A Agilent Technologies Inc.

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  • A
  • Price as of: Mar 03, 02:26 PM EST
  • $42.19
  • -$0.51
  • -1.2%
  • Industry
  • Scientific & technical instruments
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  • Dividend Yield
    0.95% Technology Average 3.19%
  • Annual Payout
    $0.40 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    23.4% EPS $1.71
  • Dividend Growth
    2 yrs Since 2013
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Growth History

A Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
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Reveal More Dividend Growth History for A NA% 14.8% 2 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

A Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.5280 2014 14.8%
$0.4600 2013 53.3%
Historical Dividend Data

A Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.1000 2014-11-20 2015-01-02 2015-01-06 2015-01-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1320 2014-09-17 2014-09-26 2014-09-30 2014-10-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1320 2014-05-22 2014-06-27 2014-07-01 2014-07-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1320 2014-04-01 2014-04-09 2014-04-11 2014-04-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1320 2013-11-22 2013-12-27 2013-12-31 2014-01-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2013-09-18 2013-09-27 2013-10-01 2013-10-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2013-05-23 2013-06-28 2013-07-02 2013-07-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2013-01-17 2013-03-28 2013-04-02 2013-04-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2012-11-16 2012-12-27 2012-12-31 2013-01-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2012-09-20 2012-09-28 2012-10-02 2012-10-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2012-05-16 2012-06-29 2012-07-03 2012-07-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2012-01-17 2012-03-30 2012-04-03 2012-04-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1905 1999-04-07 1999-04-09 1999-05-12 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.2004 1998-04-28 1998-04-30 1998-05-18 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.4288 1997-04-22 1997-04-24 1997-05-12 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.3721 1996-05-15 1996-05-17 1996-06-07 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.2601 1995-05-12 1995-05-18 1995-06-05 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.2697 1995-01-05 1995-01-11 1995-02-08 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.1424 1994-07-01 1994-07-08 1994-08-08 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.2558 1993-12-06 1993-12-10 1994-02-16 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.1394 1993-06-29 1993-07-06 1993-08-17 Unknown Unknown unknown
$0.2995 1992-12-04 1992-12-10 1993-02-17 Unknown Unknown unknown
Company Profile

A Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Technology

This company provides bio-analytical and electronic measurement solutions to the communications, electronics, life sciences, and chemical analysis industries worldwide. Its Electronic Measurement segment offers electronic measurement instruments and systems, and software design tools that are used in the design, development, manufacture, installation, deployment, and operation of electronics equipment and microscopy products. Its products consist of communications and general purpose test products. This segment also provides various services, such as start-up assistance, instrument productivity and application, and instrument calibration and repair services, as well as customization, consulting, and optimization services. The company’s Chemical Analysis segment offers application-focused solutions, which include instruments, software, consumables, and services. Its products comprise gas chromatography, mass spectrometry, spectroscopy, and vacuum technology products. This segment also provides startup, operational, educational, and compliance support services for measurement and data handling systems, as well as maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, and training for chemical and bioinstrumentation analysis hardware and software products. Its Life Sciences segment provides application-focused solutions that include instruments, software, consumables, and services. Its products comprise liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry, microarray, polymerase chain reaction instrumentation, bioreagents, lab automation and robotics, electrophoresis, software and informatics, and nuclear magnetic resonance and magnetic resonance imaging systems. Agilent Technologies, Inc. sells its products through direct sales, as well as through distributors, resellers, manufacturer's representatives, telesales, and electronic commerce. The company was founded in 1999 and headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

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News

Agilent Technologies Inc. News

  • After the bell on Tuesday, a number of big name, dividend paying companies announced their quarterly earnings. Below, we look at these earnings reports and break down the important points for investors.

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  • After the closing bell on Monday afternoon, Agilent Technologies Inc () reported its third quarter results, with revenues and adjusted earnings...
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  • Jefferies Raises Price Target on Agilent Technologies (A)

    On Friday, Jefferies announced that it has boosted its price target on Agilent Technologies Inc. (A) following reports that the company will split into two separate publicly traded companies. The firm has reaffirmed a "Buy" rating on Agilent, and has raised the company's price target from $54 to $60. This price target suggests a 17.6% upside from Thursday's closing price of $50.98. Analyst Brandon Couillard commented: "A's move to spin-off its EMG franchise reflects a welcome departure from its status quo position and acknowledgement that the cyclicality of its Electronics unit has impaired a more rationale appraisal of its inherent value amongst healthcare investors." "With the shares still implying an ~18% discount to peers, we view multiple expansion as warranted. Our PT moves to $60 (from $54), in line with our SOTP appraisal, on a lower WACC assumption," the analyst added. Agilent Technologies shares were down 47 cents, or 0.92%, during pre-market trading Friday. The stock is up 25% YTD.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Agilent Technologies Inc. (A) have a 0.94% yield based on Thursday's closing price of $50.98. Agilent Technologies Inc. (A) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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