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Agilent Technologies Inc

$ 68.7 -1.43 (-2.04%)
Volume: 2,693,638 Avg Vol (1m): 2,611,593
Market Cap $: 21.71 Bil Enterprise Value $: 21.35 Bil
P/E (TTM): 19.72 P/B: 4.30
Earnings Power Value 23.84
Net Current Asset Value -0.26
Tangible Book 4.6
Projected FCF 33.09
Median P/S Value 48.37
Graham Number 18.97
Peter Lynch Value 70.57
DCF (FCF Based) 0
DCF (Earnings Based) 0
1Y (-%)

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It is much easier to be odd when you are far away from the market

John Templeton was an investor and fund manager considered by many as one the greatest stock-pickers of all time. His approach to investment should be recognizable to any value investor -- he was a great believer that “the time of greatest pessimism is the best time to buy.” As well as being active in the U.S. and European stock markets, he looked for value outside the developed markets, considering himself to be a global bargain hunter. In this interview, he explained some of the tenets of his investment philosophy.

On playing market expectations

At the time of this interview,

511 Views    Stepan Lavrouk    2019-06-21 14:49

NEW YORK, March 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Entercom Communications Corporation (:ETM), PPL Corporation (:PPL), Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (CLNE), Diamondback Energy, Inc. (FANG), Agilent Technologies, Inc. (:A), and Toro Company (:TTC), including updated fundamental summaries, consolidated fiscal reporting, and fully-qualified certified analyst research.

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0 Views    Marketwired    2019-03-25 12:00
Boeing makes the list

According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Guru Screener, the following stocks have outperformed the Standard & Poor's 500 Index over the past 12 months and were bought by gurus during the third quarter.

Agilent Technologies Inc. (A) has a market cap of $25.45 billion. It has outperformed the S&P 500 by 16.50% over the past 12 months.

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The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 5.12. According to the DCF calculator, the stock is overpriced by 112% at $80 per share. The share price is currently 32.62% above its 52-week low and 1.99% below

55 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2019-03-06 21:33
Agilent Technologies tops the list

Companies that are growing their earnings are often good investments because they can return a solid profit to investors. According to the discounted cash flow calculator, the following undervalued companies have grown their earnings over a five-year period.

The earnings per share of Agilent Technologies Inc. (A) have grown 16.70% annually over the last five years.

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According to the DCF calculator, the stock is overpriced by 115% at $80 per share. The price-earnings ratio is 23.01. The share price has been as high as $81.44 and as low as $60.42 in the last 52 weeks;

76 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2019-03-04 20:59

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Micron Technology, Inc. (MU), Agilent Technologies, Inc. (:A), CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. (:CBL), Ladder Capital Corp (:LADR), Control4 Corporation (CTRL), and M/I Homes, Inc. (:MHO), including updated fundamental summaries, consolidated fiscal reporting, and fully-qualified certified analyst research.

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0 Views    Marketwired    2019-02-14 17:04

NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Agilent Technologies, Inc. (:A), Xilinx, Inc. (XLNX), Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (:IPG), Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (PGNX), Flexsteel Industries, Inc. (FLXS), and USA Truck, Inc. (USAK), including updated fundamental summaries, consolidated fiscal reporting, and fully-qualified certified analyst research.

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0 Views    Marketwired    2019-01-22 13:04
Canadian fund releases portfolio

The Signature Select Canadian Fund (Trades, Portfolio), part of CI Investments Inc., released its semi-annual portfolio this week, listing 20 new positions.

Managed by Eric Bushell, the Toronto-based fund invests in a diverse assortment of Canadian companies to achieve long-term capital appreciation and dividend income. It will also diversify into foreign securities.

The fund’s five largest buys for the period were Bank of America Corp. (BAC), Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG), Agilent Technologies Inc. (A), Asos PLC (LSE:ASC) and UBS Group AG (XSWX:UBSG).

