Brown Advisory Inc. Boosts Position in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (ST)

Brown Advisory Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) by 13.7% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 46,053 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after buying an additional 5,564 shares during the quarter. Brown Advisory Inc.’s holdings in Sensata Technologies were worth $2,213,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Janus Henderson Group PLC increased its stake in shares of Sensata Technologies by 58,991.8% during the 2nd quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 15,101,502 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $645,136,000 after purchasing an additional 15,075,946 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Sensata Technologies by 4.1% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 13,794,761 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $589,311,000 after purchasing an additional 545,783 shares during the last quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. increased its stake in shares of Sensata Technologies by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 12,143,935 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $518,787,000 after purchasing an additional 44,339 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in shares of Sensata Technologies by 68.4% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 8,293,010 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $354,278,000 after purchasing an additional 3,369,088 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Sensata Technologies by 18.2% during the 2nd quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 4,720,010 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $201,639,000 after purchasing an additional 725,786 shares during the last quarter.

In other Sensata Technologies news, Director Paul B. Edgerley purchased 200,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 16th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $47.47 per share, for a total transaction of $9,494,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, COO Jeffrey J. Cote sold 13,311 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $49.03, for a total transaction of $652,638.33. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 80,000 shares of company stock valued at $3,870,245. 1.00% of the stock is owned by insiders.

ST has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Sensata Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. Oppenheimer reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Sensata Technologies in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. SunTrust Banks reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $53.00 price target on shares of Sensata Technologies in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $55.00 price target on shares of Sensata Technologies in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, Cowen reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $45.00 price target on shares of Sensata Technologies in a research note on Sunday, September 17th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Sensata Technologies presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $51.00.

Shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE ST) traded down $0.06 during trading on Thursday, hitting $47.47. 1,096,800 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,297,362. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. has a 12 month low of $38.53 and a 12 month high of $50.83. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.49, a quick ratio of 2.04 and a current ratio of 2.76. The company has a market cap of $8,141.72, a P/E ratio of 15.38, a PEG ratio of 1.49 and a beta of 1.46.

Sensata Technologies (NYSE:ST) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.81 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.01. Sensata Technologies had a net margin of 9.39% and a return on equity of 25.75%. The company had revenue of $819.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $803.14 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.74 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts predict that Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. will post 3.17 earnings per share for the current year.

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Sensata Technologies 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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