Syngenta AG (NYSE:SYT) has earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the five analysts that are covering the company. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, one has issued a buy recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $91.60.
A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Syngenta AG from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 12th. Jefferies Group LLC set a $91.00 price objective on Syngenta AG and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, March 25th.
Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of SYT. Creative Planning boosted its stake in shares of Syngenta AG by 46.0% in the third quarter. Creative Planning now owns 1,318 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $115,000 after buying an additional 415 shares during the period. MSI Financial Services Inc boosted its stake in shares of Syngenta AG by 0.5% in the third quarter. MSI Financial Services Inc now owns 1,647 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $144,000 after buying an additional 8 shares during the period. Stevens First Principles Investment Advisors bought a new stake in shares of Syngenta AG during the third quarter worth $162,000. Sei Investments Co. boosted its stake in shares of Syngenta AG by 37.6% in the third quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 1,969 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $173,000 after buying an additional 538 shares during the period. Finally, Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc bought a new stake in shares of Syngenta AG during the third quarter worth $215,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 7.25% of the company’s stock.
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Syngenta AG (NYSE:SYT) traded down 1.21% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $90.54. 4,557,528 shares of the company traded hands. The company has a market capitalization of $41.75 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.39 and a beta of 1.06. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $88.81 and its 200 day moving average is $83.80. Syngenta AG has a one year low of $74.52 and a one year high of $92.43.
About Syngenta AG
Syngenta AG (Syngenta) is an agribusiness company. The Company operates in the crop protection and seeds business, which is involved in the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of a range of products designed to improve crop yields and food quality, and in the lawn and garden business, which provides professional growers and consumers with flowers, turf and landscape, and professional pest management products.
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