General FAQ

1.What is Agilent's stock ticker symbol?
2.What is my cost basis for tax purposes of my Agilent shares that I got from the spin-off from Hewlett-Packard?
3.Does the company pay a dividend on its common stock?
4.Does Agilent offer a (DRIP) direct investment program?
5.Can I purchase shares of Agilent stock directly?
6.Has Agilent had a stock split?
7.When is the next financial reporting date?
8.When did Agilent go public? At what price?
9.When was Agilent spun off of Hewlett-Packard?
10.When do the fiscal quarters end?
11.What year was Agilent incorporated and in what state?
12.How many employees does Agilent have?
13.How do I transfer my stock or change my address with the transfer agent?
1.What is Agilent's stock ticker symbol?
 Agilent's symbol on the New York Stock Exchange is "A"

2.What is my cost basis for tax purposes of my Agilent shares that I got from the spin-off from Hewlett-Packard?
 June 2, 2000, was the record date of the Agilent Technologies spin-off. All Hewlett-Packard shareowners of record received .3814 shares of Agilent for every share of Hewlett-Packard stock they owned with any fractional shares paid out in cash. The relative market capitalizations of Agilent and Hewlett-Packard on June 2, 2000 result in cost allocated to the Agilent shares of 22% and to Hewlett-Packard 78% of their original basis in Hewlett-Packard. For more details you will need Adobe Reader to open this document that explains how to calculate your cost basis.

3.Does the company pay a dividend on its common stock?
 Agilent does issue dividends. Please see Dividends Page for details.

4.Does Agilent offer a (DRIP) direct investment program?
 Agilent has implemented a Computershare Investment Plan, which operates as a direct stock purchase as well as a dividend reinvestment plan. More information can be found at the Dividend Reinvestment Plan Page.

5.Can I purchase shares of Agilent stock directly?
 No. Agilent does not offer a direct purchase program at this time.

6.Has Agilent had a stock split?
 No.

7.When is the next financial reporting date?
 Agilent's next financial release date may be viewed on the "upcoming events" page: Calendar.

8.When did Agilent go public? At what price?
 Agilent went public on November 18, 1999. Agilent Technologies' IPO priced at $30 per share.

9.When was Agilent spun off of Hewlett-Packard?
 Agilent spun-off of HP on June 2, 2000.

10.When do the fiscal quarters end?
 Our fiscal quarters are as follows: Quarter One: November 1st to Jan 31st Quarter Two: February 1st to April 30th Quarter Three: May 1st to July 31st Quarter Four: August 1 to October 31st.

11.What year was Agilent incorporated and in what state?
 Agilent was incorporated in May 1999 in Delaware.

12.How many employees does Agilent have?
 As of July 31, 2012, Agilent has approximately 20,500 employees.

13.How do I transfer my stock or change my address with the transfer agent?
 

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