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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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Cash to Debt 0.19
ST's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
72% of the 2544 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. ST: 0.19 )
ST' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.19

Equity to Asset 0.33
ST's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 2511 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. ST: 0.33 )
ST' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.35
Current: 0.33

0.11
0.35
Interest Coverage 3.82
ST's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
65% of the 1460 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 97.77 vs. ST: 3.82 )
ST' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 3.82
Current: 3.82

0.39
3.82
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.91
M-Score: -2.54
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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Operating margin (%) 18.35
ST's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2407 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. ST: 18.35 )
ST' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.12   Max: 18.35
Current: 18.35

5.12
18.35
Net-margin (%) 9.50
ST's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2409 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. ST: 9.50 )
ST' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -17.99   Max: 9.5
Current: 9.5

-17.99
9.5
ROE (%) 16.48
ST's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2378 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. ST: 16.48 )
ST' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -44.59   Max: 16.48
Current: 16.48

-44.59
16.48
ROA (%) 5.38
ST's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2414 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. ST: 5.38 )
ST' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.1   Max: 5.38
Current: 5.38

-7.1
5.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 63.55
ST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2406 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 11.68 vs. ST: 63.55 )
ST' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 17.39   Max: 63.55
Current: 63.55

17.39
63.55
Revenue Growth (%) 7.50
ST's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1829 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. ST: 7.50 )
ST' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 10.2
Current: 7.5

0
10.2
EBITDA Growth (%) 2.70
ST's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. ST: 2.70 )
ST' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 2.7
Current: 2.7

0
2.7
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

ST Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 260,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 387,990 sh (+426.72%)
Alan Fournier 6,222,004 sh (+5.24%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
John Griffin 6,585,000 sh (-16.38%)
Jim Simons 46,400 sh (-93.09%)
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Q3 2013

ST Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 218,400 sh (+370.69%)
John Griffin 6,585,000 sh (unchged)
Alan Fournier 5,013,848 sh (-19.42%)
Paul Tudor Jones 171,000 sh (-34.23%)
Steven Cohen 148,638 sh (-61.69%)
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Q4 2013

ST Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Caxton Associates 1,500,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 62,363 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 358,010 sh (+140.86%)
Jim Simons 373,800 sh (+71.15%)
John Griffin 6,585,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Alan Fournier 4,132,938 sh (-17.57%)
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Q1 2014

ST Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Daniel Loeb 1,850,000 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 31,050 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 248,100 sh (New)
John Griffin 6,585,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Alan Fournier 3,817,938 sh (-7.62%)
Jim Simons 327,200 sh (-12.47%)
Steven Cohen 33,183 sh (-90.73%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ST

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Daniel Loeb 2014-03-31 New Buy1.2%$36.78 - $42.9 $ 48.6722%1850000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.06%$36.78 - $42.9 $ 48.6722%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.06%$37 - $40.94 $ 48.6727%62363
Daniel Loeb 2013-06-30 Sold Out 1.2%$31.13 - $36.69 $ 48.6742%0
John Griffin 2013-06-30 Reduce -16.38%0.54%$31.13 - $36.69 $ 48.6742%6585000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.04%$31.13 - $36.69 $ 48.6742%0
Daniel Loeb 2013-03-31 Reduce -30.91%0.49%$31.85 - $34.74 $ 48.6747%1900000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.04%$31.85 - $34.74 $ 48.6747%22635
Daniel Loeb 2012-12-31 Add 57.14%0.58%$26.83 - $32.16 $ 48.6765%2750000
Steve Mandel 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.53%$26.83 - $32.16 $ 48.6765%0
Daniel Loeb 2012-09-30 Add 14.75%0.13%$26.06 - $32.19 $ 48.6766%1750000
Daniel Loeb 2012-06-30 New Buy1.2%$26.57 - $34.2 $ 48.6756%1525000
Steve Mandel 2012-06-30 Reduce -54.12%0.65%$26.57 - $34.2 $ 48.6756%2712645
John Griffin 2011-12-31 Add 21.15%0.68%$25.2 - $31.74 $ 48.6768%7875000
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0045%$25.2 - $31.74 $ 48.6768%0
John Griffin 2011-09-30 Add 41.39%1.03%$28.23 - $39.25 $ 48.6746%6500000
Steve Mandel 2011-09-30 Add 31.33%0.34%$28.23 - $39.25 $ 48.6746%6670287
John Griffin 2011-06-30 Add 52.22%0.9%$32.92 - $37.66 $ 48.6740%4597156
Steve Mandel 2011-06-30 Add 37.37%0.39%$32.92 - $37.66 $ 48.6740%5079000
George Soros 2011-06-30 Reduce -70.14%0.01%$32.92 - $37.66 $ 48.6740%9700
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 38.90
ST's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
61% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 31.90 vs. ST: 38.90 )
ST' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 31.06   Max: 2804.17
Current: 38.9

