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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.09
ST's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 2265 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. ST: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ST' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.14 Max: N/A
Current: 0.09
Equity to Asset 0.30
ST's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 2233 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. ST: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ST' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.35
Current: 0.3
0.11
0.35
Interest Coverage 2.73
ST's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
89% of the 1919 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 47.66 vs. ST: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ST' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 2.77 Max: 3.82
Current: 2.73
0.39
3.82
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.81
M-Score: -2.49
WACC vs ROIC
10.41%
15.88%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 14.51
ST's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2247 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.51 vs. ST: 14.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ST' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.12  Med: 14.5 Max: 18.35
Current: 14.51
5.12
18.35
Net-margin (%) 13.19
ST's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2248 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. ST: 13.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ST' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.99  Med: 8.44 Max: 13.19
Current: 13.19
-17.99
13.19
ROE (%) 24.44
ST's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2216 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 5.22 vs. ST: 24.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ST' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.59  Med: 15.66 Max: 24.44
Current: 24.44
-44.59
24.44
ROA (%) 6.83
ST's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2277 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. ST: 6.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ST' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.1  Med: 3.97 Max: 6.83
Current: 6.83
-7.1
6.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 42.40
ST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2268 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9.65 vs. ST: 42.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ST' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.74  Med: 44.04 Max: 78.44
Current: 42.4
4.74
78.44
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 18.10
ST's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2021 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. ST: 18.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ST' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 8.85 Max: 18.1
Current: 18.1
0
18.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 14.90
ST's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1623 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. ST: 14.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ST' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.8 Max: 19.4
Current: 14.9
0
19.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 27.50
ST's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. ST: 27.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ST' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 19.7 Max: 245.5
Current: 27.5
0
245.5
» ST's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

ST Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Joel Greenblatt 10,326 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 908,700 sh (New)
John Griffin 6,685,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Lee Ainslie 5,131,212 sh (-6.98%)
Jim Simons 33,779 sh (-83.03%)
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Q1 2016

ST Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Caxton Associates 100,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Steven Cohen 768,500 sh (-15.43%)
John Griffin 4,852,500 sh (-27.41%)
Lee Ainslie 3,520,651 sh (-31.39%)
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Q2 2016

ST Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Ray Dalio 15,700 sh (New)
Jim Simons 497,400 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 10,616 sh (New)
David Dreman 1,010 sh (New)
John Griffin 4,852,500 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Steven Cohen 100 sh (-99.99%)
» More
Q3 2016

ST Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Glenn Greenberg 3,085,374 sh (New)
Lou Simpson 2,284,420 sh (New)
Jim Simons 725,400 sh (+45.84%)
David Dreman 1,010 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 4,852,500 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 10,187 sh (-4.04%)
Ray Dalio 7,556 sh (-51.87%)
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments
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Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. is an industrial technology company. The Company develops, manufactures and sells sensors and controls. Its products include temperature sensors, speed sensors, position sensors, force sensors and motor protectors.

