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Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX.N)

DGX.N on New York Stock Exchange

87.75USD
1:24pm EST
Change (% chg)

$0.29 (+0.33%)
Prev Close
$87.46
Open
$87.64
Day's High
$89.05
Day's Low
$87.64
Volume
123,153
Avg. Vol
289,460
52-wk High
$116.43
52-wk Low
$85.60

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 1.42 December 11 Dec 2018

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 4 5 4 4
(2) OUTPERFORM 5 6 7 6
(3) HOLD 10 8 7 8
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.32 2.16 2.17 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 15 1,881.46 1,929.00 1,871.20 1,985.23
Quarter Ending Mar-19 14 1,927.21 1,969.20 1,895.00 2,003.57
Year Ending Dec-18 18 7,576.14 7,626.00 7,563.20 7,922.25
Year Ending Dec-19 18 7,776.13 8,056.50 7,670.00 8,131.28
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-18 17 1.42 1.66 1.34 1.44
Quarter Ending Mar-19 16 1.58 1.68 1.52 1.35
Year Ending Dec-18 20 6.39 6.60 6.30 5.77
Year Ending Dec-19 20 6.67 7.15 6.50 6.04
LT Growth Rate (%) 4 7.57 8.50 6.60 7.27

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 1,881.46 1,885.00 1,925.36 1,954.23 1,985.23
Quarter Ending Mar-19 1,927.21 1,927.50 1,936.62 1,958.33 2,003.57
Year Ending Dec-18 7,576.14 7,579.09 7,616.74 7,704.91 7,922.25
Year Ending Dec-19 7,776.13 7,776.85 7,849.50 7,988.22 8,131.28
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-18 1.42 1.43 1.61 1.64 1.44
Quarter Ending Mar-19 1.58 1.58 1.61 1.63 1.35
Year Ending Dec-18 6.39 6.40 6.56 6.59 5.77
Year Ending Dec-19 6.67 6.68 6.86 7.03 6.04

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Dec-18 0 1 0 14
Quarter Ending Mar-19 0 1 1 9
Year Ending Dec-18 0 1 0 15
Year Ending Dec-19 0 1 0 14
Earnings
Quarter Ending Dec-18 0 1 0 13
Quarter Ending Mar-19 1 0 1 11
Year Ending Dec-18 0 1 0 14
Year Ending Dec-19 0 1 0 15