 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ 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%. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V.’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.73 EPS.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Cowen and Company reissued a “hold” rating and set a $45.00 price objective on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in a research note on Sunday, September 17th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $49.38.

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Shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE ST) traded down 0.43% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $48.37. The stock had a trading volume of 117,399 shares. The company’s 50 day moving average is $47.43 and its 200 day moving average is $47.43. The company has a market cap of $8.28 billion, a PE ratio of 28.96 and a beta of 1.47. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. has a 52-week low of $35.10 and a 52-week high of $48.80.

In related news, Director Thomas Wroe, Jr. sold 4,081 shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $44.83, for a total transaction of $182,951.23. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. In the last quarter, insiders sold 94,105 shares of company stock worth $4,293,176. 1.00% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Huntington National Bank increased its position in shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 6.0% in the 2nd 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 during the last quarter. Tredje AP fonden increased its position in shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 174.7% in the 2nd quarter. Tredje AP fonden now owns 4,780 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $204,000 after purchasing an additional 3,040 shares during the last quarter. Aberdeen Asset Management PLC UK bought a new stake in shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in the 2nd quarter worth about $206,000. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in the 2nd quarter worth about $216,000. Finally, QCM Cayman Ltd. increased 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 purchasing an additional 74 shares during the last quarter.

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. Company Profile

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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