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SXT Sensient Technologies PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The PE ratio for Sensient Technologies stock stands at 35.07 as of Jun 14, 2024. This results from the current EPS of $2.15 and stock price of $75.41. An increase of 35% has been seen in the P/E ratio compared to the average of 25.9 of the last 4 quarters.

SXT PE ratio history

How has SXT's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last ten years, the average PE ratio of Sensient Technologies has been 28.09. The current 35.07 PE ratio is 25% above the historical average. Over the past ten years, SXT's PE ratio was at its highest in the Dec 2014 quarter at 39.7, with a price of $60.34 and an EPS of $1.52. The Dec 2018 quarter recorded the bottom point at 15.05, with a price of $55.85 and an EPS of $3.71.


Sensient Technologies PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 126.38% in 2019

Maximum annual decrease: -57.82% in 2018

Year PE ratio Change
2023 29.73 37%
2022 21.7 -38.84%
2021 35.48 24.58%
2020 28.48 -16.41%
2019 34.07 126.38%
2018 15.05 -57.82%
2017 35.68 28.95%
2016 27.67 2.63%
2015 26.96 -32.09%
2014 39.7 86.56%

SXT average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of SXT for the past years

Currently, SXT's PE ratio is greater than its 3, 5 and 10-year historical averages.

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SXT PE vs peers

What is SXT's PE ratio compared to its peers

SXT's PE ratio is lower than its peer stock VHI, but it is greater than EMN's.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
EMN Eastman Chemical Co 12.76 $11.71B
SXT Sensient Technologies Corp 35.07 $3.19B
VHI Valhi Inc 935 $528.99M
KRO Kronos Worldwide Inc N/A $1.57B
IFF International Flavors & Fragrances Inc N/A $24.14B

Frequently asked questions

What is Sensient Technologies's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for SXT stock is 35.07 as of Jun 14, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Sensient Technologies (SXT)?

As an average over the last 3 years, SXT stock has a PE ratio of 26.85.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Sensient Technologies (SXT)?

As an average over the last 5 years, SXT stock has a PE ratio of 27.57.

What is the highest PE ratio for SXT?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 39.7 and it was in the Dec 2014 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for SXT compare to its historical average?

SXT's price to earnings ratio is currently 25% above its 10-year historical average.

How is SXT's PE ratio calculated (Sensient Technologies PE ratio formula)?

To determine the PE ratio, divide the most recent stock price by the TTM earnings per share (EPS). As of today (Jun 14, 2024), Sensient Technologies's stock price is $75.41. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $2.15. Therefore, Sensient Technologies's P/E ratio for today is 35.07. PE RATIO(35.07) = STOCK PRICE($75.41) / TTM EPS($2.15)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.