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Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX.N)

DGX.N on New York Stock Exchange

98.08USD
22 Jul 2019
Change (% chg)

$-1.20 (-1.21%)
Prev Close
$99.28
Open
$99.68
Day's High
$99.82
Day's Low
$97.66
Volume
278,785
Avg. Vol
253,853
52-wk High
$115.64
52-wk Low
$78.97

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Hold 1.71 December 23 Jul 2019

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 4 4 4 4
(2) OUTPERFORM 4 5 5 4
(3) HOLD 10 10 10 11
(4) UNDERPERFORM 2 1 1 1
(5) SELL 1 1 1 1
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.62 2.52 2.52 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 Sep-19 16 1,939.18 1,964.00 1,918.00 2,008.93
Quarter Ending Dec-19 16 1,923.32 1,952.00 1,890.00 2,002.69
Year Ending Dec-19 19 7,687.05 7,750.00 7,644.00 7,990.32
Year Ending Dec-20 20 7,877.47 7,999.00 7,775.70 8,321.02
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-19 18 1.71 1.77 1.63 1.79
Quarter Ending Dec-19 18 1.68 1.81 1.62 1.74
Year Ending Dec-19 21 6.46 6.53 6.40 7.00
Year Ending Dec-20 22 6.80 7.19 6.54 7.50
LT Growth Rate (%) 5 5.39 6.80 4.41 9.90

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-19 1,871.37 1,891.00 19.63 1.05
Quarter Ending Dec-18 1,878.27 1,839.00 39.27 2.09
Quarter Ending Sep-18 1,945.52 1,889.00 56.52 2.91
Quarter Ending Jun-18 1,953.97 1,919.00 34.97 1.79
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1,887.56 1,884.00 3.56 0.19
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-19 1.36 1.40 0.04 2.71
Quarter Ending Dec-18 1.37 1.36 0.01 0.52
Quarter Ending Sep-18 1.68 1.68 0.00 0.19
Quarter Ending Jun-18 1.76 1.75 0.01 0.36
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1.49 1.52 0.03 1.92

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 Sep-19 1,939.18 1,939.13 1,939.13 1,939.13 2,008.93
Quarter Ending Dec-19 1,923.32 1,923.43 1,923.43 1,923.43 2,002.69
Year Ending Dec-19 7,687.05 7,687.73 7,687.73 7,687.73 7,990.32
Year Ending Dec-20 7,877.47 7,875.59 7,875.59 7,879.14 8,321.02
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-19 1.71 1.71 1.71 1.71 1.79
Quarter Ending Dec-19 1.68 1.67 1.67 1.66 1.74
Year Ending Dec-19 6.46 6.46 6.46 6.46 7.00
Year Ending Dec-20 6.80 6.80 6.80 6.80 7.50

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Sep-19 1 0 1 0
Quarter Ending Dec-19 0 1 0 1
Year Ending Dec-19 0 1 0 1
Year Ending Dec-20 1 0 1 0
Earnings
Quarter Ending Sep-19 0 2 0 2
Quarter Ending Dec-19 1 1 1 1
Year Ending Dec-19 1 1 1 1
Year Ending Dec-20 1 1 1 1