Thomson Reuters, a distinguished brokerage company, has placed a 52-week price target of $79.50 on Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) shares after it surveyed top market analysts. Calculating estimated earnings after taking into consideration different elements, it is predicted to come at $3.23 for the next fiscal and $N/A for underway quarter.
Analysts take into account the price to earnings ratio to estimate the firm’s valuation. This ratio, which is also called as the P/E ratio evaluates the company on relative expense factor. The formula to calculate ratio is stock’s latest price/ per share earnings. The P/E ratio of Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) stands at 31.88.
Analysts also work out Price/Earnings Growth ratio in an attempt to estimate the valuation of a firm. This ratio commonly known as the PEG ratio implies the stock’s valuation compared to earnings growth potential. Investors look to invest in the stocks with a lower PEG ratio. For Sensient Technologies Corporati, the PEG ratio for coming 3-5 years is 2.61.
The technical analysis highlights that Sensient Technologies Corporati current is trading $1.70 points away or +2.31% from its 50-day moving average of $73.37. Further it is trading $7.53 or +11.15% away its 200-day moving average of $67.54.
The 52-week high of Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) was $75.89 while lowest point recorded in 52-week was $52.69. It implies if stock price makes a movement of over $-0.82, it will record a new 52-week high. In the case of +42.47% drop, it will touch a new 52-week low.
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