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Last $65.50 USD
Change Today +1.10 / 1.71%
Volume 202.6K
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As of 4:15 PM 03/27/15 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 Proposes Amendment to Restated Articles of Incorporation

Sensient Technologies Corporation announced that at the AGM of the company to be held on April 23, 2015, the company proposes amendment to the company's amended and restated articles of incorporation to provide for a majority voting standard for uncontested elections of directors.

Sensient Technologies Corporation Announces Management Changes

Sensient Technologies Corporation announced that Richard F. Hobbs retired as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of on February 6, 2015, and Stephen J. Rolfs became Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company on February 7, 2015. Mr. Rolfs previously served as Senior Vice President, Administration of the Company since July 2013.

Sensient Technologies Mulls Acquisition

Sensient Technologies Corporation (NYSE:SXT) is seeking acquisitions. Paul Manning, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sensient Technologies Corporation, said in Sensient Technologies Corporation earnings call, Yes, there's certainly gaps in the portfolio that an acquisition could fit very nicely with. So certainly, that would be a principal use of some of that free cash. But absent a suitable acquisition, which could be either suitable from a technical standpoint or suitable from a price standpoint. Absent that, we see buybacks as a very good use of free cash at this point.”


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