Investing.com - Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) reported third quarter earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Wednesday and revenue that topped forecasts.
The firm reported earnings per share of $0.76 on revenue of $1.27B. Analysts polled by Investing.com expected EPS of $0.72 on revenue of $1.24B. That compared to EPS of $0.67 on revenue of $1.2B in the same period a year earlier. The company had reported EPS of $0.71 on revenue of $1.24B in the previous quarter.
Agilent Technologies shares gained 4.50% to trade at $68.53 in after-hours trade following the report.
Agilent Technologies follows other major Technology sector earnings this month
On July 18, Microsoft reported fourth quarter EPS of $1.37 on revenue of $33.72B, compared to forecasts of EPS of $1.21 on revenue of $32.77B.
Apple earnings beat analysts' expectations on July 30, with third quarter EPS of $2.18 on revenue of $53.81B. Investing.com analysts expected EPS of $2.09 on revenue of $53.32B
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