Agilent Technologies, Inc. (A) Analysts See $0.63 EPS

August 9, 2018 - By Vernon Prom

Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.08, from 0.95 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 36 investors sold Agilent Technologies, Inc. shares while 200 reduced holdings. 77 funds opened positions while 165 raised stakes. 265.64 million shares or 1.59% less from 269.93 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Stralem And holds 0.13% or 9,900 shares in its portfolio. Welch And Forbes Ltd Liability holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) for 6,371 shares. 601,297 are owned by Ameriprise Finance. Signature And Investment Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation owns 13,104 shares. 8,817 were accumulated by Gam Ag. Smithfield Tru owns 1,129 shares. Amalgamated Retail Bank invested in 0.07% or 41,865 shares. King Luther owns 32,945 shares. Tci Wealth Advisors has 15 shares. Lmr Prtnrs Limited Liability Partnership has 0.21% invested in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A). Aperio Group Inc reported 0.1% stake. Proshare Advisors reported 91,549 shares. 1,063 are owned by Synovus Finance Corporation. Cibc World Corp holds 345,821 shares. Cambridge holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) for 17,405 shares.

Since March 12, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 sales for $2.55 million activity. 6,931 shares valued at $460,099 were sold by KOH BOON HWEE on Tuesday, June 12. Shares for $173,311 were sold by Doak Mark on Tuesday, March 13. On Tuesday, March 27 the insider FIELDS HEIDI sold $340,450. Another trade for 6,825 shares valued at $486,145 was made by Gonsalves Rodney on Tuesday, March 13.

Analysts expect Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) to report $0.63 EPS on August, 14 after the close.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 6.78 % from last quarter’s $0.59 EPS. A’s profit would be $201.57M giving it 26.65 P/E if the $0.63 EPS is correct. After having $0.65 EPS previously, Agilent Technologies, Inc.’s analysts see -3.08 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.33% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $67.16. About 619,240 shares traded. Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) has risen 6.49% since August 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.08% the S&P500.

Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Agilent (NYSE:A), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Agilent had 7 analyst reports since February 15, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, June 8, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. JP Morgan maintained the shares of A in report on Thursday, February 15 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, February 14 by Cowen & Co. As per Tuesday, May 15, the company rating was upgraded by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, April 11 by Morgan Stanley. Jefferies maintained Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) rating on Thursday, February 15. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $81.0 target. The stock of Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 15 by Robert W. Baird.

Agilent Technologies, Inc. provides application focused solutions to the life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets worldwide. The company has market cap of $21.49 billion. It operates through three divisions: Life Sciences and Applied Markets, Diagnostics and Genomics, and Agilent CrossLab. It has a 92.13 P/E ratio. 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; microfluidics based automated electrophoresis products; cell analysis plate based assays; laboratory software and informatics systems; laboratory automation; dissolution testing; vacuum pumps; and measurement technologies.

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