Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) reached 14.75% versus a 1-year low price of $60.42. The stock was last seen 2.09% higher, reaching at $69.33 on September 13, 2018. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $67.99 and $69.66. This company shares are 12.61% off its target price of $78.07 and the current market capitalization stands at $22.09B. The recent change has given its price a 6.07% lead over SMA 50 and -7.56% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 3.87% gains, 4.55% gains and -1.21% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found A’s volatility during a week at 1.33% and during a month it has been found around 1.32%.Agilent Technologies, Inc. (A) Top Holders
Institutional investors currently hold around $18.54 billion or 87.2% in A stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Price T Rowe Associates Inc /Md/ owns $2.01 billion in Agilent Technologies, Inc., which represents roughly 9.11% of the company’s market cap and approximately 10.85% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 26,468,783 shares of the stock are valued at $1.8 billion. The third largest holder is Vanguard Group Inc, which currently holds $1.63 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 7.37% of its market capitalization.
At the end of June reporting period, 275 institutional holders increased their position in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) by some 29,478,490 shares, 351 decreased positions by 32,549,006 and 123 held positions by 211,000,000. That puts total institutional holdings at 273,000,000 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 66 new institutional investments totaling 5,088,575 shares while 78 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 3,302,149 shares.Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) Insider Trades
Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Agilent Technologies, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director Fields Heidi has sold 5,482 shares of Agilent Technologies, Inc. (A) in trading session dated Sep. 11, 2018. These shares are worth $371,000 and were traded at $67.73 each. The SEC filing shows that Koh Boon Hwee performed a sale of 6,931 shares. The Director disposed these shares by way of transaction on Jun. 12, 2018. The company’s shares were given away at $66.38 per share worth to an income of some $460,080 on account of Koh Boon Hwee.
Director, Fields Heidi, sold 5,000 common shares of Agilent Technologies, Inc. (A) in the open market. In a transaction dated Jun. 11, 2018, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $66.5, raking in a sum of $332,400. After this sale, 65,170 common shares of A are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $4,518,236.
In the transaction dated Mar. 29, 2018, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Sr Vice President; Kaltenbach Patrick disposed a total of 4,000 shares at an average price of $67.28, amounting to approximately $269,120. The insider now directly owns 68,547 shares worth $4,750,000.
Several analysts have released their opinion on Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A), with 10 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 0 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 1 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 1.05 average brokerage recommendation.