If you would invest 5,078
in Agilent Technologies Inc on November 7, 2013
and sell it today you would earn a total of 215.00
from holding Agilent Technologies Inc or generate 4.23%
return on investment over 30
days. Agilent Technologies Inc is generating 0.33% of daily returns and assumes 2.26% volatility on return distribution over the 30 days horizon. Put is differently, 24% of equities are less volatile than the company and over 89% of traded equities are expected to make higher returns on investment over the next 30 days.
Daily Expected Return (%)
Taking into account 30 trading days horizon, Agilent Technologies Inc is expected to generate 4.35 times more return on investment than the market. However, the company is 4.35 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.15 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The S&P 500 is currently generating roughly 0.31 per unit of risk.
Based on recorded statements Agilent Technologies Inc has Operating Margin of 14.02%. This is 160.82% lower than that of Healthcare sector, and 141.78% lower than that of Medical Laboratories and Research
industry, The Operating Margin for all stocks is 413.65% lower than the firm.
A good Operating Margin is required for a company to be able to pay for its fixed costs or pay out its debt which implies that the higher the margin, the better. This ratio is most effective in evaluating the earning potential of a company over time when comparing it against firm's competitors.