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

$77.95
-2.55 (-3.17 %)
(As of 02/26/2020 08:01 AM ET)
Today's Range
$77.69
Now: $77.95
$80.88
50-Day Range
$80.50
MA: $86.10
$90.13
52-Week Range
$65.35
Now: $77.95
$90.64
Volume2.77 million shs
Average Volume2.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$24.18 billion
P/E Ratio32.21
Dividend Yield0.89%
Beta1.41
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
Phone800-227-9770

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.16 billion
Cash Flow$3.84 per share
Book Value$15.63 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.07 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees16,300
Market Cap$24.18 billion
Next Earnings Date5/12/2020 (Estimated)
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 Wednesday, November 20th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, January 22nd. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 30th. This is a positive change from Agilent Technologies's previous quarterly dividend of $0.16. View Agilent Technologies' Dividend History.

How will Agilent Technologies' stock buyback program work?

Agilent Technologies declared that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Monday, November 19th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $1,750,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 8.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Agilent Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 18th. The medical research company reported $0.81 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.81. The medical research company had revenue of $1.36 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.36 billion. Agilent Technologies had a net margin of 14.59% and a return on equity of 20.49%. The company's revenue was up 5.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.76 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 Tuesday, May 12th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Agilent Technologies.

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

Agilent Technologies updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 18th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.38-3.43 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.42. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.50-5.55 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.54 billion.

What price target have analysts set for A?

15 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Agilent Technologies' shares. Their forecasts range from $57.00 to $100.00. On average, they expect Agilent Technologies' stock price to reach $84.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Agilent Technologies.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Agilent Technologies?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Agilent Technologies in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 8 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 headlines about A stock have trended very negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Agilent Technologies earned a media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the medical research company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Agilent Technologies.

Are investors shorting Agilent Technologies?

Agilent Technologies saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 5,190,000 shares, an increase of 11.4% from the January 15th total of 4,660,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,630,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.2 days. Currently, 1.7% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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 AbbVie (ABBV), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), Walt Disney (DIS), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Boeing (BA), Paypal (PYPL) and Intel (INTC).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.36%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (1.84%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.57%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.33%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (1.11%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.86%). Company insiders that own Agilent Technologies stock include Boon Hwee Koh, Dominique Grau, Heidi Fields, 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 AJO LP, Geode Capital Management LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group, FMR LLC, Panagora Asset Management Inc., TD Asset Management Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC and Pendal Group Ltd. 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 Troy Asset Management Ltd, Marshall Wace LLP, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Marshall Wace North America L.P., Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Hexavest Inc., Artisan Partners Limited Partnership and Jennison Associates LLC. 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 $77.95.

How big of a company is Agilent Technologies?

Agilent Technologies has a market capitalization of $24.18 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.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 800-227-9770 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:  739 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  502 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,241
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This page was last updated on 2/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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