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NYSE:AAgilent Technologies Stock Price, Forecast & News

$97.78
+0.33 (+0.34 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$96.87
Now: $97.78
$97.84
50-Day Range
$85.90
MA: $91.79
$99.09
52-Week Range
$61.13
Now: $97.78
$99.36
Volume897,931 shs
Average Volume1.47 million shs
Market Capitalization$30.19 billion
P/E Ratio45.06
Dividend Yield0.74%
Beta1.12
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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Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.48 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Analytical instruments
Sub-IndustryLife Sciences Tools & Services
CUSIP00846U10
Phone800-227-9770

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.16 billion
Cash Flow$3.98 per share
Book Value$15.34 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.07 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees16,300
Market Cap$30.19 billion
Next Earnings Date8/18/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
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Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Agilent Technologies' stock was trading at $68.84 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, A stock has increased by 42.0% and is now trading at $97.78.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Agilent Technologies?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Agilent Technologies in the last year. There are currently 12 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 Tuesday, August 18th 2020.
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How can I listen to Agilent Technologies' earnings call?

Agilent Technologies will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, August 18th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Agilent Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 21st. The medical research company reported $0.71 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.61 by $0.10. The medical research company earned $1.24 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.20 billion. Agilent Technologies had a return on equity of 20.76% and a net margin of 13.04%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up .2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.71 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, May 20th. Investors of record on Tuesday, June 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, July 22nd. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 29th.
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How will Agilent Technologies' stock buyback program work?

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

What price target have analysts set for A?

20 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Agilent Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $54.00 to $99.00. On average, they expect Agilent Technologies' stock price to reach $82.82 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 15.3%.
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Has Agilent Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about A stock have been trending very positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Agilent Technologies earned a coverage optimism score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the medical research company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.
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Are investors shorting Agilent Technologies?

Agilent Technologies saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,120,000 shares, an increase of 6.2% from the July 15th total of 3,880,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,870,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.2 days. Approximately 1.3% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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), Alibaba Group (BABA), AbbVie (ABBV), AT&T (T), Paypal (PYPL), Netflix (NFLX), Skyworks Solutions (SWKS), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Walt Disney (DIS) and Broadcom (AVGO).

Who are Agilent Technologies' key executives?

Agilent Technologies' management team includes the following 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)

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 investors include Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.35%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.60%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.57%), Royal London Asset Management Ltd. (0.51%), Robecosam AG (0.41%) and Swiss National Bank (0.40%). 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 Retirement Systems of Alabama, Robecosam AG, Hexavest Inc., Calamos Advisors LLC, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Hancock Whitney Corp, and Arizona State Retirement System. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, PGGM Investments, Royal London Asset Management Ltd., Dupont Capital Management Corp, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, and Jennison Associates 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 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 $97.78.

How big of a company is Agilent Technologies?

Agilent Technologies has a market capitalization of $30.19 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 8/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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