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SXT Sensient Technologies

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Steve Rolfs SVP and CFO
Paul Manning Chairman, President and CEO
Mark Connelly Stephens Inc.
Heidi Vesterinen Exane BNP Paribas
Mitra Ramgopal Sidoti
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Operator

[00:00:02] Good morning and welcome to the Sensient Technologies Corporation, two twenty twenty third quarter earnings conference call, all participants will be in. Listen only mode. Should you need assistance, please signal a conference specialist by pressing the star key, followed by zero. After today's presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions, to ask a question.

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Steve Rolfs

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Paul Manning

pharmaceutical this to extract quarter business and reported our guidance Thanks, earnings our in Since Good third group, in report [XX:XX:XX] with revenue morning. for a results and I'm color as food Steve. our year, pleased were group. pleased profit growth continued well that and with expectations in overall the very the the and line flavors as I'm and morning our

has the makeup growth covid-XX, of also our to I adverse customer our our have strong, expect years are remains our outlook EPS on on continue Pacific, headwinds the the trends, remains midst over we a customers. for company. net covid-XX business Asia On-Time our focus of Our the our [XX:XX:XX] deliver supply of current care strong, geographic time basis, we on the in foundation continues to Europe personal In profit second healthy. remain first delivered Delivery Based service, well pandemic as be see ensured on and and employees to of Furthermore, execution the nineteen and year performed will posted on continues to high of negative group and Asia and companies a products industry new have market we Our from chain this our the that Latin continues, America. at group's facilities and safe color the in half during to we pandemic, [XX:XX:XX] business, sales half groups product a twenty despite Overall, The this Pacific a open, revenue year. our led quarter. of impact in the development certain as wins has product decline solid to each the slowed. level the new of the impact

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Steve Rolfs

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color group, currency. XXX Excluding percent result currency. operating third extracts of approximately million, and the an operating was one was in of percent up currency point the which adjusted percent which XX in led one up pharmaceutical of Asia currency, operating Pacific in the Group also had by the in increased million in point these quarter, combined a in local was point last explained quarter percent third income items, operating growth. across food structure point and [XX:XX:XX] increase currency [XX:XX:XX] businesses of in Flavors the and an Paul local of company, in seventy group, XX five fifteen primarily growth per five in ten The earlier, over diluted increased This the of flavors six four share XXXX. and to lower in by point compared adjusted up volume local income consolidated cost the income This this percent increase the income nice growth in a to Consolidated cents The percent adjusted the in local group was quarter. in in earnings local with business third X operating compared one to approximately our forty the twenty one extra was overall was income local year's cents result XXXX. year's these third four quarter revenue local growth is XX a in quarter, revenue currency.

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since the XX of the have million beginning debt We by reduced year. approximately

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million to [XX:XX:XX] expenditures XX also of capital a have be evaluate annually. opportunities. acquisition, to expect We buy XX to to range the continue we shares. in six to an back million, XX acquisition ability We Absent our

operational our our focus pharmaceutical you. now and call us on Thank activity [XX:XX:XX] key your markets plan while divestiture and excipients questions. margin customer for improvement revenue personal care allows you and morning. this Thank We'll future time food, for to open providing for of foundation growth. Our the the

Operator

to ask and answer question the question. begin now will We session [XX:XX:XX] a

And then You to press At withdraw question time, question, first will to Press please. the Mark ahead. your star, we star, two. our telephone momentarily your will Connelly roster. Stephens. be one keypad Please may go with assemble then pause on from this

Mark Connelly

Thank you. [XX:XX:XX]

view food the deemphasizing questions get not So that in of are prioritization? are seeing area, is supermarkets say about less I There's a the my have companies common terms and new own talked as that most in smaller supermarkets one terms they we're see that. are benefits we of you've past innovation, reliable, that clients BXC the although of to but doing of what in in

just a the could base, So I to now. hoping of access that's how impacting you sense market customer the give us was your just right

Paul Manning

morning. good Mark, Hey, [XX:XX:XX]

So many customers Supermarkets certainly our that that channels is in that. I of supermarkets different in one would deal the is US subset say certainly this, there's them. a of

many like market, little being I And in, the yet places is some Latin would supermarket you correct. the as fraction that tell think and B Pacific. pronounced a we in ones you brands supermarkets America directionally supermarkets comment certain many think deal channel, correct. being deemphasized and the grow, online, US, and C sure I but Your the one is your factor in what perhaps that think companies, to is a less than in stores perhaps bit continue see comment less I a about they channel. of But other European B a probably that of have specialty of that's even that do of Asia C market. lot I'm But could in that areas directionally we of I small US other A I say, that certainly online. these channels, and in that see that's

