Agilent Technologies Inc

Industry: Electronic Instruments Controls

Fortune Rank: 461

A is a technology company that provides solutions to communications, electronics, and healthcare industries. For the 9 months ended 7/31/05, revenues fell 6% to $5.03B. Net income rose 10% to $302M. Revenues reflect decreased sales from Test & Measurement segment and Automated Test segment. Net income reflects lower cost of products & services and decreased selling, general & administrative expenses.

Agilent Technologies, Inc. (Agilent) is a global diversified technology company that provides enabling solutions to markets within the communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis industries. It has four primary businesses: test and measurement; automated test; semiconductor products, and life sciences and chemical analysis. The Company's test and measurement, automated test and semiconductor businesses share focus on growth opportunities in the communications and electronics sector, while its life sciences and chemical analysis business focuses on growth opportunities in life sciences and in the environmental, chemical, food and petrochemical industries. In January 2005, the Company acquired Computational Biology Corp., a biotech pioneer in chip-on-chip, a microarray-based technique for understanding gene regulation in disease. In February 2005, Flextronics completed the acquisition of the Company's camera module business.

Agilent Technologies Inc

Agilent Technologies Inc achieved revenue of $4,481.00 million in 2010 but posted a loss of $-31.00 million.

Agilent Technologies Inc's rank changes

The company's ranking in 2010 was a decline from 2009 when it was ranked 425th on the Fortune 500. The Previous ranking was based on its 2009 revenue of $5,774 million (a change of -1 million compared to 2010) and profits of $693 million (a change of -724 million compared to 2010).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than revenue a company earns, If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Agilent Technologies Inc would be ranked 408th rather than 461st due to the fact it made a loss of $-31 million in 2010.

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