Could Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. Lose Strenght? Option Traders Don’t Think So

 Could Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. Lose Strenght? Option Traders Don't Think So

In today’s session Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (ST) registered an unusually high (435) contracts volume of call trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the October, 2016 call, expecting serious ST increase. With 435 contracts traded and 22494 open interest for the Oct, 16 contract, it seems this is a quite bullish bet. The option with symbol: ST161021C00040000 closed last at: $1.15 or 64.3% up. About 267,644 shares traded hands. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) has risen 9.03% since March 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.44% the S&P500.

Analysts await Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) to report earnings on October, 25. They expect $0.73 earnings per share, up 1.39% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.72 per share. ST’s profit will be $122.41M for 13.46 P/E if the $0.73 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.73 actual earnings per share reported by Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) Ratings Coverage

Out of 12 analysts covering Sensata Technologies Holdings NV (NYSE:ST), 6 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 6 “Hold”. This means 50% are positive. $145 is the highest target while $36 is the lowest. The $46.50 average target is 18.32% above today’s ($39.3) stock price. Sensata Technologies Holdings NV has been the topic of 26 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, January 15. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of ST in a report on Wednesday, October 28 with “Sector Perform” rating. As per Wednesday, February 3, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating given by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, January 18. As per Wednesday, October 7, the company rating was downgraded by Citigroup. The stock of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, March 29 by SunTrust. The rating was downgraded by Suntrust Robinson on Friday, November 13 to “Neutral”. The stock of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, October 15 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Thursday, January 21. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) on Monday, January 11 with “Buy” rating.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Sensata Technologies B.V., through its subsidiaries, is a supplier of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions. The Company produces a range of sensors and controls for mission critical applications, such as thermal circuit breakers in aircraft, pressure sensors in automotive systems, and bimetal current and temperature control devices in electric motors. Sensata’s products include pressure sensors, force sensors, position sensors, motor protectors, and thermal and magnetic-hydraulic circuit breakers and switches. It develops solutions for specific customer requirements or applications across automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, air-conditioning, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine applications. Sensata Technologies B.V. is based in Almelo, the Netherlands.”

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.26 in 2016 Q2. Its down 0.11, from 1.37 in 2016Q1. The ratio turned negative, as 39 funds sold all Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. shares owned while 64 reduced positions. 32 funds bought stakes while 98 increased positions. They now own 146.92 million shares or 2.08% less from 150.03 million shares in 2016Q1.
Rudman Errol M last reported 1.94% of its portfolio in the stock. Renaissance Techs Limited Liability Corporation reported 497,400 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Oxford Asset Management holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) for 32,392 shares. Institutional Ltd has 0.53% invested in the company for 1.24M shares. Exane Derivatives holds 0% or 1 shares in its portfolio. Pnc Financial Service Grp reported 12,277 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas Inc last reported 0.01% of its portfolio in the stock. Marlowe Limited Partnership last reported 6.5% of its portfolio in the stock. First Mercantile Trust holds 0.33% of its portfolio in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) for 75,295 shares. Swiss Fincl Bank holds 0.03% or 477,450 shares in its portfolio. Amp Capital Investors has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST). Addenda has invested 0.18% of its portfolio in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST). Stephens Ar owns 64,197 shares or 0.1% of their US portfolio. Strs Ohio, a Ohio-based fund reported 5,794 shares. The Ohio-based Winfield Assoc has invested 0% in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST).

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. is a global industrial technology company. The company has a market cap of $6.59 billion. The Firm is engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of sensors and controls. It has a 16.95 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through two divisions: Performance Sensing and Sensing Solutions.

ST Company Profile

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V., incorporated on December 22, 1988, is a global industrial technology company. The Firm is engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of sensors and controls. The Firm operates through two divisions: Performance Sensing and Sensing Solutions. The Firm produces a range of sensors and controls for applications, such as thermal circuit breakers in aircraft, pressure sensors in automotive systems, and bimetal current and temperature control devices in electric motors. The Company’s sensors are devices that translate a physical phenomenon, such as pressure or position, into electronic signals that microprocessors or computer control systems can act upon. The Company’s controls are devices embedded within systems to protect them from excessive heat or current.

More recent Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) news were published by: Forbes.com which released: “Oversold Conditions For Sensata Technologies Holding (ST)” on June 27, 2016. Also Prnewswire.com published the news titled: “Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. Announces Third Quarter 2015 Results” on October 27, 2015. Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. Announces Offering of $750 Million of Senior …” with publication date: November 12, 2015 was also an interesting one.

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