Agilent Technologies (A) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) will be issuing its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 13th. Agilent Technologies has set its Q1 guidance at $0.65-0.67 EPS.Parties that wish to register for the company’s conference call can do so using this link.
Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 14th. The company reported $0.81 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters 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 expect Agilent Technologies to post $1.71 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1.95 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Shares of Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) opened at 59.73 on Wednesday. Agilent Technologies has a 1-year low of $40.19 and a 1-year high of $61.22. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $58.43 and a 200-day moving average of $52.53. The company has a market cap of $19.819 billion and a P/E ratio of 28.10.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Leerink Swann raised their price target on shares of Agilent Technologies from $59.00 to $68.00 in a research note on Wednesday. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. On the ratings front, analysts at UBS AG raised their price target on shares of Agilent Technologies from $57.00 to $65.00 in a research note on Friday, January 10th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Morgan Stanley reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Agilent Technologies in a research note on Monday, January 6th. They now have a $65.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $60.00. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $58.33.
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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