Sensata Technologies Holding Plc (ST) Stock Faces 2.51% Weekly Volatility

In the past week, ST stock has gone up by 1.74%, with a monthly gain of 4.49% and a quarterly plunge of -3.41%. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.51%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 2.09% for Sensata Technologies Holding Plc The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 1.94% for ST stock, with a simple moving average of -2.22% for the last 200 days.

Is It Worth Investing in Sensata Technologies Holding Plc (NYSE: ST) Right Now?

The 36-month beta value for ST is at 1.35. Analysts have varying views on the stock, with 5 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 3 rating it as “overweight,” 9 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The public float for ST is 149.32M, and currently, shorts hold a 3.49% of that float. The average trading volume for ST on April 03, 2024 was 2.22M shares.

ST) stock’s latest price update

Sensata Technologies Holding Plc (NYSE: ST)’s stock price has decreased by -0.47 compared to its previous closing price of 36.46. However, the company has seen a 1.74% increase in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Zacks Investment Research reported 2024-03-07 that Sensata (ST) reported earnings 30 days ago. What’s next for the stock?

Analysts’ Opinion of ST

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for ST stocks, with BofA Securities repeating the rating for ST by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for ST in the upcoming period, according to BofA Securities is $38 based on the research report published on February 07, 2024 of the current year 2024.

Oppenheimer, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see ST reach a price target of $50. The rating they have provided for ST stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on January 30th, 2024.

JP Morgan gave a rating of “Underweight” to ST, setting the target price at $34 in the report published on January 08th of the current year.

ST Trading at 3.78% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought ST to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -27.58% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.09%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.51%, as shares surge +3.16% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +5.34% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, ST rose by +1.74%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -18.54% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $35.65. In addition, Sensata Technologies Holding Plc saw -3.41% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at ST starting from ZIDE STEPHEN M, who sale 10,108 shares at the price of $41.08 back on May 18 ’23. After this action, ZIDE STEPHEN M now owns 26,368 shares of Sensata Technologies Holding Plc, valued at $415,271 using the latest closing price.

Sullivan Martha N., the Director of Sensata Technologies Holding Plc, sale 11,700 shares at $41.27 during a trade that took place back on May 15 ’23, which means that Sullivan Martha N. is holding 201,268 shares at $482,850 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for ST

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • 0.12 for the present operating margin
  • 0.3 for the gross margin

The net margin for Sensata Technologies Holding Plc stands at -0.0. The total capital return value is set at 0.07. Equity return is now at value -0.13, with -0.05 for asset returns.

Based on Sensata Technologies Holding Plc (ST), the company’s capital structure generated 0.53 points at debt to capital in total, while cash flow to debt ratio is standing at 0.13. The debt to equity ratio resting at 1.13. The interest coverage ratio of the stock is 3.34.

Currently, EBITDA for the company is 860.48 million with net debt to EBITDA at 3.42. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.07. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.45for trailing twelve months and the total asset turnover is 0.53. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.55.


In conclusion, Sensata Technologies Holding Plc (ST) has had a mixed performance lately. Opinion on the stock among analysts is mixed, with some giving it a “buy” rating and others a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.

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