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Highest Projected Earnings Growth in the Life Sciences Tools & Services Industry Detected in Shares of Agilent Technologies (A, CBM, AMRI, ICLR, AFFX)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Life Sciences Tools & Services industry with the highest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Agilent Technologies ranks highest with a projected earnings growth of 250.2%. Cambrex is next with a projected earnings growth of 73.2%. Albany Molecular Research ranks third highest with a projected earnings growth of 47.1%.

ICON follows with a projected earnings growth of 38.0%, and Affymetrix rounds out the top five with a projected earnings growth of 35.3%.

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Ticker(s): A CBM AMRI ICLR ICON AFFX