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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Syngenta AG, SYT

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 40611.9. Since its IPO date on the 11/13/2000, Syngenta AG, SYT performance year to date is 13.76%. Today Syngenta AG, SYT has gained -0.41%, with a current price of 87.15.

Ownership of the company is 1.00% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 7.20%. 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 13.10%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Syngenta AG, SYT is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.45. While Total debt/equity is 0.77. With a profit margin of *TBA, this is combined with a gross margin of 47.60%, and operating margin of *TBA. Syngenta AG ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.7, while the quick ratio is 1.2.

For the last year Syngenta AG, SYT has seen a EPS growth of -17.50%. A performance for the year of 32.28%. The 52-week high is -2.22%, and the 52-week low is 45.38%. The average volume for Syngenta AG, SYT is 627000.

With a target price of 85.07, can Syngenta AG, SYT reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Syngenta AG, SYT. Syngenta AG has a P/E of 33.9 and a forward P/E of 22.77. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 4.52. Syngenta AG also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.16 and 5.08 respectively. For P/cash, Syngenta AG has a value of 20.72, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 87.15, Syngenta AG has a dividend yield of 2.63%. 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 11.34% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -17.50% for this year and for the last five years a -0.60% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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