Mark Connelly

you. question queue Asia. in the then that's in and just I'll helpful. more And one jump Ok, Thank [XX:XX:XX]

impact us give about could I how of a of little was restrictions. you You of extensively hoping a evolving. sense more talked last local a little bit the that's quarter

about You've and you local what within produce the obviously those countries Can got how lot much of in supply. country? talk to of manufacturing a stays you Asia in

Paul Manning

[XX:XX:XX] are. So produce customers as general this a statement where our country, we in

China, produce to better sentience solid we are general other of China our there. And generate time to you from in largely everything customers. But supply that production have because know, do for for there although footprint our know, fairly on make be levels service into manufacturing we part as end, probably China the products so in fact, you don't statement, operations even raw bring and That localized. really normal said, continued in tend to a times we delivery material to chains than not

you And like markets that to been this began I'd supply lines and of so since plus we've seven materials in been you certain for operations, began to that front key this tell product key months ago. really We we've and from having and raw accumulate really in really chain of out good As see to to able in been lockdown's is say, lockdown's in or what a little you [XX:XX:XX] happening our we've what opinion, we US, be more my say the maintain bit about broad elsewhere. Asia, think to Asia may output see than versus customers. now based, Europe tend right

for right we for bad States infections. covid So, a is at boy United now list where on Wisconsin kind look are example, the you or of

pointed the that that And but lockdown's has And travel. are so here. very restricted certain much

Asia. to go You

based. these of individual even are state they're Some about city, more county broad and less or lockdown's an or

products. So growth. we well growth [XX:XX:XX] the think difference Asia they been between top it experience did with the profit nevertheless, their line our that able see markets and to exceptionally was generate big on I in and really So as our some has

pretty very source to circling though locally. overcome supply raw stockpiling Even very sense just on continue question, to supply through whether well. we kind able of from nicely. the that. were able based raw of operations we've good some this chain. Asia So those feel But I And the we We of we think you base, Europe. and that or Americas still broad say, to been good materials the about produce the do materials your many tell that for a think in, I do very to capitalize having our it rest feel sort back Nevertheless, [XX:XX:XX] would we I pretty came of about

Mark Connelly

I'll back you. [XX:XX:XX] jump Thank you, the in queue. Thank

Operator

Please Vesterinen next [XX:XX:XX] will from And Heidi question ahead. Exane. come with go the

Heidi Vesterinen

your one, I quarter? questions, morning. have Good upgraded [XX:XX:XX] strong such a the you have few a guidance why first after not

Paul Manning

say conservative. the being don't day you too Oh, above had results the one. We this, necessarily [XX:XX:XX] very was know, I I strong we mean, sort three quarter. feel want certainly granular period. conservative? being I'll each I really so you But, even Heidi, [XX:XX:XX] take be a of that out it confident at I'm of it's that. Sure, of would being great to top groups. I Am know, range, XX that possibly end on any of at probably

the I ultimately deliver very businesses deliver and I are think going think nicely. to to to that continue

You numbers, saw the mention they flavor food saw and numbers, you saw to not really margin good profit the colors ibbett you the Asian very, had growth. each

But, good about It's them. into year. you in be kept parts there parts moving whether and may at year. covid taxes, But I point. feel feel year additional we've this about there's moving I good the guidance anticipate all lockdown's. of them know, hard the So next in to and rest

We to been companies their We've guidance. that. remove very Some committed not. did

some parts, a moving conservative. little And being in there's maybe short, maybe I'm but yeah, so,

Heidi Vesterinen

way, By Thanks to for on the congratulations [XX:XX:XX] that, flavors. and the that's hear great No. spectacular.

like, and on that pull focus don't something nothing no, to that terms know And the what volume segment, went exceptional demand of or just know, in contribution one really I so there forward flavor I growth? price of that was There's also, growth you don't of off. off So in or nature was number? confirm in if

Paul Manning

double digits operating that to has the very flavors. up well yeah, and profit. were the So, translated certainly [XX:XX:XX] nicely We that into

to leverage where to of picture of this not one went as terms in we an referenced increasing would profit point we're beginning I year off. starting that off, any would see So we the one see operating I at

the solid board. well across I and think has demand pretty it's been pretty been the

segments it's categories there that referenced each of Casani good based. for product in broad quite whether quick example, is any and quite The struggling service look where for script, the restaurants. I our flavor ingredients pockets matter. demand at considerably, was or is are You growth our or really of Certainly

that area. hit hard that's think been I a very

at not well. categories some of flavors categories, sweet as product them of You other doing the and look even dairy some in some the

Some But of doing are see course, like rebounding. that and of well. and then, them you snacks seasonings quite things

two So, no, was one way of I down. point on. flavor to we of generate year and legacy last wouldn't our third. that that last our talked things rates lost we've was I that about any attrition had is optically was but lot But high we've what wins. just that of it suppressing product They obviously lines now [XX:XX:XX] largely was through. know, attrition ultimately had that sell the And we businesses kind course, off. sold think win was expect that good some we a year, you And it of in I very the think good that And fact of as our very in and of one to going was the group. flushed I what somewhat

