Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that its board of directors has increased the company's quarterly dividend to 18 cents per share of common stock, reflecting a 10 percent increase over the previous quarter's dividend. The dividend will be paid on Jan. 22, 2020 to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on Dec. 31, 2019.

The timing and amounts of future dividends are subject to determination and approval by Agilent's board.