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Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX.N)

DGX.N on New York Stock Exchange

98.04USD
24 May 2019
Change (% chg)

$0.40 (+0.41%)
Prev Close
$97.64
Open
$97.65
Day's High
$98.27
Day's Low
$96.69
Volume
154,300
Avg. Vol
301,844
52-wk High
$116.43
52-wk Low
$78.97

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Hold 1.68 December 25 May 2019

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 5 4 4 5
(3) HOLD 10 11 12 11
(4) UNDERPERFORM 1 1 1 1
(5) SELL 1 1 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.52 2.57 2.55 2.50

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-19 16 1,938.04 1,965.00 1,922.00 2,001.48
Quarter Ending Sep-19 16 1,939.09 1,964.00 1,918.00 1,998.08
Year Ending Dec-19 19 7,687.73 7,750.00 7,644.00 7,943.43
Year Ending Dec-20 20 7,879.14 8,017.00 7,775.70 8,199.61
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-19 18 1.68 1.73 1.62 1.82
Quarter Ending Sep-19 18 1.71 1.77 1.63 1.77
Year Ending Dec-19 21 6.46 6.53 6.40 6.94
Year Ending Dec-20 22 6.80 7.19 6.62 7.36
LT Growth Rate (%) 5 5.39 6.80 4.41 9.25

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 Jun-19 1,938.04 1,938.04 1,943.74 1,943.27 2,001.48
Quarter Ending Sep-19 1,939.09 1,939.09 1,941.50 1,940.67 1,998.08
Year Ending Dec-19 7,687.73 7,687.73 7,682.29 7,674.73 7,943.43
Year Ending Dec-20 7,879.14 7,879.14 7,863.71 7,848.83 8,199.61
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-19 1.68 1.69 1.72 1.72 1.82
Quarter Ending Sep-19 1.71 1.71 1.71 1.71 1.77
Year Ending Dec-19 6.46 6.46 6.45 6.45 6.94
Year Ending Dec-20 6.80 6.80 6.78 6.77 7.36

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Jun-19 0 0 5 9
Quarter Ending Sep-19 0 0 6 7
Year Ending Dec-19 0 0 12 6
Year Ending Dec-20 0 0 13 3
Earnings
Quarter Ending Jun-19 0 1 3 13
Quarter Ending Sep-19 0 1 9 7
Year Ending Dec-19 0 0 13 3
Year Ending Dec-20 0 0 12 2