Agilent Technologies, Inc. stock performance trend indicates that the stock price has rallied 15.39% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 13.21% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 32.65% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Agilent Technologies, Inc. has a positive value of 19.67 compared to overall market.Agilent Technologies, Inc. is having a Relative Strength Index of 63.31 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators.
Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) has climbed 2.22% in the past week and advanced 3.25% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.98% and the outperformance has advanced to 2.08% for the last 4 weeks period.
For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $53.06 and hit $53.53 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $53.31, with a gain of 0.49% or 0.26 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,936,902 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $54.82 and the company has a market cap of $17,182 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $38.59 .
Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Agilent Technologies Inc was Upgraded by Morgan Stanley to Overweight on Mar 15, 2017. Agilent Technologies Inc was Initiated by Deutsche Bank on Jan 18, 2017 to Buy, Price Target of the shares are set at $54.Company shares were Upgraded by Barclays on Jan 4, 2017 to Overweight, Raises Price Target to $ 51 from a previous price target of $48 .
Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 21, 2017, Patrick Kaltenbach (Sr Vice President) sold 3,771 shares at 51.68 per share price.On Feb 16, 2017, Didier Hirsch (Sr. VP and CFO) sold 22,258 shares at 51.50 per share price.On Dec 12, 2016, Mark Doak (Sr. Vice President) sold 3,969 shares at 46.00 per share price.
Agilent Technologies Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 14, 2017. The company reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04. Analyst had a consensus of $0.49. The company had revenue of $1067.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1047.97 million. The companys revenue was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.46 EPS.
Agilent Technologies is the worlds 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.