NYSE:A - Agilent Technologies Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$78.30 +1.28 (+1.66 %)
(As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$78.30
Today's Range$77.47 - $78.31
52-Week Range$60.42 - $78.31
Volume1.92 million shs
Average Volume1.93 million shs
Market Capitalization$24.87 billion
P/E Ratio28.06
Dividend Yield0.86%
Beta1.33
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.

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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$3.5510 per share
Book Value$14.34 per share

Profitability

Net Income$316 million

Miscellaneous

Employees14,800
Market Cap$24.87 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 14th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.164 per share on Wednesday, January 23rd. This represents a $0.66 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.84%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 28th. This is a positive change 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 declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Monday, November 19th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $1,750,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 8.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Agilent Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 19th. The medical research company reported $0.81 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.07. The medical research company earned $1.29 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.26 billion. Agilent Technologies had a return on equity of 19.84% and a net margin of 6.43%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 8.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm 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 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 issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Monday, November, 19th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.00-3.05 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share 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?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Agilent Technologies' shares. Their predictions range from $77.00 to $89.00. On average, they expect Agilent Technologies' stock price to reach $83.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Agilent Technologies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Agilent Technologies?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Agilent Technologies in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 5 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?

News stories about A stock have been trending neutral this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Agilent Technologies earned a media sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the medical research company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Agilent Technologies' key competitors?

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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.84%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.33%), Northern Trust Corp (1.20%), Findlay Park Partners LLP (1.15%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.12%) and D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. (1.10%). 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 D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., BlackRock Inc., Millennium Management LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Orbimed Advisors LLC and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 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 Findlay Park Partners LLP, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Pendal Group Ltd, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Geode Capital Management LLC, Bank of Nova Scotia, Mackay Shields LLC and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. 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 $78.30.

How big of a company is Agilent Technologies?

Agilent Technologies has a market capitalization of $24.87 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 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  650 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  413 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,063
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This page was last updated on 2/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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