Bank of America

After selling out of Bank of America in the first quarter,

186 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2018-12-07 19:09
Agilent falls on financial results

U.S. stocks retreated on Tuesday morning, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling more than 500 points to 24,494, the S&P 500 index losing 1.84% to 2,641, and the Nasdaq Composite Index dipping 2.40% to 6,860.

Shares of Agilent Technologies Inc. (A) fell more than 3% on Tuesday morning after the company posted fourth-quarter earnings per share of 81 cents, on revenue of $1.29 billion, reflecting a 8.4% year-over-year growth. The company beat earnings estimates by 7 cents and revenue expectations by $30 million.

By segments, Agilent´s CrossLab Group reported fourth-quarter revenue of $441 million, reflecting 9% growth. The operating

18 Views    Omar Venerio    2018-11-20 17:42
The company already had a dominant position in the fast-growing gene sequencing market before strengthening its position with the acquisition of Pacific Biosciences

The stock traded well above $300 before the recent downturn. It has a price-earnings ratio of nearly 70 and a lofty valuation of more than $45 billion. Its price has tripled in the past five years and is up more than 50% from its 52-week low, owing in part to renewed enthusiasm for the biotechnology industry. Does it warrant a look, or even your investment dollars?

It does if it’s Illumina Inc. (ILMN). The San Diego-based gene sequencing company is an American success story. Only 30 years old, it pretty much owned the gene sequencing market when it recently added

85 Views    Barry Cohen    2018-11-13 19:32
Illumina's recent acquisition of Pacific Biosciences of California strongly strengthens its product offering and ensures growth for years to come

Earlier in the month, Illumina (ILMN) made an aggressive and surprising move: acquiring Pacific Biosciences (PACB), one of its direct competitors, for $1.2 billion. To date, this is the largest acquisition that Illumina has ever made.

Currently, Illumina is king of the hill when it comes to DNA sequencing, and despite intense competition from companies such as Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO), Agilent Technologies (A) and QIAGEN (QGEN), Illumina has continued to steadily grow and expand into new markets year after year.

The reason for this growth

122 Views    Maxwell Koobatian    2018-11-12 16:07

NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of At Home Group Inc. (:HOME), Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS), Agilent Technologies, Inc. (:A), AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC), Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (HMNY), and Tech Data Corporation (TECD), including updated fundamental summaries, consolidated fiscal reporting, and fully-qualified certified analyst research.

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0 Views    Marketwired    2018-10-31 16:05
Agilent Technologies, MICT, Casa Systems fall on earnings

Agilent Technologies Inc. (A) shares fell Wednesday after reporting third-quarter earnings per share of 67 cents on $1.2 billion in revenue on Tuesday, a 8.1% year-over-year increase. The company beat earnings estimates by 4 cents and was in-line with revenue expectations.

Looking ahead, the company expects fourth-quarter revenue between $1.24 billion and $1.26 billion. Non-GAAP earnings are expected to be between 72 cents and 74 cents per share. For fiscal 2018, it expects $4.86 billion to $4.88 billion in revenue and non-GAAP

19 Views    Omar Venerio    2018-08-15 19:29
Nektar Therapeutics tops the list

According to the GuruFocus All-In-One Screener, the following health care stocks are popular among guru investors.

Three gurus are invested in Nektar Therapeutics Inc. (NKTR). The pharmaceutical company, which develops new molecules to treat diseases with unmet medical needs, has a market cap of $9.27 billion. Its revenue of $321 million has increased 1.60% over a 10-year period.

The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 146.82. The current price of $52.71 is 53.08% below its 52-week high and 198.40% above its 52-week low. Over the last 10 years, it has returned a gain of 1,040%.

The company’s

162 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2018-08-03 19:23

-- Bob McMahon to Depart; Karleen Oberton, Chief Accounting Officer, Promoted to CFO --

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MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) announced today that Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Bob McMahon is leaving the Company to become the CFO of Agilent (NYSE: A).

