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Agilent Technologies [NYSE:A] share price, stock quote Analysis

What has the stock performance of Agilent Technologies been like?
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Agilent Technologies's (NYSE:A) stock is 74.5% higher in the past 12 months and has outperformed the overall US TECH market which is 3.9% higher in the same timeframe. This means a 70.6% greater return over the period which puts the stock as an outperformer vs other US TECH companies.


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Analyst RatingS

What are analyst ratings for Agilent Technologies?
Analyst Ratings
Analyst Ratings Change
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From 14 analysts that cover Agilent Technologies's stock, the average rating is 4.3. This is a weighted average of 7 strong buys, 4 buys, 3 holds. This is 0.3 higher than a month ago which gives this factor a tea-score of 5/5.


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Insider Trades

What has Agilent Technologies's insider trading been over the past year?
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Agilent Technologies insider's have net been buying stock over the past 12 months, in the previous month insiders have been net buying. In fact the buy to sell ratio in the past month has been 50.0% which is 49.0% higher than the last 12 months buy to sell ratio. This put's Agilent Technologies's Insiders in the top quintile vs their peers giving this factor a tea-score of 3/5.


What is the ownership of Agilent Technologies stock?
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For Agilent Technologies, currently 88.2% of stock (1 billion shares) is owned by Institutions, 11.4% (802 million shares) is owned by Individuals, and 0.4% (2 million shares) is owned by company insiders. The CEO has a holding of 0.02% which is equivalent to 40 thousand shares with a market value of $129 million. This factor has a tea-score of 3/5.

Short Interest

What is the short interest for Agilent Technologies stock?
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As of 31 July 2019, the short interest for Agilent Technologies has been 1.58% of the shares outstanding which is 49 billion shares. This is more than 1 month ago which had 1.34% of the shares outstanding which is 42 billion short interest in shares. This equals a tea-score of 4/5.


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Revenue & Earnings

What has Agilent Technologies's revenue history been by year?
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Agilent Technologies's revenue in the last 12 months ending 31 July 2019 is $5Bn. Agilent Technologies's average revenue growth for the last 4 years has been 5.1% which is currently lower than their comps of 6.2%.

Free Cash Flow Yield Growth

What is Agilent Technologies's free cash flow yield?
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Agilent Technologies's free cash flow yield is 4.5% and has shrunk from 4 years ago. The free cash flow yield for Agilent Technologies 1 year ago was 3.4% and 3 years ago it was 10.6%.

Dividend History & yield

What has Agilent Technologies's dividend payments been historically?
Dividend ($)
Dividend Yield (%)
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Agilent Technologies pays dividends every 3 months and has done so since 02 April 2013. Dividends have been steadily increasing over the past 4 years from $0.1 (dividend yield of 0.26%) to $0.164 today (yield of 0.20%).


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PE Ratio

What is Agilent Technologies's PE ratio?
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Agilent Technologies's PE ratio is 21.3x. This is calculated from their EPS of $2.02 and price per share of $71.08. Agilent Technologies's PE ratio values the company cheaper than 20% of it's competitors giving this factor a tea-score of 1/5.

PEG Ratio

What is Agilent Technologies's PEG ratio?
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Agilent Technologies's PEG ratio is nanx. This is calculated from their PE ratio of 21.3x and their last 12 months growth rate of -0.191%. This is less attractive than their competitors so the tea-score for this factor is nan/5.

Share Price / Book (PB Ratio)

What is Agilent Technologies's PB ratio?
PB ratio

The PB ratio for Agilent Technologies is 4.6x. This is cheaper than their competitors who have an average PB ratio of 5.6x. The tea-score is 2/5.

Free Cash Flow Yield

What is Agilent Technologies's free cash flow yield?
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Agilent Technologies's free cash flow yield is 4.5% which is ranked 2.0/5 when compared to its competitors. This is calculated from a free cash flow of $1Bn (as reported for the 12 months ending 31 July 2019) divided by its current market capitalisation of $22Bn. The average free cash flow yield across Agilent Technologies's comps is 8.1%.

Return On Investment (ROI)

What is Agilent Technologies's return on investment (ROI)?
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Agilent Technologies's return on investment is 23.0%. This is more profitable than its competitors.


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Assets vs Liabilities

What is Agilent Technologies's current ratio (assets vs liabilities)?
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Agilent Technologies's current ratio is calculated by (current assets) / (current liabilities) which equals 2.1x. This less attractive than their competitors and also worse than recommended for a healthy company.

Debt vs Equity

What is Agilent Technologies's debt vs shareholder equity?
debt vs equity

Agilent Technologies's debt to shareholder equity is 37.9%. This is worse than their competitors and also worse than advised for a well-managed balance sheet.

