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NYSE:A

Agilent Technologies - A Stock Forecast, Price & News

$154.42
-0.09 (-0.06%)
(As of 02/8/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$153.23
$155.17
50-Day Range
$146.95
$159.06
52-Week Range
$112.52
$160.26
Volume
1.07 million shs
Average Volume
1.25 million shs
Market Capitalization
$45.69 billion
P/E Ratio
37.03
Dividend Yield
0.59%
Price Target
$161.36

Agilent Technologies MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.77 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
4.5% Upside
$161.36 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.14% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.00
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.77mentions of Agilent Technologies in the last 14 days
Based on 18 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$30.81 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
9.93%
From $5.64 to $6.20 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.67 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

77th out of 612 stocks

Analytical Instruments Industry

3rd out of 27 stocks

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About Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) Stock

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 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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A Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/21/2022
Ex-Dividend for 1/25 Dividend
12/30/2022
Dividend Payable
1/25/2023
Today
2/08/2023
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
2/28/2023
Fiscal Year End
10/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Analytical instruments
Sub-Industry
Life Sciences Tools & Services
CUSIP
00846U10
Employees
18,100
Year Founded
1999

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$161.36
High Stock Price Forecast
$170.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$140.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+4.5%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.77
Research Coverage
13 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.25 billion
Pretax Margin
21.96%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.85 billion
Cash Flow
$6.45 per share
Book Value
$17.92 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
$45.69 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.04

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Key Executives

  • Michael R. McMullenMichael 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 TangMichael Tang
    Secretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel













A Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Agilent Technologies stock right now?

13 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Agilent Technologies in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" A shares.
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What is Agilent Technologies' stock price forecast for 2023?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Agilent Technologies' stock. Their A share price forecasts range from $140.00 to $170.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $161.36 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have A shares performed in 2023?

Agilent Technologies' stock was trading at $149.65 at the beginning of the year. Since then, A shares have increased by 3.2% and is now trading at $154.42.
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Are investors shorting Agilent Technologies?

Agilent Technologies saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totaling 3,270,000 shares, an increase of 5.5% from the December 15th total of 3,100,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,340,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.4 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is Agilent Technologies' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 28th 2023.
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How can I listen to Agilent Technologies' earnings call?

Agilent Technologies will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 28th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Agilent Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November, 21st. The medical research company reported $1.53 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.39 by $0.14. The medical research company earned $1.85 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.76 billion. Agilent Technologies had a net margin of 18.31% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 30.28%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 11.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.21 EPS.
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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, November 16th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.225 per share on Wednesday, January 25th. This represents a $0.90 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 30th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.21.
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Is Agilent Technologies a good dividend stock?

Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) pays an annual dividend of $0.90 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.59%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 11 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 21.58%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, A will have a dividend payout ratio of 14.52% next year. This indicates that the company 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 approved a share repurchase program on Monday, January 9th 2023, which allows the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase up to 4.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Agilent Technologies updated its first quarter 2023 earnings guidance on Wednesday, December, 21st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.29-$1.31 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.31. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.68 billion-$1.70 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.73 billion.

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

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

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), 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.14%), Parnassus Investments LLC (0.73%), LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.45%), Swiss National Bank (0.41%), TD Asset Management Inc (0.39%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.35%). Insiders that own company stock include Boon Hwee Koh, Dominique Grau, Heidi Fields, Henrik Ancher-Jensen, Jacob Thaysen, Mark Doak, Michael R Mcmullen, Michael R Mcmullen, Michael Tang, Padraig Mcdonnell, Rodney Gonsalves and Samraat S Raha.
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How do I buy shares of Agilent Technologies?

Shares of A stock 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 $154.42.

How much money does Agilent Technologies make?

Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) has a market capitalization of $45.69 billion and generates $6.85 billion in revenue each year. The medical research company earns $1.25 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.17 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Agilent Technologies have?

The company employs 18,100 workers across the globe.

Does Agilent Technologies have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Agilent Technologies: ACEA BIO, 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 Singapore (Global) Pte Ltd., 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 Denmark, Dako Denmark ApS, 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.
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How can I contact Agilent Technologies?

Agilent Technologies' mailing address is 5301 STEVENS CREEK BLVD, SANTA CLARA CA, 95051. The official website for the company is www.agilent.com. The medical research company can be reached via phone at (800) 227-9770, via email at investor_relations@agilent.com, or via fax at 408-345-8474.

This page (NYSE:A) was last updated on 2/8/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff