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Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX.N)

DGX.N on New York Stock Exchange

99.28USD
19 Jul 2019
Change (% chg)

$-1.59 (-1.58%)
Prev Close
$100.87
Open
$100.77
Day's High
$100.97
Day's Low
$99.23
Volume
228,605
Avg. Vol
254,532
52-wk High
$115.64
52-wk Low
$78.97

Revenue & Earnings Per Share

    Revenue* Earnings Per Share**
FY 2019 Mar '19 1,891.00 1.199
FY 2018 Dec '18 1,839.00 0.914
Sep '18 1,889.00 1.525
Jun '18 1,919.00 1.468
Mar '18 1,884.00 1.266
FY 2017 Dec '17 1,865.00 1.050
Sep '17 1,856.00 1.143
Jun '17 1,864.00 1.379
Mar '17 1,817.00 1.156
 
*Note: Units in Millions ofU.S. Dollars
**Note: Units in U.S. Dollars

Consensus Estimates Analysis

  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Sep-19 16 1,939.18 1,964.00 1,918.00 2,008.93
Quarter Ending Dec-19 16 1,923.32 1,952.00 1,890.00 2,002.69
Year Ending Dec-19 19 7,687.05 7,750.00 7,644.00 7,990.32
Year Ending Dec-20 20 7,877.47 7,999.00 7,775.70 8,321.02
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-19 18 1.71 1.77 1.63 1.79
Quarter Ending Dec-19 18 1.68 1.81 1.62 1.74
Year Ending Dec-19 21 6.46 6.53 6.40 7.00
Year Ending Dec-20 22 6.80 7.19 6.54 7.50
LT Growth Rate (%) 5 5.39 6.80 4.41 9.90
Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD);

Valuation Ratios

  Company industry sector
P/E Ratio (TTM) 18.48 27.97 32.67
P/E High - Last 5 Yrs. 20.33 106.09 47.29
P/E Low - Last 5 Yrs. 10.10 20.06 23.88
Beta 0.59 0.62 0.89
Price to Sales (TTM) 1.66 17.61 7.92
Price to Book (MRQ) 2.68 4.19 5.39
Price to Tangible Book (MRQ) -- 4.74 6.71
Price to Cash Flow (TTM) 12.51 16.89 24.37
% Owned Institutions 91.70 7.07 1.45

Dividends

  Company industry sector
Dividend Yield 1.95 1.06 1.35
Dividend Yield - 5 Year Avg 1.86 0.83 1.38
Dividend 5 Year Growth Rate 27.44 10.46 4.54
Payout Ratio(TTM) 34.38 13.27 40.25

Growth Rates

  Company industry sector
Sales (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 1.94 11.87 12.24
Sales (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 1.20 10.24 7.74
Sales - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 0.33 15.24 10.88
EPS (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 0.91 61.98 43.01
EPS (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago -12.49 -- --
EPS - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 9.69 10.35 10.32
Capital Spending - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 12.64 24.44 14.84

Financial Strength

  Company industry sector
Quick Ratio (MRQ) 1.55 8.95 2.21
Current Ratio (MRQ) 1.64 9.24 3.03
LT Debt to Equity (MRQ) 79.45 49.64 10.21
Total Debt to Equity (MRQ) 79.56 62.85 14.56
Interest Coverage (TTM) 9.92 31.43 29.22

Profitability Ratios

  Company industry sector
Gross Margin (TTM) 39.54 39.63 52.21
Gross Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 39.40 40.55 50.40
EBITD Margin (TTM) 20.49 -- --
EBITD - 5 Yr. Avg 19.63 0.44 13.16
Operating Margin (TTM) 15.76 -3.44 6.88
Operating Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 17.13 -10.28 8.97
Pre-Tax Margin (TTM) 14.56 5.84 6.08
Pre-Tax Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 14.92 0.06 9.26
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 9.94 2.96 2.72
Net Profit Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 9.60 -2.51 5.63
Effective Tax Rate (TTM) 31.76 19.56 22.40
Effective Tax Rate - 5 Yr. Avg. 35.64 36.11 22.74

Efficiency

  Company industry sector
Revenue/Employee (TTM) 176,465 6,595,271 887,716,663
Net Income/Employee (TTM) 17,535 -934,615 101,894,138
Receivable Turnover (TTM) 7.90 8.14 5.94
Inventory Turnover (TTM) 56.29 65.06 3.36
Asset Turnover (TTM) 0.75 0.61 0.94

Management Effectiveness

  Company industry sector
Return on Assets (TTM) 7.44 5.30 11.18
Return on Assets - 5 Yr. Avg. 7.43 5.94 12.34
Return on Investment (TTM) 8.33 6.82 14.49
Return on Investment - 5 Yr. Avg. 8.60 7.52 16.03
Return on Equity (TTM) 15.18 10.85 15.79
Return on Equity - 5 Yr. Avg. 15.69 11.39 17.02
  1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Sales % 0.29 1.69 0.33
EPS (TTM) % -7.14 -5.16 9.69
Dividend % 7.48 9.60 27.44
Note: Units in Millions of US Dollars

Performance for Quest Diagnostics Inc

Period %
Actual
% vs.
S&P 500
Rank In
Industry
Industry
Rank
4 Week -14.06 -17.02 33 31
13 Week -15.78 -19.88 62 36
26 Week -5.55 -12.73 99 22
52 Week 9.72 -7.00 99 15
YTD 0.57 -11.68 99 12
Note:: Rank is a percentile that ranges from 0 to 99, with 99 = best.

Institutional Holders

% Shares Owned: 94.71%
# of Holders: 920
Total Shares Held: 127,270,394
3 Mo. Net Change: 135,593
# New Positions: 16
# Closed Positions: 10
# Increased Positions: 69
# Reduced Positions: 61
# Net Buyers: 8
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