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.
Reasonable growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Sensata Technologies Holding's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ST has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ST underperformed the US Electrical industry which returned 10% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ST underperformed the US Market which returned 14% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sensata Technologies Holding's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Sensata Technologies Holding undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ST ($45.68) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($48)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ST is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (26x) compared to the Electrical industry average (20.4x).
PE vs Market: ST is poor value based on its PE Ratio (26x) compared to the US market (17.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ST is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ST is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.8x) compared to the US Electrical industry average (1.8x).
How is Sensata Technologies Holding forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 18 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ST's forecast earnings growth (21.2% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: ST's earnings (21.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (13.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: ST's revenue (2.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ST's revenue (2.9% 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 high in 3 years time (22.8%)
How has Sensata Technologies Holding performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ST has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ST's current net profit margins (8.2%) are lower than last year (17%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ST's earnings have grown by 14.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ST's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ST had negative earnings growth (-52.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electrical industry average (0.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: ST's Return on Equity (11%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Sensata Technologies Holding's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ST's short term assets ($2.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($634.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: ST's short term assets ($2.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($3.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ST's debt to equity ratio (125.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ST's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 214.2% to 125.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ST's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (19.2%).
Interest Coverage: ST's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.8x coverage).
Inventory Level: ST has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: ST's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.6x debt).
What is Sensata Technologies Holding's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ST's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ST's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ST's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ST's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ST's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Martha Sullivan (62yo)
Ms. Martha N. Sullivan has been Chief Executive Officer of Sensata Technologies Holding PLC (formerly known as Sensata Technologies Holding NV) since January 1, 2013 and served as its President since Septe ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Martha's total compensation ($USD5.75M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.39M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Martha's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Executive Director||7.1yrs||US$5.75m||0.27% $19.4m|
|President & COO||1.1yrs||US$2.39m||0.032% $2.3m|
|CFO, Chief Accounting Officer & Executive VP||6yrs||US$2.47m||0.029% $2.1m|
|CTO & Executive VP||4.3yrs||US$2.11m||0.063% $4.5m|
|Senior Vice President of Performance Sensing Automotive||3.8yrs||US$1.62m||0.025% $1.8m|
|Chief Information Officer & VP of Global Shared Services||9.3yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||3.7yrs||no data||no data|
|VP & General Counsel||13.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Director of Global Communications||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior VP||6.4yrs||US$1.41m||0.041% $2.9m|
Experienced Management: ST's management team is seasoned and experienced (6 years average tenure).
|CEO & Executive Director||7.1yrs||US$5.75m||0.27% $19.4m|
|Non-Executive Director||9.9yrs||US$215.85k||0.0074% $536.4k|
|Non-Executive Director||9.9yrs||US$236.35k||0.0063% $456.4k|
|Non-Executive Director||5.5yrs||US$244.47k||0.0064% $460.7k|
|Non-Executive Director||9.9yrs||US$230.10k||0.0076% $550.8k|
|Non-Executive Director||2.8yrs||US$246.35k||0.0039% $281.2k|
|Independent Director||0.9yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: ST's board of directors are considered experienced (8.5 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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Sensata Technologies Holding plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sensata Technologies Holding plc
- Ticker: ST
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1916
- Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$7.210b
- Shares outstanding: 157.83m
- Website: https://www.sensata.com
Number of Employees
- Sensata Technologies Holding plc
- 529 Pleasant Street
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ST||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||New Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Mar 2010|
|S94||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||New Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Mar 2010|
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. This segment serves OEMs in the climate control, appliance, semiconductor, medical, energy and infrastructure, data/telecom, material handling, factory automation, and aerospace industries, as well as aerospace, and motor and compressor suppliers. The company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Attleboro, Massachusetts.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/25 02:27|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/24 00:00|
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