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Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX.N)

DGX.N on New York Stock Exchange

103.06USD
19 Jan 2018
Change (% chg)

$1.49 (+1.47%)
Prev Close
$101.57
Open
$102.14
Day's High
$103.58
Day's Low
$102.14
Volume
381,148
Avg. Vol
342,513
52-wk High
$112.83
52-wk Low
$90.14

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Hold 1.37 December 20 Jan 2018

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 2 2 2 2
(2) OUTPERFORM 2 2 3 2
(3) HOLD 16 15 14 15
(4) UNDERPERFORM 1 1 1 1
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.76 2.75 2.70 2.75

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 Mar-18 14 1,959.41 2,005.00 1,918.50 1,903.45
Quarter Ending Jun-18 14 2,003.36 2,040.00 1,971.30 1,967.80
Year Ending Dec-18 20 7,918.55 8,068.00 7,668.00 7,850.93
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-18 18 1.37 1.51 1.25 1.27
Quarter Ending Jun-18 18 1.57 1.75 1.45 1.46
Year Ending Dec-18 22 5.98 6.65 5.64 5.80
LT Growth Rate (%) 7 7.74 10.27 5.90 7.75

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 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
Quarter Ending Dec-16 1,859.03 1,861.00 1.97 0.11
Quarter Ending Sep-16 1,886.06 1,885.00 1.06 0.06
Earnings (per share)
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
Quarter Ending Dec-16 1.27 1.31 0.04 3.01
Quarter Ending Sep-16 1.35 1.37 0.02 1.39

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 Mar-18 1,959.41 1,959.41 1,955.48 1,950.92 1,903.45
Quarter Ending Jun-18 2,003.36 2,003.36 2,000.12 1,996.23 1,967.80
Year Ending Dec-18 7,918.55 7,918.55 7,927.01 7,913.84 7,850.93
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1.37 1.35 1.32 1.32 1.27
Quarter Ending Jun-18 1.57 1.55 1.52 1.51 1.46
Year Ending Dec-18 5.98 5.90 5.77 5.78 5.80

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Mar-18 0 0 1 0
Quarter Ending Jun-18 0 0 1 0
Year Ending Dec-18 0 0 0 1
Earnings
Quarter Ending Mar-18 2 0 4 0
Quarter Ending Jun-18 2 0 4 0
Year Ending Dec-18 2 0 5 0