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Last $66.00 USD
Change Today +0.64 / 0.98%
Volume 269.2K
As of 8:04 PM 05/1/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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sensient technologies corp (SXT) Details

Sensient Technologies Corporation manufactures and markets colors, flavors, and fragrances in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Flavors & Fragrances Group, and Color Group. The Flavors & Fragrances Group segment develops, manufactures, and supplies systems products, including flavor-delivery systems, and compounded and blended products; ingredient products, such as essential oils, natural and synthetic flavors, and aroma chemicals; chili powder; paprika; chili pepper; and dehydrated vegetables comprising parsley, celery, and spinach. This segment sells its products to the food, beverage, personal care, and household-products industries. The Color Group segment develops, manufactures, and supplies natural and synthetic color systems for use in foods, beverages, and pharmaceuticals; colors and other ingredients for cosmetics and pharmaceuticals; and technical colors for industrial applications. It also offers industrial colors, specialty inks, and other dyes and pigments used in various non-food applications. This segment sells products under the Sensient Food Colors, Sensient Pharmaceutical Coating Systems, Sensient Cosmetic Technologies, Sensient Inks, and Sensient Industrial Colors trade names. The company was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

4,053 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/26/15
Founded in 1882

sensient technologies corp (SXT) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director,...
Total Annual Compensation: $800.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $381.3K
President of Color Group
Total Annual Compensation: $355.6K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Se...
Total Annual Compensation: $395.4K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

sensient technologies corp (SXT) Key Developments

Sensient Technologies Corporation Approves Amendment to the By-Laws

Sensient Technologies Corporation announced that at the AGM held on April 23, 2015 the shareholders have approved the amendment to the first sentence of Section 3.2(a) of the By-Laws to provide that the number of directors of the corporation shall be ten, and amended paragraph 2 of the corporate governance guidelines to provide that the board shall be comprised of 10 directors, each effective immediately.

Sensient Technologies Corporation Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on June 1, 2015

The Board of Directors of Sensient Technologies Corporation declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.25 per share. The cash dividend will be paid on June 1, 2015, to shareholders of record on May 8, 2015.

Sensient Technologies Corporation Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

Sensient Technologies Corporation announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of $346,226,000 against $367,125,000 a year ago. Operating income was $46,446,000 against $8,586,000 a year ago. Earnings before income taxes was $42,531,000 against $4,455,000 a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations was $30,735,000 against $2,631,000 a year ago. Net earnings $30,526,000 against net loss of $2,075,000 a year ago. Earnings per diluted share of common stock were 0.65 cents against 0.05 cents a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $53,561,000 against $54,773,000 a year ago. Adjusted net earnings was $36,253,000 against $35,706,000 a year ago. Adjusted diluted earnings per share were $0.76 against $0.71 a year ago. Operating income from continuing operations was $46,446,000 against $8,586,000 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities $30,589,000 against $19,835,000 a year ago. Acquisition of property, plant and equipment was $13,431,000 against $14,711,000 a year ago. The strong cash flow was driven by higher cash earnings and inventory reductions. The company announced that while the outlook for the company’s operating performance has not changed, it is revising its adjusted earnings per share guidance to a range of $3.00 to $3.09 due to the increased currency impact for the year 2015. The previous guidance was $3.02 to $3.12.


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