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NYSE:AAgilent Technologies Stock Price, Forecast & News

$89.42
-0.50 (-0.56 %)
(As of 07/10/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$88.57
Now: $89.42
$89.87
50-Day Range
$80.75
MA: $87.81
$90.49
52-Week Range
$61.13
Now: $89.42
$93.04
Volume938,100 shs
Average Volume1.35 million shs
Market Capitalization$27.61 billion
P/E Ratio41.21
Dividend Yield0.80%
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: 3.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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1.63 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$3.94 per share
Book Value$15.34 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.07 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees16,300
Market Cap$27.61 billion
Next Earnings Date8/12/2020 (Estimated)
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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, A stock has increased by 29.9% and is now trading at $89.42. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Agilent Technologies?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Agilent Technologies in the last year. There are currently 11 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Agilent Technologies.

When is Agilent Technologies' next earnings date?

Agilent Technologies is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 12th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Agilent Technologies.

How were Agilent Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 21st. The medical research company reported $0.71 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate 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 net margin of 13.04% and a return on equity of 20.76%. Agilent Technologies's quarterly revenue was up .2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.71 EPS. View Agilent Technologies' earnings history.

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. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 30th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Wednesday, July 22nd. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 29th. View Agilent Technologies' dividend history.

How will Agilent Technologies' stock buyback program work?

Agilent Technologies announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback plan on Monday, November 19th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,750,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 8.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for A?

19 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Agilent Technologies' shares. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $96.00. On average, they anticipate Agilent Technologies' share price to reach $83.69 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.4%. View analysts' price targets for Agilent Technologies.

Has Agilent Technologies been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about A stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news 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 news sentiment score of -1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the medical research company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news about Agilent Technologies.

Are investors shorting Agilent Technologies?

Agilent Technologies saw a drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 4,390,000 shares, a drop of 14.6% from the June 15th total of 5,140,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,100,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.1 days. Approximately 1.4% 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 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Robecosam AG (0.41%), LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.26%), Hexavest Inc. (0.10%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.08%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%) and S.E.E.D. Planning Group LLC (0.01%). 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. 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 Robecosam AG, Hexavest Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Cypress Capital Group. 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. View insider buying and selling activity for Agilent Technologies.

Which institutional investors are buying Agilent Technologies stock?

A stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Watchman Group Inc., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., LGT Capital Partners LTD., DNB Asset Management AS, Park National Corp OH, Clarius Group LLC, Whittier Trust Co., and S.E.E.D. Planning Group LLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $89.42.

How big of a company is Agilent Technologies?

Agilent Technologies has a market capitalization of $27.61 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 7/11/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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