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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 35058.77. Since its IPO date on the 11/13/2000, Syngenta AG, SYT performance year to date is -1.98%. Today Syngenta AG, SYT has gained 0.73%, with a current price of 75.64.

Ownership of the company is 1.00% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 4.90%. 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 0.42. While Total debt/equity is 0.5. With a profit margin of *TBA, this is combined with a gross margin of 47.50%, and operating margin of *TBA. Syngenta AG ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2, 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 -4.04%. The 52-week high is -10.37%, and the 52-week low is 26.18%. The average volume for Syngenta AG, SYT is 144.

With a target price of 86.2, can Syngenta AG, SYT reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Syngenta AG, SYT. Syngenta AG has a P/E of 25.85 and a forward P/E of 18.36. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.45. Syngenta AG also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.61 and 4.11 respectively. For P/cash, Syngenta AG has a value of 30.73, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 75.64, Syngenta AG has a dividend yield of 3.05%. 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 11.14% 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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