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Agilent Technologies president and senior vice president Michael McMullen sells 19 January 2018

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Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) President and Senior Vice President Michael McMullen sold 21,850 shares worth $US1,584,125 on January 18. The selling price was $US72.50.

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Michael McMullen (Reported Selling; trailing 12 months)
MonthNo. of SharesPrice, USDValue, USD
Jan '1865,55370.834,643,335
Nov '1744,96269.393,119,688
September 15, 201716,49265.331,077,422
May '1782,51158.134,796,710
Total209,51865.0913,637,155

Original news release

Source: SEC

SECTION 1 BIOGRAPHY MICHAEL MCMULLEN, PRESIDENT AND SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

Mr. McMullen has served as our Chief Executive Officer since March 2015 and as President since September 2014. From September 2014 to March 2015 he also served as our Chief Operating Officer. From September 2009 to September 2014 he served as Senior Vice President, Agilent and President, Chemical Analysis Group. From January 2002 to September 2009, he served as our Vice President and General Manager of the Chemical Analysis Solutions Unit of the Life Sciences and Chemical Analysis Group. Prior to assuming this position, from March 1999 to December 2001, Mr. McMullen served as Country Manager for our China, Japan and Korea Life Sciences and Chemical Analysis Group. Prior to this position, Mr. McMullen served as the Controller for the Hewlett-Packard Company and Yokogawa Electric Joint Venture from July 1996 to March 1999.

Qualifications :

Mr. McMullen has broad and deep experience with the company and its businesses having been an employee of the company and its predecessor, Hewlett-Packard, for over 20 years. During the course of his career, he has developed considerable expertise in, and in-depth knowledge of, our businesses, having seen them as an individual contributor and at numerous levels of management. This perspective gives valuable insight to our board.

Remuneration

Fiscal Year: 2016

Salary ($): 1,041,667

Stock Awards ($): 6,341,255

Non-Equity Incentive Plan Compensation ($): 1,338,183

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings: 48,144

All Other Compensation ($): 145,166

Total ($): 8,914,415

SECTION 2 AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. PRICE PERFORMANCE SCORECARD (NYSE:A):

+ Agilent Technologies Inc. is placed 277/2,524 in the BSS News Bites ranking of price performance of NYSE stocks in the past year, a percentile ranking of 89.

2.1 Moving Annual Return (Trailing 12 months):

Based on a dynamic start date of 5 years ago, the Moving Annual Return has been positive in 3 of the last 5 years. An investment in A a year ago would have produced a return of 54.8%

ACloseDividendsCapital Gain / (Loss) %% YieldAnnual Return %
Last Traded Jan 19$US72.8967.70c53.31.454.8
1 Year ago$US47.5346.0c28.41.229.6
2 Years ago$US37.0340.0c(3.0)1-1.9
3 Years ago$US38.1739.40c(36.5)0.7-35.8
4 Years ago$US60.1049.20c39.71.140.8

Close 5 years ago $US43.03.

2.2 Present Value of $US1000 invested in the past

The present value of $US1000 invested a year ago is $US1,517

PV$10001-week1-month1-year
A.NYSE1,0201,0721,517
S&P 500 Index1,0111,0431,232

2.3 Trailing Price Change %

1-Year price change of 53.3% for Agilent Technologies outperformed the change of 23.3% in the S&P 500 Index for a relative price change of 30.0%.

Price Change %1-Month3-Month1-Year
A7.89.253.3
Electronic equipment sector6.06.533.0
S&P 500 Index4.59.423.3

SECTION 3 AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. FINANCIALS AND GROWTH PERFORMANCE SCORECARD (NYSE:A):

3.1 Key Financials (All figures percent)

EPS Growth has improved from -22.9% in 2014 to 49.3% in 2017, Operating Margin has improved from 8.4% in 2014 to 19.7% in 2017, Return on Equity has improved from 4.4% in 2014 to 14.2% in 2017 and Revenue Growth has improved from 1.9% in 2014 to 6.4% in 2017.

ARevenue GrowthEPS GrowthOperating MarginROE
20176.449.319.714.2
20164.118.314.710.9
20152.4-25.913.510.5
20141.9-22.98.44.4

3.2 Revenue and Net Profit

In the last 3 years Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) averaged 3.4% for Total Revenue and 7.6% for Net Profit.

