Syngenta AG (SYNN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jul, 2016 |    No of Pages: 54 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Syngenta AG (SYNN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Syngenta AG (Syngenta) is an agribusiness company specialized in seed and crop protection businesses. The company manufactures and markets crop protection chemicals such as insecticides, herbicides, fungicides and seed treatments to control weeds, insects and diseases in crops. These products also find application in the professional products sector in areas such as public health, turf and ornamental markets. Syngenta also offers seeds for field crops including corn, cereals, oilseeds and sugar beet, vegetable and flower, and high-quality pot and bedding plants. The company markets its product under the brand name Acuron, Apiro, Beacon, Calaris, Dual Gold, Envoke, Gesapax, Logran, Lumax, and among others. The company through its subsidiaries and affiliates market its products across North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, and Europe, Africa and Middle East. Syngenta is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.

Syngenta AG Key Recent Developments

May 04, 2016: Syngenta: Board Announcement Appointment Of CEO
Apr 20, 2016: Syngenta Announces First Quarter 2016 Results
Feb 03, 2016: Syngenta Announces 2015 Full Year Results
Jan 08, 2016: EU approval for SOLATENOL fungicide
Oct 21, 2015: CEO Mike Mack steps down: Syngenta

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Syngenta AG - Key Facts 6
Syngenta AG - Key Employees 7
Syngenta AG - Key Employee Biographies 8
Syngenta AG - Major Products and Services 9
Syngenta AG - History 11
Syngenta AG - Company Statement 16
Syngenta AG - Locations And Subsidiaries 18
Head Office 18
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 18
Section 2 Company Analysis 20
Syngenta AG - Business Description 20
Syngenta AG - Corporate Strategy 21
Syngenta AG - SWOT Analysis 22
SWOT Analysis - Overview 22
Syngenta AG - Strengths 22
Strength - Market Leading Operations 22
Strength - Focused R&D Activities 22
Strength - Geographically Distributed Production & Supply Base 22
Syngenta AG - Weaknesses 23
Weakness - Declining Sales: Non-Selective Herbicides 23
Syngenta AG - Opportunities 24
Opportunity - Partnership with Suppliers 24
Opportunity - Growing Demand for Food Production 24
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 24
Syngenta AG - Threats 25
Threat - Competitive environment 25
Threat - Stringent regulations 25
Threat - Reduction of Subsidies 25
Syngenta AG - Key Competitors 26
Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 28
Performance Chart 30
Financial Performance 30
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 31
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 32
Syngenta AG, Recent Deals Summary 33
Section 4 Company's Recent Developments 35
May 04, 2016: Syngenta: Board Announcement Appointment Of CEO 35
Apr 20, 2016: Syngenta Announces First Quarter 2016 Results 36
Feb 03, 2016: Syngenta Announces 2015 Full Year Results 38
Oct 21, 2015: CEO Mike Mack steps down: Syngenta 43
Oct 15, 2015: Third quarter 2015: sales $2.6 billion 44
Jul 23, 2015: Syngenta 2015 Half Year Results 45
Apr 17, 2015: Syngenta: First Quarter 2015 - Sales $4.0 Billion 46
Feb 04, 2015: Syngenta: 2014 Full Year Results 47
Section 5 Appendix 50
Methodology 50
Ratio Definitions 50
About GlobalData 54
Contact Us 54
Disclaimer 54

List of Tables
Syngenta AG, Key Facts 6
Syngenta AG, Key Employees 7
Syngenta AG, Key Employee Biographies 8
Syngenta AG, Major Products and Services 9
Syngenta AG, History 11
Syngenta AG, Subsidiaries 18
Syngenta AG, Key Competitors 26
Syngenta AG, Ratios based on current share price 27
Syngenta AG, Annual Ratios 28
Syngenta AG, Interim Ratios 31
Syngenta AG, Recent Deals Summary 33
Currency Codes 50
Capital Market Ratios 50
Equity Ratios 51
Profitability Ratios 51
Cost Ratios 52
Liquidity Ratios 52
Leverage Ratios 53
Efficiency Ratios 53

List of Figures
Syngenta AG, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 30
Syngenta AG, Ratio Charts 32

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