Edition:
United States

Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX.N)

DGX.N on New York Stock Exchange

114.46USD
20 Jul 2018
Change (% chg)

$-0.53 (-0.46%)
Prev Close
$114.99
Open
$114.44
Day's High
$115.47
Day's Low
$114.41
Volume
203,904
Avg. Vol
258,271
52-wk High
$116.43
52-wk Low
$90.21

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Outperform 1.69 December 21 Jul 2018

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 4 5 4 3
(2) OUTPERFORM 6 4 3 4
(3) HOLD 8 9 11 12
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.22 2.22 2.39 2.47

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 Sep-18 14 1,946.41 1,960.50 1,934.58 1,982.16
Quarter Ending Dec-18 14 1,938.69 1,949.00 1,919.00 1,955.19
Year Ending Dec-18 16 7,723.91 7,750.50 7,683.00 7,858.77
Year Ending Dec-19 17 7,990.32 8,147.00 7,775.00 8,112.66
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-18 16 1.69 1.74 1.63 1.52
Quarter Ending Dec-18 16 1.64 1.71 1.60 1.47
Year Ending Dec-18 17 6.61 6.64 6.55 5.91
Year Ending Dec-19 19 7.00 7.28 6.83 6.34
LT Growth Rate (%) 4 9.90 11.58 9.00 7.54

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 Sep-18 1,946.41 1,946.67 1,946.67 1,947.32 1,982.16
Quarter Ending Dec-18 1,938.69 1,937.98 1,937.98 1,938.74 1,955.19
Year Ending Dec-18 7,723.91 7,723.91 7,723.91 7,722.05 7,858.77
Year Ending Dec-19 7,990.32 7,983.15 7,966.15 7,943.43 8,112.66
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-18 1.69 1.69 1.69 1.70 1.52
Quarter Ending Dec-18 1.64 1.64 1.65 1.64 1.47
Year Ending Dec-18 6.61 6.61 6.61 6.60 5.91
Year Ending Dec-19 7.00 6.99 6.98 6.94 6.34

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Sep-18 0 0 0 0
Quarter Ending Dec-18 0 0 0 0
Year Ending Dec-18 0 0 0 0
Year Ending Dec-19 1 0 3 0
Earnings
Quarter Ending Sep-18 0 0 0 2
Quarter Ending Dec-18 0 0 0 2
Year Ending Dec-18 0 0 0 0
Year Ending Dec-19 1 0 4 1