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Agilent Technologies Stock Forecast, Price & News

$173.94
+0.66 (+0.38 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$147.58
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Volume2.41 million shs
Average Volume1.67 million shs
Market Capitalization$52.66 billion
P/E Ratio54.36
Dividend Yield0.45%
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About Agilent Technologies

Agilent Technologies, Inc. engages in the provision of application focused solutions for life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets. It operates through the following segments: Life Sciences and Applied Markets; Diagnostics and Genomics; and Agilent CrossLab. The Life Sciences and Applied Markets segment offers application-focused solutions that include instruments and software that enable to identify, quantify, and analyze the physical and biological properties of substances and products, as well as the clinical and life sciences research areas to interrogate samples at the molecular and cellular level. The Diagnostics and Genomics segment consists of activity providing active pharmaceutical ingredients for oligo-based therapeutics, as well as solutions that include reagents, instruments, software and consumables. The Agilent CrossLab segment includes startup, operational, training and compliance support, software as a service, and asset management and consultative services. The company was founded in May 1999 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.

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2.23 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

266th out of 858 stocks

Analytical Instruments Industry

8th out of 30 stocks

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Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Agilent Technologies a buy right now?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Agilent Technologies in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 20 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Agilent Technologies stock.
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Are investors shorting Agilent Technologies?

Agilent Technologies saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 3,890,000 shares, an increase of 16.5% from the July 29th total of 3,340,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,800,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.2 days. Approximately 1.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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 22nd 2021.
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How were Agilent Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August, 16th. The medical research company reported $1.10 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.11. The medical research company had revenue of $1.59 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.54 billion. Agilent Technologies had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 26.12% and a net margin of 16.12%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 25.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.78 earnings per share.
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How has Agilent Technologies' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Agilent Technologies' stock was trading at $68.84 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, A stock has increased by 152.7% and is now trading at $173.94.
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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, May 19th. Investors of record on Tuesday, July 6th will be given a dividend of $0.194 per share on Wednesday, July 28th. This represents a $0.78 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.45%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 2nd.
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Is Agilent Technologies a good dividend stock?

Agilent Technologies pays an annual dividend of $0.78 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.45%. The dividend payout ratio of Agilent Technologies is 23.78%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Agilent Technologies will have a dividend payout ratio of 16.49% next year. This indicates that Agilent Technologies will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Agilent Technologies' stock buyback program work?

Agilent Technologies announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, February 16th 2021, which authorizes the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Agilent Technologies updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, September, 14th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.280-$4.310 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.140. The company issued revenue guidance of $6.29 billion-$6.32 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.22 billion.

What price target have analysts set for A?

22 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Agilent Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $30.70 to $200.00. On average, they expect Agilent Technologies' share price to reach $137.04 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 21.2%.
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Who are Agilent Technologies' key executives?

Agilent Technologies' management team includes the following people:
  • Michael R. McMullen, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Robert W. McMahon, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Darlene J. S. Solomon, Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Katharine Knobil, Chief Medical Officer
  • Michael Tang, Secretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel (LinkedIn Profile)

What is Mike McMullen's approval rating as Agilent Technologies' CEO?

452 employees have rated Agilent Technologies CEO Mike McMullen on Glassdoor.com. Mike McMullen has an approval rating of 98% among Agilent Technologies' employees. This puts Mike McMullen in the top 20% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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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).

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.45%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.87%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (7.78%), State Street Corp (4.26%), Pershing Square Capital Management L.P. (3.85%) and Invesco Ltd. (1.95%). Company insiders that own Agilent Technologies stock include Boon Hwee Koh, Dominique Grau, Heidi Fields, Jacob Thaysen, Mark Doak, Michael R Mcmullen, Michael Tang, Padraig Mcdonnell, Rodney Gonsalves and Samraat S Raha.
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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 Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, CCLA Investment Management Ltd, Primecap Management Co. CA, Pershing Square Capital Management L.P., and Jupiter Asset Management Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Agilent Technologies company stock in the last year include Boon Hwee Koh, Dominique Grau, Jacob Thaysen, Michael R Mcmullen, Michael Tang, Padraig Mcdonnell, and Samraat S Raha.
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Which institutional investors are buying Agilent Technologies stock?

A stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jefferies Group LLC, Amundi, JPMorgan Chase & Co., First Trust Advisors LP, Macquarie Group Ltd., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, BlackRock Inc., and Geode Capital Management LLC.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Agilent Technologies' stock price today?

One share of A stock can currently be purchased for approximately $173.94.

How much money does Agilent Technologies make?

Agilent Technologies has a market capitalization of $52.66 billion and generates $5.34 billion in revenue each year. The medical research company earns $719 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.28 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Agilent Technologies have?

Agilent Technologies employs 16,400 workers across the globe.

Does Agilent Technologies have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Agilent Technologies: ACEA BIO, AT Singapore (Global) Pte Ltd., ATN Microwave, Accelicon Technologies, Acqiris, Advanced Analytical Technologies, Agilent Raman Spectroscopy, Agilent Technologies Luxco S.à.r.l., Agilent Technologies Luxembourg Holding S.à.r.l., Agilent Technologies Rhone AG, Agilent Technologies Singapore (Holding) Pte. Ltd., Agilent Technologies Singapore (International) Pte. Ltd., Agilent Technologies World Trade Inc., Agilent's Interoperability Certification Labs, American Holographic, Aurora SFC Systems, BIOCIUS Life Sciences, BioTek Instruments, BioTek Instruments LLC, Biosystem Development, Cartagenia, Computational Biology, Dako ApS, Dako Denmark, Escort Instruments, Genohm, Gradient Design Automation, Halo Genomics, J&W Scientific, Lab901, LaserGen, Lionheart Technologies LLC, Luxcel Biosciensces Ltd., MTS Nano Instruments, MV Technology, Molecular Imaging Corp., Multiplicom, Novelx, Objective Systems Integrators, PXIT, ProZyme Inc, Qosnetics, RVM Scientific, RedSwitch, Resolution Bioscience, SAFCO, Seahorse Bioscience, Silicon Genetics, Stratagene, SynPro, TILL Photonics, ULTRA Scientific, Varian, Velocity11, Wavefront Research, Xpedion Design Systems, Young In Scientific Co. Ltd, Zymed, and iLab Solutions.

When was Agilent Technologies founded?

Agilent Technologies was founded in 1999.

What is Agilent Technologies' official website?

The official website for Agilent Technologies is www.agilent.com.

Where are Agilent Technologies' headquarters?

Agilent Technologies is headquartered at 5301 STEVENS CREEK BLVD, SANTA CLARA CA, 95051.

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 9/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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