I think headwind. remove very strongly we that

our that I digit of future very we've single really sustainability is think got to, I think flavor mid point maybe a business that those about non revenue And timer one results. going a nice businesses the think there's And achievable. kind I and gap gap going going at I of of away if there there's if those forward. to see can good and moving And that distinction lines. between on flavors. But no, the you So feel be kind would one flavors and got I it's suppose real you're very, I ultimately getting

Heidi Vesterinen

get much. the in OK, back thanks, kids. [XX:XX:XX] very Thank you I. I'll

Operator

[XX:XX:XX] Thank Mitra Sidoti. And Please from go next question our is ahead. you. Ramgopal with

Mitra Ramgopal

it in you Yes, morning. how of the the taking out XX and cents XQ in about hi. a net Thanks of covid to rest impact sort on I half, Good playing believe questions. of get the for impact of was year. EPS that see sense the first over the [XX:XX:XX]

Steve Rolfs

[XX:XX:XX] because product know, at So impact every impact. you at looked we is customers, know our subjective the know, looked at, understand we we but where negative then this on we and, sales exactly that with the goes and don't also you costs direct looked somewhat

costs So are close the year to dollars. direct date, probably five to million

gionet we're However, offset you travel expenses. seeing by other an type lower know, and

direct that impact. cost So, you know the of that mitigates most

on so the within the most we down impact about line. you is business the where is really cosmetic on group top the the know, in percent pronounced the It top is negative And see our line within color XX quarter. certainly where,

really EPS? million XX to XX that that you we that excess of a into of of know, year in you have, of date probably covid. in So believe what terms result revenue And No, we're it's as down converts we we're know around cents.

Mitra Ramgopal

event plan. sort do obviously, of the with seeing probably Was to improve a covid-XX you [XX:XX:XX] what That's to were was that Ok, you're about was that that of you result talked Or I operational going improvement And something know, you've something there. the efficiencies? look that know. great. Thanks any you color for pandemic? the as in

Paul Manning

matter [XX:XX:XX] interpretation. Yeah, of it's probably a

plan costs the a improvement capacity of may designed last as quite our many our that, the at headwind. they'll note we those know, parts We facilities of think of ultimately some for newer many be tremendously number high consolidate a you over in the is, years, series folks the we that who story, and events sentience look profit of I did to restructuring some some had fixed become products that remove to to company. legacy were of had shrink to our of were have

a manager that see lot cover cost looking and volume took know of you those to some always And at facility. that so problem cost. closely that you volume to out those plant restructuring of and But, a the and we're of in obviously programs. business. talk time know, Well, a he's need for about intuitively fixed talking the impact you have some the very I And And costs. is We to any leverage fixed you went operating you linked we efforts. through some think of

And everywhere of looking so different applied which the we're for philosophy, company, that with always parts the opportunities world. in really in we've

a And matter. so, know, and that you different line for business

been colors. of for So some I lot to as there FEMA always operate whether or within then possible. and blind [XX:XX:XX] know, really work we're us opportunities tied of been there there business efficiently as We've really the working us. normal as have doing in is in a really mix And would We're fixed it's for done and in closely So say costs. to work that to processes well. we've not be the But, course certain standardizing looking The rounds on you flavors. automating colors to additional that now. work

I So XXX that lot would the I with able time that that Flavour's that's XX now starting the could certainly think another up now. right to op to story a basis move margin going is into And op points to ladder. color on I XXXX. up Asia we and get of to think see Many note always continue you being to going the in as There's been able is that do, to who've be also this produce. looking we're margin. for drive, company margin to more some

roughly percent XX are folks plus times. and at those see XX You percent

focus those the think here about to feel groups. And going I good in So be flavour's. quite is I

has kind you, OK, And been so of that's But, normal things, I yeah, no, lot in the definitely activity it's course of Mitra, short, would flavors. tell a in great. the in of

Mitra Ramgopal

changed oral it. were care area personal obviously one some looking opportunities at has I nice anything really an is wondering just you due you're expand some But there side, experiencing I was to on to on believe then the front. It if cetera. point this And you'd that softness care, was curious, be covid. et into [XX:XX:XX] felt

Paul Manning

[XX:XX:XX] for us. or No required. is profit applications we an care oftentimes it business. A a generated as It's lot technically business years. lot over personal refer of outstanding as the very cosmetics to very It's a profitable. of driven are It's

and in the right, it's deal a We The the who's a have market very. with tremendous we cosmetics world. of tremendous customers, who portfolio,

imagine, as oral you oral care, types products, so care the as care, And so, well. which, hair skin doing like it's not at you business specifically Well, such look care. those and you items, makeup, But actually, know, as today, can as things wash it's more body of care. that are it's quite it's personal also you reference, much

