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Dear Zacks.com Visitor,

A company may look good fundamentally, but something is amiss when it is dubbed a Zacks Rank #5 Strong Sell. Overall, stocks with that mathematical rating perform 4 times worse than the market.

That is why I want to give you a free welcome gift from Zacks.com: 220 Stocks to Sell Today.

Make sure none of the stocks you are holding or considering are on that Red Flag list.

Syngenta Ag Ads Rep 1/5th Ord Sh: (NYSE: SYT)

(U.S: NYSE) As of Jul 30, 2014 04:01 PM ET

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Volume: 225,577

Zacks Rank : 5-Strong Sell [?]         5

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 26.65%
2 Buy 18.84%
3 Hold 10.45%
4 Sell 4.76%
5 Strong Sell 2.56%
S&P 500 10.28%

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Quote Overview

Stock Activity

Open 70.97
Day Low 70.61
Day High 71.17
52 Wk Low 67.25
52 Wk High 83.05
Avg. Volume 349,897
Market Cap 32.53 B
Dividend 1.91 ( 2.69%)
Beta 0.99

Key Earnings Data

Forward PE 17.39
PEG Ratio 1.74
Current Qtr Est NA
Current Yr Est 4.08
Most Accurate Est NA
Qtr Earnings ESP[?] 0.00%
Exp Earnings Date 7/23/14
Prior Year EPS NA
Exp EPS Growth 10.00%
Industry AGRICULTURE/PRODUCTS

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Zacks Rank [?] Rank Change Trend Strong Sell 5
Zacks Industry Rank 176 / 265 (Bottom 34%)
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This is our short term rating system that serves as a timeliness indicator for stocks over the next 1 to 3 months. How good is it? See rankings and related performance below.

Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 26.65%
2 Buy 18.84%
3 Hold 10.45%
4 Sell 4.76%
5 Strong Sell 2.56%
S&P 500 10.28%

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Top Peers Symbol Zacks Rank
SYNGENTA AG-ADR SYT
ANDERSONS INC ANDE
LIMONEIRA CO LMNR
COSAN LTD-A CZZ
GRUMA SA-ADR B GMK
MONSANTO CO-NEW MON
WILMAR INTL LTD WLMIY
BUNGE LTD BG

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