Comparing Syngenta (SYT) & Its Rivals
Syngenta (NYSE: SYT) is one of 28 public companies in the “Agricultural Chemicals” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Syngenta to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and dividends.
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Syngenta and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
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This table compares Syngenta and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Volatility & Risk
Syngenta has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Syngenta’s peers have a beta of 0.87, indicating that their average share price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Syngenta and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Syngenta||$12.79 billion||$1.18 billion||40.89|
|Syngenta Competitors||$3.86 billion||$323.55 million||-12.23|
Syngenta has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. Syngenta is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.2% of Syngenta shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.5% of shares of all “Agricultural Chemicals” companies are owned by institutional investors. 16.0% of shares of all “Agricultural Chemicals” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Syngenta 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. It operates in four geographic regions: Europe, Africa and Middle East; North America; Latin America, and Asia Pacific. It also operates the Crop Protection and Seeds businesses, and the global Lawn and Garden business. Syngenta has a range of selective herbicides that control grasses and broad-leaved weeds and are applicable to various crops. Syngenta has a range of Fungicides that prevent and cure fungal plant diseases. In addition, Syngenta has a range of biologicals into its portfolio in various countries, including the brands QUANTIS, ISABION and SAKALIA.
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