$1.64M in average volume shows that Agilent Technologies Inc. (A) is heading in the right direction

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) kicked off on Tuesday, down -0.95% from the previous trading day, before settling in for the closing price of $145.56. Over the past 52 weeks, A has traded in a range of $96.80-$151.58.

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Over the past five-year period, the growth rate of yearbook sales for the company of the Healthcare sector was 7.00%. While this was happening, its average annual earnings per share was recorded 1.12%. With a float of $291.84 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $292.12 million.

Considering the fact that the conglomerate employs 18100 people, you should pay attention to its efficiency factor.

Agilent Technologies Inc. (A) Insider Activity

Our next focus will be how large-scale investors are participating in this stock of the Diagnostics & Research Industry. The insider ownership of Agilent Technologies Inc. is 0.41%, while institutional ownership is 90.94%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Mar 25 ’24, was worth 417,096. In this transaction Senior Vice President of this company sold 2,827 shares at a rate of $147.54, taking the stock ownership to the 9,997 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Mar 08 ’24, when Company’s CEO and President sold 52,297 for $150.00, making the entire transaction worth $7,844,550. This insider now owns 253,909 shares in total.

Agilent Technologies Inc. (A) Earnings and Forecasts

In the latest quarterly report, which was put into the public domain on 1/30/2024, the organization reported $1.29 earnings per share (EPS), higher than consensus estimate (set at $1.22) by $0.07. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.45 per share during the current fiscal year.

According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 1.12% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 8.05% during the next five years compared to 33.93% growth over the previous five years of trading.

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) Trading Performance Indicators

Take a look at Agilent Technologies Inc.’s (A) current performance indicators. Last quarter, stock had a quick ratio of 2.04. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 6.27. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 25.62.

For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 4.20, a number that is poised to hit 1.19 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 6.10 in one year’s time.

Technical Analysis of Agilent Technologies Inc. (A)

Compared to the last year’s volume of 1.64 million, its volume of 1.55 million showed lagged in the last five days. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 25.37%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 2.93.

During the past 100 days, Agilent Technologies Inc.’s (A) raw stochastic average was set at 84.40%, which indicates a significant increase from 20.93% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 17.71% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 26.93% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.

At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $138.75, while its 200-day Moving Average is $124.98. Nevertheless, the first resistance level for the watch stands at $144.80 in the near term. At $145.44, the stock is likely to face the second major resistance level. The third major resistance level sits at $146.54. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $143.06, it is likely to go to the next support level at $141.96. Should the price break the second support level, the third support level stands at $141.32.

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) Key Stats

The company with the Market Capitalisation of 42.25 billion has total of 293,055K Shares Outstanding. Its annual sales at the moment are 6,833 M in contrast with the sum of 1,240 M annual income. Company’s last quarter sales were recorded 1,658 M and last quarter income was 348,000 K.