The ex-dividend date for Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) is tomorrow, March 30, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $44.26 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 0.9%.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Agilent Technologies (NYSE: A) is tomorrow, March 30, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $44.26 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.9%. The average volume for Agilent has been 3.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Agilent has a market cap of $14.83 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 27.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Agilent Technologies, Inc. provides bio-analytical and electronic measurement solutions to the communications, electronics, life sciences, and chemical analysis industries worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.4, above the average electronics industry P/E ratio of 14.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Agilent as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Agilent Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.