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Morning Momentum: Syngenta AG, (SYT)

Friday February 24th 2017: Syngenta AG, SYT is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Agricultural Chemicals in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in Switzerland, Syngenta AG, SYT  has a market cap of 43.31 B. Since its IPO date on the 11/13/2000, Syngenta AG, SYT performance year to date is 17.08%. Today Syngenta AG, SYT has gained 0.24%, with a current price of 92.77.

Ownership of the company is 1.00% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 8.70%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at *TBA, with return on investment at 12.70%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Syngenta AG, SYT is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.39. While Total debt/equity is 0.52. With a profit margin of *TBA, this is combined with a gross margin of 49.20%, and operating margin of *TBA. Syngenta AG ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.8, while the quick ratio is 1.2.

For the last year Syngenta AG, SYT has seen a EPS growth of -11.90%. A performance for the year of 22.52%. The 52-week high is -0.90%, and the 52-week low is 24.49%. The average volume for Syngenta AG, SYT is 4750.

With a target price of 91.5, can Syngenta AG, SYT reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Syngenta AG, SYT. Syngenta AG has a P/E of 36.12 and a forward P/E of 23.37. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 4.82. Syngenta AG also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.39 and 5.36 respectively. For P/cash, Syngenta AG has a value of 33.73, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 92.77, Syngenta AG has a dividend yield of 1.09%. We see a return on equity of *TBA.

Looking more long-term Syngenta AG, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 7.50%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 5.12% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -11.90% for this year and for the last five years a -5.50% growth has been seen.

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