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. was founded was founded on April 24, 1916. It is an industrial technology company. The Company is engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of sensors and controls. The Company conducts its business through subsidiary companies, which operate business and product development centers in the United States (the U.S.), the Netherlands, Belgium, China, and Japan; and manufacturing operations in China, South Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Bulgaria, and the U.S. Sensata organizes its operations into the sensors and controls businesses. The Company produces sensors and controls for applications such as thermal circuit breakers in aircraft, pressure sensors in automotive systems, and bimetal current and temperature control devices in electric motors. Its primary products include low-, medium-, and high-pressure sensors, temperature sensors, speed sensors, position sensors, force sensors, motor protectors, and thermal and magnetic-hydraulic circuit breakers and switches. The Company develops customized solutions for specific customer requirements or applications across a variety of end-markets, including automotive, heavy vehicle on- and off-road ("HVOR"), appliance, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning ("HVAC"), industrial, aerospace, data/telecom, semiconductor, and mobile power, among others. Its customer base in the Sensors business includes OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers in the automotive and HVOR end-markets. The customers in the Controls business include industrial and commercial manufacturers and suppliers across multiple end-markets. The Company competes with independent suppliers and with the in-house operations of Tier 1 systems suppliers.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 15.51
ST's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1797 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 18.83 vs. ST: 15.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ST' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.8  Med: 38.11 Max: 1121.67
Current: 15.51
14.8
1121.67
Forward P/E 19.92
ST's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
62% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. ST: 19.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.51
ST's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1575 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 18.55 vs. ST: 15.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ST' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.8  Med: 38.11 Max: 1121.67
Current: 15.51
14.8
1121.67
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 14.49
ST's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1135 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 15.92 vs. ST: 14.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
ST' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.07  Med: 21.57 Max: 47.8
Current: 14.49
13.07
47.8
P/B 3.44
ST's P/B is ranked lower than
78% of the 2488 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. ST: 3.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ST' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.84  Med: 5.23 Max: 7.5
Current: 3.44
2.84
7.5
P/S 2.11
ST's P/S is ranked lower than
71% of the 2464 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. ST: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ST' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 3.1 Max: 4.1
Current: 2.11
1.77
4.1
PFCF 15.14
ST's PFCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 1143 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 15.11 vs. ST: 15.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ST' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.43  Med: 21.05 Max: 44.96
Current: 15.14
13.43
44.96
POCF 11.40
ST's POCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 1392 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9.87 vs. ST: 11.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ST' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.13  Med: 16.71 Max: 26.43
Current: 11.4
10.13
26.43
EV-to-EBIT 20.68
ST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
64% of the 1874 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 15.18 vs. ST: 20.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ST' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.4  Med: 25.9 Max: 67.5
Current: 20.68
17.4
67.5
EV-to-EBITDA 12.34
ST's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
56% of the 2066 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 10.76 vs. ST: 12.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ST' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.8  Med: 15.7 Max: 27.3
Current: 12.34
9.8
27.3
PEG 1.41
ST's PEG is ranked higher than
58% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. ST: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ST' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 3.84 Max: 16.83
Current: 1.41
0.9
16.83
Current Ratio 2.08
ST's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 2219 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. ST: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ST' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 2.1 Max: 3.39
Current: 2.08
1.04
3.39
Quick Ratio 1.48
ST's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 2219 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. ST: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ST' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.54 Max: 2.84
Current: 1.48
0.68
2.84
Days Inventory 62.75
ST's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
58% of the 2188 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 72.46 vs. ST: 62.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ST' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 51.27  Med: 56.52 Max: 65.98
Current: 62.75
51.27
65.98
Days Sales Outstanding 61.90
ST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
64% of the 1855 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 75.22 vs. ST: 61.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ST' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.4  Med: 53.76 Max: 67.38
Current: 61.9
37.4
67.38
Days Payable 57.70
ST's Days Payable is ranked higher than
51% of the 1770 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 57.09 vs. ST: 57.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ST' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.64  Med: 51.14 Max: 67.02
Current: 57.7
24.64
67.02

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.40
ST's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 1304 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. ST: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ST' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.3  Med: 0.85 Max: 0
Current: 1.4
-7.3
0

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 1.06
ST's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ST: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ST' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 1.88 Max: 2.63
Current: 1.06
1
2.63
Price/Median PS Value 0.66
ST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 2416 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. ST: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ST' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.26
Current: 0.66
0.57
1.26
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.00
ST's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. ST: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
ST' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 3.53 Max: 5.13
Current: 1
0.91
5.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.89
ST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 2628 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. ST: 4.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ST' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 3.9 Max: 5.7
Current: 4.89
1.5
5.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 20.24
ST's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1195 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 7.53 vs. ST: 20.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ST' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.4  Med: 12.55 Max: 21.5
Current: 20.24
5.4
21.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,140
EPS (TTM) $ 2.42
Beta1.72
Short Percentage of Float6.58%
52-Week Range $29.92 - 46.38
Shares Outstanding (Mil)170.86

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 3,196 3,283 3,374
EPS ($) 1.36 1.87 2.35
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.36 1.87 2.35
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
15.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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