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Sensata Technologies is a company that engages in the design, manufacture, and distribution of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions. It operates in two segments: Performance Sensing and Sensing Solutions. The Performance Sensing segment develops sensors, high-voltage contactors, and other products used in mission-critical systems and applications such as those in subsystems of automobiles, on-road trucks, and off-road equipment. The Sensing Solutions segment serves the industrial and aerospace industries through development and manufacture of a portfolio of application-specific sensor and control products used in the aerospace market and a range of industrial markets, including the small appliance, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, semiconductor, material handling, factory automation, and water management markets.

TypePublic
Founded2006
HQAttleboro, MA, US
Websitesensata.com
Employee Ratings3.2

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)21,050(-2%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)$3.5 B(-2%)
Share Price (Jan 2021)$54.7 (-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Sensata

Jeffrey Cote

Jeffrey Cote

Chief Executive Officer and President, Director
Steve Beringhause

Steve Beringhause

Chief Technology Officer, Executive Vice President
Daniel L. Black

Daniel L. Black

Director
Paul Vasington

Paul Vasington

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Vineet Nargolwala

Vineet Nargolwala

Executive Vice President, Sensing Solutions
Yann Etienvre

Yann Etienvre

Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer
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Sensata Office Locations

Sensata has offices in Attleboro, Cambridge, Everett, Phoenix and in 13 other locations
Attleboro, MA, US (HQ)
529 Pleasant St
Attleboro, MA, US
533 Pleasant St
Cambridge, MD, US
807 Woods Rd
Everett, WA, US
2211 W Casino Rd
Phoenix, AZ, US
2102 W Quail Ave #2
Olen, BE
Industrielaan 24
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Sensata Financials and Metrics

Sensata Revenue

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Sensata's revenue was reported to be $3.45 b in FY, 2019 which is a 2% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2020)

788.3m

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

258.1m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

32.7%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

76.7m

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

126.8m

Market capitalization (15-Jan-2021)

8.6b

Closing stock price (15-Jan-2021)

54.7

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

1.6b

EV

11.0b
Sensata's current market capitalization is $8.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

3.3b3.5b3.5b

Revenue growth, %

3%6%(2%)

Cost of goods sold

2.1b2.3b2.3b

Gross profit

1.2b1.3b1.2b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

886.3m913.9m873.6m870.5m883.7m849.7m774.3m576.5m788.3m

Cost of goods sold

582.5m582.5m558.3m580.8m575.2m554.9m566.4m412.4m530.3m

Gross profit

303.8m331.4m315.2m289.7m308.5m294.8m207.9m164.1m258.1m

Gross profit Margin, %

34%36%36%33%35%35%27%28%33%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

753.1m729.8m774.1m

Accounts Receivable

556.5m581.8m557.9m

Inventories

446.1m492.3m506.7m

Current Assets

1.8b1.9b2.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

828.3m863.4m811.4m649.5m721.1m721.4m803.0m1.2b1.6b

Accounts Receivable

627.7m604.9m614.6m633.0m635.5m596.8m536.4m443.7m565.2m

Prepaid Expenses

100.3m

Inventories

459.7m462.0m489.3m484.1m490.1m502.9m514.3m488.8m438.2m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

408.4m599.0m282.7m

Depreciation and Amortization

270.4m245.3m266.6m

Inventories

(57.1m)(55.4m)(10.9m)

Accounts Payable

23.8m48.4m(34.6m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

90.5m195.8m344.9m85.1m158.5m229.2m8.4m(34.1m)42.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

62.9m123.1m183.1m63.4m127.4m192.4m67.8m131.1m192.6m

Inventories

(13.6m)(35.1m)(65.4m)8.2m2.2m(7.2m)(7.6m)17.9m71.2m

Accounts Payable

47.8m23.4m84.1m(14.9m)(27.2m)(40.1m)(20.0m)(99.5m)(10.9m)
USDFY, 2017

EV/EBIT

20.4 x

EV/CFO

20.2 x

Revenue/Employee

149.6k

Debt/Equity

1.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

2.8 x

P/E Ratio

21.6
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Sensata Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Patents (US)

