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Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX.N)

DGX.N on New York Stock Exchange

94.71USD
14 Nov 2018
Change (% chg)

$-0.33 (-0.35%)
Prev Close
$95.04
Open
$95.55
Day's High
$96.16
Day's Low
$94.22
Volume
297,425
Avg. Vol
268,961
52-wk High
$116.43
52-wk Low
$90.31

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 1.61 December 14 Nov 2018

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 5 4 4 4
(2) OUTPERFORM 6 7 6 6
(3) HOLD 8 7 8 8
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.16 2.17 2.22 2.22

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 Dec-18 16 1,925.36 1,940.50 1,915.73 1,984.32
Quarter Ending Mar-19 13 1,936.62 1,988.00 1,895.00 2,003.77
Year Ending Dec-18 17 7,616.74 7,626.00 7,607.73 7,913.84
Year Ending Dec-19 18 7,849.50 8,056.50 7,670.00 8,136.84
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-18 16 1.61 1.66 1.58 1.45
Quarter Ending Mar-19 16 1.61 1.65 1.57 1.36
Year Ending Dec-18 19 6.56 6.60 6.53 5.78
Year Ending Dec-19 20 6.86 7.15 6.70 6.11
LT Growth Rate (%) 4 8.28 9.54 6.99 7.43

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-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
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
Earnings (per share)
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
Quarter Ending Dec-17 1.38 1.40 0.02 1.16
Quarter Ending Sep-17 1.35 1.39 0.04 2.70

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 Dec-18 1,925.36 1,925.36 1,954.23 1,954.63 1,984.32
Quarter Ending Mar-19 1,936.62 1,936.62 1,958.33 1,957.43 2,003.77
Year Ending Dec-18 7,616.74 7,616.74 7,704.91 7,706.32 7,913.84
Year Ending Dec-19 7,849.50 7,849.50 7,988.22 7,989.40 8,136.84
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-18 1.61 1.61 1.64 1.64 1.45
Quarter Ending Mar-19 1.61 1.61 1.63 1.63 1.36
Year Ending Dec-18 6.56 6.56 6.59 6.59 5.78
Year Ending Dec-19 6.86 6.86 7.03 7.03 6.11

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Dec-18 0 0 0 14
Quarter Ending Mar-19 0 0 2 8
Year Ending Dec-18 0 0 0 16
Year Ending Dec-19 0 0 1 14
Earnings
Quarter Ending Dec-18 0 0 2 13
Quarter Ending Mar-19 0 0 3 8
Year Ending Dec-18 0 0 2 14
Year Ending Dec-19 0 0 0 15