Sensient Technologies Corp. (SXT) Drops 5.67% on February 05

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Sensient Technologies Corp. (SXT) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Friday February 05 as the stock slid 5.67% to $54.13, a loss of $-3.255 per share. Starting at an opening price of $56.38 a share, the stock traded between $52.69 and $56.38 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 223,790 shares over 2,541 trades, against an average daily volume of 181,563 shares and a total float of 45.22 million.

The losses send Sensient Technologies Corp. down to a market cap of $2.45 billion. In the last year, Sensient Technologies Corp. has traded between $70.53 and $54.03, and its 50-day SMA is currently $61.04 and 200-day SMA is $64.36.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 23.9.

Sensient Technologies Corp is a manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors and fragrances used to develop foods and beverage systems, cosmetic and pharmaceutical systems,inkjet and specialty inks and colors.

Sensient Technologies Corp. is based out of Milwaukee, WI and has some 4,053 employees. Its CEO is Paul Manning.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Sensient Technologies Corp., check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for SXT. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

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