Morningstar Gives A- Credit Rating to Agilent Technologies (A)
Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) has earned an “A-” credit rating from analysts at Morningstar. The firm’s “A-” rating indicates that the company is a low default risk. They also issued a negative credit outlook for the company and gave their stock a three star rating.
A number of other firms have also recently commented on A. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Agilent Technologies in a research note on Friday, August 15th. They now have a $58.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Citigroup Inc. initiated coverage on shares of Agilent Technologies in a research note on Thursday, July 17th. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Agilent Technologies currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $62.50.
Shares of Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) traded up 0.02% on Monday, hitting $57.16. 1,979,934 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Agilent Technologies has a 52 week low of $46.62 and a 52 week high of $61.22. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $56.61 and its 200-day moving average is $56.48. The company has a market cap of $19.034 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.84.
Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 14th. The company reported $0.78 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $1.77 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.75 billion. On average, analysts predict that Agilent Technologies will post $3.06 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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