Sensient Technologies Earnings Preview
Sensient Technologies (NYS: SXT) will try to beat its earnings estimates for the fifth consecutive quarter. The company will unveil its latest earnings Tuesday. Sensient Technologies is a global manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors, and fragrances.
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold?: Half of analysts think investors should stand pat on Sensient Technologies while the remaining half rate the stock as a buy. That rating hasn't budged in three months as analysts have remained steady in their opinion of the stock.
- Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $352.6 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 3.9% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.56 per share. Estimates range from $0.54 to $0.58.
What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly supporting the stock, with 93.1% giving it an "outperform" rating. The community at large agrees with the All-Stars, with 93.7% assigning it a rating of "outperform." Fools are gung-ho about Sensient Technologies, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 26 posts in the past 30 days. Sensient Technologies has a bullish CAPS rating of five out of five stars that is about on par with the Fool community assessment.
Sensient Technologies' profit has risen year-over-year by an average of 24.2% over the past five quarters. Revenue has now gone up for three straight quarters.
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