Seven Eight Capital LP raised its holdings in Syngenta AG (NYSE:SYT) by 17.7% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 13,847 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,085 shares during the period. Seven Eight Capital LP’s holdings in Syngenta AG were worth $1,283,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Fiduciary Trust Co. acquired a new position in Syngenta AG in the second quarter valued at about $120,000. JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its stake in Syngenta AG by 10.7% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 1,618 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $144,000 after acquiring an additional 157 shares during the period. Sei Investments Co. grew its stake in Syngenta AG by 0.3% in the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 1,963 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $182,000 after acquiring an additional 6 shares during the period. Cambiar Investors LLC acquired a new position in Syngenta AG in the second quarter valued at about $201,000. Finally, Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. grew its stake in 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 valued at $298,000 after acquiring an additional 50 shares during the period. 0.61% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Syngenta AG (NYSE SYT) opened at 92.15 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $42.54 billion, a PE ratio of 40.83 and a beta of 0.98. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $92.06 and its 200 day moving average price is $91.26. Syngenta AG has a 52-week low of $74.52 and a 52-week high of $93.61.

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A number of research firms have issued reports on SYT. Zacks Investment Research cut Syngenta AG from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th. BidaskClub cut Syngenta AG from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Sunday, July 16th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, one has issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $97.50.

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.

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

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