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Shares of Agilent Tech Inc Rise Above Previous 52-Week High

By Amy Schwartz

Shares of Agilent Tech Inc (NYSE:A) traded at a new 52-week high today of $65.18. So far today approximately 130,000 shares have been exchanged, as compared to an average 30-day volume of 1.6 million shares.

In the past 52 weeks, Agilent Tech Inc share prices have been bracketed by a low of $41.98 and a high of $65.18 and are now at $65.05, 55% 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.

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.

Agilent Tech Inc (NYSE:A) defies analysts with a current price ($65.05) 1.4% above its average consensus price target of $64.12. Agilent Tech Inc shares have support at the 50-day moving average (MA) of $39.90 and additional support at the 200-day MA of $38.42.

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 40.4%. We continue to monitor A for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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