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Is Syngenta AG(NYSE: SYT), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Syngenta AG (NYSE: SYT) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 11/13/2000. Syngenta AG is in the Agricultural Chemicals industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for Syngenta AG, is 573.73, and so far today it has a volume of 238300. Performance year to date since the 11/13/2000 is 15.07%.

To help you determine whether Syngenta AG is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 34.29 and forward P/E is 23.03. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Syngenta AG has a value for PEG of 4.57. P/S ratio is 3.19 and the P/B ratio is 5.14. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 20.92 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Syngenta AG is trading at, 88.15 (0.48% today), Syngenta AG has a dividend yield of 2.60%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.57, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 11.34% after growing -17.50% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -12.60%, and -7.10% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 465.08, and the number of shares float is 461.05. The senior management bring insider ownership to 1.00%, and institutional ownership is at 7.20%. The float short is 0.09%, with the short ratio at a value of 0.7. Management has seen a return on assets of *TBA, and also a return on investment of 13.10%.

The ability for Syngenta AG, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.7, and quick ratio is 1.2. Long term debt/equity is 0.45 and total debt/equity is 0.77. In terms of margins, Syngenta AG has a gross margin of 47.60%, with its operating margin at *TBA, and Syngenta AG has a profit margin of *TBA.

The 52 week high is -1.10%, with 47.04% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 6.44% and the 200 day simple moving average is 11.32%.

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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