ATTLEBORO, Mass., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, Sensata Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ST) has been named to The Boston Globe's list of Top 100 best-performing publicly traded corporations based in Massachusetts.
Sensata was listed #7 on this year's list --up from #77 last year-- based on increases in sales, profits, and shareholder returns during 2012.
President and Chief Executive Officer Martha Sullivan said, "Sensata is honored to be included in the Globe 100 for the second year in a row. I want to thank the whole Sensata team as this recognition reinforces our commitment to growth and is a testament to the talent of our workforce. Our products play a mission-critical role in safety, energy efficiency and a clean environment and we are proud to be considered a leader in the technology-rich Massachusetts economy."
The Globe 100 ranks Massachusetts-based public companies based on financial data from the four quarters ending December 31, 2012. To be eligible, the company must be traded publicly for the entire 2012 calendar year on the New York Stock Exchange, the Nasdaq or the American Stock Exchange and report revenue and profit for both 2011 and 2012. Companies are ranked on four criteria: return on average equity, one-year percentage change in revenue, one-year percentage change in profit margin and 2012 revenue.
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About Sensata Technologies
Sensata Technologies is one of the world's leading suppliers of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions with operations and business centers in eleven countries. Sensata's products improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day in automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, air-conditioning and ventilation, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine applications. For more information, please visit Sensata's website at www.sensata.com.
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