315 324 296

Patents (Foreign)

370 450 383

Patent Applications (US)

41 34 64

Patent Applications (Foreign)

227 209 234
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Sensata Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
PrecoAugust 19, 2020
GIGAVACOctober 31, 2018$233 m
Custom Sensors & TechnologiesDecember 01, 2015$1 b
SchraderOctober 14, 2014$1 b
DeltaTech ControlsJuly 04, 2014$177.80 m
MagnumMay 29, 2014$60.60 m
WabashJanuary 02, 2014$59.60 m
Airpax CorporationJuly 14, 2007
Airpax Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
August Brazil Holding Company S.á.r.l.
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Sensata Revenue Breakdown

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Sensata revenue breakdown by business segment: 26.2% from Sensing Solutions and 73.8% from Performance Sensing

Sensata revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 29.6% from Asia and Rest of World, 28.1% from Europe and 42.3% from Americas

Sensata Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

78/100

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Sensata Online and Social Media Presence

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Sensata News and Updates

Sager Electronics expands Sensata product offering, adds Cynergy3

Industrial parts distributor Sager Electronics will add Sensata’s Cynergy3 products to its line card. Cynergy3 is a leading manufacturer of high-performance reed relays and industrial sensors, and joins Airpax, BEI Sensors, Crydom, Kavlico, and Sensata Pressure and Temperature in the portfolio of Se…

Sensata Technologies Holding plc Announces Offering of $750 Million of Senior Notes by Sensata Technologies, Inc.

SWINDON, United Kingdom, Aug. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sensata Technologies Holding plc (NYSE: ST) (“Sensata Technologies”) today announced that its indirect wholly owned subsidiary, Sensata Technologies, Inc. (the “Issuer”), intends to offer, subject to market and other customary conditions, …

Sensata Technologies Reports Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results

SWINDON, United Kingdom, July 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sensata Technologies (NYSE: ST), a global industrial technology company and a leading provider of sensor-rich solutions that create insights for customers, today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2020.

Sensata Technologies Announces the Appointment of Two New Board Members

Company adds Lorraine Bolsinger and Steven Sonnenberg to Board of Directors, two seasoned industrial and technology executives with extensive strategy, M&A and finance experience Company adds Lorraine Bolsinger and Steven Sonnenberg to Board of Directors, two seasoned industrial and technology e…

Sensata Technologies Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Financial Results

SWINDON, United Kingdom, Feb. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sensata Technologies (NYSE: ST), a global industrial technology company and a leading provider of sensor-rich solutions that create insights for customers, today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended Decemb…

Sensata Announces Chief Executive Officer Transition

SWINDON, United Kingdom, Jan. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sensata Technologies (NYSE:ST), a global industrial technology company and a leading provider of sensor-rich solutions that create insights for customers, today announced that Jeffrey Cote, currently President and Chief Operating Officer, …
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Sensata Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sensata founded?

    Sensata was founded in 2006.

  • Who are Sensata key executives?

    Sensata's key executives are Jeffrey Cote, Steve Beringhause and Daniel L. Black.

  • How many employees does Sensata have?

    Sensata has 21,050 employees.

  • What is Sensata revenue?

    Latest Sensata annual revenue is $3.5 b.

  • What is Sensata revenue per employee?

    Latest Sensata revenue per employee is $163.9 k.

  • Who are Sensata competitors?

    Competitors of Sensata include TE Connectivity, Teledyne Technologies and STMicroelectronics.

  • Where is Sensata headquarters?

    Sensata headquarters is located at 529 Pleasant St, Attleboro.

  • Where are Sensata offices?

    Sensata has offices in Attleboro, Cambridge, Everett, Phoenix and in 13 other locations.

  • How many offices does Sensata have?

    Sensata has 18 offices.