Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by research analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc. in a report issued on Thursday. They presently have a $53.00 price objective on the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock. SunTrust Banks, Inc.’s price target points to a potential upside of 8.72% from the company’s previous close.

A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded 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 restated a “hold” rating and issued a $45.00 price target 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 six have given a buy rating to the stock. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $49.78.

Shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE ST) traded up 0.54% during trading on Thursday, hitting $48.75. 555,555 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock has a market cap of $8.35 billion, a PE ratio of 29.19 and a beta of 1.47. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $47.61 and its 200-day moving average price is $47.61. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. has a 1-year low of $35.10 and a 1-year high of $48.98.

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.81 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.78 by $0.03. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. had a net margin of 8.91% and a return on equity of 26.18%. The company had revenue of $839.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $835.09 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.73 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. will post $3.17 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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In other Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. news, Director Thomas Wroe, Jr. sold 45,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $46.47, for a total transaction of $2,091,150.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 1.00% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in ST. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its holdings in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 8.4% during the 1st quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 287,190 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $12,542,000 after purchasing an additional 22,376 shares during the last quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. raised its holdings in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 97.5% during the 1st quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 696,341 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $30,409,000 after purchasing an additional 343,674 shares during the last quarter. Karp Capital Management Corp bought a new position in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. during the 1st quarter worth approximately $789,000. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its holdings in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 2.7% during the 1st quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 54,854 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $2,397,000 after purchasing an additional 1,444 shares during the last quarter. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC raised its holdings in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 23.8% during the 1st 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 during the last quarter.

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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