Agilent Technologies Inc.
) recently introduced the 7000C Triple Quadrupole Gas
Chromatography Mass Spectrometer (GC/MS/MS).This new system marks
a step forward from the previous best, the 7000B model.
The 7000C Triple Quadrupole Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometer
(GC/MS/MS) helps to measure trace components in complex matrices.
Along with the proprietary 7890B GC and MassHunter software, it
is expected to improve the efficiency of the system through quick
analysis and less power consumption, thus reducing operating
Agilent is mainly involved in the manufacturing of measuring
instruments. Its Life Science segment offers liquid
chromatography systems, columns, tools and components. The
Chemical Analysis segment, on the other hand, offers gas
chromatography systems, tools and components.
Agilent's Inert Flow Path solutions ensure adherence to the set
standard for consistently high sensitivity, precision and the
ability to duplicate itself. Agilent Technologies provides
measurement and technological solutions for chemical analysis,
life sciences, diagnostics, electronics and communications
Agilent reported third quarter revenues of $1.65 billion, down
4.1% year over year. The lion's share of revenue came from the
Asia/Pacific, which contributed 39%, followed by the Americas,
which provided 35% and then Europe, which accounted for the
balance. Though all three regions declined from last quarter, the
decline was greatest in the Americas (down 5.6%), followed by
Asia/Pacific (down 4.9%) and Europe, which declined 2.8%. Year
over year, the Americas dropped 14.3%, Asia/Pacific remained
flattish while Europe was up 6%.
Agilent currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Other technology
companies that look attractive at this time are
) with a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and
National Instruments Corp
) with a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
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