Dividend Payout Ratio

What is Agilent Technologies's dividend payout ratio?
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Agilent Technologies's dividend payout ratio calculated against their free cash flow is low at 30.7%. This is in quintile 4 when measured against their comps.


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What is the overall ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) rating for Agilent Technologies?

Agilent Technologies's has a good overall ESG rating of 67/100. Their competitors have a score between 38 and 79 with the average at 58.

ESG Environmental

What the latest (ESG) environmental responsibility score for Agilent Technologies vs their competitors?
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We can see here what the environmental consciousness of Agilent Technologies is relative to other similar companies.

ESG Social

What the present (ESG) social responsibility score for Agilent Technologies vs their peers?
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We can get a sense of what the social responsbility of Agilent Technologies is when compared to other rival companies.

ESG Corporate Governance

What the current (ESG) corporate governance score for Agilent Technologies vs their challengers?
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With this number we can understand what the corporate governance of Agilent Technologies is when compared to it's peers.



What is the company description of Agilent Technologies?
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.

Agilent Technologies [NYSE:A] Additional Q&A

Questions & Answers

What is the 52 week high for Agilent Technologies stock quote?

Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) hit a new 52-week high on 03 April 2019 at a price of $81.94 with 2,141,000 shares traded that day. This is 15.3% higher than than its current price of $71.08 and 132.3% higher than the 52-week low of $35.28 on 01 July 2019. Average daily volume traded has been 2 million shares over the past 3 months.

What is the highest price Agilent Technologies stock has ever been?

The all-time highs for Agilent Technologies stock were reached on 03 April 2019, 138 days ago at a price of $81.94. This equates to a market capitalisation of $25Bn. The highest price reached is 15.3% higher than the current price of $71.08 with a current market cap of $22Bn.

What is the beta of Agilent Technologies stock?

Agilent Technologies stock moves 1.3x the US TECH market average which makes its beta higher than the overall market.

What is the volatility of Agilent Technologies (A) stock?

Agilent Technologies's stock has an annual volatility of 129.6% which is more volatile than the average US TECH market volatility of 16.3% which has made it a less safe stock to own in the past vs just owning the index for investors aiming for lower portfolio volatility.

What have Agilent Technologies's share buybacks been over the past year?

Agilent Technologies is currently running a share-buyback program and in the past year alone the company has repurchased 104 million of shares outstanding at a total expense of $23Trn. In the same time frame the share price has moved 74.5% higher which is an outperformance of 70.6% vs the overall market. Agilent Technologies still has $420Trn of cash remaining on their balance sheet.

Who owns the most Agilent Technologies stock?

Barry White is the largest individual shareholder in Agilent Technologies with 1 billion shares. He is an independent director of Agilent Technologies. The largest institutional holder is T-Rowe and they own 31.6% of the issue size with 100 million shares. T-Rowe have been net buying shares over the last 12 months as they own 1 million more shares than a year ago.

When did Agilent Technologies beat earnings expectations in the last 4 years?

In the past 4 quarters Agilent Technologies has had 3 earnings beat's and 1 earnings miss's. The average earnings beat has been 12.1% and the average earnings miss has been 8.2%.

When is Agilent Technologies's next earnings date and what are the expectations?

Agilent Technologies is set to report earnings on 30 July 2019 after market close. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending June 2019. Based on 14 analysts' forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $2.12. Recent analyst revisions have been positive implying a potential EPS of $2.24.

What is Agilent Technologies's upcoming earnings report expectations?

The earnings expectations for Agilent Technologies's upcoming report on 30 July 2019 are from 14 analysts with an average EPS of $2.12. The lowest analyst rating is $2.01, the highest is $2.84. The most recent earnings revisions have been positive with a most recent estimate of $2.24.

What is Agilent Technologies's earnings per share (EPS)?

Agilent Technologies's latest earnings per share (EPS) was reported as $2.02 on 30 April 2019 for fiscal quarter ending March 2019. This is 11.0% higher than 12 months ago when they reported EPS of $1.82

What is Agilent Technologies's dividend growth rate?

Agilent Technologies's dividends have grown at 10.07% in the past year and an average growth of 16.00% over the past 4 years. This is higher then it's competitors 4-year average dividend growth of 4.1

What is Agilent Technologies's dividend yield?

Agilent Technologies's current dividend yield is 0.20%. This is calculated by taking the dividend's per share of $0.164 (the last payment which was on 01 April 2019) and dividing by the current share price of $71.08.

What is Agilent Technologies's previous and next dividend date?

Agilent Technologies's most recent dividend date was 01 April 2019 when the company paid $0.164 and the next dividend date is 04 July 2019 with an expected payment of $0.164.

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