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Agilent Technologies is a publicly traded company having a good stock performance result. Agilent Technologies is a fortune 500 stock listed company.
Agilent Technologies, a spin off of Hewlett-Packard Company, broke records on Nov. 18, 1999 as the largest initial public offering IPO in Silicon Valley history. The United States 2.1 billion dollars raised from that IPO was a sharp contrast to the 538 dollars in working capital that founders Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard began with in 1938. In 1999, Agilent was spun off from Hewlett Packard Company, and they have continued to support the values so important to the two visionary founders.  
Agilent Technologies is the world's premier measurement company. Agilent provides core electronic and bio analytical measurement tools to advance the electronics, communications, and life science research, environmental and petrochemical industries.  Agilent's manufacturing, Research & Development, sales and support capabilities around the world give customers the flexibility they need in today's competitive environment.
Single & multiple output power supplies, system power supplies, whether your device needs a quick check , ensure great measurements with the precision, reliability and flexibility of Agilent DC power supplies.
The company has digital multimeters, data loggers, voltmeters, and accessories, with 6 1/2 digit dual display and waveform capture, the new digital multimeters continue to deliver the dependable results with convenient features that minimize your test and troubleshooting times.
The company remains comfortable with the fiscal year 2006 guidance it provided during its August 15 announcements. For the first quarter of fiscal 2006, the company expects revenues in the range of 1.28 billion dollars to 1.35 billion dollars, up 5 to 10 percent from last year and consistent with its normal seasonality. Adjusted net income is expected to be in the range of 0.25 dollars to 0.30 dollars per share 5, roughly double last year's first quarter comparable earnings.
Agilent Ventures is a business unit of Agilent Technologies Inc. dedicated to investing globally in start-up or early-stage technology companies. The venture group invests in leading-edge technologies in the wire line optical and wireless communications and life sciences markets. Agilent Ventures, which will invest up to 100 million dollars per year, is positioned to provide start-ups with the opportunity to tap into Agilent's vast technological resources and to actively partner with Agilent to jointly develop new technologies and products.

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