The stock of Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) is a huge mover today! About 2.54M shares traded hands or 20.38% up from the average. Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) has risen 11.33% since April 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.64% the S&P500.
The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $15.09 billion company. It was reported on Nov, 16 by Barchart.com. We have $72.93 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:A worth $8.60 billion more.
Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) Ratings Coverage
Out of 10 analysts covering Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A), 7 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 3 “Hold”. This means 70% are positive. Agilent Technologies has been the topic of 22 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. As per Thursday, November 10, the company rating was reinitiated by Leerink Swann. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of A in a report on Thursday, May 26 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 14 by BTIG Research. As per Thursday, August 18, the company rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs. The company was upgraded on Thursday, January 7 by Cowen & Co. Deutsche Bank initiated the shares of A in a report on Thursday, January 7 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, August 25 by TheStreet. The rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, December 9 to “Outperform”. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, December 8 by Goldman Sachs. BTIG Research reinitiated Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) on Friday, July 22 with “Buy” rating.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Agilent Technologies is the world’s premier measurement company and a technology leader in communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis. Agilent has two primary business segments: Bio-Analytical Measurement and Electronic Measurement.”
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2016 Q2. Its down 0.03, from 0.98 in 2016Q1. The ratio dived, as 39 funds sold all Agilent Technologies Inc shares owned while 189 reduced positions. 48 funds bought stakes while 168 increased positions. They now own 266.26 million shares or 3.79% less from 276.75 million shares in 2016Q1.
Dnb Asset Mngmt As owns 35,049 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Winslow Evans Crocker Inc accumulated 6,350 shares or 0% of the stock. Blackrock Japan accumulated 408,909 shares or 0.07% of the stock. House Limited Liability Company has invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A). Mutual Of America Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 56,089 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Pub Sector Pension Inv Board owns 62,142 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Saturna Capital holds 1.29% of its portfolio in Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) for 910,188 shares. Genesee Valley accumulated 7,199 shares or 0.21% of the stock. Swiss State Bank last reported 0.07% of its portfolio in the stock. Ridgeworth Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Co reported 1.95 million shares or 0.78% of all its holdings. Skylands Cap Limited Liability has 0.07% invested in the company for 9,750 shares. Enterprise Svcs Corporation has 304 shares for 0.01% of their US portfolio. Calamos Advsrs Limited accumulated 43,121 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Kornitzer Mgmt Ks last reported 0.2% of its portfolio in the stock. Janney Lc has invested 0.66% of its portfolio in Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A).
Insider Transactions: Since May 18, 2016, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 7 sales for $2.73 million net activity. $5.53 million worth of Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) shares were sold by McMullen Michael R.. The insider CULLEN JAMES sold 16,922 shares worth $755,170. On Wednesday, May 18 Gonsalves Rodney sold $422,133 worth of the stock or 9,542 shares. $833,319 worth of Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) was sold by Doak Mark. The insider KOH BOON HWEE sold 5,298 shares worth $252,503. $379,303 worth of Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) was sold by FIELDS HEIDI. $94,000 worth of Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) was sold by Kaltenbach Patrick.
More important recent Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: “Agilent Technologies gives downbeat guidance” on November 15, 2016, also Investorplace.com published article titled: “3 Stocks to Watch on Wednesday: Aclaris Therapeutics Inc (ACRS), Agilent …”, Businesswire.com published: “Agilent Technologies Expands Data Processing Offering for Molecular Pathology” on November 10, 2016. More interesting news about Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) was released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Agilent Technologies and PureHoney Technologies to Develop New Applications …” with publication date: November 01, 2016.
A Company Profile
Agilent Technologies, Inc., incorporated on May 4, 1999, provides application focused solutions that include instruments, software, services and consumables for the entire laboratory workflow. The Firm serves the life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. The Firm has three business divisions: life sciences and applied markets business, diagnostics and genomics business, and Agilent CrossLab business. The life sciences and applied markets business segment brings together the Company’s analytical laboratory instrumentation and informatics. The Company’s diagnostics and genomics business segment includes the reagent partnership, pathology, companion diagnostics, genomics and the nucleic acid solutions businesses. The Company’s Agilent CrossLab business segment spans the entire lab with its consumables and services portfolio.
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