Agilent Technologies Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement
Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) will report earnings after markets close on Wednesday, August 14th. Agilent Technologies, Inc. provides core bio-analytical and electronic measurement solutions to the communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis industries. The Company’s operations include electronic measurement, bio-analytical measurement, semiconductor and board testing.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Agilent Technologies Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.62 per share on revenues of $1.64 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 16.05.
Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.84 to a profit $0.76. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.78, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Agilent Technologies has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||5,774||4,481||5,444||6,615||6,858|
|Diluted EPS ($)||1.87||-0.09||1.77||2.85||3.27|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Apr. 30, 2012||Jul. 31, 2012||Oct. 31, 2012||Jan. 31, 2013||Apr. 30, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||1,733.00||1,723.00||1,767.00||1,680.00||1,732.00|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.72||0.69||1.20||0.51||0.48|
Agilent Technologies has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)