Agilent Technologies Price Target Raised to $65.00 at UBS AG (A)
UBS AG lifted their price target on shares of Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) from $57.00 to $65.00 in a research note issued on Friday, AR Network reports. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. UBS AG’s target price points to a potential upside of 12.85% from the company’s current price.
In other Agilent Technologies news, SVP Michael Mcmullen sold 4,402 shares of Agilent Technologies stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, December 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $57.39, for a total transaction of $252,630.78. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 76,213 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,373,864. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
A has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Morgan Stanley reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Agilent Technologies in a research note to investors on Monday. They now have a $65.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $60.00. Separately, analysts at Cowen and Company raised their price target on shares of Agilent Technologies from $57.00 to $65.00 in a research note to investors on Wednesday, December 18th. Finally, analysts at Jefferies Group raised their price target on shares of Agilent Technologies from $60.00 to $65.00 in a research note to investors on Tuesday, December 17th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, ten have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $56.67.
Shares of Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) traded up 0.56% on Friday, hitting $58.74. The stock had a trading volume of 362,166 shares. Agilent Technologies has a 1-year low of $40.19 and a 1-year high of $58.68. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $55.68 and its 200-day moving average is $50.1. The company has a market cap of $19.490 billion and a P/E ratio of 27.81.
Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 14th. The company reported $0.81 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $1.72 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.71 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.86 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 2.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Agilent Technologies will post $3.19 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Agilent Technologies, Inc (NYSE:A) is a measurement company providing bio-analytical and electronic measurement solutions to the communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis industries.
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