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Sensata Technologies Holding NYSE:ST Stock Report

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15 May, 2022


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ST fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health3/6

ST Stock Overview

Sensata Technologies Holding plc develops, manufactures, and sells sensors, sensor-based solutions, controls, and other products in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and internationally.

Sensata Technologies Holding Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Sensata Technologies Holding
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$45.08
52 Week HighUS$65.58
52 Week LowUS$42.67
1 Month Change-4.87%
3 Month Change-20.52%
1 Year Change-22.28%
3 Year Change-1.83%
5 Year Change12.62%
Change since IPO143.68%

Recent News & Updates

May 15

Sensata Technologies: Sensors On

Sensata Technologies has seen a softer performance in the first quarter, but the overall guidance still provides comfort. The company is pursuing deals again, pushing up leverage ratios to full ratios here. The improved positioning and modest valuation multiples really do start to create appeal here.

Apr 28

Artisan Partners - Sensata Technologies: High Operating Margins, Solid Free Cash Flow

Sensata Technologies' stock has impacted by the slowdown in light vehicle (CAR) production. Investor sentiment is negative due to the uncertainty of a recovery in auto demand. Sensata's business should improve as light vehicle production normalizes.

Shareholder Returns

STUS ElectricalUS Market

Return vs Industry: ST underperformed the US Electrical industry which returned -19.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ST underperformed the US Market which returned -10.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ST's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ST volatility
ST Average Weekly Movement4.9%
Electrical Industry Average Movement11.3%
Market Average Movement7.8%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.7%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: ST is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ST's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

191621,000Jeff Cote

Sensata Technologies Holding plc 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 develops and manufactures sensors, high-voltage contactors, and other solutions used in mission-critical systems and applications, such as tire pressure monitoring, thermal management, electrical protection, regenerative braking, powertrain (engine/transmission), and exhaust management.

Sensata Technologies Holding Fundamentals Summary

How do Sensata Technologies Holding's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ST fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$7.07b
Earnings (TTM)US$332.29m
Revenue (TTM)US$3.85b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ST income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$2.55b
Gross ProfitUS$1.31b
Other ExpensesUS$973.12m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)2.12
Gross Margin33.87%
Net Profit Margin8.62%
Debt/Equity Ratio137.4%

How did ST perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is Sensata Technologies Holding undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ST ($45.08) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($74.42)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ST is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.3x) compared to the US Electrical industry average (19.3x).

PE vs Market: ST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.3x) compared to the US market (15.5x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: ST is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.6x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ST is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the US Electrical industry average (1.9x).

Future Growth

How is Sensata Technologies Holding forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 20 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 3/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: ST's forecast earnings growth (36.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: ST's earnings (36.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (12.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: ST's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: ST's revenue (7.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: ST's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (19.1%).

Past Performance

How has Sensata Technologies Holding performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ST has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ST's current net profit margins (8.6%) are higher than last year (6.5%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ST's earnings have declined by 8.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ST's earnings growth over the past year (58.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (-8.1% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: ST earnings growth over the past year (58.5%) exceeded the Electrical industry 34%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: ST's Return on Equity (10.8%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Sensata Technologies Holding's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ST's short term assets ($3.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($840.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: ST's short term assets ($3.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($4.7B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ST's net debt to equity ratio (85%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: ST's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 159.7% to 137.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ST's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (11.8%).

Interest Coverage: ST's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.4x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is Sensata Technologies Holding current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 1/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: ST's dividend (0.98%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.54%).

High Dividend: ST's dividend (0.98%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.05%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Too early to tell whether ST's dividend payments have been stable as they only just started paying a dividend.

Growing Dividend: Too early to tell if ST's dividend payments are increasing as they only just started paying a dividend.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (20.1%), ST's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.

Next Steps


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Jeff Cote (54 yo)





Mr. Jeffrey J. Cote, also known as Jeff, CPA, has been the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Sensata Technologies B.V. since July 2012 and November 2015 respectively. Mr. Cote serves...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD6.80M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD8.23M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jeff's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: ST's management team is considered experienced (2.2 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: ST's board of directors are considered experienced (5 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Sensata Technologies Holding plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Sensata Technologies Holding plc
  • Ticker: ST
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1916
  • Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Implied Market Cap: US$7.074b
  • Shares outstanding: 156.92m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Sensata Technologies Holding plc
  • 529 Pleasant Street
  • Attleboro
  • Massachusetts
  • 2703
  • United States


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/15 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/13 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.