News stories about Syngenta AG (NYSE:SYT) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Syngenta AG earned a news sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.75270967094 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Syngenta AG (NYSE SYT) traded up 0.08% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $92.11. 53,161 shares of the company traded hands. Syngenta AG has a 12-month low of $74.52 and a 12-month high of $93.61. The stock has a market capitalization of $42.52 billion, a P/E ratio of 40.81 and a beta of 0.97. The company has a 50 day moving average of $92.38 and a 200-day moving average of $89.89.

SYT has been the topic of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Syngenta AG from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 12th. BidaskClub cut shares of Syngenta AG from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Sunday, July 16th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating, one has issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Syngenta AG has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $95.73.

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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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