Fitch Affirms BBB+ Ratings for Agilent | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Fitch Ratings late on Tuesday affirmed several ratings of BBB+ for Agilent Technologies.

The BBB+ ratings, which translate to good credit quality, were affirmed for Agilent's Issuer Default Rating, senior unsecured revolving credit facility, and senior unsecured notes. Fitch's actions affect about $2.6 billion of debt, including an undrawn $400 million revolving credit facility that expires in 2016, Fitch said.

It rated Agilent's outlook Stable.

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