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Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX.N)

DGX.N on New York Stock Exchange

98.99USD
15 Dec 2017
Change (% chg)

$1.87 (+1.93%)
Prev Close
$97.12
Open
$97.71
Day's High
$99.65
Day's Low
$97.51
Volume
660,262
Avg. Vol
329,013
52-wk High
$112.83
52-wk Low
$90.14

Consensus Recommendations

Consensus Recommendation Next Earnings (approx.) Company Fiscal Year
End Month
Last Updated
Hold 1.38 December 18 Dec 2017

Analyst Recommendations and Revisions

1-5 Linear Scale Current 1 Month
Ago
2 Month
Ago
3 Month
Ago
(1) BUY 2 2 2 3
(2) OUTPERFORM 2 3 2 3
(3) HOLD 15 14 15 13
(4) UNDERPERFORM 1 1 1 1
(5) SELL 0 0 0 0
No Opinion 0 0 0 0
Mean Rating 2.75 2.70 2.75 2.60

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 1,954.79 1,982.00 1,918.50 1,903.45
Year Ending Dec-17 19 7,708.15 7,716.46 7,699.74 7,662.20
Year Ending Dec-18 19 7,925.01 8,040.07 7,807.00 7,855.60
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 18 1.38 1.55 1.34 1.37
Quarter Ending Mar-18 17 1.32 1.46 1.25 1.27
Year Ending Dec-17 20 5.65 5.67 5.62 5.46
Year Ending Dec-18 21 5.77 5.88 5.64 5.81
LT Growth Rate (%) 7 7.04 10.00 5.38 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 1,935.10 1,920.84 1,904.90
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1,954.79 1,953.63 1,950.92 1,945.07 1,903.45
Year Ending Dec-17 7,708.15 7,708.15 7,708.03 7,686.93 7,662.20
Year Ending Dec-18 7,925.01 7,920.25 7,913.84 7,869.43 7,855.60
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 1.38 1.38 1.38 1.38 1.37
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1.32 1.32 1.32 1.33 1.27
Year Ending Dec-17 5.65 5.65 5.65 5.63 5.46
Year Ending Dec-18 5.77 5.77 5.78 5.85 5.81

Estimates Revisions Summary

  Last Week Last 4 Weeks
Number Of Revisions: Up Down Up Down
Revenue
Quarter Ending Dec-17 0 0 0 0
Quarter Ending Mar-18 2 0 5 1
Year Ending Dec-17 0 0 1 0
Year Ending Dec-18 2 0 6 2
Earnings
Quarter Ending Dec-17 0 0 0 0
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1 1 3 3
Year Ending Dec-17 0 0 1 0
Year Ending Dec-18 1 1 2 6