Agilent Technologies Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

A -- USA Stock  

USD 69.55  2.19  3.05%

Taking into account the 30 trading days horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Agilent Technologies is 'Strong Hold'. 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 (0.038308), jensen alpha of 0.0337, total risk alpha of 0.0961, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.07)
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 21.26X, 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 Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Agilent Technologies generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
Over 88.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies

Agilent Technologies current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price82.00
Target Mean Price82.36
Recommendation Mean2.00
Target High Price90.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions14
Target Low Price74.00

Agilent Technologies Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.08Value At Risk3.03
Potential Upside2.24Standard Deviation1.81
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Agilent Technologies Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.22
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0065

Agilent Technologies Volatility Alert

Agilent Technologies exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.68 and kurtosis of 1.88. However, we advise investors to further study Agilent Technologies technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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Agilent Technologies Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsAgilent TechnologiesPeer Average
Return On Equity23.02% (0.31)%
Return On Asset7.40% (0.14)%
Profit Margin21.06% (1.27)%
Operating Margin24.03% (5.51)%
Current Valuation22.07B16.62B
Shares Outstanding315.99M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.36% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions88.24% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted4.88M4.71M
Price to Earning21.26X28.72X
Price to Book4.64X9.51X
Price to Sales4.33X11.42X
Gross Profit2.69B27.38B
Net Income1.07B570.98M
Cash and Equivalents1.76B2.7B
Cash per Share5.69X5.01X
Total Debt1.8B5.32B
Debt to Equity37.80% 48.70%
Current Ratio2.13X2.16X
Book Value Per Share15.31X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations659.75M971.22M
Short Ratio1.77X4.00X
Earnings Per Share3.34X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth2.16X4.89X
Number of Employees15.55K18.84K
Market Capitalization22.03B19.03B
Total Asset7.8B29.47B
Retained Earnings1.76B9.33B
Working Capital2.69B1.48B
Current Asset3.63B9.34B
   Acquisition by Nordlund D Craig of 31750 shares of Agilent Technologies subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]