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Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX.N)

DGX.N on New York Stock Exchange

92.52USD
22 Nov 2017
Change (% chg)

$0.06 (+0.06%)
Prev Close
$92.46
Open
$92.53
Day's High
$93.63
Day's Low
$92.27
Volume
414,886
Avg. Vol
306,147
52-wk High
$112.83
52-wk Low
$86.18

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Hold 1.38 December 23 Nov 2017

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 2 2 3 4
(2) OUTPERFORM 3 3 3 3
(3) HOLD 14 14 13 13
(4) UNDERPERFORM 1 1 1 1
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.70 2.70 2.60 2.52

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-17 16 1,935.10 1,943.46 1,926.74 1,904.90
Quarter Ending Mar-18 13 1,957.67 1,982.00 1,927.24 1,903.45
Year Ending Dec-17 19 7,708.15 7,716.46 7,699.74 7,659.48
Year Ending Dec-18 19 7,921.84 8,040.07 7,807.00 7,845.37
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 18 1.38 1.55 1.34 1.37
Quarter Ending Mar-18 17 1.34 1.58 1.25 1.27
Year Ending Dec-17 19 5.65 5.67 5.62 5.45
Year Ending Dec-18 19 5.77 5.88 5.65 5.79
LT Growth Rate (%) 6 7.43 10.00 5.90 8.09

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 Dec-17 1,935.10 1,935.10 1,932.67 1,921.97 1,904.90
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1,957.67 1,950.92 1,952.46 1,950.98 1,903.45
Year Ending Dec-17 7,708.15 7,708.03 7,703.33 7,707.01 7,659.48
Year Ending Dec-18 7,921.84 7,913.84 7,901.47 7,883.04 7,845.37
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 1.38 1.38 1.39 1.38 1.37
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1.34 1.32 1.33 1.35 1.27
Year Ending Dec-17 5.65 5.65 5.64 5.69 5.45
Year Ending Dec-18 5.77 5.78 5.78 5.95 5.79

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Dec-17 0 0 4 0
Quarter Ending Mar-18 3 1 3 1
Year Ending Dec-17 1 0 6 0
Year Ending Dec-18 4 1 7 1
Earnings
Quarter Ending Dec-17 0 0 1 2
Quarter Ending Mar-18 3 1 4 2
Year Ending Dec-17 1 0 2 2
Year Ending Dec-18 1 4 2 6