Company veteran Karleen Oberton, who currently serves as Hologic's Chief Accounting Officer, has been promoted to CFO, effective tomorrow. 

"Bob has made

4 Views    PRNewswire    2018-08-01 00:07
Company's stock has plunged 18% since peaking earlier this year

Shares of laboratory equipment manufacturing giant Agilent Technologies Inc. (A) experienced one of its best rallies (from about $66 per share to about $75 per share—setting a new historical high) between December 2017 and January 2018. Yet in early February, the stock tumbled to a new three-month low of $65 per share.

This rate of volatility has been replicated throughout the first half of 2018 and it remains to be seen whether Agilent Technologies’ stock can establish stability going into the second half of the year. But if the current volatility continues over the next several months, shareholders can expect

132 Views    Nicholas Kitonyi    2018-06-29 20:22
Home Depot reported better-than-expected earnings, sales missed estimates

The U.S. stock market traded in the red with the Dow Jones falling 200 points as the 10-year note passed the level of 3%, to 3.05%.

Shares of The Home Depot Inc. (HD) fell on Tuesday trading after the company posted first-quarter earnings of $2.08 on revenue of $24.95 billion, which was 4.4% higher than the comparable period. The company beats earnings estimates by 2 cents, but fell short of revenue expectations by $270 million.

Comparable sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 were positive at 4.2%, and comp sales in the U.S. were positive at 3.9%.

Craig Menear,

24 Views    Omar Venerio    2018-05-15 16:19
'We're growing in all the categories'

Overview:

Coco-Cola (KO) is one of America's most iconic brands of soda and a favorite of Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio). Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)(BRK.B) has been the company's largest shareholder since the 1980s. On Tuesday Coca-Cola's CEO James Quincey sat down for an interview with CNBC where he discusses the company's quarterly earnings. During the interview, he said that the company is growing in all product categories. It is seeing volume growth in Diet Coke and Coke Zero as well. Coca-Cola is seeing double-digit gains globally and is growing at 3% as well.

32 Views    Cody Eustice    2018-04-24 16:49
Firm's largest buys of the 4th quarter

Tiger Management was founded by Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) in 1980. The firm increased several holdings and established many other positions in the fourth quarter.

The firm invested in 683,200 shares of eBay Inc. (EBAY), expanding the portfolio by 4.03%.

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The online marketplace has a market cap of $44.21 billion and an enterprise value of $48.36 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 5 out of 10. The return on equity (ROE) of -9.59% and return on assets (ROA) of -3.97% are underperforming 85% of companies in the

100 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2018-02-26 20:45
Hedge fund releases 4th-quarter portfolio

Lone Pine Capital founder Steve Mandel (Trades, Portfolio) disclosed his fourth-quarter portfolio on Feb. 14, listing eight new positions.

A former “Tiger Cub” of Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio)’s Tiger Management, Mandel founded his Greenwich, Connecticut-based hedge fund in 1997. Utilizing a long-short investment strategy, the firm picks stocks using bottom-up, fundamental analysis. Lone Pine does not typically hold positions for very long.

Mandel announced last September he is stepping down from managing the fund in January 2019.

While Mandel started new positions in several stocks he previously owned, four brand new stocks to his

621 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2018-02-23 19:12
Fund reports quarterly portfolio

The Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sciences Fund (Trades, Portfolio) primarily invests in companies engaged in the discovery, development, production or distribution of products and services related to scientific advances in health care.

Managed by Jason Kritzer, the fund initiated three new positions during the final three months of 2017: Royal Phillips NV (PHG), Anthem Inc. (ANTM) and Agilent Technologies Inc. (A).

Royal Phillips

Kritzer invested in 357,605 shares of Royal Phillips, a Dutch health technology systems and light solutions provider. The company’s share price averaged $40.44 per share during the quarter. With this transaction,

81 Views    James Li    2018-01-30 19:08

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