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Agilent Technologies Inc authorizes new share repurchase program
Thursday, 28 May 2015 08:30am EDT 

Agilent Technologies Inc:Approves a new share repurchase program.Says 2015 Stock Repurchase Program authorizes the purchase of up to $1.14 bln of the company's common stock through and including Nov. 1, 2018.New program will commence, at the option of the company, on either Nov. 1 or the date on which the company completes the purchase of $365 mln of common stock under the existing stock repurchase program in fiscal 2015.Upon commencement, the new repurchase program replaces Agilent's existing stock repurchase program, which authorized the repurchase of shares to reduce or eliminate share dilution from equity programs.Number of shares to be repurchased and the timing of any repurchases will depend on factors such as the stock price, economic and market conditions, and corporate and regulatory requirements.Says stock repurchase program may be suspended or discontinued at any time.  Full Article

Agilent Technologies Inc announces cash dividend of 10 cents per share
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 04:05pm EDT 

Agilent Technologies Inc:Says quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share of common stock.Payable on July 22 to all shareholders of record date as on June 30.  Full Article

Agilent Technologies Inc gives Q3 2015 guidance in line with analysts' estimates; lowers FY 2015 revenue guidance; reaffirms FY 2015 EPS guidance
Monday, 18 May 2015 04:03pm EDT 

Agilent Technologies Inc:Expects Q3 2015 revenues to be in the range of $995 million to $1.015 billion.Expects Q3 2015 non-GAAP earnings to be in the range of $0.38 to $0.42 per share.Expects FY 2015 revenues of $4.05 billion to $4.11 billion.Expects FY 2015 non-GAAP earnings of $1.67 to $1.73 per share.Q3 2015 revenue of $1.000 billion and EPS of $0.42 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.FY 2015 revenue of $4.069 billion and EPS of $1.69 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Agilent Technologies Inc to acquire Cartagenia
Monday, 4 May 2015 11:00am EDT 

Agilent Technologies Inc:Signs definitive agreement under which Agilent will acquire Cartagenia.Says financial terms of transaction were not disclosed.  Full Article

Agilent Technologies and Scion Instruments agree to enable each other's instruments in their Chromatography data systems
Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 11:00am EDT 

Agilent Technologies and Scion Instruments:Announced a gas chromatography instrument control agreement.This exchange agreement provides customers the freedom to operate instruments from both manufacturers in each company's chromatography data systems.The companies will exchange development documentation and royalty-free licenses of driver software for the integration of each other's GC instruments into their respective chromatography data systems.With the development of these drivers, GC systems from either manufacturer will be integrated into Agilent's OpenLAB CDS EZChrom Edition and Scion's CompassCDS chromatography data systems.  Full Article

Rigaku Corp to acquire Agilent Technologies's X-Ray diffraction business
Monday, 30 Mar 2015 06:00pm EDT 

Rigaku Corp and Agilent Technologies:Says an agreement for Rigaku, a privately held scientific instrumentation company headquartered in Tokyo, to acquire Agilent's X-ray diffraction (XRD) business.Rigaku plans to combine XRD with its existing crystallography business to form a new business unit. XRD products will continue to be developed and produced at existing factories in Poland and Japan.Transaction is expected to be final May 1, subject to local laws and customary closing conditions.No financial terms were disclosed.  Full Article

Agilent Technologies announces cash dividend
Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 04:10pm EDT 

Agilent Technologies:Says a quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share of common stock.Payable on April 22, to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 31.  Full Article

Agilent Technologies announces new CEO Mike McMullen
Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 08:30am EDT 

Agilent Technologies Inc:Announced that Mike McMullen, president and chief operating officer of the company, has been elected chief executive officer by its board of directors, effective immediately.  Full Article

Agilent Technologies Inc gives Q2 2015 guidance in line with analysts' estimates; lowers FY 2015 guidance
Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 04:05pm EST 

Agilent Technologies Inc:Expects Q2 2015 revenues to be in the range of $985 million to $1,005 million.Expects Q2 2015 non-GAAP earnings to be in the range of $0.37 to $0.41 per share.Expects FY 2015 revenues of $4.06 billion to $4.12 billion and non-GAAP earnings of $1.67 to $1.73 per share.Q2 2015 revenue of $998 million and EPS of $0.39 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.FY 2015 revenue of $4.108 billion and EPS of $1.72 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Agilent Technologies Inc reaffirms FY 2015 EPS outlook - Conference Call
Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 01:00pm EST 

Agilent Technologies Inc:Forecasts FY 2015 EPS guidance of $1.73.FY 2015 EPS of $1.73 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

BRIEF-Agilent Technologies to acquire assets of iLab Solutions

* Agilent Technologies to acquire assets of iLab Solutions, leader in cloud-based laboratory management software