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Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX.N)

DGX.N on New York Stock Exchange

107.59USD
1:52pm EDT
Change (% chg)

$-0.04 (-0.04%)
Prev Close
$107.63
Open
$107.80
Day's High
$108.16
Day's Low
$107.33
Volume
74,122
Avg. Vol
247,161
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 1.68 December 18 Sep 2018

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 4 4 4 5
(2) OUTPERFORM 6 6 6 4
(3) HOLD 8 8 8 9
(4) UNDERPERFORM 0 0 0 0
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.22 2.22 2.22 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 Sep-18 15 1,946.75 1,982.50 1,922.50 1,989.35
Quarter Ending Dec-18 15 1,954.63 1,968.05 1,940.10 1,964.89
Year Ending Dec-18 17 7,706.32 7,774.00 7,666.50 7,883.04
Year Ending Dec-19 17 7,989.40 8,086.00 7,757.00 8,084.80
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-18 17 1.68 1.74 1.63 1.53
Quarter Ending Dec-18 17 1.64 1.71 1.60 1.47
Year Ending Dec-18 18 6.59 6.65 6.54 5.95
Year Ending Dec-19 19 7.03 7.25 6.89 6.37
LT Growth Rate (%) 3 10.17 11.57 9.33 7.78

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 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
Quarter Ending Jun-17 1,943.70 1,943.00 0.70 0.04
Earnings (per share)
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
Quarter Ending Jun-17 1.42 1.55 0.13 9.51

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 1,946.75 1,946.75 1,946.47 1,946.67 1,989.35
Quarter Ending Dec-18 1,954.63 1,954.63 1,953.93 1,937.98 1,964.89
Year Ending Dec-18 7,706.32 7,706.32 7,707.29 7,723.91 7,883.04
Year Ending Dec-19 7,989.40 7,989.40 7,984.01 7,990.32 8,084.80
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Sep-18 1.68 1.68 1.68 1.69 1.53
Quarter Ending Dec-18 1.64 1.64 1.65 1.64 1.47
Year Ending Dec-18 6.59 6.59 6.60 6.61 5.95
Year Ending Dec-19 7.03 7.03 7.02 7.00 6.37

Estimates Revisions Summary

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