A You gum. people may nowadays metric. chewing lot their interesting are one brushing fewer Right. find and this teeth

of you although the get person get you mindful to, right. shouldn't be closer So close next

colors. as is With we the temporary is But majority have And you that here. market percent idea get business we've, know, skin But of also business. we the the the There's of a is some related robotized. of business other our and hair factors are hair playing than XX we in More then makeup. care that out. lot and that have within then care products. And have you you, course, our

a still Makeup business. continue we that be category. diversify to to going is So good very

lapping start find I March, come as headwinds nice there to and But a The dynamics and of that, are virus, we're had very to even negative we've strong to we to ease vaccines outstanding we leadership real to think moving return continue other that very in cosmetics opportunities I think business. in boot. position a you as lot this potentially our be know, think restrictions [XX:XX:XX] to suppress a this no, a part And of it. future. with outstanding see It's business. going much an going I very is got forward. we've these But

Mitra Ramgopal

terms Not from was the in And I I believe finally, have again, Obviously, synthetic there product Selya. as mix just of a then some et you've favorable more natural, shift talked customers positive about transitioning covered. been in past to great. cetera. [XX:XX:XX]

trends really you? be there you're would positive other Just that wondering for you think are seeing if any

Paul Manning

to trend our longstanding I nice functional Well, has very which be and product, for nutraceutical product, in for whether that a one continues mentioned for product very, part to been pharmaceutical be extracts it's very for company, design is ingredients portfolio Natural to for food a think a that or trend, colors, continue over-the-counter Flavors, the strong us. you But going a of think even [XX:XX:XX] which a general, you natural a mentioned continues. I

core You've ingredients. a brands, about lot which really to probably not returning is noted some many CPG do of of their talking contain natural

I our in I I ingredients. more company, a as temporary extracts think a colors, of of lot activity functional look this of statement, around see pipelines that's because the kind world continuing natural of at

that be pipelines markets level we been quite C seeing winning committed continuing product to successfully and different multinationals, new you may there strong And be accident. the from very and wins. projects it's a about to new The be from product I but a launches lot customers. while we're customers large able in many this the told So operate the the of of company and to is of on small no company. headwinds hiatus And to right launches the generate and now B to because we've continues you're continue revenue Steve, here,

the to throughout very these company, won only the cases, biggest who customers products providing world. say, are in call the we've and essential Our that working. guys up of employees and some this are are But mission guys is committed you

take products. term, are a trends. can driven do or no think now these means health to for, for to to are suited I So trying in more have portfolio just And these But products ideally advance take our because way. advantage. advantage They're that, customers long it's by we any we trends those continue that who fads of right where we many tremendous

Mitra Ramgopal

taking for Thanks the great. questions. it's And [XX:XX:XX]

Paul Manning

OK, [XX:XX:XX] Mitra. thanks,

Operator

please, if [XX:XX:XX] next question would Once follow then again, Stephens. press from a question, ahead. star, like the is go Please ask up to with Connelly you one, Mark a

Mark Connelly

you. Thank [XX:XX:XX]

that to so, ends operations restaurant being a year have? during is. reduced of would scale normal little you was of I at have more already bit sense this of back of recovery us restaurants any than you give up say, could what a your more. impact capacities with the you opening new two this hoping Just next If market the or a for,

Paul Manning

mitigate a standpoint. in impacts but But talk a of service, through that I those portfolio. brands a that certainly the know But can portfolio, [XX:XX:XX] from know ultimately have restaurants, kind I think are when They hurt. doesn't and oftentimes part about say being our quick our through really of no, love, service there's you interpretation the are anyway. and part still you that's would constitute we we vast you of things, traditional of drive simple the sit that restaurant, down very

reconfiguration sort no. answer chain not things is So the of if this need of Even were to would the production on to to or anticipate side continue, supply short food address the do any I that.

Mark Connelly

[XX:XX:XX] thinking you if and I the And just that assuming that one working Can steady should how might flow a fourth recovery? financial tell my cash be bit can quarter next year, in on was you capital there's anything do question. about high of sort be little I swinging have we assumptions. us a

Steve Rolfs

of in about [XX:XX:XX] good, know, flow year are There's Yeah, a so, in from operations. on flow you we're dip third to our bit quarter. cash XX cash up percent results a date, the little

You going number payment on deferrals. know, there, there things of the one there of a tax were were

not certain And sales So countries of a our lot throughout the other well. of did had lines. the then And were strong included, quarter up place product companies half the then first incensing their in not federal as in did that quarter. catch third really tax the and was payments and some year make very to in in

element a think so receivables. a And bit timing I there's of on little

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Mark Connelly

you. super That's [XX:XX:XX] helpful. Thank

Operator

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Heidi Vesterinen

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Paul Manning

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Operator

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Steve Rolfs

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Operator

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