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Now, let's take a deep dive into a great stock that could be just the right addition to your portfolio.
Why You Should Pay Attention to Agilent Technologies (A)
Palo Alto, CA-based Agilent Technologies, Inc. was originally a spin-off from Hewlett-Packard. The company is an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of a broad-based portfolio of test and measurement products serving multiple end markets.
Since being added to the Zacks Focus List on July 11, 2017 at $59.86 per share, shares of A have increased 118.09% to $130.55.
Five analysts revised their earnings estimate upwards in the last 60 days for fiscal 2022. The Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.03 to $4.89. A boasts an average earnings surprise of 4.9%.
Earnings for Agilent Technologies are forecasted to see growth of 12.7% for the current fiscal year as well.
Because stock prices react to revisions, buying stocks with rising earnings estimates can be very profitable. Focus List stocks like An offer investors a great opportunity to get into a company whose future earnings estimates will be raised, potentially leading to price momentum.
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