Analyst Ratings for Syngenta AG ADR (SYT)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Underweight has been given to Syngenta AG ADR (NYSE:SYT) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Underweight was previously issued for SYT last month.

3 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 0 gave SYT a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 5. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

SYT was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 92.49, implying potential capital gains of 0.31 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 78.15, which equates to a potential downside of -15.24 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.4 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 4.22 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

SYT has an estimated earnings growth rate of 53.95 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. SYT has a PEG ratio of 0.67.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SYT hit 93.61 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 74.52. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 23.73 percent, and below the high by 1.51 percent. SYT has a price/earnings ratio of 36.21. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SYT value stock report compares SYT to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $43.03 billion. SYT's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.