Agilent Technologies

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Monday confirmed financial guidance as it briefed analysts in New York during its annual meeting.

The California instrument and control maker said it is comfortable with analysts' estimates for non-GAAP EPS and revenue for full-year 2005.

Revenue is seen at $7.1 billion to $7.5 billion and EPS at $1.01 to $1.35 a share. The consensus estimates are $7.29 billion and $1.19 a share, according to Thomson First Call.

Agilent also held to its previous first-quarter guidance, which called for operating EPS of 14 cents to 21 cents and revenue of $1.60 billion to $1.70 billion. The first quarter for the company's 2005 fiscal year ends Jan. 31. Analysts expect 19 cents and $1.66 billion.

Shares rose 13 cents, or 0.5%, to $23.82.