Agilent Technologies Earnings Estimates Lowered at Jefferies Group (A)
Investment analysts at Jefferies Group reduced their earnings per share (EPS) estimates on shares of Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) in a note issued to investors on Friday, Stock Ratings Network.com reports. The firm currently has a “buy” rating and a $66.00 target price on the company’s shares. Jefferies Group’s target price points to a potential upside of 19.61% from the stock’s previous close.
A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on A. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Agilent Technologies in a research note on Friday. They now have a $63.00 price target on the stock. Separately, 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. Finally, 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. 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 issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Agilent Technologies currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $59.07.
Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) last released its earnings data on Thursday, February 13th. The company reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $1.68 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.69 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.63 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down .1% on a year-over-year basis.
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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