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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) which is in the industry Medical Laboratories & Research, gaining 0.54% today. In the last week its performance is 1.35%, and 11.77% for the past quarter. Currently, Agilent Technologies, Inc., A has a target price of 48.93, so today’s gain of 0.54% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.00%.

Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A), has a market cap of 14539.6, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 86.90%.

At the current price of 44.6, it has a dividend yield of 1.03%, and its target price is 48.93. This is with a profit margin of 11.20%, and total debt/equity of 0.45. Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) has a P/E of 31.97, as well as a forward P/E of 20.37.

With a current EPS of 1.4, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 14.90%,Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -7.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 10.30%.

Performance for the year is 13.95%. Since its IPO date on 11/18/1999, the total performance to date is 7.26%.

Volume today for Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A), is 1591476, while its average volume is 2206.4. Whilst the total gain today was 0.54%, it did have a day high of -4.20%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.23%, and 1.46% for the month. The 52-week low for Agilent Technologies, Inc., A has been 35.78%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.20%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.20%, and its return on assets is 6.20%. Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) has an operating margin of 14.30%. With a sales growth of 5.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Agilent Technologies, Inc., A is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.4, and has a current ratio of 3.1 and 2.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Agilent Technologies, Inc.? Well its PEG is 3.1, and the P/S is 3.55, along with a P/B of 3.49. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 6.8.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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