SYT : Analysis & Opinions

  1. The Commodities “Super-Cycle” Is Still Well At Hand

    September 30, 2013
    After a decade of torrid growth, the natural resources sector has taken a bit of a break during the last year. This has given ...
  2. Syngenta Maintained at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    June 17, 2013
    We reaffirmed our long-term Neutral recommendation on Syngenta on Jun 14, 2013, as risk reward remains fairly balanced for ...
  3. Monsanto Looks A Bit Vulnerable At Current Levels

    April 3, 2013
    Monsanto beat expectations, but they could have done better.
  4. Cosan Posts Record 3Q13 - Analyst Blog

    February 7, 2013
    Brazilian sugar and ethanol producer, Cosan Limited (CZZ) released its fiscal third quarter of 2013 results (ended Dec 31, ...
  5. Monsanto Acquires Assets of Agradis - Analyst Blog

    February 5, 2013
    Less than a week ago, Monsanto Company (MON), an agricultural products company, acquired a few assets of Agradis Inc.; an ...
  6. Syngenta AG and More Big Movers in Basic Materials on November ...

    November 23, 2012
    The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq up 1.3%, the S&P 500 rising 1% and the Dow climbing 1%. The basic materials sector ...
  7. Monsanto Issues, Repays Debt - Analyst Blog

    July 10, 2012
    Monsanto Company (MON) resorted to repaying its maturing debt by floating fresh senior notes having a 10- and 30-year maturity ...
  8. Monsanto Has Bloomed, But Summer Won't Last Forever

    July 3, 2012
    Monsanto is thriving today, but the harvest can't last forever and long-term holders ought to go over the numbers carefully ...
  9. The Grains Thrive In The Hot Weather

    June 25, 2012
    With weather and supply problems facing the grains complex once again, this summer could see a repeat of higher prices. For ...
  10. Earnings Preview: Monsanto Company - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2012
    Monsanto Company (MON) will be reporting its third-quarter 2012 financial result on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. The current ...
  11. Choosing An Agriculture ETF

    April 6, 2012
    Each of three ag-related ETFs offers exposure to specific areas the others do not.
  12. Can Investors Grow Wealth With Mosaic?

    January 6, 2012
    Mosaic is looking for crop prices to feed stronger fertilizer demand.
  13. How Green Are The Acres At Adecoagro?

    November 21, 2011
    Adecoagro's results are volatile, but the company owns valuable land.
  14. It's Time To Invest In Switzerland

    October 19, 2011
    Swiss stocks may offer a more conservative hiding place.
  15. When Times Are Tough, Should Investors Go Swiss?

    September 15, 2011
    Swiss stocks may offer a more conservative hiding place.
  16. Monsanto Bugged By Potentially Resistant Insects

    August 31, 2011
    Rootworms are developing potential resistance to a natural pesticide Monsanto makes with its genetically altered corn seeds.
  17. Bullish News For Agriculture

    August 16, 2011
    The recent USDA crop report highlights the long-term potential for ag-related equities.
  18. Monsanto Makeover Pays Off

    July 5, 2011
    Monsanto posted a terrific quarter, as it continues to re-fashion its core business away from an herbicide-dominant to a ...
  19. Corn: A Hot Play With Staying Power

    February 15, 2011
    Despite their grumbling, companies that rely on corn and wheat are likely to benefit greatly from rising prices.
  20. Agrium Feeds Its Profits

    February 14, 2011
    Canadian-based Agrium is set to keep riding the commodity wave.
  21. Monsanto Seeds Bear Profit

    January 11, 2011
    Monsanto continues its long-term transition from mainly an herbicide company into one dominated by its seed and genomics ...
  22. Big Gains In Grains

    December 10, 2010
    The recent weather and supply problems within the wheat sector highlight the need for adding agriculture to a portfolio.
  23. A Close Look At Mosaic

    October 29, 2010
    Mosaic share value has increased, but there may still be room to grow.
  24. Monsanto Plants Seeds Of Growth

    October 8, 2010
    Monsanto posted weaker than expected fourth quarter earnings, and fiscal year earnings that were less than last year's.
  25. Beaten Down Ag Stocks Sprouting Again

    July 23, 2010
    The beaten down ag stocks are once again moving higher, and now is the time to buy.
  26. Monsanto Earnings: Seeds Of Doubt Or Opportunity?

    July 6, 2010
    Monsanto earnings were hit hard by poor sales of its Roundup weed killer, as well as flat demand for its gentically altered ...
  27. Investors Could Reap Profits From Monsanto

    April 12, 2010
    Monsanto's mistake could lead to a large payday for opportunistic investors.
  28. Next Friday's Movers And Shakers

    February 2, 2010
    With the anticipation of the upcoming Q4 results announcements, these companies should be on your "watch" list.
  29. What the Heck Is Wrong With Fertilizer Stocks?

    September 25, 2009
    What will it take to turn the agricultural and fertilizer stocks like Monsanto and Potash around?
  30. The Agriculture Infrastructure Double Play

    June 5, 2009
    When looking at the water sector, investors tend to focus of availability of fresh drinking water. However, the agriculture ...
  31. Monsanto - A Non-Commodity Commodity Play

    October 15, 2008
    Monsanto trades like any other commodity company, but there's a growing biotech giant behind the stock.
  32. Agriculturally Speaking

    September 16, 2008
    A combination of agricultural ETFs can ease the unknown future of commodity prices.
  33. Growing Agricultural Stocks For September 5

    September 5, 2008
    As world population grows, so does the demand for food. Companies correctly planted in this industry could reap the rewards ...
  34. Taking a Closer Look at Chemical Companies

    December 6, 2005
    The chemical sector may be painted with an outdated brush there might be a lot more opportunity here than many investors ...
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