Market Inference Brief -- A Stock

Large-cap Industrials company Agilent Technologies has logged a -0.2% change today on a trading volume of 1,403,115. The average volume for the stock is 2,140,782.

Agilent Technologies, Inc. provides application focused solutions to the life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets worldwide. Based in Santa Clara, United States the company has 18,000 full time employees and a market cap of $37,590,384,640. Agilent Technologies currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 0.7% per year.

The company is now trading -0.82% away from its average analyst target price of $129.75 per share. The 16 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $100.0 to $150.0, and on average give Agilent Technologies a rating of buy.

Over the last 12 months A shares have declined by -18.0%, which represents a difference of -35.0% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $160.26 per share and its 52 week low is $96.8. Based on Agilent Technologies's average net margin growth of 18.0% over the last 6 years, its core business remains strong and the stock price may recover in the long term.

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Net Profit ($ k) Net Margins (%)
2023 6,994,000 1,133,000 16
2022 6,848,000 1,254,000 18
2021 6,319,000 1,210,000 19
2020 5,339,000 719,000 13
2019 5,163,000 1,071,000 21
2018 4,914,000 316,000 6
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