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Agilent Technologies Q3 adjusted earnings Beat Estimates

Agilent Technologies (A) revealed earnings for third quarter that fell from last year.

The company's earnings totaled $191 million, or $0.60 per share. This compares with $236 million, or $0.73 per share, in last year's third quarter.

Excluding items, Agilent Technologies reported adjusted earnings of $240 million or $0.76 per share for the period.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.72 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 5.8% to $1.27 billion from $1.20 billion last year.

Agilent Technologies earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q3): $240 Mln. vs. $217 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q3): $0.76 vs. $0.67 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $0.72
-Revenue (Q3): $1.27 Bln vs. $1.20 Bln last year.

Next quarter EPS guidance: $0.84 - $0.86
Next quarter revenue guidance: $1.31 - $1.33 Bln
Full year EPS guidance: $3.07 - $3.09
Full year revenue guidance: $5.105 - $5.125 Bln

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