Agilent Technologies (A) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 8.7% - Tale of the Tape
Agilent Technologies Inc. ( A ) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise by nearly 9% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. The sudden jump breaks the recent trend of the company, as the stock is now trading above the volatile price range of $50.05 to $52.99 in the past one-month time frame.
This bio-analytical and electronic measurement solutions provider has seen a mixed track record when it comes to estimate revisions. While 6 estimates moved north, 4 estimates were revised lower over the past one month. The Zacks Consensus Estimate moved a notch higher in the same time frame. The recent price action is encouraging though, so make sure to keep a close watch on this firm in the near future.
Agilent currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) while its Earnings ESP is negative.
Some better performing stocks from the broader medical industry include Align Technology Inc. ( ALGN ), Medtronic, Inc. ( MDT ) and DexCom, Inc. ( DXCM ). While Align Technology holds a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), Medtronic and DexCom carry a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
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