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Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX.N)

DGX.N on New York Stock Exchange

104.53USD
16 Feb 2018
Change (% chg)

$1.44 (+1.40%)
Prev Close
$103.09
Open
$102.70
Day's High
$104.79
Day's Low
$102.70
Volume
279,823
Avg. Vol
334,225
52-wk High
$112.83
52-wk Low
$90.21

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Hold 1.52 December 20 Feb 2018

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 2 2 2 2
(2) OUTPERFORM 3 2 2 3
(3) HOLD 15 16 15 14
(4) UNDERPERFORM 1 1 1 1
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.71 2.76 2.75 2.70

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 Mar-18 16 1,898.59 1,974.10 1,878.00 1,909.87
Quarter Ending Jun-18 16 1,952.59 2,034.70 1,935.00 1,984.73
Year Ending Dec-18 18 7,745.63 8,052.50 7,700.00 7,824.79
Year Ending Dec-19 17 7,958.07 8,252.30 7,766.00 8,104.50
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-18 17 1.52 1.69 1.41 1.28
Quarter Ending Jun-18 17 1.75 1.80 1.66 1.49
Year Ending Dec-18 19 6.61 6.65 6.55 5.78
Year Ending Dec-19 18 6.90 7.36 6.37 6.22
LT Growth Rate (%) 6 9.19 10.57 8.00 8.23

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 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
Quarter Ending Dec-16 1,859.03 1,861.00 1.97 0.11
Earnings (per share)
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
Quarter Ending Dec-16 1.27 1.31 0.04 3.01

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 Mar-18 1,898.59 1,902.71 1,959.41 1,955.48 1,909.87
Quarter Ending Jun-18 1,952.59 1,954.40 2,003.36 2,000.12 1,984.73
Year Ending Dec-18 7,745.63 7,770.47 7,918.55 7,927.01 7,824.79
Year Ending Dec-19 7,958.07 7,971.61 8,120.59 8,133.46 8,104.50
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1.52 1.51 1.36 1.32 1.28
Quarter Ending Jun-18 1.75 1.74 1.57 1.53 1.49
Year Ending Dec-18 6.61 6.48 5.94 5.77 5.78
Year Ending Dec-19 6.90 6.84 6.23 6.03 6.22

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Mar-18 0 2 1 13
Quarter Ending Jun-18 1 1 1 13
Year Ending Dec-18 0 1 1 17
Year Ending Dec-19 0 1 2 13
Earnings
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1 0 16 0
Quarter Ending Jun-18 1 0 15 1
Year Ending Dec-18 1 0 17 2
Year Ending Dec-19 1 1 14 1