Dimensional Fund Advisors LP maintained its position in shares of Syngenta AG (NYSE:SYT) during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 266,313 shares of the basic materials company’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned approximately 0.06% of Syngenta AG worth $23,569,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of SYT. Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new position in shares of Syngenta AG during the first quarter worth approximately $1,851,000. DUPONT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT Corp bought a new position in shares of Syngenta AG during the first quarter worth approximately $2,558,000. Timber Hill LLC increased its position in shares of Syngenta AG by 33.4% in the first quarter. Timber Hill LLC now owns 8,256 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $731,000 after buying an additional 2,066 shares in the last quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. increased its position in shares of Syngenta AG by 6.7% in the first quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 123,409 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $10,922,000 after buying an additional 7,751 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC increased its position in shares of Syngenta AG by 1.0% in the first quarter. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC now owns 6,088 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $539,000 after buying an additional 61 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 8.32% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Syngenta AG (NYSE:SYT) traded down 0.13% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $92.09. 354 shares of the stock traded hands. Syngenta AG has a 52-week low of $74.52 and a 52-week high of $93.61. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $92.38 and a 200-day moving average of $89.89. The company has a market cap of $42.51 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 40.81 and a beta of 0.97.

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A number of equities analysts have commented on SYT shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Syngenta AG from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $104.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Saturday, May 6th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Syngenta AG from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Sunday, July 16th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, one has issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $95.73.

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.

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

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