Davenport & Company Cut Px (PX) Stake By $37.02 Million; 1 Bullish Analysts Covering Syngenta AG (SYT)

Davenport & Company Llc decreased Px (PX) stake by 98.2% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Davenport & Company Llc sold 266,332 shares as Px (PX)’s stock rose 10.06%. The Davenport & Company Llc holds 4,895 shares with $684,000 value, down from 271,227 last quarter. Px now has $46.24B valuation. The stock increased 0.48% or $0.77 during the last trading session, reaching $161.49. About 3.57 million shares traded or 91.24% up from the average. Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has risen 17.42% since February 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.72% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering Syngenta (NYSE:SYT), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Syngenta had 10 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Syngenta AG (NYSE:SYT) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, December 22. Jefferies downgraded the shares of SYT in report on Thursday, February 16 to “Hold” rating. The rating was downgraded by UBS on Monday, August 31 to “Neutral”. On Monday, February 15 the stock rating was upgraded by Berenberg to “Hold”. The stock of Syngenta AG (NYSE:SYT) earned “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research on Thursday, January 7. Bank of America upgraded the shares of SYT in report on Thursday, August 27 to “Not Rated” rating. Bernstein upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Friday, September 11 report. Raymond James upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Friday, July 15 report. Bernstein maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $92.20 target in Thursday, February 4 report. Bernstein downgraded Syngenta AG (NYSE:SYT) on Tuesday, September 6 to “Market Perform” rating. See Syngenta AG (NYSE:SYT) latest ratings:

Syngenta AG, an agribusiness company, engages in the crop protection, seeds, and lawn and garden markets worldwide. The company has market cap of $42.99 billion. It discovers, develops, makes, and markets crop protection products, such as herbicides for corn, cereals, soybean, and rice; fungicides for corn, cereals, fruits, grapes, rice, soybean, and vegetables; insecticides for fruits, vegetables, and field crops; and seed care, primarily in corn, soybean, cereals, oilseeds, and cotton. It has a 41.16 P/E ratio. The firm is also investing in abiotic stress management and biocontrol solutions.

It closed at $92.9 lastly. It is down 15.69% since February 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.01% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.18, from 0.9 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 39 investors sold PX shares while 277 reduced holdings. 83 funds opened positions while 258 raised stakes. 235.36 million shares or 0.26% less from 235.97 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Hanson Doremus Inv Management has 285 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Tradewinds Capital Mgmt Ltd owns 25 shares for 0% of their portfolio. West Coast Ltd accumulated 1,791 shares. Cincinnati Insur Comm holds 1.84% of its portfolio in Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) for 441,872 shares. Rocky Mountain Advisers Limited Liability Com invested 0% in Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX). Moreover, Fiduciary has 0.23% invested in Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX). Colony Grp Limited Liability holds 0.03% in Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) or 3,170 shares. Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas reported 0.07% stake. Douglass Winthrop Advisors Llc holds 1.06% or 131,314 shares. Schwab Charles Inv Mgmt reported 0.12% in Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX). Veritable Ltd Partnership invested in 12,214 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Ltd Co stated it has 0.35% in Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX). Brown Advisory accumulated 88,072 shares. Cullinan Associates holds 20,408 shares. Valinor Mngmt Ltd Partnership reported 912,384 shares.

Among 23 analysts covering Praxair (NYSE:PX), 12 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Praxair had 49 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, December 19. UBS maintained Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) on Wednesday, November 18 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Tuesday, May 30. The rating was reinitiated by Bank of America on Friday, January 22 with “Underperform”. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James to “Outperform” on Tuesday, January 23. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Monday, April 18. Bank of America upgraded the shares of PX in report on Wednesday, June 7 to “Buy” rating. Susquehanna upgraded Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) on Thursday, September 7 to “Positive” rating. As per Saturday, January 7, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America. The stock has “Sell” rating by Zacks on Friday, August 28.