NYSE:A - Agilent Technologies Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $71.65 +0.33 (+0.46 %) (As of 01/24/2019 07:41 AM ET)Previous Close$71.32Today's Range$70.74 - $72.8552-Week Range$60.42 - $75.11Volume2.05 million shsAverage Volume1.86 million shsMarket Capitalization$22.82 billionP/E Ratio25.68Dividend Yield0.92%Beta1.26 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions 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 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. 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 various 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. 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 Current SymbolNYSE:A Previous Symbol CUSIP00846U10 Webwww.agilent.com Phone408-345-8886Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.39 Current Ratio3.29 Quick Ratio2.74Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio25.68 Forward P/E Ratio23.57 P/E Growth1.99 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$4.91 billion Price / Sales4.64 Cash Flow$3.5209 per share Price / Cash Flow20.35 Book Value$14.34 per share Price / Book5.00Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.79 Net Income$316 million Net Margins6.43% Return on Equity19.84% Return on Assets10.56%Miscellaneous Employees14,800 Outstanding Shares318,530,000Market Cap$22.82 billion OptionableOptionable 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, November 14th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.164 per share on Wednesday, January 23rd. This represents a $0.66 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 28th. This is an increase from Agilent Technologies's previous quarterly dividend of $0.15. 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 permits the company to buyback $1,750,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 8.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. How were Agilent Technologies' earnings last quarter? Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 19th. The medical research company reported $0.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.07. The medical research company earned $1.29 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.26 billion. Agilent Technologies had a net margin of 6.43% and a return on equity of 19.84%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 8.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $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 Wednesday, February 20th 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 Wednesday, February 20th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link. What guidance has Agilent Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings? Agilent Technologies updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Monday, November, 19th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.00-3.05 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.97. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.13-5.17 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.19 billion.Agilent Technologies also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $3.00-3.05 EPS. What price target have analysts set for A? 8 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Agilent Technologies' shares. Their predictions range from $77.00 to $89.00. On average, they expect Agilent Technologies' share price to reach $81.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.9% 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 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Agilent Technologies. Has Agilent Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about A stock have trended negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Agilent Technologies earned a media sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the medical research company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. 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), PerkinElmer (PKI), Bio-Rad Laboratories (BIO), Bruker (BRKR), Coherent (COHR), Horiba (HRIBF), Pacific Biosciences of California (PACB), Accelerate Diagnostics (AXDX), Quanterix (QTRX), Fluidigm (FLDM), Eyepoint Pharmaceuticals (EYPT), Harvard Bioscience (HBIO) and HTG Molecular Diagnostics (HTGM). Who are Agilent Technologies' key executives? Agilent Technologies' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Michael R. McMullen, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 58)Mr. Mark Doak, Sr. VP (Age 64)Mr. Jacob Thaysen, Sr. VP (Age 44)Mr. Robert W. McMahon, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 50)Mr. Rodney Gonsalves, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Corp. Controller (Age 53) Who are Agilent Technologies' major shareholders? Agilent Technologies' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Factory Mutual Insurance Co. (0.25%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.10%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%), CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (0.02%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.02%) and Thompson Rubinstein Investment Management Inc. OR (0.02%). 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 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 Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Strs Ohio, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Thompson Rubinstein Investment Management Inc. OR, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Rice Partnership LLC and Fox Run Management L.L.C.. Company insiders that have sold Agilent Technologies company stock in the last year include Boon Hwee Koh, Dominique Grau, Heidi Fields, Michael R Mcmullen, Patrick Kaltenbach, 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 Factory Mutual Insurance Co., CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Bank of Montreal Can, BTIM Corp., R.H. Dinel Investment Counsel Inc., DNB Asset Management AS, Oakbrook Investments LLC and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. 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 $71.65. How big of a company is Agilent Technologies? Agilent Technologies has a market capitalization of $22.82 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. 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: 3.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 647 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 413 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,060MarketBeat'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. This page was last updated on 1/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a stock split?