NYSE:A - Agilent Technologies Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $64.97 +0.50 (+0.78 %) (As of 08/21/2018 11:37 AM ET)Previous Close$64.75Today's Range$64.69 - $65.2852-Week Range$60.42 - $75.00Volume58,695 shsAverage Volume2.60 million shsMarket Capitalization$20.69 billionP/E Ratio27.44Dividend Yield0.92%Beta1.29 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Agilent Technologies, Inc. provides application focused solutions to the life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets worldwide. It operates in three segments: Life Sciences and Applied Markets, Diagnostics and Genomics, and Agilent CrossLab. The Life Sciences and Applied Markets segment offers liquid chromatography systems and components; liquid chromatography mass spectrometry systems; gas chromatography systems and components; gas chromatography mass spectrometry systems; inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry instruments; atomic absorption instruments; microwave plasma-atomic emission spectrometry instruments; inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry instruments; raman spectroscopy; microfluidics based automated electrophoresis products; cell analysis plate based assays; laboratory software and informatics systems; laboratory automation; dissolution testing; vacuum pumps; and measurement technologies. The Diagnostics and Genomics segment provides reagents, instruments, software, and consumables; arrays for DNA mutation detection, genotyping, gene copy number determination, identification of gene rearrangements, DNA methylation profiling, and gene expression profiling, as well as sequencing target enrichment services; and equipment focused on production of synthesized oligonucleotides for use as active pharmaceutical ingredients. The Agilent CrossLab segment offers GC and LC columns, sample preparation products, custom chemistries, and various laboratory instrument supplies; and startup, operational, training, and compliance support, as well as asset management and consultation services. The company markets its products through direct sales, electronic commerce, resellers, manufacturers' representatives, and distributors. It has collaboration with the University of Southern California Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience. Agilent Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. Receive A News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for A and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Analytical instruments Sub-IndustryLife Sciences Tools & Services SectorComputer and Technology SymbolNYSE:A CUSIP00846U10 Webwww.agilent.com Phone408-345-8886 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.39 Current Ratio3.32 Quick Ratio2.88 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio27.44 Forward P/E Ratio23.97 P/E Growth2.22 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$4.47 billion Price / Sales4.65 Cash Flow$3.0603 per share Price / Cash21.23 Book Value$15.02 per share Price / Book4.33 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.36 Net Income$684 million Net Margins6.20% Return on Equity18.52% Return on Assets9.99% Miscellaneous Employees13,500 Outstanding Shares319,950,000Market Cap$20.69 billion Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) Frequently Asked Questions What is Agilent Technologies' stock symbol? Agilent Technologies trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "A." How often does Agilent Technologies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Agilent Technologies? Agilent Technologies announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 16th. Investors of record on Tuesday, July 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.149 per share on Wednesday, July 25th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, July 2nd. View Agilent Technologies' Dividend History. How were Agilent Technologies' earnings last quarter? Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 14th. The medical research company reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.04. The medical research company had revenue of $1.20 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.20 billion. Agilent Technologies had a return on equity of 18.52% and a net margin of 6.20%. The firm's revenue was up 8.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.59 EPS. View Agilent Technologies' Earnings History. When is Agilent Technologies' next earnings date? Agilent Technologies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 19th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Agilent Technologies. What guidance has Agilent Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings? Agilent Technologies issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 14th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.72-0.74 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.73. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.24-1.26 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.26 billion. What price target have analysts set for A? 8 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Agilent Technologies' shares. Their predictions range from $68.00 to $84.00. On average, they expect Agilent Technologies' share price to reach $75.8750 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Agilent Technologies. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Agilent Technologies? 8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Agilent Technologies in the last year. There are currently 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Agilent Technologies. Who are some of Agilent Technologies' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Agilent Technologies include Illumina (ILMN), Waters (WAT), Mettler-Toledo International (MTD), Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. Class B (BIO.B), PerkinElmer (PKI), Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. Class A Common Stock (BIO), Bruker (BRKR), Coherent (COHR), Horiba (HRIBF), Accelerate Diagnostics (AXDX), Pacific Biosciences of California (PACB), Quanterix (QTRX), Fluidigm (FLDM), Harvard Bioscience (HBIO) and Eyepoint Pharmaceuticals (EYPT). Who are Agilent Technologies' key executives? Agilent Technologies' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Michael R. McMullen, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 57)Mr. Didier Hirsch, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 67)Mr. Mark Doak, Sr. VP & Pres of Agilent CrossLab Group (Age 63)Mr. Jacob Thaysen, Sr. VP and Pres of Life Sciences & Applied Markets Group (Age 43)Mr. Rodney Gonsalves, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Corp. Controller (Age 52) Has Agilent Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about A stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Agilent Technologies earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the medical research company an impact score of 46.38 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Agilent Technologies. Who are Agilent Technologies' major shareholders? Agilent Technologies' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.27%), FMR LLC (2.74%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (2.39%), American Century Companies Inc. (1.43%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.18%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.05%). Company insiders that own Agilent Technologies stock include Boon Hwee Koh, Didier Hirsch, Dominique Grau, Heidi Fields, Jacob Thaysen, James Cullen, Mark Doak, Michael R Mcmullen, Patrick Kaltenbach, Paul N Clark and Rodney Gonsalves. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Agilent Technologies. Which institutional investors are selling Agilent Technologies stock? A stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Voya Investment Management LLC, Orbimed Advisors LLC, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Natixis and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Company insiders that have sold Agilent Technologies company stock in the last year include Boon Hwee Koh, Didier Hirsch, Heidi Fields, Jacob Thaysen, Mark Doak, Michael R Mcmullen, Patrick Kaltenbach and Rodney Gonsalves. View Insider Buying and Selling for Agilent Technologies. Which institutional investors are buying Agilent Technologies stock? A stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including OppenheimerFunds Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Marshall Wace LLP, Calamos Advisors LLC, Morgan Stanley, Factory Mutual Insurance Co., Worldquant Millennium Quantitative Strategies LLC and Sandhill Capital Partners LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Agilent Technologies. How do I buy shares of Agilent Technologies? Shares of A can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Agilent Technologies' stock price today? One share of A stock can currently be purchased for approximately $65.18. How big of a company is Agilent Technologies? Agilent Technologies has a market capitalization of $20.69 billion and generates $4.47 billion in revenue each year. The medical research company earns $684 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.36 on an earnings per share basis. Agilent Technologies employs 13,500 workers across the globe. How can I contact Agilent Technologies? Agilent Technologies' mailing address is 5301 STEVENS CREEK BLVD, SANTA CLARA CA, 95051. The medical research company can be reached via phone at 408-345-8886 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Agilent Technologies (NYSE A)Community Ranking: 3.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 615 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 383 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 998MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Agilent Technologies and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe A will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe A will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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