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Sensient Technologies Corp SXT

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Raising Our Sensient Fair Value Estimate to $80 on Higher Near-Term Outlook; Shares Overvalued

Seth Goldstein, CFA Senior Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

| Seth Goldstein, CFA |

Sensient Technologies reported excellent third-quarter results as adjusted operating income was up roughly 14% year on year excluding the impact of divestitures and foreign exchange movements. The growth was driven by the continued recovery of the personal care market in the colors segment and volume growth in the flavors and extracts segment. Management raised its outlook for the year and now expects mid- to high-single-digit profit growth, up from the previous expectation of mid-single-digit growth. 

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Company Profile

Business Description

Sensient Technologies manufactures and markets natural and synthetic colors, flavors, and flavor extracts. The company has a widespread network of facilities around the globe, and its customers operate across a variety of end markets. Sensient’s offerings are predominantly applied to consumer-facing products, including food and beverage, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.

Contact
777 East Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI, 53202-5304
T +1 414 271-6755
Sector Basic Materials
Industry Specialty Chemicals
Most Recent Earnings Sep 30, 2021
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2021
Stock Type Cyclical
Employees 3,948