Agilent Technologies (A) has risen sharply, recording gains of 5.58% in the past 4 weeks. However, the stock has corrected -0.19% in the past 1 week, providing a good buying opportunity on dips. Agilent Technologies (A) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Agilent Technologies (A), hence the stock is down -1.1% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -0.8% relative to the S&P 500.
Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A): The stock opened at $46.72 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $46.79 for the day. The stock traded down to $46.42 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $46.58 with a loss of -0.19% for the day. The stock had closed at $46.67 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 1,512,440 shares.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2.86% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 3.33%. Agilent Technologies, Inc. is up 11.73% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 12.03%.
Agilent Technologies Inc. is engaged in the life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. The Company provides application focused solutions that include instruments, software, services and consumables for the entire laboratory workflow. The Company has three business segments: the life sciences and applied markets business, the diagnostics and genomics business, and the Agilent CrossLab business. The Companys life sciences and applied markets business segment brings together the Companys analytical laboratory instrumentation and informatics. The Companys diagnostics and genomics business segment consists of three businesses: the Dako business, the genomics business and the nucleic acid solutions business. The Companys Agilent CrossLab business segment combines its analytical laboratory services and consumables business.