Agilent Technologies reports Q4 2017 financial results

Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: A) has reported revenue of USD 1.19 billion for the fourth-quarter ended October 31, 2017, up 7.1 percent year over year, the company said.

Fourth-quarter GAAP net income was USD 177 million, or USD 0.54 per share. Last year´s fourth-quarter GAAP net income was USD 126 million, or USD 0.38 per share.

During the fourth quarter, Agilent had intangible amortization of USD 28 million, transformation costs of USD 7 million and acquisition and integration costs of USD 5 million. Excluding these items and a tax expense of USD 1 million, Agilent reported fourth-quarter non-GAAP net income of USD 218 million, or USD 0.67 per share(1).

Agilent Technologies is a global provider of life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. With more than 50 years of insight and innovation, Agilent instruments, software, services, solutions, and people provide trusted answers to its customers´ most challenging questions. The company generated revenues of USD 4.47 billion in fiscal 2017 and employs 13,500 people worldwide. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.