Agilent Technologies Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

A -- USA Stock  

USD 71.93  1.11  0.02%

Taking into account the 30 trading days horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Agilent Technologies is 'Strong 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 0.2314, jensen alpha of 0.3091, total risk alpha of 0.3341, sortino ratio of 0.1445 and treynor ratio of 0.3483
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 73.01X, 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 Thematic Classifications

Measuring and Control Equipment IdeaMeasuring and Control Equipment
USA Equities from Measuring and Control Equipment industry as classified by Fama & French

Agilent Technologies Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.28Value At Risk2.91
Potential Upside3.46Standard Deviation2.33
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Agilent Technologies Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.76
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.14

Agilent Technologies Volatility Alert

Agilent Technologies currently demonstrates below average downside deviation of 2.23. It has Information Ratio of 0.14 and Jensen Alpha of 0.31. However, we do advice investors to further question Agilent Technologies expected returns to make sure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.
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Agilent Technologies Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAgilent TechnologiesPeer Average
Return On Equity6.72% (15.17)%
Return On Asset7.18% (15.64)%
Profit Margin6.43% (5.50)%
Operating Margin24.09% (10.91)%
Current Valuation21.77B152.14B
Shares Outstanding318.53M1.43B
Shares Owned by Insiders0.35% 6.91%
Shares Owned by Institutions87.99% 18.37%
Number of Shares Shorted4.57M3.24M
Price to Earning73.01X40.69X
Price to Book4.93X14.44X
Price to Sales4.59X17.81X
Gross Profit2.69B21.75B
Net Income316M517.71M
Cash and Equivalents2.25B3.89B
Cash per Share7.05X5.17X
Total Debt1.8B7.36B
Debt to Equity39.30% 0.72%
Current Ratio3.29X3.30X
Book Value Per Share14.38X13.64X
Cash Flow from Operations673.88M1.25B
Short Ratio1.73X2.09X
Earnings Per Share0.97X2.30X
Price to Earnings To Growth2.19X1.22X
Number of Employees14.8K10.67K
Market Capitalization22.56B29.78B
Total Asset7.8B126.86B
Retained Earnings6.09B38.24B
Working Capital2.69B3.58B
Current Asset3.63B36.8B
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Agilent Technologies Market Momentum

Agilent Technologies Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Over 88.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies

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Agilent Technologies Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price80.00
Target Mean Price78.54
Recommendation Mean1.80
Target High Price82.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions13
Target Low Price73.00
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