The SVP of Agilent (NYSE: A) is Selling Shares

By Carrie Williams

Today, the SVP of Agilent (NYSE: A), Mark Doak, sold shares of A for $278.3K.

In addition to Mark Doak, 6 other A executives reported Sell trades in the last month. Following Mark Doak’s last A Sell transaction on August 21, 2017, the stock climbed by 4.2%.

Based on Agilent’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending October 31, the company posted quarterly revenue of $1.19 billion and quarterly net profit of $177 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $1.11 billion and had a net profit of $124 million. The company has a one-year high of $70.93 and a one-year low of $44.11. A’s market cap is $21.2B and the company has a P/E ratio of 31.35.

Based on 8 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Strong Buy with an average price target of $73.88, reflecting a -10.8% downside.

The insider sentiment on Agilent has been negative according to 92 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is lower than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

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Agilent Technologies, Inc. engages in the provision of core bio-analytical and electronic measurement solutions to the life sciences, chemical analysis, communications and electronics, diagnostics and genomics industries. It operates through the following segments: Life Sciences; Chemical Analysis; Diagnostics and Genomics; and Electronic Measurement.