Sensata Technologies Holding plc [NYSE: ST] stock went on a downward path that fall over -1.48% on Wednesday, amounting to a one-week price decrease of less than -6.32%. Over the last 12 months, ST stock dropped by -19.98%. The one-year Sensata Technologies Holding plc stock forecast points to a potential upside of 8.59. The average equity rating for ST stock is currently 2.40, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
The market cap for the stock reached $5.75 billion, with 157.60 million shares outstanding and 156.21 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 1.39M shares, ST stock reached a trading volume of 1053093 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Guru’s Opinion on Sensata Technologies Holding plc [ST]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for ST shares is $40.88 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on ST stock is a recommendation set at 2.40. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Morgan Stanley have made an estimate for Sensata Technologies Holding plc shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Equal-Weight, with their previous recommendation back on May 27, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Loop Capital raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on April 20, 2020, representing the official price target for Sensata Technologies Holding plc stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $55 to $38, while Goldman kept a Buy rating on ST stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Sensata Technologies Holding plc is set at 1.93, with the Price to Sales ratio for ST stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.72. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.32, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 5.21. Price to Free Cash Flow for ST in the course of the last twelve months was 12.61 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 2.30.
ST Stock Performance Analysis:
Sensata Technologies Holding plc [ST] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -6.32. With this latest performance, ST shares gained by 3.83% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -29.10% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -19.98% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for ST stock in for the last two-week period is set at 50.61, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 46.90, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 50.99 for Sensata Technologies Holding plc [ST]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 35.65, while it was recorded at 37.25 for the last single week of trading, and 44.28 for the last 200 days.
Insight into Sensata Technologies Holding plc Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Sensata Technologies Holding plc [ST] shares currently have an operating margin of +17.13 and a Gross Margin at +29.68. Sensata Technologies Holding plc’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +8.26.
Return on Total Capital for ST is now 9.98, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 4.82. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 10.91, with Return on Assets sitting at 4.15. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Sensata Technologies Holding plc [ST] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 128.71. Additionally, ST Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 56.28, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 48.47. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 127.99, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 55.96.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Sensata Technologies Holding plc [ST] managed to generate an average of $13,431 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 6.01 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.50.Sensata Technologies Holding plc’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 2.30 and a Current Ratio set at 3.20.
ST Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Sensata Technologies Holding plc posted 0.93/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.94/share.When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -1.10%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for ST. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Sensata Technologies Holding plc go to 7.75%.
Sensata Technologies Holding plc [ST] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $5,737 million, or 97.90% of ST stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ST stocks are: PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/ with ownership of 17,364,523, which is approximately -0.85% of the company’s market cap and around 0.90% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 15,025,484 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $569.92 million in ST stocks shares; and FMR LLC, currently with $539.07 million in ST stock with ownership of nearly 201.56% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Sensata Technologies Holding plc stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 140 institutional holders increased their position in Sensata Technologies Holding plc [NYSE:ST] by around 18,132,995 shares. Additionally, 168 investors decreased positions by around 15,897,156 shares, while 44 investors held positions by with 117,229,208 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 151,259,359 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ST stock had 49 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,109,269 shares, while 62 institutional investors sold positions of 8,534,265 shares during the same period.