Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) soared 2.39% during previous trade, a total of 5.62M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 1.75M shares whereas its relative volume is 2.79. The stock has a market capitalization of $15.83B along with 321.75M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $49.48 and touched the lowest level of $47.95.
Most recently Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A)’s price target was revised on 01/06/17 and according to 14 analysts stock’s price will reach at $51.54 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 1.36. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $46 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $55, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 12% from its latest closing price of $49.25.
Historically, if we look at price target revisions, two weeks ago Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A)’s price target was revised on 11/30/16 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $55 while the bearish estimates kept at $45 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $51.44, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 2.74.
While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 1.60. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 10 brokerage recommendations 7 rate Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 3 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 1/4/17 the stock of Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) upgraded by Barclays from Equal Weight to Overweight. However previously on 11/4/14 it was downgraded by Robert W. Baird from Outperform to Neutral. A research note issued on 10/1/13 the stock was downgraded by Stifel from Buy to Hold.
Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) performance over the past one year soared 30.37% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 8.10%. During the last six months the stock climbed 6.69%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 8.10% while its last one month trend is positive with 6.68%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 4.56%.
The company’s price sits 8.57% above from its 50-day moving average of $45.86 and 9.90% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $46.03.
According to consensus agreement of 14 analysts Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) will report earnings per share of $0.49 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 2/21/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.51 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.48. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.46 EPS. Current year EPS projections for Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) set at $2.14 according to the sentiments of 16 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $2.1 and highest earnings estimates are $2.24.
According to 12 analysts, Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $1.05B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $1.06B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $1.04B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $4.34B compared to low analyst estimates of $4.28B and high estimates of $4.37B according to the projection of 16 analysts.