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Syngenta AG (SYT)

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  • Jul. 24, 2013, 3:15 AM
    Syngenta (SYT): H1 net profit -5% to $1.41B vs consensus of $1.49B, reflecting an absence of royalty income of last year's corn rootworm trait, which was worth $256M. Underlying profit +9%. Sales +2% to $8.4B, underlying sales +7% despite unfavorable weather and late planting in the northern hemisphere. Expects to generate substantial free cash flow in H2, as well as an acceleration of underlying sales growth, "based on the positive outlook for Latin America and Asia Pacific." Shares -3.6% in Zurich. (PR)
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  • Apr. 18, 2013, 3:10 AM
    Syngenta (SYT): Q1 sales +6% to $4.6B vs consensus of $4.56B. Growth was strong in Latin America, particularly in Brazil, as well as in South East Europe and in France, supported by new fungicide launches. However, business in Italy and some northern European countries was weaker, due to to cold wet weather. Aims to boost sales from eight key crops to $25B by 2020. (PR)
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  • Feb. 6, 2013, 3:06 AM
    Syngenta (SYT): FY net income +17% to $1.87B vs consensus of $1.87B; adjusted EPS +15% to $22.30; EBITDA +8% to $3.15B; revenues +7% to $14.2B vs forecasts of $14.3B. Q4 sales +12% to $3.24B. Declares dividend of 9.50 Swiss francs per share. Chairman Martin Taylor and three directors to retire at upcoming AGM, board to propose two new directors. (PR)
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  • Oct. 23, 2012, 3:45 AM
    Syngenta (SYT): Q3 sales +1% to $2.7B vs consensus of $2.8B, +6% on a constant currency basis. Breakdown: crop protection +3% to $2.13B, seeds +2% to $442M. Latin America +18%, boosted by a strong start to the season as high soybean prices lead to expansion of acreage. N America -5%, Asia Pacific +3%, EMEA -10%. Reiterates FY forecast of increase in EBITDA margin and strong EPS growth. (PR)
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  • Jul. 26, 2012, 11:26 AM
    Syngenta (SYT +4.8%) reports H1 net income of $1.5B on revenues of $8.27B (+7% Y/Y), beating analyst estimates of $1.46B earnings on revenues of $8.19B, and sees a positive outlook for Latin America as soybean prices rise to a record. “Brazilian farmers have a great deal of incentive to have a very big crop, so we are looking forward to a big second half," CEO Mike Mack says.
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Company Description
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.