SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 7, 2003
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
|(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
395 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, California 94306
Registrants telephone number, including area code (650) 752-5000
|Item 5. Other Events.|
Item 5. Other Events.
On February 7, 2003, Standard and Poors Ratings Services lowered its corporate credit and senior note ratings for Agilent Technologies, Inc. to speculative grade status, from BBBminus to BB. Standard and Poors rating outlook is negative. In addition, Moodys Investors Service placed its Baa2 senior unsecured rating of Agilent Technologies, Inc. under review for a possible downgrade.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Marie Oh Huber|
|Marie Oh Huber
Vice President, Assistant Secretary and Assistant General Counsel
|Date: February 10, 2003|