SYT : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Syngenta May Seek Tie-Up After Monsanto Withdrawal

    September 1, 2015
    Following last week's retreat by tenacious would-be acquirer Monsanto (NYSE: MON), Syngenta (NYSE: SYT) chairman Michel ...
  2. Monsanto Ends Pursuit of Syngenta

    August 28, 2015
    The long courtship is over, and it won't end in marriage. Monsanto (NYSE: MON) has officially dropped its bid for Switzerland-based ...
  3. 10 Reasons The Stock Market Rebounded Two Mornings After Black ...

    August 26, 2015
    After the famed – yet infamous – Black Monday market selloff, indices have started to recuperate. The Dow Jones Industrial ...
  4. U.S. Rivers Fouled With Bee, Bird Killing Neonics

    August 25, 2015
    The U.S. Geological Survey says chemicals made by industry giants like Bayer (NASDAQOTH: BAYRY) and Syngenta (NYSE: SYT) ...
  5. BASF Secures Financing for Syngenta Bid

    August 6, 2015
    There is apparently a new player in the ongoing Monsanto (NYSE: MON) takeover play for Syngenta (NYSE: SYT). According to ...
  6. The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in Grains

    August 3, 2015
    Learn about how investors can use exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and exchange-traded notes (ETNs) to obtain exposure to potential ...
  7. Monsanto Says Syngenta Earnings Prove Its Point

    July 30, 2015
    Swiss biotech Syngenta (NYSE: SYT) reported first half 2015 results on last week, showing that even though it beat analyst ...
  8. CF Industries Continues Its Shopping Spree

    July 22, 2015
    Just weeks after acquiring U.K.-based nitrogen producer GrowHow, fertilizer producer CF Industries (NYSE: CF) is looking ...
  9. Hedge Fund Backs Monsanto Bid for Syngenta

    July 15, 2015
    Billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson is reportedly building a significant stake in Swiss biotech Syngenta (NYSE: ...
  10. Who are Monsanto's main competitors?

    December 3, 2014
    Learn about Monsanto Company's two main operating divisions and its main competitors within each sector, including The Mosaic ...
  11. Is This ETF the Best Way to Trade Corn?

    November 27, 2014
    With corn down some 60% since its 2012 high, a recent bounce higher was welcome. But several key resistance levels are suggesting ...
  12. 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 ...
  13. Why Is Monsanto Evil, But DuPont Isn't?

    June 19, 2013
    Monsanto is perhaps the most-hated company, but competitors like DuPont behave in very similar ways
  14. Monsanto Looks A Bit Vulnerable At Current Levels

    April 3, 2013
    Monsanto beat expectations, but they could have done better.
  15. Big Movers on the Basic Materials Sector Today, Including CLF

    July 26, 2012
    The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq up 1.1%, the S&P 500 increasing 1.3% and the Dow climbing 1.4%. The basic ...
  16. Basic Materials Sector's Biggest Movers for July 23, 2012: SYT ...

    July 23, 2012
    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq is trading down 1.9%, the S&P 500 has declined 1.3% and the Dow has fallen 1.1%. ...
  17. 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 ...
  18. 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 ...
  19. Choosing An Agriculture ETF

    April 6, 2012
    Each of three ag-related ETFs offers exposure to specific areas the others do not.
  20. American Vanguard No Shrinking Violet

    March 8, 2012
    American Vanguard has good growth prospects, but needs a little more value.
  21. Can Investors Grow Wealth With Mosaic?

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

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

    October 19, 2011
    Swiss stocks may offer a more conservative hiding place.
  24. Time To Invest In Switzerland?

    September 26, 2011
    Swiss stocks may offer a more conservative hiding place.
  25. When Times Are Tough, Should Investors Go Swiss?

    September 15, 2011
    Swiss stocks may offer a more conservative hiding place.
  26. Bullish News For Agriculture

    August 16, 2011
    The recent USDA crop report highlights the long-term potential for ag-related equities.
  27. Grains Hit The Repeat Button

    May 26, 2011
    With weather and supply problems facing the grains complex once again, this quarter could be a repeat of higher prices.
  28. Sector Expectations Weigh Monsanto Down

    April 8, 2011
    Seed and agricultural giant Monsanto turned in a fairly good second quarter, but the market was looking for even more direction ...
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. Getting Into Grains

    July 14, 2010
    While over the short term, grain pricing is affected by numerous factors such as weather; over the long term demand from ...
  33. 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 ...
  34. The Upcoming Wheat Crisis

    July 2, 2009
    The U99 Fungus is playing havoc on wheat crops in Africa. If it spreads, there could be a real problem.
  35. 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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