Agilent Technologies Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Agilent Technologies Inc buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Agilent Technologies positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Agilent Technologies Inc available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Agilent Technologies buy-and-hold prospective. Check also Agilent Technologies Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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Taking into account the 30 trading days horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Agilent Technologies Inc is 'Cautious Hold'.
For the selected time horizon Agilent Technologies Inc has a mean deviation of 0.6483, semi deviation of 0.7083, standard deviation of 0.7813, variance of 0.6104, downside variance of 0.7219 and semi variance of 0.5017
Macroaxis provides unbiased buy, hold, or sell recommendation on Agilent Technologies Inc that should be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Agilent Technologies Inc. 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 Inc fundamentals including its Price to Earning, Gross Profit and the relationship between Shares Owned by Institutions and Price to Sales . Given that Agilent Technologies Inc has Price to Earning of 4.51 times, we suggest you validate Agilent Technologies Inc 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.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.07Value At Risk-1.0101
Potential Upside1.0824Standard Deviation0.7813
 Return Density 

Agilent Technologies Greeks

Alpha over DOW
= 0.07 
βBeta against DOW=(0.44) 
Overall volatility
= 0.69 
 IrInformation ratio = 0.04 

Agilent Technologies Volatility Alert

Agilent Technologies Inc has low volatility with Treynor Ratio of -0.13, Maximum Drawdown of 2.21 and kurtosis of -0.83. However, we advice all investors to further analyze Agilent Technologies Inc to make certain all market information is desiminated and is consistent with the current expectations about Agilent Technologies upside potential.
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FundamentalsAgilent TechnologiesPeer Average
Return On Equity13.63 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset6.05 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin13.46 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin17.53 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation13.82 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding321.34 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.39 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions85.20 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted3.12 M3.24 M
Price to Earning4.51 times40.69 times
Price to Book4.19 times14.44 times
Price to Sales4.56 times17.81 times
Revenue4.32 B9.85 B
Gross Profit2.2 B21.75 B
EBITDA983 M1.41 B
Net Income582 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents2.39 B3.89 B
Cash per Share7.43 times5.17 times
Total Debt2.04 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity46.70 times0.72 times
Current Ratio3.20 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share13.62 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations801 M1.25 B
Short Ratio1.56 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share1.78 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.47 times1.22 times
Number of Employees12.5 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization19.72 B29.78 B
Total Asset7.8 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings6.09 B38.24 B
Working Capital2.69 B3.58 B
Current Asset3.63 B36.8 B
Cautious Hold


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Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

   Acquisition by Hans Bishop of 2199 shares of Agilent Technologies subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.0393
Market Risk Adjusted Performance(0.12)
Mean Deviation0.6483
Semi Deviation0.7083
Downside Deviation0.8497
Coefficient Of Variation1129.03
Standard Deviation0.7813
Information Ratio0.0416
Jensen Alpha0.071
Total Risk Alpha0.0053
Sortino Ratio0.0383
Treynor Ratio(0.13)
Maximum Drawdown2.21
Value At Risk(1.01)
Potential Upside1.08
Downside Variance0.7219
Semi Variance0.5017
Expected Short fall(0.66)

Current Valuation

Agilent Technologies Current Valuation Analysis
Agilent Technologies Inc is the top company in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of High Precision And Instrumentation Products industry is presently estimated at about 27.64 Billion. Agilent Technologies totals roughly 13.82 Billion in current valuation claiming about 50% of equities under High Precision And Instrumentation Products industry.