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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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Interest Coverage 18.23
SYT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
62% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 8.64 vs. SYT: 18.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SYT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 18.23
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

SYT Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Steven Cohen 25,100 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 2,700 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 53,102 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 235,693 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 23,892 sh (+3.58%)
First Eagle Investment 66 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 12,600 sh (-7.01%)
Ron Baron 7,000 sh (-39.66%)
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Q3 2015

SYT Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 128,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 236,220 sh (+0.22%)
First Eagle Investment 66 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 12,550 sh (-0.40%)
Ken Fisher 23,421 sh (-1.97%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 51,919 sh (-2.23%)
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Q4 2015

SYT Guru Trades in Q4 2015

George Soros 102,700 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 130,800 sh (New)
John Burbank 1,200,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 295,213 sh (+24.97%)
Mario Gabelli 12,700 sh (+1.20%)
Ken Fisher 23,507 sh (+0.37%)
First Eagle Investment 66 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 50,308 sh (-3.10%)
Jim Simons 22,100 sh (-82.73%)
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Q1 2016

SYT Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 125,066 sh (New)
Eric Mindich 148,493 sh (New)
Jim Simons 416,900 sh (+1786.43%)
Mario Gabelli 39,400 sh (+210.24%)
Pioneer Investments 466,601 sh (+58.06%)
Ken Fisher 23,858 sh (+1.49%)
First Eagle Investment 66 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 47,878 sh (-4.83%)
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Business Description

Industry: Agriculture » Agricultural Inputs
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Traded in other countries:SVJ.Germany, SYTN.Mexico, SYNN.Switzerland, 0QOP.UK, SYENF.USA,
Syngenta AG is involved in the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of products designed to improve crop yields and food quality. The Company is also engaged in the lawn and garden business.

Syngenta AG was engaged in November 12, 1999 under the laws of Switzerland. The Company is involved in the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of products designed to improve crop yields and food quality. The Company is operating in the crop protection, seeds and lawn and garden markets. It is also engaged in the 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 the agribusiness sector including Crop Protection and Seeds businesses. Crop Protection chemicals include herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and seed treatments to control weeds, insects and diseases in crops, and are essential inputs enabling growers around the world to improve agricultural productivity and food quality. Many of these products also have application in the professional products sector in areas such as Public health, Turf and Ornamental markets. The Seeds business operates in three high value commercial sectors namely seeds for field crops including Corn, Oilseeds, Cereals and Sugar beet; Vegetable and Flower seeds; and High-quality pot and Bedding plants. Through its Business Development research, the Company is applying biotechnology to areas including biofuels. The Company's business is divided into five reporting segments: the four geographic regions, Europe, Africa and Middle East (EAME), North America (NA), Latin America (LATAM) and Asia Pacific (APAC), comprising the integrated Crop Protection and Seeds business; and the Lawn and Garden business. It develops produces and markets seeds and plants that have been developed using genetics and related technologies. It sells seed products in all territories. The Company's flagship brands are NK, GOLDEN HARVEST, AGRISURE, HILLESHOG, S&G, and ROGERS. The Business Development is built around an independent business teams with responsibilities for specific market segments. The Company is subject to regulation and numerous government approvals.

Ratios

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Forward P/E 21.93
SYT's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
72% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 14.56 vs. SYT: 21.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
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Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.88
SYT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
57% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. SYT: 2.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SYT' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 2.98
Current: 2.88
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2.98
Dividend Payout 0.81
SYT's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
76% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. SYT: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SYT' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 0.81
Forward Dividend Yield 2.88
SYT's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
56% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. SYT: 2.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
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Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.89
SYT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
81% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. SYT: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SYT' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 2.98
Current: 2.89
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Valuation & Return

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More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $13,411
EPS (TTM) $ 2.90
Beta1.11
Short Percentage of Float0.17%
52-Week Range $61.61 - 86.73
Shares Outstanding (Mil)464.73

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 13,443 14,113 14,913
EPS ($) 3.85 4.12 4.76
EPS w/o NRI ($) 3.85 4.12 4.76
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
10.53%
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.61 1.74 3.13
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