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Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX.N)

DGX.N on New York Stock Exchange

106.22USD
18 Sep 2019
Change (% chg)

$-0.03 (-0.03%)
Prev Close
$106.25
Open
$106.26
Day's High
$106.42
Day's Low
$105.45
Volume
237,626
Avg. Vol
236,140
52-wk High
$108.76
52-wk Low
$78.97

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Hold 1.71 December 19 Sep 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 4 5 5
(3) HOLD 10 11 10 10
(4) UNDERPERFORM 2 1 1 1
(5) SELL 1 1 1 1
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.62 2.57 2.52 2.52

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 1,941.99 1,973.00 1,922.00 2,004.70
Quarter Ending Dec-19 16 1,921.20 1,964.00 1,896.47 2,007.36
Year Ending Dec-19 19 7,700.78 7,751.00 7,644.00 7,982.60
Year Ending Dec-20 20 7,894.76 8,024.00 7,793.00 8,310.55
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-19 18 1.71 1.79 1.63 1.79
Quarter Ending Dec-19 18 1.66 1.72 1.54 1.76
Year Ending Dec-19 21 6.50 6.56 6.40 7.02
Year Ending Dec-20 22 6.79 7.07 6.61 7.51
LT Growth Rate (%) 5 5.13 6.80 3.30 9.87

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 Jun-19 1,937.30 1,953.00 15.70 0.81
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
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-19 1.68 1.73 0.05 3.15
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

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 1,941.99 1,939.18 1,939.13 1,939.13 2,004.70
Quarter Ending Dec-19 1,921.20 1,923.32 1,923.43 1,923.43 2,007.36
Year Ending Dec-19 7,700.78 7,687.05 7,687.73 7,687.73 7,982.60
Year Ending Dec-20 7,894.76 7,877.47 7,875.59 7,879.14 8,310.55
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-19 1.71 1.71 1.71 1.71 1.79
Quarter Ending Dec-19 1.66 1.68 1.67 1.67 1.76
Year Ending Dec-19 6.50 6.46 6.46 6.46 7.02
Year Ending Dec-20 6.79 6.80 6.80 6.80 7.51

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Sep-19 10 5 10 5
Quarter Ending Dec-19 6 8 6 8
Year Ending Dec-19 16 1 16 1
Year Ending Dec-20 13 2 13 2
Earnings
Quarter Ending Sep-19 6 5 5 6
Quarter Ending Dec-19 6 10 6 10
Year Ending Dec-19 14 3 14 3
Year Ending Dec-20 11 3 11 4