Agilent Technologies Inc


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  • Agilent Profit Rises 21%; Shares Climb Thursday, 15 Nov 2007 | 5:22 PM ET

    Agilent Technologies reported fourth-quarter earnings of 53 cents per share on an adjusted basis, edging above results for the year-ago quarter and narrowly beating estimates. Net income rose 20.8 percent to $180 million.

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  • Agilent Technologies on Tuesday posted third-quarter net earnings of $185 million, or 45 cents per share, down from $227 million, or 54 cents per share, during the same quarter a year ago.

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  • Agilent Technologies reported second-quarter earnings a penny above Street estimates and issued rosy guidance, citing strong sales of bio-analytical measurement devices. "As in the first quarter, we saw notable strength across our Bio-Analytical Measurement portfolio, and significant weakness in wireless handset test," said CEO Bill Sullivan.

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  • Agilent Revenue Rise 11%, Earnings Meet Estimates Thursday, 15 Feb 2007 | 6:03 PM ET

    Electronics testing equipment maker Agilent Technologies said net income fell from a year ago, when the company booked a large gain from the sale of its semiconductor products business. Adjusted earnings per share were in line with analysts' expectations.

  • Agilent's First-Quarter Earnings Decline Thursday, 15 Feb 2007 | 5:57 PM ET

    Electronics testing equipment maker Agilent Technologies said its first-quarter earnings fell from the year ago period, when the company reported a large gain from the sale of its semiconductor products business.