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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 -0.08% today. In the last week its performance is -1.08%, and 6.36% for the past quarter. Currently, Agilent Technologies, Inc., A has a target price of 50.23, so today’s gain of -0.08% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.02%.

Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A), has a market cap of 15476.5, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 87.30%.

At the current price of 47.58, it has a dividend yield of 0.97%, and its target price is 50.23. This is with a profit margin of 11.70%, and total debt/equity of 0.43. Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) has a P/E of 32.68, as well as a forward P/E of 21.75.

With a current EPS of 1.46, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 14.55%,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 10.70%.

Performance for the year is 28.38%. Since its IPO date on 11/18/1999, the total performance to date is 14.53%.

Volume today for Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A), is 708696, while its average volume is 2085.4. Whilst the total gain today was -0.08%, it did have a day high of -2.16%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.68%, and 1.38% for the month. The 52-week low for Agilent Technologies, Inc., A has been 44.85%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.16%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.20%, and its return on assets is 6.40%. Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) has an operating margin of 14.30%. With a sales growth of 3.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Agilent Technologies, Inc., A is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.38, 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 3.05, and the P/S is 3.75, along with a P/B of 3.56. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 7.04.

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