Fmr LLC cut its holdings in shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) by 8.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 4,666,522 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after selling 439,143 shares during the period. Fmr LLC owned approximately 2.73% of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. worth $199,354,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors have also bought and sold shares of ST. Janus Capital Management LLC grew its stake in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 11.5% in the 1st quarter. Janus Capital Management LLC now owns 14,946,932 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $652,725,000 after acquiring an additional 1,540,719 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its holdings in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 4.1% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 13,794,761 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $589,311,000 after acquiring an additional 545,783 shares in the last quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. increased its holdings in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 12,143,935 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $518,787,000 after acquiring an additional 44,339 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. increased its holdings in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 68.4% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 8,293,010 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $354,278,000 after acquiring an additional 3,369,088 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. increased its holdings in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. by 1.3% in the 1st quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 3,994,224 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $174,427,000 after acquiring an additional 52,169 shares in the last quarter.

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the stock. Barclays PLC restated an “overweight” rating and set a $52.00 price objective on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in a research report on Friday, July 7th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $48.00 target price on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $50.00 target price (up previously from $46.00) on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. boosted their target price on shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. from $48.00 to $53.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $49.38.

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Shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE ST) opened at 48.42 on Wednesday. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. has a 52 week low of $35.10 and a 52 week high of $48.80. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $47.30 and its 200 day moving average is $47.30. The firm has a market cap of $8.29 billion, a PE ratio of 28.99 and a beta of 1.47.

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.81 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $839.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $835.09 million. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. had a return on equity of 26.18% and a net margin of 8.91%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.73 EPS. Equities research analysts forecast that Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. will post $3.17 EPS for the current year.

In related news, Director Thomas Wroe, Jr. sold 40,000 shares of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. stock in a transaction on Friday, July 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $44.85, for a total transaction of $1,794,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Insiders sold a total of 134,105 shares of company stock valued at $6,047,976 over the last ninety days. 1.00% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. Company Profile

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. is an industrial technology company. The Company is engaged in the development, manufacture, and sale of sensors and controls. The Company operates through two segments: Performance Sensing and Sensing Solutions. It produces a range of sensors and controls for applications, such as pressure sensors in automotive systems, thermal circuit breakers in aircraft, and bimetal current and temperature control devices.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST)

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