DescriptionAnnual ($US M)3-year Avg ($US M)3-year CAGR %
Total Revenue4,4724,245.33.4
EBITDA882681.36.9
Operating Profit882681.337.5
Net Profit684515.77.6

CAGR = Compound Annual Growth Rate

3.3 Performance (All figures in %)

Net Profit Margin 3-year average is 12.4% and Return on Equity 3-year average is 11.9%.

DescriptionAnnual3-year Avg
EBITDA Margin19.716.0
Operating Profit Margin19.716.0
Net Profit Margin15.312.4
Return on Equity14.211.9
Return on Assets8.16.6
Return on Capital Employed12.39.9

3.4 High Performance Indicators:

DescriptionValueRank In NYSE Market
Turnover in Quarter$US7.4 billionIn Top Quartile
Relative Price Change % (1 Year)26.6In Top Quartile
EPS Growth %49.3In Top Quartile
Price/MAP501.06In Top Quartile
Price Change %0.2In Top Quartile
Return on Assets [ROA] %8.1In Top Quartile
Price/MAP2001.15In Top Quartile

SECTION 4 AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. MARKET POSITION AND GLOBAL RANK (NYSE:A):

4.1 Market Position

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A), the NYSE's 2nd largest Electronic Equipment company by market cap, soared $US24.05 (or 49.9%) in the trailing 12 months to January 18, 2018 to close at $US72.19. This means the stock has outperformed 89% of NYSE-listed stocks in the same period. Compared with the S&P 500 Index which has risen 23.4% over the same period, this is a relative price increase of 26.6%. Average daily volume of 2.4 million shares in the trailing year was 1.2 times average daily volume in the previous year.

4.2 Global Rank

Rank in the S&P 500 Index [out of 491 stocks]

DescriptionValueRank
MCap (US$)23.2B235
Total Assets (US$)8.4B364
Revenue (US$)4.5B358
Net Profit (US$)684M265
Return on Equity %14.2215
Net Profit Margin %15.3127
Price to Book12.4230
Price Earnings34.2333
Yield %0.9284
PV$1000 (1Year) US$1,51763
% Change YTD7.8109

SECTION 5 OTHER DIRECTORS OF AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES INC.

Michael McMullen, President & Senior Vice President

Koh Boon Hwee, Chairman & Director

Didier Hirsch, Chief Financial Officer

Paul N. Clark, Director

Hans E. Bishop, Director

Cullen James, Director

Robert J. Herbold, Director

Heidi Fields, Director

Daniel K. Podolsky, Director

Tadataka Yamada, Director

Sue H. Rataj, Director

George A. Scangos, Director

Michael Tang, Company Secretary & Senior Vice President

Marie Oh Huber, Company Secretary & Senior Vice President

Mark Doak, Senior Vice President

Halloran Jean, Senior Vice President

Patrick Kaltenbach, Senior Vice President

SECTION 6 AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. ACTIVITIES

Agilent Technologies, Inc. is a measurement company providing bio-analytical and electronic measurement solutions to the communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis industries. The Company operates in two business segments: electronic measurement business and the bio-analytical measurement business. The electronic measurement business provides standard and customized electronic measurement instruments and systems monitoring, management and optimization tools for communications networks and services, software design tools and related services that are used in the design, development, manufacture, installation, deployment and operation of electronics equipment and communications networks and services. The bio-analytical measurement business provides application-focused solutions that include instruments, software, consumables and services that enable customers to identify, quantify and analyze the physical and biological properties of substances and products.

SECTION 7 RECENT NEWS ON DIRECTORS

7.1 CHANGES IN BOARD OF DIRECTORS

18 January 2018

Agilent Technologies will appoint Dow R. Wilson as director

Agilent Technologies will appoint Dow R. Wilson as Director. The appointment takes effect from Mar 20, 2018.

7.2 SHAREHOLDER VALUE ADDED BY DIRECTORS

12 January 2018

Tadataka Yamada starts eighth year as Agilent Technologies Director

Tadataka Yamada was appointed Director of Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) seven years ago on January 12, 2011. In the last 5 years the average annualized return to shareholders was 11.7%. The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested 5 years ago is now $US1,738, a gain of $US653 and dividend reinvested of $US85.

