Agilent (A) Gets a Hold Rating from Stifel Nicolaus

In a report released yesterday, Daniel Arias from Stifel Nicolaus maintained a Hold rating on Agilent (AResearch Report), with a price target of $148.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $120.38, close to its 52-week low of $112.64.

According to, Arias is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 3.8% and a 53.7% success rate. Arias covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as NanoString Tech, Exact Sciences, and Mettler-Toledo.

Agilent has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $147.57.

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Agilent’s market cap is currently $37.34B and has a P/E ratio of 31.50.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 95 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of A in relation to earlier this year.

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Agilent Technologies, Inc. is an analytical instrumentation development and manufacturing company. The company provides instruments, software, services, consumables, and expertise to address the full range of scientific and laboratory management needs.

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