Agilent Rises 19 Percent to Lead BCW Index

Shares in Agilent rose 19 percent over the five-day trading period ended Tuesday, outgaining by far the other 14 companies in the BCW Index. Investors reacted favorably to the firm's announcement this week that it would divest its semiconductor unit and restructure the firm (see related article).

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