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Shares of Agilent Tech Inc Has Risen Above Previous 52-Week High

By Amy Schwartz

Agilent Tech Inc (NYSE:A) traded at a new 52-week high today of $61.67. Approximately 96,000 shares have changed hands today, as compared to an average 30-day volume of 1.6 million shares.

There is potential upside of 4.1% for shares of Agilent Tech Inc based on a current price of $61.57 and an average consensus analyst price target of $64.12. The stock should discover initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $39.90 and subsequent support at its 200-day MA of $38.42.

Agilent Technologies, Inc. provides core bio-analytical and electronic measurement solutions to the communications, electronics, life sciences, and chemical analysis industries. The Company's operations include electronic measurement, bio-analytical measurement, semiconductor, and board testing.

In the past 52 weeks, Agilent Tech Inc share prices have been bracketed by a low of $41.98 and a high of $61.67 and are now at $61.57, 47% above that low price. The 200-day and 50-day moving averages have moved 0.06% higher and 0.72% higher over the past week, respectively.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Agilent Tech Inc on December 9th, 2016 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $46.08. Since that recommendation, shares of Agilent Tech Inc have risen 33.5%. We continue to monitor A for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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