Aperio Group LLC lowered its holdings in Syngenta AG (NYSE:SYT) by 4.8% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 210,558 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 10,602 shares during the quarter. Aperio Group LLC’s holdings in Syngenta AG were worth $19,384,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of SYT. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its stake in shares of Syngenta AG by 5.0% in the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 15,663 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $1,386,000 after purchasing an additional 747 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its stake in shares of Syngenta AG by 10.7% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 1,618 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $144,000 after purchasing an additional 157 shares during the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Syngenta AG by 1.7% in the first quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 242,599 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $21,470,000 after purchasing an additional 4,043 shares during the last quarter. Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. raised its stake in shares of Syngenta AG by 1.6% in the second quarter. Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 3,209 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $298,000 after purchasing an additional 50 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Cambiar Investors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Syngenta AG in the second quarter worth $201,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 0.24% of the company’s stock.

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Shares of Syngenta AG (NYSE SYT) opened at 92.11 on Monday. Syngenta AG has a one year low of $74.52 and a one year high of $93.61. The company has a market cap of $42.52 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 40.81 and a beta of 0.95. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $92.05 and a 200 day moving average price of $92.17.

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on SYT shares. BidaskClub cut Syngenta AG from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Sunday, July 16th. Zacks Investment Research cut Syngenta AG from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th.

About Syngenta AG

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Syngenta AG (NYSE:SYT)

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