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How to buy Sensata Technologies Holding (ST) stock

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Sensata Technologies Holding plc
+$0.09 (+0.16%)

Sensata Technologies Holding plc is a scientific & technical instruments business based in the US. Sensata Technologies Holding shares (ST) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Sensata Technologies Holding employs 19,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Sensata Technologies Holding stock price (NYSE: ST)

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Sensata Technologies Holding shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-16.
Latest market close$60.30
52-week range$37.01 - $64.80
50-day moving average $58.42
200-day moving average $57.78
Wall St. target price$65.33
PE ratio 41.5876
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.32

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Is it a good time to buy Sensata Technologies Holding stock?

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Sensata Technologies Holding price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $60.3 from 2021-06-08

1 week (2021-07-12) N/A
1 month (2021-06-23) 4.67%
3 months (2021-04-19) N/A
6 months (2021-01-19) N/A
1 year (2020-07-19) N/A
2 years (2019-07-19) N/A
3 years (2018-07-19) N/A
5 years (2016-07-19) N/A

Is Sensata Technologies Holding under- or over-valued?

Valuing Sensata Technologies Holding stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Sensata Technologies Holding's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Sensata Technologies Holding's P/E ratio

Sensata Technologies Holding's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 42x. In other words, Sensata Technologies Holding shares trade at around 42x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Sensata Technologies Holding's PEG ratio

Sensata Technologies Holding's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.9975. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Sensata Technologies Holding's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Sensata Technologies Holding's EBITDA

Sensata Technologies Holding's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $705.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Sensata Technologies Holding's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Sensata Technologies Holding financials

Revenue TTM $3.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 14.37%
Gross profit TTM $972.4 million
Return on assets TTM 3.91%
Return on equity TTM 786.68%
Profit margin 6.52%
Book value $17.67
Market capitalisation $9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Sensata Technologies Holding shares

There are currently 2.5 million Sensata Technologies Holding shares held short by investors – that's known as Sensata Technologies Holding's "short interest". This figure is 3.2% down from 2.6 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Sensata Technologies Holding shares can be evaluated.

Sensata Technologies Holding's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Sensata Technologies Holding's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Sensata Technologies Holding shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Sensata Technologies Holding shares traded daily (recently around 733391.01449275). Sensata Technologies Holding's SIR currently stands at 3.45. In other words for every 100,000 Sensata Technologies Holding shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3450 shares are currently held short.

However Sensata Technologies Holding's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Sensata Technologies Holding shares, or, against the total number of tradable Sensata Technologies Holding shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Sensata Technologies Holding's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Sensata Technologies Holding shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0161% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Sensata Technologies Holding shares, roughly 16 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Sensata Technologies Holding.

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Sensata Technologies Holding's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Sensata Technologies Holding.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Sensata Technologies Holding's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 12

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Sensata Technologies Holding's overall score of 12 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 3rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Sensata Technologies Holding is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Sensata Technologies Holding's environmental score

Environmental score: 3.03/100

Sensata Technologies Holding's environmental score of 3.03 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Sensata Technologies Holding is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Sensata Technologies Holding's social score

Social score: 1.66/100

Sensata Technologies Holding's social score of 1.66 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Sensata Technologies Holding is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Sensata Technologies Holding's governance score

Governance score: 5.31/100

Sensata Technologies Holding's governance score puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Sensata Technologies Holding is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Sensata Technologies Holding's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Sensata Technologies Holding scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Sensata Technologies Holding has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Sensata Technologies Holding plc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 12
Total ESG percentile 2.6
Environmental score 3.03
Environmental score percentile 1
Social score 1.66
Social score percentile 1
Governance score 5.31
Governance score percentile 1
Level of controversy 2

Sensata Technologies Holding share dividends

We're not expecting Sensata Technologies Holding to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Sensata Technologies Holding share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Sensata Technologies Holding's shares have ranged in value from as little as $37.01 up to $64.8. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ST.US volatility(beta: 1.41)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Sensata Technologies Holding's is 1.4146. This would suggest that Sensata Technologies Holding's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Sensata Technologies Holding overview

Sensata Technologies Holding plc, through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells sensors, sensor-based solutions, controls, and other products in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Performance Sensing and Sensing Solutions. The Performance Sensing segment offers pressure sensors, including microfused strain gage, ceramic capacitive, and micro-electromechanical sensors; speed and position sensors, such as magnetic speed and position sensors, and mechanical/electrical control systems; and temperature sensors. Its products are used in mission-critical systems; and subsystems of automobiles, on-road trucks, and off-road equipment, including tire pressure monitoring, thermal management, air conditioning, and regenerative braking. This segment serves automotive, heavy vehicle, and off-road industries, as well as agriculture original equipment manufacturers (OEM), suppliers, and aftermarket distributors. The Sensing Solutions segment provides various application-specific sensor and control products used in aerospace market and various industrial markets, including small appliance; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning; semiconductor; material handling; factory automation; and water management markets. Its products include pressure, temperature, and position sensors; motor and compressor protectors; solid state relays; bimetal electromechanical controls; thermal and magnetic-hydraulic circuit breakers; power inverters; motor starters; thermostats; switches; and charge controllers, as well as linear and rotary position sensors, linear variable differential transformers, and aircraft controls.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Sensata Technologies Holding is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.505% of Sensata Technologies Holding shares are held by insiders and 101.539% by institutions.
How many people work for Sensata Technologies Holding?
Latest data suggests 19,000 work at Sensata Technologies Holding.
When does the fiscal year end for Sensata Technologies Holding?
Sensata Technologies Holding's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Sensata Technologies Holding based?
Sensata Technologies Holding's address is: 529 Pleasant Street, Attleboro, MA, United States, 02703
What is Sensata Technologies Holding's ISIN number?
Sensata Technologies Holding's international securities identification number is: GB00BFMBMT84
What is Sensata Technologies Holding's CUSIP number?
Sensata Technologies Holding's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: G8060N102

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