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Agilent Technologies Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.60 (-0.56 %)
(As of 10/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $106.17
50-Day Range
MA: $101.10
52-Week Range
Now: $106.17
Volume56,066 shs
Average Volume1.86 million shs
Market Capitalization$32.73 billion
P/E Ratio48.04
Dividend Yield0.68%
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 and gas chromatography systems and components; liquid and 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 readers; laboratory software and information management and analytics; laboratory automation and robotic systems; 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, genetic data management, and interpretation support software; 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 laboratory instrument supplies; and startup, operational, training, compliance support, and software as a service, as well as asset management and consultation services. The company markets its products through direct sales, distributors, resellers, manufacturer's representatives, and electronic commerce. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.
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Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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1.60 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Analytical instruments
Sub-IndustryLife Sciences Tools & Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.16 billion
Cash Flow$4.02 per share
Book Value$15.34 per share


Net Income$1.07 billion


Market Cap$32.73 billion
Next Earnings Date11/23/2020 (Estimated)
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Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Agilent Technologies' stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Agilent Technologies' stock was trading at $68.84 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, A stock has increased by 54.2% and is now trading at $106.17.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Agilent Technologies?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Agilent Technologies in the last year. There are currently 14 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Agilent Technologies' next earnings date?

Agilent Technologies is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 23rd 2020.
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How were Agilent Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 18th. The medical research company reported $0.78 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.12. The medical research company had revenue of $1.26 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.21 billion. Agilent Technologies had a return on equity of 20.57% and a net margin of 13.23%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down .8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.76 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, September 16th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, October 28th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.68%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, October 5th.
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How will Agilent Technologies' stock buyback program work?

Agilent Technologies announced that its board has authorized a stock repurchase program on Monday, November 19th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $1,750,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 8.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for A?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Agilent Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $37.00 to $110.00. On average, they expect Agilent Technologies' stock price to reach $87.89 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 17.2%.
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Are investors shorting Agilent Technologies?

Agilent Technologies saw a decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,620,000 shares, a decline of 34.2% from the September 15th total of 3,980,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,310,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.0 days. Currently, 0.9% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Intel (INTC), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Paypal (PYPL), AT&T (T), Broadcom (AVGO), The Boeing (BA) and Skyworks Solutions (SWKS).

Who are Agilent Technologies' key executives?

Agilent Technologies' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Michael R. McMullen, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 59, Pay $2.96M)
  • Mr. Robert W. McMahon, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 51, Pay $2.16M)
  • Mr. Michael Tang, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 46, Pay $991.5k)
  • Mr. Jacob Thaysen, Sr. VP and Pres of Life Sciences & Applied Markets Group (Age 45, Pay $1.04M)
  • Mr. Rodney Gonsalves, Principal Accounting Officer, VP & Corp. Controller (Age 54)
  • Dr. Darlene J. S. Solomon, CTO & Sr. VP (Age 61)
  • Mr. Ankur Dhingra, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Dominique P. Grau, Sr. VP of HR (Age 61)
  • Mr. Richard A. Burdsall, Sr. VP of Global Infrastructure Services (Age 57)
  • Ms. Yvonne Mackie, MD of UK & Ireland Operations and VP of HR - Europe

What is Agilent Technologies' stock symbol?

Agilent Technologies trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "A."

Who are Agilent Technologies' major shareholders?

Agilent Technologies' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Pershing Square Capital Management L.P. (3.97%), Robecosam AG (0.38%), LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.27%), PGGM Investments (0.14%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.08%) and Hexavest Inc. (0.08%). Company insiders that own Agilent Technologies stock include Dominique Grau, Heidi Fields, Mark Doak, Michael R Mcmullen, Michael Tang, Patrick G Hagan, Paul N Clark and Rodney Gonsalves.
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Which institutional investors are selling Agilent Technologies stock?

A stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pershing Square Capital Management L.P., Hahn Capital Management LLC, Robecosam AG, Hexavest Inc., Forsta AP Fonden, Sitrin Capital Management LLC, TAP Consulting LLC, and Standard Life Aberdeen plc. 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, and Rodney Gonsalves.
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Which institutional investors are buying Agilent Technologies stock?

A stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, LGT Capital Partners LTD., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., DNB Asset Management AS, USA Financial Portformulas Corp, and Pinnacle Associates Ltd..
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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 $106.17.

How big of a company is Agilent Technologies?

Agilent Technologies has a market capitalization of $32.73 billion and generates $5.16 billion in revenue each year. The medical research company earns $1.07 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.11 on an earnings per share basis. Agilent Technologies employs 16,300 workers across the globe.

What is Agilent Technologies' official website?

The official website for Agilent Technologies is 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 800-227-9770 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 10/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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