Agilent Technologies Stock Target Price and Analyst Consensus

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USD 158.19  0.15  0.09%

The current analyst and expert consensus on Agilent Technologies is Buy, with 0 strong sell and 10 strong buy opinions. The current projected Agilent Technologies target price consensus is 169.55 with 11 analyst opinions. The most common way Agilent Technologies analysts use to provide recommendation to the public is financial statements analysis. Many experts also interview Agilent Technologies executives and customers to further validate their buy or sell advice. Agilent Technologies buy-or-sell recommendation module provides average expert sentiment on the projected Agilent Technologies target price to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on projected price volatility of 18.656. Please continue to Macroaxis Advice on Agilent Technologies to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.

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As of October 26, 2021, Gross Profit is expected to decline to about 2.5 B. Agilent Technologies Inventories is projected to decrease significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Inventories was at 828 Million. The current year Accounts Payable is expected to grow to about 436.8 M, whereas Receivables is forecasted to decline to about 1.1 B.

Agilent Technologies Target Price Consensus

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. Agilent target price is determined by taking all analyst projections and averaging them out. There is no one specific way to measure analysis performance other than comparing it to the past results via a very sophisticated attribution analysis. Agilent target price projections below should be used in combination with other traditional price prediction techniques such as stock price forecasting, technical analysis, earnings estimate, and various momentum models.
Number of Opinions11
Lowered Outlook0
Raized Outlook0
Buy
Most Agilent analysts issue ratings four times a year, at intervals of three months. Ratings are usually accompanied by a target price to helps potential investors understand Agilent stock's fair price compared to its market value. Analysts arrive at stock ratings after researching public financial statements of Agilent Technologies, talking to its executives and customers, or listening to those companies' conference calls.
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Agilent Technologies Target Price Projection

Agilent Technologies' current and average target prices are 158.19 and 169.54, respectively. The current price of Agilent Technologies is the price at which Agilent Technologies is currently trading. On the other hand, Agilent Technologies' target price is what analysts think the stock is worth or could sell for in the future. The more significant the discrepancy between the two prices, the more it stimulates investors to act.

Current Price

Agilent Technologies Market Quote on 26th of October 2021

Low Price157.04Odds
High Price159.92Odds

158.19

Target Price

Analyst Consensus On Agilent Technologies Target Price

Low Estimate132.0Odds
High Estimate195.0Odds
Number of Analysts11
Standard Deviation18.656

169.545

Note that most analysts generally publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with recommendations for the company's stock.Although price targets are often quoted in the financial news media, there could be a delay between the publication of the latest analyst outlook on Agilent Technologies and the information provided on this page.

Agilent Technologies Analyst Ratings

Agilent Technologies' analyst stock recommendations are determined by taking an average estimate of all analysts we track and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Strong Sell, or Sell. Ratings generally communicate what analysts sense about Agilent Technologies stock, and they use a lot of effort and time to analyze it and arrive at a rating. That suggests that analyst recommendations are the outcome of an objective and thorough examination of Agilent Technologies' financials, market performance, and future outlook by experienced professionals. Agilent Technologies' historical ratings below, therefore, can serve as a valuable tool for investors.

Average Consensus Estimates

About Agilent Technologies Target Price Projections

Agilent Technologies's target price is an analyst's projection of its future price. Price targets can be assigned to all types of securities, from complex investment products to stocks such as Agilent Technologies and even bonds. If the target price is unavailable, it is most likely because there were not enough analyst opinions to come up with a consensus estimate. When setting a price target estimate, an analyst is trying to determine what the Stock is worth and where the price will be in a year from now. Generally, the target price of Agilent depends on its intrinsic valuation, beta (i.e., risk over market), and overall volatility. Most analysts publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with their buy, hold, or sell recommendations. Stock price targets are often quoted in the financial news media. Macroaxis uses multiple feeds to provide overall target price projection for Agilent Technologies
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Long Term Debt to Equity0.380.470.540.55
Interest Coverage24.7612.0910.8811.38

Additional Agilent Technologies Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Agilent Technologies is a key component of Agilent Technologies valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Agilent Technologies.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Agilent Technologies' price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Agilent Technologies in the context of predictive analytics.
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LowEstimated ValueHigh
157.06158.29159.52
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LowReal ValueHigh
142.51165.25166.49
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LowNext ValueHigh
163.43164.66165.88
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4.304.314.32
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The data published in Agilent Technologies' official financial statements usually reflect Agilent Technologies' business processes, product offerings, services, and other fundamental events. But there are other numbers, ratios, or fundamental indicators derived from these statements that are easier to understand and visualize within the underlying realities that drive quantitative information of Agilent Technologies. For example, before you start analyzing numbers published by Agilent accountants, it's critical to develop an understanding of what Agilent Technologies' liquidity, profitability, and earnings quality are in the context of the Healthcare space in which it operates.
Please note, the presentation of Agilent Technologies' financial position, as portrayed in its financial statements, is often influenced by management's estimates, judgments, and sometimes even manipulations. In the best case, Agilent Technologies' management is honest, while the outside auditors are strict and uncompromising. Whatever the case, the imprecision that can be found in Agilent Technologies' accounting process means that the reasonable investor should take a skeptical approach toward the financial statement analysis of Agilent Technologies. Please utilize our Beneish M Score to check the likelihood of Agilent Technologies' management to manipulate its earnings.