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Agilent Technologies Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:A)

$76.85
+0.21 (+0.27 %)
(As of 11/12/2019 01:50 AM ET)
Today's Range
$76.13
Now: $76.85
$76.85
50-Day Range
$72.66
MA: $75.65
$78.08
52-Week Range
$62.00
Now: $76.85
$82.27
Volume1.15 million shs
Average Volume2.23 million shs
Market Capitalization$23.78 billion
P/E Ratio27.54
Dividend Yield0.86%
Beta1.42
Agilent Technologies, Inc provides application focused solutions to the life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets worldwide. It operates through 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; laboratory software and information management and analytics; laboratory automation and robotic systems; dissolution testing; vacuum pumps; and measurement technologies. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Analytical instruments
Sub-IndustryLife Sciences Tools & Services
SectorComputer and Technology
CUSIP00846U10
Phone408-345-8886

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.91 billion
Cash Flow$3.56 per share
Book Value$14.34 per share

Profitability

Net Income$316 million

Miscellaneous

Employees14,800
Market Cap$23.78 billion
Next Earnings Date11/25/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 19th. Investors of record on Tuesday, October 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.164 per share on Wednesday, October 23rd. This represents a $0.66 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 30th. View Agilent Technologies' Dividend History.

How will Agilent Technologies' stock buyback program work?

Agilent Technologies announced that its board has approved a share repurchase plan on Monday, November 19th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,750,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 8.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Agilent Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 14th. The medical research company reported $0.76 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.72 by $0.04. The medical research company earned $1.27 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.24 billion. Agilent Technologies had a net margin of 21.06% and a return on equity of 20.00%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 5.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.67 earnings per share. 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 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Agilent Technologies.

How can I listen to Agilent Technologies' earnings call?

Agilent Technologies will be holding an earnings conference call on Monday, November 25th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

Agilent Technologies issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 14th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.07-$3.09 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.05. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.105-$5.125 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.11 billion.

What price target have analysts set for A?

13 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Agilent Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $76.00 to $92.00. On average, they anticipate Agilent Technologies' stock price to reach $84.82 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Agilent Technologies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Agilent Technologies?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Agilent Technologies in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Agilent Technologies.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Agilent Technologies stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Agilent Technologies stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Agilent reported strong fiscal third-quarter results on broad-based growth in all its product lines. The company also raised its guidance for full year 2019. The company’s expanding product portfolio, end-market strength and robust performance in Americas, China and Europe are key growth drivers. Moreover, the company’s decision to divest/wind up underperforming businesses is beneficial for its core operations. Further, the company’s focus on aligning investments towards more attractive growth avenues and innovative high-margin product launches are positive. Notably, shares of Agilent have outperformed the industry it belongs to over a year. However, macro weakness in some regions, higher expenses and unfavorable foreign exchange remain concerns." (8/19/2019)
  • 2. Barclays PLC analysts commented, "We think Agilent delivered a solid FY1Q19 print last night, featuring a modest top line beat which was leveraged into a 6% EPS beat ($0.76 vs. our $0.72 forecast). Consistent trends help improve our conviction in the thesis heading into FY2019. Organic growth of 6% in the quarter came in 1.2% better than our expectations and guidance. Growth was solid, although less broad-based than last quarter – which we view as understandable in the context of tough quarterly comps. Notably, DGG posted 13% organic growth while ACG delivered 10% organic growth. The capital equipment driven LSAG division posted just" 1% organic growth, but on an 11% quarterly comp. From an end market perspective, we think results hit the mark across customer classes and geographies. Pharma & Sales) posted 10% core growth." (2/21/2019)

Has Agilent Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about A stock have trended very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Agilent Technologies earned a news sentiment score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the medical research company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Agilent Technologies.

Are investors shorting Agilent Technologies?

Agilent Technologies saw a drop in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 4,770,000 shares, a drop of 17.9% from the September 30th total of 5,810,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,340,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.0 days. Approximately 1.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Agilent Technologies' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Agilent Technologies' key competitors?

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), Alibaba Group (BABA), AT&T (T), Netflix (NFLX), Intel (INTC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Paypal (PYPL), Boeing (BA) and Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET).

Who are Agilent Technologies' key executives?

Agilent Technologies' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael R. McMullen, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Robert W. McMahon, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Dominique P. Grau, Sr. VP of HR (Age 60)
  • Mr. Mark Doak, Sr. VP (Age 64)
  • Mr. Jacob Thaysen, Sr. VP (Age 44)

Who are Agilent Technologies' major shareholders?

Agilent Technologies' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.36%), WCM Investment Management LLC (0.44%), Robecosam AG (0.40%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.40%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.23%) and Parnassus Investments CA (0.19%). Company insiders that own Agilent Technologies stock include Boon Hwee Koh, Didier Hirsch, Dominique Grau, Heidi Fields, Jacob Thaysen, Mark Doak, Michael R Mcmullen, Michael Tang, Patrick G Hagan, 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 Picton Mahoney Asset Management, Factory Mutual Insurance Co., Cullen Frost Bankers Inc., Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, Robecosam AG and Mackay Shields LLC. Company insiders that have sold Agilent Technologies company stock in the last year include Dominique Grau, Heidi Fields, Mark Doak, Michael R Mcmullen, Michael Tang, Paul N Clark and Rodney Gonsalves. View Insider Buying and Selling for Agilent Technologies.

Which institutional investors are buying Agilent Technologies stock?

A stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Parnassus Investments CA, Retirement Systems of Alabama, LGT Capital Partners LTD., Cantillon Capital Management LLC, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, State of Tennessee Treasury Department and First Trust Advisors LP. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Agilent Technologies' stock price today?

One share of A stock can currently be purchased for approximately $76.85.

How big of a company is Agilent Technologies?

Agilent Technologies has a market capitalization of $23.78 billion and generates $4.91 billion in revenue each year. The medical research company earns $316 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.79 on an earnings per share basis. Agilent Technologies employs 14,800 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Agilent Technologies.

What is Agilent Technologies' official website?

The official website for Agilent Technologies is http://www.agilent.com/.

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:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  704 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  467 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,171
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This page was last updated on 11/12/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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