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Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX)
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Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 7.5 years of data (i.e. since Feb 08, 2013). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated trades on the NYSE exchange in USD dollars.


It is in the sector.

Current Status of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated

It is currently trading at $121.15 ($120.14 the previous day).It pays a 1.81% dividend.


The next reporting date is in 75 days (2020 10 27).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $3.39 per share ($2.6B). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.32503.

Over the past 12 months, $0 worth of shares have been purchased and $60342941 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 10.9% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 9.72. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year105.8550349056610.7+ Above Average
2 year95.617290836653-6.2- Below Average
3 year101.927322175735.5- Below Average
4 year96.62955102040834.1+ Above Average
5 year72.065530303034.5- Below Average
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated is projected by analysts to get to $144.00 within the next 12 months (18.9%), but preticted targets range from as high as $155.00 (27.9%) and as low as $120(-0.9%).


The worst drop it has had in recent years is -36.6%. It has a shape to the stock curve, which means

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With an average increase of 10.9% year over year, if Quest Diagnostics Incorporated is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 40.3 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 21.97.

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Quest Diagnostics Releases Annual Environmental, Social and Governance Report

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 20:45:00 Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the worldand's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today released its Annual Environmental, Social and Governance Report for 2019.... Read Full Article

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Quest Diagnostics Completes Acquisition of Mid America Clinical Laboratories, Now Provides Professional Lab Management for Nearly 30 Hospitals of Community Health Network and Ascension St. Vincent in Indiana

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 20:05:00 Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the worldand's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of its joint venture partnersand' interests in Mid America Clinical Laboratories (and"MACLand").... Read Full Article

Quest Diagnostics Launches Automated Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Engine To Power AncestryHealth®

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 12:30:00 A new innovation in advanced genetic sequencing automation from Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX) will now enable individuals to access highly accurate genetic testing providing insights into inherited diseases including cancers of the breast, colon and other conditions through AncestryHealth®.... Read Full Article

Quest Gets FDA Nod For Faster Covid-19 Testing; Analyst Flips To Buy Call

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 07:58:02 Quest Diagnostics Inc. (DGX) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted emergency use authorization (EUA) for a new laboratory technique that speeds up COVID-19 molecular diagnostic testing capacity and provides faster test results.The diagnostic ...... Read Full Article

Quest Gets FDA Emergency Approval For New Lab Method To Improve Coronavirus Testing Capacity, Speed

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 02:07:27 Quest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE: DGX) announced Wednesday it had received an emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration for a new laboratory technique that can help signficantly expand and speed up novel coronavirus (COVID-19) testing.What Happened The ...... Read Full Article

Quest gets FDA OK for speedier COVID-19 testing method

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 21:19:00 Quest Diagnostics Inc. said late Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted an emergency-use authorization to its new laboratory technique to speed up COVID-19 testing. The new RNA-extraction method will enable the company to expand its ...... Read Full Article

FDA Authorizes New Quest Diagnostics Lab Method Designed to Increase COVID-19 Molecular Diagnostics Capacity

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 20:10:00 Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted emergency use authorization (EUA) for a new laboratory technique that speeds the process of extracting viral RNA from specimens* and will enable the ...... Read Full Article

KeyBanc Upgrades Quest Diagnostics, Says Lab Companyand's Guidance and'Very Cautiousand'

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 15:51:00 Quest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE: DGX) is generating estimated earnings of around $1 per share from COVID-19 lab tests and the Public Health Emergency declaration could continue well into 2021, according to KeyBanc Capital Markets.The Quest Diagnostics Analyst: Donald Hooker upgraded Quest ...... Read Full Article

Benzingaand's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For July 29, 2020

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Is Quest Diagnostics (DGX) a Great Value Stock Right Now?

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Mon, 27 Jul 2020 12:57:12 featured highlights include: Quest Diagnostics, eBay, Cisco Systems, Cigna and AbbVie... Read Full Article

Results: Quest Diagnostics Incorporated Exceeded Expectations And The Consensus Has Updated Its Estimates

Sun, 26 Jul 2020 13:10:29 As you might know, Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) recently reported its second-quarter numbers. The result...... Read Full Article

Quest Diagnostics Incorporatedand's (NYSE:DGX) Stock Has Seen Strong Momentum: Does That Call For Deeper Study Of Its Financial Prospects?

Fri, 24 Jul 2020 18:06:20 Most readers would already be aware that Quest Diagnosticsand' (NYSE:DGX) stock increased significantly by 22% over the...... Read Full Article

Quest medical lab sees COVID-19 test speed at and'acceptableand' level by Sept

Fri, 24 Jul 2020 04:38:00 It aims to increase COVID-19 diagnostic testing to 150,000 per day by next month and ultimately to exceed that level. A shortfall of adequate diagnostic testing has hampered the U.S. response to the pandemic, which has so far infected more ...... Read Full Article

Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 23:01:03 DGX earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2020.... Read Full Article

How Quest Diagnostics Beat Earnings Estimates in the Second Quarter

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 15:23:00 The diagnostics information services provider's shares were up more than 20% as of the market close on Wednesday. The company reported net income in the second quarter of $185 million, or $1.36 per diluted share, based on generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). This ...... Read Full Article

Quest Diagnosticsand' (DGX) Q2 Earnings Beat, Volume Declines

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 14:14:02 Following the guidance withdrawal last quarter, Quest Diagnostics (DGX) provides its full-year projection alongside Q2 earnings release.... Read Full Article