Witnessing the stock’s movement on the chart, on October 22, 2021, Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) set off with pace as it heaved 0.66% to $157.97. During the day, the stock rose to $158.71 and sunk to $156.90 before settling in for the price of $156.94 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, A posted a 52-week range of $100.65-$179.57.
The Healthcare sector firm’s twelve-monthly sales growth has been 5.70% for the last half of the decade. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 12.00%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -31.60%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $303.00 million, simultaneously with a float of $301.92 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $47.51 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $165.35, while the 200-day Moving Average is $142.28.
It is quite necessary to find out the efficiency of the corporate organization, which has 16700 number of employees on its payroll. It has generated 325,549 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 43,841. The stock had 5.02 Receivables turnover and 0.56 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +53.12, operating margin was +17.89 and Pretax Margin of +15.77.
Agilent Technologies Inc. (A) Ownership Facts and Figures
Nothing is more important than checking the behaviour of major investors towards the stock of the Diagnostics & Research industry. Agilent Technologies Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.20%, in contrast to 90.30% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Aug 18, this organization’s Senior Vice President sold 9,033 shares at the rate of 165.06, making the entire transaction reach 1,490,942 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 81,420. Preceding that transaction, on Aug 05, Company’s Senior Vice President sold 9,033 for 155.00, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 1,400,115. This particular insider is now the holder of 81,420 in total.
Agilent Technologies Inc. (A) Earnings and Revenue Records
As on 7/30/2021, Multinational firm has announced its last quarter scores, in which it reported $0.95 earnings per share (EPS) for the period topping the consensus outlook (set at $0.85) by $0.1. This company achieved a net margin of +13.47 while generating a return on equity of 14.95. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.99 per share during the current fiscal year.
Agilent Technologies Inc.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -31.60% and is forecasted to reach 4.79 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 13.60% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 12.00% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Agilent Technologies Inc. (A). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.60. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 3.35. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $49.21, and its Beta score is 1.00. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 7.74. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 45.86.
In the same vein, A’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 3.21, a figure that is expected to reach 1.18 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 4.79 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Agilent Technologies Inc. (A)
Going through the that latest performance of [Agilent Technologies Inc., A]. Its last 5-days volume of 1.09 million was inferior to the volume of 1.64 million it revealed a year ago. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 93.18% While, its Average True Range was 3.12.
Raw Stochastic average of Agilent Technologies Inc. (A) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 50.72%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 94.04% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 17.40% that was lower than 17.85% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.