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Agilent Technologies Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.81 (+2.46 %)
(As of 11/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $116.90
50-Day Range
MA: $108.30
52-Week Range
Now: $116.90
Volume3.76 million shs
Average Volume1.87 million shs
Market Capitalization$36.04 billion
P/E Ratio50.83
Dividend Yield0.63%
Agilent Technologies, Inc. provides application focused solutions to the life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets worldwide. It operates in three segments: Life Sciences and Applied Markets, Diagnostics and Genomics, and Agilent CrossLab. The Life Sciences and Applied Markets segment offers liquid and gas chromatography systems and components; liquid and 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; cell imaging systems; microplate readers; 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 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. It has collaboration agreement with SGS AXYS. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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1.74 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Analytical instruments
Sub-IndustryLife Sciences Tools & Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.34 billion
Cash Flow$4.41 per share
Book Value$15.81 per share


Net Income$1.07 billion


Market Cap$36.04 billion
Next Earnings Date2/16/2021 (Estimated)
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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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, A stock has increased by 69.8% and is now trading at $116.90.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Agilent Technologies?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Agilent Technologies in the last year. There are currently 12 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Agilent Technologies' next earnings date?

Agilent Technologies is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 16th 2021.
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How were Agilent Technologies' earnings last quarter?

Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) posted its earnings results on Sunday, November, 22nd. The medical research company reported $0.98 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.93 by $0.05. The medical research company earned $1.48 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.40 billion. Agilent Technologies had a net margin of 13.47% and a return on equity of 21.02%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.89 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, November 18th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.194 per share on Wednesday, January 27th. This represents a $0.78 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, January 4th. This is a boost from Agilent Technologies's previous quarterly dividend of $0.18.
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What guidance has Agilent Technologies issued on next quarter's earnings?

Agilent Technologies updated its FY 2021 After-Hours earnings guidance on Monday, November, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 3.57-3.67 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.68. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.6-5.7 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.67 billion.

What price target have analysts set for A?

24 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Agilent Technologies' stock. Their forecasts range from $30.70 to $132.00. On average, they anticipate Agilent Technologies' stock price to reach $92.84 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 20.6%.
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Are investors shorting Agilent Technologies?

Agilent Technologies saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,920,000 shares, an increase of 11.5% from the September 30th total of 2,620,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,190,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.5 days. Currently, 1.0% of the shares of the 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), AbbVie (ABBV), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Intel (INTC), QUALCOMM (QCOM), PayPal (PYPL), AT&T (T), Broadcom (AVGO), The Boeing (BA) and Skyworks Solutions (SWKS).

Who are Agilent Technologies' key executives?

Agilent Technologies' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Michael R. McMullen, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 59, Pay $2.96M)
  • Mr. Robert W. McMahon, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 51, Pay $2.16M)
  • Mr. Michael Tang, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 46, Pay $991.5k)
  • Mr. Jacob Thaysen, Sr. VP and Pres of Life Sciences & Applied Markets Group (Age 45, Pay $1.04M)
  • Mr. Rodney Gonsalves, Principal Accounting Officer, VP & Corp. Controller (Age 54)
  • Dr. Darlene J. S. Solomon, CTO & Sr. VP (Age 61)
  • Mr. Ankur Dhingra, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Dominique P. Grau, Sr. VP of HR (Age 61)
  • Mr. Richard A. Burdsall, Sr. VP of Global Infrastructure Services (Age 57)
  • Ms. Yvonne Mackie, MD of UK & Ireland Operations and VP of HR - Europe

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.43%), Pershing Square Capital Management L.P. (3.97%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.34%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.22%), Findlay Park Partners LLP (1.21%) and Allianz Asset Management GmbH (0.85%). Company insiders that own Agilent Technologies stock include Dominique Grau, Heidi Fields, Mark Doak, Michael R Mcmullen, Michael Tang, 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 First Trust Advisors LP, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, KBC Group NV, Findlay Park Partners LLP, TD Asset Management Inc., Pershing Square Capital Management L.P., Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, and State Street Corp. 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 Royal London Asset Management Ltd., DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, AXA S.A., and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA.
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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 $116.90.

How big of a company is Agilent Technologies?

Agilent Technologies has a market capitalization of $36.04 billion and generates $5.34 billion in revenue each year. The medical research company earns $1.07 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.28 on an earnings per share basis. Agilent Technologies employs 16,400 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 12/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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