31.06
2804.17
P/B 6.90
ST's P/B is ranked lower than
67% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. ST: 6.90 )
ST' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.84   Max: 6.9
Current: 6.9

2.84
6.9
P/S 4.20
ST's P/S is ranked lower than
63% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. ST: 4.20 )
ST' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.77   Max: 4.2
Current: 4.2

1.77
4.2
PFCF 26.70
ST's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 83.39 vs. ST: 26.70 )
ST' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 13.45   Max: 28.52
Current: 26.7

13.45
28.52
EV-to-EBIT 24.85
ST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
64% of the 2659 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 23.82 vs. ST: 24.85 )
ST' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 21.3   Max: 41
Current: 24.85

21.3
41
PEG 17.70
ST's PEG is ranked higher than
78% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ST: 17.70 )
ST' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 2.71   Max: 17.7
Current: 17.7

2.71
17.7
Current Ratio 2.49
ST's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 2532 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. ST: 2.49 )
ST' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 3.39
Current: 2.49

1.04
3.39
Quick Ratio 1.97
ST's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 2532 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. ST: 1.97 )
ST' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 2.84
Current: 1.97

0.68
2.84

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 1.30
ST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. ST: 1.30 )
ST' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 1.23
Current: 1.3

0.55
1.23
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 6.10
ST's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 2659 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ST: 6.10 )
ST' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 2.84   Max: 5.31
Current: 6.1

2.84
5.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.00
ST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
51% of the 2169 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. ST: 4.00 )
ST' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 4.7
Current: 4

2.4
4.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 8.68
ST's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1567 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. ST: 8.68 )
ST' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 9.1   Max: 16.3
Current: 8.68

9.1
16.3

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
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Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. was founded in 1931. The Company currently conducts its business through subsidiary companies which operate business and product development centers in the United States, the Netherlands and Japan; and manufacturing operations in Brazil, China, South Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, the Dominican Republic and the U.S. The Company is engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of sensors and controls. The Company produces a range of customized, innovative sensors and controls for mission-critical applications such as thermal circuit breakers in aircraft, pressure sensors in automotive systems, and bimetal current and temperature control devices in electric motors. It is a supplier of automotive, commercial and industrial sensors, including pressure sensors, pressure switches and position and force sensors. It is also a supplier of automotive, commercial and industrial sensors, including pressure sensors, pressure switches and position and force sensors. The Company's sensors are customized devices that translate a physical phenomenon such as force or position into electronic signals that microprocessors or computer-based control systems can act upon. Its controls are customized devices embedded within systems to protect them from excessive heat or current. Its main products include pressure sensors, force sensors, position sensors, motor protectors, and thermal and magnetic-hydraulic circuit breakers and switches. It develops customized and innovative solutions for specific customer requirements, or applications, across the appliance, automotive, HVAC, industrial, aerospace, defense, data / telecom, and other end-markets. The Company has long-standing relationships with a diverse base of global OEMs and other multi-national companies such as BMW, Boeing, Bosch, Carrier, Caterpillar, Continental, Emerson, Ford, GM, Hitachi, Huawei, Jiaxipera, John Deere, LG, Nissan, Panasonic, Renault, Samsung Electronics and Volkswagen. The Company develops products that address increasingly complex engineering requirements by investing substantially in research, development and application engineering. Its customer base in the sensors business includes a range of OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers in the automotive, industrial and commercial end-markets. The Company's customers in the controls business include a range of industrial and commercial OEMs and Tier 1 manufacturers across multiple end-markets, mainly OEMs in the climate control, appliance, semiconductor, datacomm, telecommunications and aerospace industries, as well as Tier 1 motor and compressor suppliers. Within each of the product categories in its sensors business, Sensata competes with a variety of independent suppliers and with the in-house operations of Tier 1 systems suppliers.
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