Agilent Technologies Inc (A) EPS Estimated At $0.63

November 15, 2017 - By Marie Mckinney

 Agilent Technologies Inc (A) EPS Estimated At $0.63
Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.35, from 0.87 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 28 investors sold Agilent Technologies Inc shares while 172 reduced holdings. 81 funds opened positions while 162 raised stakes. 269.83 million shares or 0.59% less from 271.42 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Prudential Financial has invested 0.04% in Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A). Ftb Advsr accumulated 2,913 shares. Andra Ap stated it has 0.12% in Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A). Finemark Financial Bank & holds 0.01% or 3,432 shares in its portfolio. Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) for 23,435 shares. Loomis Sayles And L P holds 0% of its portfolio in Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) for 398 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can owns 229,598 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D reported 0.04% in Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A). Aperio Grp Limited Liability holds 272,606 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. 221,000 are owned by Polar Asset Mgmt Prtnrs. Apg Asset Mngmt Nv stated it has 458,654 shares. Amp Capital Ltd owns 262,158 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Select Equity Gru L P accumulated 671,074 shares or 0% of the stock. Savings Bank Of Nova Scotia has invested 0.02% in Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A). Rockefeller reported 608 shares.

Since May 23, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 sales for $7.21 million activity. FIELDS HEIDI sold 8,625 shares worth $513,403. HIRSCH DIDIER also sold $346,026 worth of Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) on Thursday, June 1. Another trade for 21,851 shares valued at $1.31 million was made by Doak Mark on Tuesday, May 30. On Wednesday, May 31 the insider Kaltenbach Patrick sold $125,327. Another trade for 15,482 shares valued at $914,057 was made by CULLEN JAMES on Wednesday, May 24. 3,866 shares were sold by CLARK PAUL N, worth $228,287 on Thursday, May 25.

Wall Street await Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) to release earnings on November, 20 after the close. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $0.63, up exactly $0.04 or 6.78 % from 2014’s $0.59 EPS. The expected A’s profit could reach $206.33 million giving the stock 26.31 P/E in the case that $0.63 earnings per share is reported. After posting $0.59 EPS for the previous quarter, Agilent Technologies Inc’s analysts now forecast 6.78 % EPS growth. About 8,766 shares traded. Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) has risen 25.96% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.26% the S&P500.

Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) Ratings Coverage

Among 14 analysts covering Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Agilent Technologies had 47 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 26 by Goldman Sachs. The stock has “Buy” rating by Evercore on Thursday, August 18. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, November 10 by Leerink Swann. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 16. The stock of Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) earned “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan on Wednesday, August 16. The rating was downgraded by TheStreet to “Buy” on Tuesday, August 25. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, May 11 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Wednesday, August 9 with “Buy”. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, March 15 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) earned “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, August 18.

Agilent Technologies, Inc. provides application focused solutions that include instruments, software, services and consumables for the entire laboratory workflow. The company has market cap of $21.71 billion. The Firm serves the life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. It has a 34.78 P/E ratio. It has three business divisions: life sciences and applied markets business, diagnostics and genomics business, and Agilent CrossLab business.

More important recent Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Agilent Thought Leader Award Presented to Renowned Drug Discovery Researcher …” on November 13, 2017, also Investorplace.com published article titled: “High-Level Metrics for Earnings Visibility Make Agilent Technologies (A) a …”, Investorplace.com published: “Best-in-Class Metrics for Earnings Momentum Make Agilent Technologies (A) a …” on November 09, 2017. More interesting news about Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) was released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “High-End Earnings Momentum Analytics Drive Upgrade of Agilent Technologies (A …” with publication date: October 19, 2017.

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