Headlines about Syngenta AG (NYSE:SYT) have been trending somewhat negative on Friday, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. Alpha One, a unit of Accern, identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Syngenta AG earned a coverage optimism score of -0.09 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 55 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

A number of research firms have weighed in on SYT. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Syngenta AG from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 12th. Jefferies Group LLC set a $91.00 target price on Syngenta AG and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, March 25th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Syngenta AG has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $91.60.

Syngenta AG (NYSE:SYT) traded down 1.18% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $90.57. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 5,430,894 shares. Syngenta AG has a 12-month low of $74.52 and a 12-month high of $92.43. The stock has a market cap of $41.76 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.41 and a beta of 1.06. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $88.81 and its 200 day moving average price is $83.80.

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Syngenta AG Company Profile

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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