Syngenta reports 1H 08 results

Reading Time: < 1 minute Highlights From its IR web site Sales up 20 percent at constant exchange rates to $7.3 billion Crop Protection sales up 21 percent(2) at $5.55 billion Seeds sales up 15 percent(2) to $1.74 billion Earnings per share(1) up 36 percent to $16.53 Earnings per share $15.93 after restructuring and impairment Capacity expansion to meet longer… Continue reading Syngenta reports 1H 08 results

China Mobile, Syngenta update

Reading Time: < 1 minute In last two days China Mobile (NYSE:CHL) and Syngenta (NYSE:SYT) released its Q1 results (Bloomberg: CHL result, SYT result). Both are doing very well lately. Today CHL got an upgrade from Zacks. But let’s not got too excited on the stocks, as a general rule. Also keep in mind sometimes we could use the analyst… Continue reading China Mobile, Syngenta update

Swap Mindray for Syngenta

Reading Time: 2 minutes I sold some Mindray stocks (MR) last Friday and today, and I bought some Syngenta (SYT), the European agriculture company. I think it is a more reasonably valued stock (compared to my across street neighbour Monsanto), in this ag (soft commodity) boom. The thing I want to make sure is it does not bust very… Continue reading Swap Mindray for Syngenta

My accounting homework on MON and SYT

Reading Time: 2 minutes The following was done a while ago. Why I have not followed it in last two years, and missed this great agri boom? Because I followed all the hypes: Home Inns, Heelys and Crocs 🙁 ========== Dec. 14, 2005 Dear Mr. John, Both Monsanto and Sygentia are leaders in the agriculture business. Their financial fundamentals… Continue reading My accounting homework on MON and SYT