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Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX.N)

DGX.N on New York Stock Exchange

99.45USD
23 Apr 2018
Change (% chg)

$1.29 (+1.31%)
Prev Close
$98.16
Open
$98.40
Day's High
$99.48
Day's Low
$97.54
Volume
424,968
Avg. Vol
294,954
52-wk High
$112.83
52-wk Low
$90.21

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 1.76 December 24 Apr 2018

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 3 3 2 2
(2) OUTPERFORM 4 3 3 2
(3) HOLD 12 15 15 16
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 1 1
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.47 2.57 2.71 2.76

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-18 14 1,949.45 1,965.50 1,933.60 1,987.37
Quarter Ending Sep-18 14 1,947.01 1,960.50 1,934.30 1,982.26
Year Ending Dec-18 17 7,721.15 7,750.50 7,675.00 7,845.98
Year Ending Dec-19 17 7,935.46 8,110.00 7,775.00 8,107.05
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 16 1.76 1.80 1.70 1.50
Quarter Ending Sep-18 16 1.70 1.75 1.63 1.52
Year Ending Dec-18 18 6.60 6.63 6.55 5.84
Year Ending Dec-19 19 6.93 7.19 6.70 6.33
LT Growth Rate (%) 5 9.24 10.58 7.80 7.87

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 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
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
Earnings (per share)
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
Quarter Ending Jun-17 1.42 1.55 0.13 9.51
Quarter Ending Mar-17 1.18 1.33 0.15 12.39

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 Jun-18 1,949.45 1,948.34 1,947.50 1,947.25 1,987.37
Quarter Ending Sep-18 1,947.01 1,945.29 1,945.27 1,945.02 1,982.26
Year Ending Dec-18 7,721.15 7,727.52 7,726.28 7,727.84 7,845.98
Year Ending Dec-19 7,935.46 7,927.73 7,930.84 7,938.70 8,107.05
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 1.76 1.76 1.75 1.75 1.50
Quarter Ending Sep-18 1.70 1.70 1.70 1.69 1.52
Year Ending Dec-18 6.60 6.61 6.60 6.61 5.84
Year Ending Dec-19 6.93 6.93 6.90 6.90 6.33

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Jun-18 4 3 4 3
Quarter Ending Sep-18 6 3 6 3
Year Ending Dec-18 2 8 2 8
Year Ending Dec-19 4 5 4 5
Earnings
Quarter Ending Jun-18 4 4 4 4
Quarter Ending Sep-18 3 5 3 5
Year Ending Dec-18 1 4 2 4
Year Ending Dec-19 3 4 5 4