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Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX.N)

DGX.N on New York Stock Exchange

111.31USD
15 Jun 2018
Change (% chg)

$0.37 (+0.33%)
Prev Close
$110.94
Open
$110.66
Day's High
$111.37
Day's Low
$109.98
Volume
555,192
Avg. Vol
281,241
52-wk High
$112.83
52-wk Low
$90.21

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 1.75 December 18 Jun 2018

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 4 4 3 3
(2) OUTPERFORM 4 3 3 3
(3) HOLD 10 11 14 15
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.33 2.39 2.55 2.57

Consensus Estimates Analysis

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year
Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 13 1,953.84 1,990.25 1,933.60 1,986.89
Quarter Ending Sep-18 13 1,946.67 1,960.50 1,934.58 1,982.16
Year Ending Dec-18 16 7,723.91 7,750.50 7,683.00 7,858.37
Year Ending Dec-19 17 7,966.15 8,082.95 7,775.00 8,112.66
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 16 1.75 1.78 1.69 1.50
Quarter Ending Sep-18 16 1.69 1.74 1.63 1.52
Year Ending Dec-18 17 6.61 6.64 6.55 5.86
Year Ending Dec-19 19 6.98 7.28 6.80 6.36
LT Growth Rate (%) 4 9.45 11.58 7.80 8.17

Historical Surprises

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Estimates vs Actual Estimate Actual Difference Surprise %
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1,887.56 1,884.00 3.56 0.19
Quarter Ending Dec-17 1,935.10 1,936.00 0.90 0.05
Quarter Ending Sep-17 1,923.58 1,931.00 7.42 0.39
Quarter Ending Jun-17 1,943.70 1,943.00 0.70 0.04
Quarter Ending Mar-17 1,870.45 1,899.00 28.55 1.53
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1.49 1.52 0.03 1.92
Quarter Ending Dec-17 1.38 1.40 0.02 1.16
Quarter Ending Sep-17 1.35 1.39 0.04 2.70
Quarter Ending Jun-17 1.42 1.55 0.13 9.51
Quarter Ending Mar-17 1.18 1.33 0.15 12.39

Consensus Estimates Trend

Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD)
Earnings and Dividend Figures in US Dollar (USD)
  Current 1 Week
Ago
1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
1 Year
Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 1,953.84 1,953.84 1,951.13 1,948.34 1,986.89
Quarter Ending Sep-18 1,946.67 1,946.67 1,947.32 1,945.29 1,982.16
Year Ending Dec-18 7,723.91 7,723.91 7,722.05 7,727.52 7,858.37
Year Ending Dec-19 7,966.15 7,959.55 7,943.43 7,927.73 8,112.66
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 1.75 1.75 1.76 1.76 1.50
Quarter Ending Sep-18 1.69 1.69 1.70 1.70 1.52
Year Ending Dec-18 6.61 6.61 6.60 6.61 5.86
Year Ending Dec-19 6.98 6.96 6.94 6.90 6.36

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Jun-18 0 0 0 0
Quarter Ending Sep-18 0 0 0 0
Year Ending Dec-18 0 0 1 0
Year Ending Dec-19 1 0 5 1
Earnings
Quarter Ending Jun-18 0 0 0 1
Quarter Ending Sep-18 0 0 0 1
Year Ending Dec-18 0 0 1 1
Year Ending Dec-19 1 0 5 1