Cantillon Capital Management Has Cut Its Sensata Technologies Hldg Nv (ST) Position; Blackrock Floating Rate Income Trust (BGT)’s Sentiment Is 1.25

November 15, 2017 - By Darrin Black

BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment Company. The company has market cap of $325.61 million. The Trust’s investment objective is to provide current income, current gains and capital appreciation. It currently has negative earnings. The Trust has investments in various sectors, such as oil, gas and consumable fuels; real estate investment trusts; auto components; automobiles; banks; aerospace and defense; air freight and logistics; beverages; airlines; biotechnology; building products; capital markets; chemicals; containers and packaging; communications equipment; diversified telecommunication services; electric utilities; food and staples retailing; food products; healthcare equipment and supplies; electronic equipment, instruments and components; industrial conglomerates; insurance; Internet software and services; household durables; media; household products; independent power and renewable electricity producers, and metals and mining.

Cantillon Capital Management Llc decreased Sensata Technologies Hldg Nv (ST) stake by 4.14% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Cantillon Capital Management Llc sold 240,394 shares as Sensata Technologies Hldg Nv (ST)’s stock declined 3.64%. The Cantillon Capital Management Llc holds 5.57 million shares with $238.07 million value, down from 5.81M last quarter. Sensata Technologies Hldg Nv now has $8.10B valuation. The stock declined 0.02% or $0.01 reaching $47.3 per share. About 145,399 shares traded. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) has risen 16.67% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.03% the S&P500.

Analysts await Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $0.84 earnings per share, up 10.53% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.76 per share. ST’s profit will be $143.85M for 14.08 P/E if the $0.84 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.81 actual earnings per share reported by Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.70% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.28 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.76, from 2.04 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 39 investors sold ST shares while 61 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 88 raised stakes. 182.42 million shares or 6.81% more from 170.79 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Fincl Bank Of America Corporation De has 0.01% invested in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) for 1.13 million shares. Assetmark accumulated 724 shares. Cibc holds 0% of its portfolio in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) for 10,000 shares. Paloma Management holds 0% or 4,902 shares in its portfolio. Scotia Cap reported 0.01% stake. Price T Rowe Associate Md stated it has 22.63 million shares. Samlyn Lc holds 0.56% or 536,401 shares. Financial Counselors Inc stated it has 9,113 shares. Moreover, Ameriprise Financial has 0.03% invested in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) for 1.24 million shares. Cambridge Inv Advsrs has invested 0% in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST). World Asset Mngmt Incorporated owns 6,965 shares. Parametric Port Limited Liability reported 0.01% stake. Neuberger Berman Grp Ltd Liability Co invested 0.1% in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST). Blue Ridge Limited Company reported 3.3% in Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST). Thomas White Intl accumulated 44,592 shares or 0.33% of the stock.

Among 13 analysts covering Sensata Technologies Holdings NV (NYSE:ST), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 54% are positive. Sensata Technologies Holdings NV had 47 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Atlantic Securities on Thursday, February 4 to “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, October 12 with “Buy”. On Monday, October 16 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Monday, October 5. The stock of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) earned “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, July 1. The company was maintained on Tuesday, July 25 by Oppenheimer. Cowen & Co maintained Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) on Friday, September 15 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Wednesday, July 26 with “Neutral”. The stock of Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by Citigroup. On Monday, January 9 the stock rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Outperform”.

Provise Management Group Llc holds 0.21% of its portfolio in BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust for 100,876 shares. Investment Centers Of America Inc owns 164,078 shares or 0.17% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Rockland Trust Co has 0.13% invested in the company for 59,043 shares. The Colorado-based Advisors Asset Management Inc. has invested 0.08% in the stock. Alpha Cubed Investments Llc, a California-based fund reported 20,090 shares.

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