News articles about Syngenta AG (NYSE:SYT) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of 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 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 44.909235748706 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

SYT has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Syngenta AG from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $104.00 price target on the stock in a report on Saturday, May 6th. BidaskClub upgraded Syngenta AG from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, one has issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $95.73.

Shares of Syngenta AG (NYSE:SYT) traded down 0.09% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $91.88. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 28,467 shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $42.41 billion, a P/E ratio of 40.71 and a beta of 0.97. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $92.26 and a 200 day moving average of $90.43. Syngenta AG has a 12-month low of $74.52 and a 12-month high of $93.61.

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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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