|Company name||Agilent Technologies Inc|
|Live stock price||[stckqut]A[/stckqut]|
|P/E compared to competitors||Good|
|Confident Investor Rating||Poor|
|Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario)||$57.27|
|Target stock price (averages with growth)||$53.01|
|Target stock price (averages with no growth)||$24.92|
|Target stock price (manual assumptions)||$44.02|
The following company description is from Google Finance: https://www.google.com/finance?q=NYSE%3AA&sq=a&sp=2&ei=KFbiVME-06SxB-mxgNAJ
Agilent Technologies, Inc. (Agilent) is engaged in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemicals. The Company provides laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. The Company focuses on six key markets, food, environmental and forensics, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, chemical and energy, and research. The Company has two business segments: chemical analysis business and life sciences business. Agilent’s chemical analysis business focuses on the petrochemical, environmental, forensics and food safety industries. Its life sciences business focuses on the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, academic and Government, bio-agriculture and food safety industries. In addition to its three businesses, it conducts research through Agilent Technologies Laboratories (Agilent Labs).
Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I do not think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in Agilent Technologies Inc. I am removing the company from my Watch List.
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How was this analysis of Agilent Technologies Inc calculated?
For owners of my book, “The Confident Investor” I offer the following analysis (you must be logged in to this site as a book owner in order to see the following analysis). If you have registered and cannot see the balance of this article, make sure you are logged in and refresh your browser.
In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:
- Stock price at the time of the calculation: $40.15
- Growth: 0.12
- Current EPS (TTM): $1.49
- P/E: 27
- Future EPS Calc: $2.62
- Future Stock Price Calc: $70.89
- Target stock price: $44.02
I hope that this makes you a Confident Investor.