Agilent authorizes new share repurchase program Agilent's board of directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $500M of the companyís common stock during fiscal 2013. The new repurchase authorization replaces Agilentís existing stock repurchase program, which authorized the repurchase of shares to reduce or eliminate share dilution from equity programs.
Agilent pullback after earnings a buying opportunity, says Cowen Cowen said any pullback in Agilent after its Q4 earnings report would be a buying opportunity. Even though guidance was lower than expected, the firm still thinks 2017 targets are achievable. Cowen maintained its Market Perform rating and $39 price target on Agilent shares.