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Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX.N)

DGX.N on New York Stock Exchange

93.08USD
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Change (% chg)

$7.90 (+9.27%)
Prev Close
$85.18
Open
$86.32
Day's High
$94.50
Day's Low
$86.32
Volume
617,387
Avg. Vol
334,874
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 1.72 December 23 Apr 2019

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 4 3 3 4
(2) OUTPERFORM 4 4 5 5
(3) HOLD 11 12 11 10
(4) UNDERPERFORM 1 1 1 1
(5) SELL 1 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.57 2.55 2.50 2.40

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 1,943.74 1,986.00 1,911.50 1,998.92
Quarter Ending Sep-19 16 1,941.50 1,964.00 1,929.00 1,997.30
Year Ending Dec-19 20 7,682.29 7,770.00 7,644.00 7,935.46
Year Ending Dec-20 20 7,863.71 8,017.00 7,681.10 8,170.74
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-19 18 1.72 1.80 1.63 1.81
Quarter Ending Sep-19 18 1.71 1.79 1.62 1.77
Year Ending Dec-19 22 6.45 6.54 6.40 6.93
Year Ending Dec-20 22 6.78 7.19 6.60 7.36
LT Growth Rate (%) 5 5.61 7.00 4.36 9.24

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 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
Quarter Ending Dec-17 1,935.10 1,936.00 0.90 0.05
Earnings (per share)
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
Quarter Ending Dec-17 1.38 1.40 0.02 1.16

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 1,943.74 1,943.55 1,943.27 1,943.84 1,998.92
Quarter Ending Sep-19 1,941.50 1,941.50 1,940.67 1,941.26 1,997.30
Year Ending Dec-19 7,682.29 7,681.64 7,674.73 7,676.95 7,935.46
Year Ending Dec-20 7,863.71 7,864.46 7,848.83 7,852.59 8,170.74
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-19 1.72 1.72 1.72 1.72 1.81
Quarter Ending Sep-19 1.71 1.71 1.71 1.71 1.77
Year Ending Dec-19 6.45 6.45 6.45 6.45 6.93
Year Ending Dec-20 6.78 6.78 6.77 6.75 7.36

Estimates Revisions Summary

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