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Agilent Technologies Q1 adjusted earnings Inline With Estimates

Agilent Technologies (A) released earnings for first quarter that dropped from last year.

The company's profit came in at $197 million, or $0.63 per share. This compares with $504 million, or $1.57 per share, in last year's first quarter.

Excluding items, Agilent Technologies reported adjusted earnings of $252 million or $0.81 per share for the period.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.81 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 6.2% to $1.36 billion from $1.28 billion last year.

Agilent Technologies earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q1): $252 Mln. vs. $244 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q1): $0.81 vs. $0.76 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $0.81
-Revenue (Q1): $1.36 Bln vs. $1.28 Bln last year.

Next quarter EPS guidance: $0.72 - $0.76
Next quarter revenue guidance: $1.28 - $1.32 Bln
Full year EPS guidance: $3.38 - $3.43
Full year revenue guidance: $5.50 - $5.55 Bln

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