Agilent Technologies Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

A -- USA Stock  

USD 77.87  0.10  0.13%

Taking into account the 30 trading days horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Agilent Technologies is 'Buy'. Macroaxis provides Agilent Technologies buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding A positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Agilent Technologies available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from A buy-and-hold prospective. Check also Agilent Technologies Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon Agilent Technologies has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0721, jensen alpha of 0.0902, total risk alpha of 0.0799, sortino ratio of 0.0644 and treynor ratio of 0.0894
Macroaxis provides unbiased buy, hold, or sell recommendation on Agilent Technologies that should be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Agilent Technologies. Our buy or sell advice engine determines the organization potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Agilent Technologies is not overpriced, please confirm all Agilent Technologies fundamentals including its Price to Earning, Gross Profit and the relationship between Shares Owned by Institutions and Price to Sales . Given that Agilent Technologies has Price to Earning of 23.35X, we suggest you validate Agilent Technologies market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Agilent Technologies Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Agilent Technologies current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price82.00
Target Mean Price82.58
Recommendation Mean2.00
Target High Price92.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions12
Target Low Price74.00

Agilent Technologies Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.12Value At Risk2.94
Potential Upside2.73Standard Deviation1.64
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Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares25.1 M1.9 B
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares25 M1.9 B
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares24.8 M1.9 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares13.6 M1 B
Invesco LtdCommon Shares9.2 M689.2 M
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares8.7 M651.2 M
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance CoCommon Shares5.5 M409.9 M

Agilent Technologies Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.27
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.06

Agilent Technologies Volatility Alert

Agilent Technologies has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.54 and kurtosis of 1.93. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Agilent Technologies to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Agilent Technologies Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAgilent TechnologiesPeer Average
Return On Equity23.02% (0.31)%
Return On Asset7.45% (0.14)%
Profit Margin21.06% (1.27)%
Operating Margin24.15% (5.51)%
Current Valuation24.04B16.62B
Shares Outstanding309.47M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.36% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions88.24% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted5.39M4.71M
Price to Earning23.35X28.72X
Price to Book5.09X9.51X
Price to Sales4.75X11.42X
Gross Profit2.69B27.38B
Net Income1.07B570.98M
Cash and Equivalents1.76B2.7B
Cash per Share5.70X5.01X
Total Debt1.8B5.32B
Debt to Equity37.80% 48.70%
Current Ratio2.13X2.16X
Book Value Per Share15.33X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations664.5M971.22M
Short Ratio1.84X4.00X
Earnings Per Share3.34X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth2.38X4.89X
Number of Employees15.7K18.84K
Market Capitalization24.16B19.03B
Total Asset7.8B29.47B
Retained Earnings1.76B9.33B
Working Capital2.69B1.48B
Current Asset3.63B9.34B
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