06 January 2018

Michael Tang starts third year as Agilent Technologies Senior Vice President

Michael Tang was appointed Senior Vice President of Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) two years ago on January 06, 2016. The shares were up from $US40.6 to $US69.9 and the total annualized return to shareholders (TRS) since appointment is 32.6%. The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested on the appointment date is now worth $US1,759, a gain of $US720 and dividend reinvested of $US39.

29 November 2017

Patrick Kaltenbach starts fourth year as Agilent Technologies Senior Vice President

Patrick Kaltenbach was appointed Senior Vice President of Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) three years ago in Nov 2014. In the last 3 years the average annualized return to shareholders was 18.1%. The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested 3 years ago is now $US1,656, a gain of $US607 and dividend reinvested of $US49.

15 September 2017

Sue H. Rataj starts third year as Agilent Technologies Director

Sue H. Rataj was appointed Director of Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) two years ago on September 15, 2015. The shares were up from $US36.1 to $US65.7 and the total annualized return to shareholders (TRS) since appointment is 36.2%. The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested on the appointment date is now worth $US1,855, a gain of $US817 and dividend reinvested of $US38.

7.3 RECENT REPORTED SELLING

08 January 2018

Agilent Technologies president and senior vice president Michael McMullen sells

Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) President and Senior Vice President Michael McMullen sold 43,703 shares worth $US3,059,210 on January 05. The selling price was $US70.0. The shares hit a two-month high on the day.

19 December 2017

Agilent Technologies senior vice president Mark Doak sells

Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) Senior Vice President Mark Doak sold 15,567 shares worth $US1,058,556 on December 18. The selling price was $US68.0. The shares hit a 14-day high on the day.

06 December 2017

Agilent Technologies senior vice president Mark Doak sells

Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) Senior Vice President Mark Doak sold 4,154 shares worth $US278,318 on December 05. The selling price was $US67.0. The shares hit a three-month low on the day.

29 November 2017

Agilent Technologies chief financial officer Didier Hirsch sells

Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) Chief Financial Officer Didier Hirsch sold 20,000 shares worth $US1,408,000 on November 28. The selling price was $US70.40.

29 November 2017

Agilent Technologies president-diagnostics and genomics group and senior vice president-agilent Jacob Thaysen sells

Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) President-Diagnostics and Genomics Group and Senior Vice President-Agilent Jacob Thaysen sold 22,583 shares worth $US1,590,069 on November 28. The selling price was $US70.41.

29 November 2017

Agilent Technologies senior vice president Patrick Kaltenbach sells

Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) Senior Vice President Patrick Kaltenbach sold 5,000 shares worth $US347,800 on November 28. The selling price was $US69.56.

28 November 2017

Agilent Technologies chief financial officer Didier Hirsch sells

Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) Chief Financial Officer Didier Hirsch sold 20,000 shares worth $US1,388,000 on November 27. The selling price was $US69.40. The shares hit a six-day high on the day.

21 November 2017

Agilent Technologies president and senior vice president Michael McMullen sells

Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) President and Senior Vice President Michael McMullen sold 22,481 shares worth $US1,573,670 on November 20. The selling price was $US70.0.

20 November 2017

Agilent Technologies president and senior vice president Michael McMullen sells

Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) President and Senior Vice President Michael McMullen sold 22,481 shares worth $US1,546,018 on November 17. The selling price was $US68.77.

18 September 2017

Agilent Technologies chief financial officer Didier Hirsch sells

Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) Chief Financial Officer Didier Hirsch sold 15,555 shares worth $US1,026,630 on September 15. The selling price was $US66.0.

15 September 2017

Agilent Technologies president and senior vice president Michael McMullen sells

Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) President and Senior Vice President Michael McMullen sold 16,492 shares worth $US1,077,422 on September 14. The selling price was $US65.33. The shares hit a six-day low on the day.

14 September 2017

Agilent Technologies chief financial officer Didier Hirsch sells

Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A) Chief Financial Officer Didier Hirsch sold 1,200 shares worth $US79,200 on September 13. The selling price was $US66.0.

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