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Agilent Technologies (A) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.94 (-0.61%)
(As of 05/21/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
997,114 shs
Average Volume
1.52 million shs
Market Capitalization
$45.04 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Agilent Technologies MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.59 Rating Score
8.1% Downside
$141.29 Price Target
Short Interest
1.61% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.64mentions of Agilent Technologies in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$9.22 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $5.50 to $6.09 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.31 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

130th out of 590 stocks

Analytical Instruments Industry

6th out of 27 stocks

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About Agilent Technologies Stock (NYSE:A)

Agilent Technologies, Inc. provides application focused solutions to the life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets worldwide. The company 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; cell analysis plate based assays; flow cytometer; real-time cell analyzer; cell imaging systems; microplate reader; laboratory software; information management and analytics; laboratory automation and robotic systems; dissolution testing; and vacuum pumps, and measurement technologies. The Diagnostics and Genomics segment focuses on genomics, nucleic acid contract manufacturing and research and development, pathology, companion diagnostics, reagent partnership, and biomolecular analysis businesses. The Agilent CrossLab segment provides GC and LC columns, sample preparation products, custom chemistries, and laboratory instrument supplies; and offers services portfolio, including repairs, parts, maintenance, installations, training, compliance support, software as a service, asset management, and consulting services. The company markets its products through direct sales, distributors, resellers, manufacturer's representatives, and electronic commerce. Agilent Technologies, Inc. was incorporated in 1999 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Analytical instruments
Life Sciences Tools & Services
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
17 Analysts


Net Income
$1.24 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.83 billion
Cash Flow
$6.41 per share
Book Value
$19.98 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$45.06 billion

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A Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Agilent Technologies stock right now?

17 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Agilent Technologies in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" A shares.
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What is Agilent Technologies' stock price target for 2024?

17 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Agilent Technologies' shares. Their A share price targets range from $90.00 to $165.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $141.29 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.1%.
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How have A shares performed in 2024?

Agilent Technologies' stock was trading at $139.03 at the beginning of the year. Since then, A stock has increased by 10.6% and is now trading at $153.70.
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Are investors shorting Agilent Technologies?

Agilent Technologies saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 4,700,000 shares, an increase of 14.1% from the April 15th total of 4,120,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,550,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.0 days. Currently, 1.6% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Agilent Technologies' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 29th 2024.
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How can I listen to Agilent Technologies' earnings call?

Agilent Technologies will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, May 29th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Agilent Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 27th. The medical research company reported $1.29 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.22 by $0.07. The medical research company earned $1.66 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.59 billion. Agilent Technologies had a net margin of 18.35% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 27.09%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 5.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.37 earnings per share.
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How often does Agilent Technologies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Agilent Technologies?

Agilent Technologies declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 21st. Investors of record on Tuesday, April 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.236 per share on Wednesday, April 24th. This represents a $0.94 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 1st.
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Is Agilent Technologies a good dividend stock?

Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) pays an annual dividend of $0.94 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.61%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 22.38%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, A will have a dividend payout ratio of 15.44% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Agilent Technologies' stock buyback program work?

Agilent Technologies declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Monday, January 9th 2023, which allows the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 4.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What guidance has Agilent Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Agilent Technologies issued an update on its second quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 27th. The company provided EPS guidance of 1.170-1.200 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 1.270. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.6 billion-$1.6 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.6 billion.

What is Mike McMullen's approval rating as Agilent Technologies' CEO?

452 employees have rated Agilent Technologies Chief Executive Officer Mike McMullen on Mike McMullen has an approval rating of 98% among the company's employees. This puts Mike McMullen in the top 20% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Agilent Technologies own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Agilent Technologies investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), AbbVie (ABBV), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Intel (INTC), QUALCOMM (QCOM), PayPal (PYPL), AT&T (T), Broadcom (AVGO), Boeing (BA) and Skyworks Solutions (SWKS).

Who are Agilent Technologies' major shareholders?

Agilent Technologies' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.20%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (2.91%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.22%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.96%), Nordea Investment Management AB (0.95%) and Van ECK Associates Corp (0.95%). Insiders that own company stock include Boon Hwee Koh, Dominique Grau, Heidi Fields, Henrik Ancher-Jensen, Jacob Thaysen, Michael R Mcmullen, Michael Tang, Padraig Mcdonnell, Philip Binns and Rodney Gonsalves.
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How do I buy shares of Agilent Technologies?

Shares of A stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Agilent Technologies have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Agilent Technologies: ACEA BIO, ATN Microwave, Accelicon Technologies, Acqiris, Advanced Analytical Technologies, Agilent Raman Spectroscopy, Agilent Technologies Luxco S.à.r.l., Agilent Technologies Luxembourg Holding S.à.r.l., Agilent Technologies Singapore (Global) Pte Ltd., Agilent Technologies Singapore (Holding) Pte. Ltd., Agilent Technologies Singapore (International) Pte. Ltd., Agilent Technologies World Trade Inc., Agilent's Interoperability Certification Labs, American Holographic, Aurora SFC Systems, BIOCIUS Life Sciences, BioTek Instruments, BioTek Instruments LLC, Biosystem Development, Cartagenia, Computational Biology, Dako Denmark, Dako Denmark ApS, Escort Instruments, Genohm, Gradient Design Automation, Halo Genomics, J&W Scientific, Lab901, LaserGen, Lionheart Technologies LLC, Luxcel Biosciensces Ltd., MTS Nano Instruments, MV Technology, Molecular Imaging Corp., Multiplicom, Novelx, Objective Systems Integrators, PXIT, ProZyme Inc, Qosnetics, RVM Scientific, RedSwitch, Resolution Bioscience, SAFCO, Seahorse Bioscience, Silicon Genetics, Stratagene, SynPro, TILL Photonics, ULTRA Scientific, Varian, Velocity11, Wavefront Research, Xpedion Design Systems, Young In Scientific Co. Ltd, Zymed, and iLab Solutions.
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This page (NYSE:A) was last updated on 5/21/2024 by Staff

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