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Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX)

NYSE: DGX · Delayed Price · USD
145.00
-1.49 (-1.02%)
After-hours:Oct 22, 2021 7:16 PM EDT
146.49
1.13 (0.78%)
At close: Oct 22, 4:00 PM
Market Cap17.71B
Revenue (ttm)11.06B
Net Income (ttm)2.25B
Shares Out125.00M
EPS (ttm)16.71
PE Ratio8.77
Forward PE17.36
Dividend$2.36 (1.61%)
Ex-Dividend DateOct 4, 2021
Volume1,252,591
Open145.00
Previous Close145.36
Day's Range143.98 - 146.57
52-Week Range112.33 - 159.87
Beta1.04
AnalystsBuy
Price Target160.13 (+9.3%)
Est. Earnings Daten/a

About DGX

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated provides diagnostic testing, information, and services in the United States and internationally. The company develops and delivers diagnostic information services, such as routine testing, non-routine and advanced clinical testing, anatomic pathology testing, and other diagnostic information services. It offers diagnostic information services primarily under the Quest Diagnostics brand, as well as under the AmeriPath, Dermpath Diagnostics, ExamOne, and Quanum brands to patients, clinicians, hospitals, independent ...

IndustryHealth Care Providers & Services
IPO DateDec 17, 1996
CEOStephen Rusckowski
Employees50,000
Stock ExchangeNYSE
Ticker SymbolDGX
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2020, DGX's revenue was $9.44 billion, an increase of 22.15% compared to the previous year's $7.73 billion. Earnings were $1.43 billion, an increase of 66.78%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 18 analysts, the average rating for DGX stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 160.13, which is an increase of 9.31% from the latest price.

Price Target
$160.13
(9.31% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy

News

Quest Diagnostics (DGX) Q3 Earnings Top Estimates, View Up

Quest Diagnostics (DGX) notes that in late summer it experienced some softness in the base business across the country but recovered in September.

1 day ago - Zacks Investment Research

Quest Diagnostics (DGX) Beats Q3 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Quest Diagnostics (DGX) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 33.78% and 12.56%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

1 day ago - Zacks Investment Research

Quest Raises FY21 Outlook Again On Strong COVID-19 Volumes In Q3

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX) has posted a better-than-expected Q3 adjusted EPS of $3.96, down 7.9% Y/Y, beating the consensus estimate of $2.87. Sales came in at $2.77 billion, a marginal ...

1 day ago - Benzinga

Quest Diagnostics profit falls 11% on slow demand for non-COVID testing

U.S. laboratory Quest Diagnostics Inc on Thursday reported a 11% fall in third-quarter profit as the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant weighed on demand for its non-coronavirus businesses.

1 day ago - Reuters

Quest Diagnostics Reports Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results, Raises Outlook for Full Year 2021

SECAUCUS, N.J., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, announced today financial results for the third...

1 day ago - PRNewsWire

Should You Buy Quest Diagnostics (DGX) Ahead of Earnings?

Quest Diagnostics (DGX) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.

2 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

Quest Diagnostics to Provide K-12 School COVID-19 Testing in Collaboration with Ginkgo Bioworks to Support Safer Clas...

SECAUCUS, N.J. and IRVING, Texas and BOSTON, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX), the nation's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced it has formed a...

Other symbols:DNA
2 days ago - PRNewsWire

Quest Diagnostics to Introduce Ki-67 IHC MIB-1 pharmDx, the First Companion Diagnostic for Eli Lilly and Company's Ve...

SECAUCUS, N.J., Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced that it will provide clinical laboratory tes...

4 days ago - PRNewsWire

Quest Diagnostics (DGX) Base Arm Recovers, Testing Sales Grow

Quest Diagnostics (DGX) is hopeful about the fact that COVID-19 testing remains critical as employees are returning to the workplace and students to the classroom.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

Quest Diagnostics (DGX) Expected to Beat Earnings Estimates: Should You Buy?

Quest Diagnostics (DGX) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

COVID Test Demand to Aid Quest Diagnostics (DGX) Q3 Earnings

In terms of strategic acquisitions, Quest Diagnostics (DGX) is likely to have secured high returns in Q3 from the acquisition of Mercy's outreach laboratory services business.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

Quest Diagnostics (DGX) Enhances Lab Experience With Facility

Quest Diagnostics (DGX) new facility is fully operational and will empower better health for the patients and clients in the seven states the lab serves.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

Quest Diagnostics CEO on the future of Covid testing

Meg Tirrell joins The Exchange with Quest Diagnostics CEO Steve Rusckowski to discuss the future of Covid testing. As the flu and cold seasons return, Rusckowski says, he expects more people will turn u...

1 week ago - CNBC Television

Quest Diagnostics Debuts Next-Generation Lab Facility in Clifton, NJ

SECAUCUS, N.J., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, has completed its integration of Northeast regi...

1 week ago - PRNewsWire

4 Stocks That Stand Out on Attractive Interest Coverage Ratio

A company that is capable of generating earnings well above its interest expense can withstand financial hardship. Companies such as Hibbett (HIBB), O'Reilly Automotive (ORLY), The Interpublic Group of ...

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1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

Quest Diagnostics' (DGX) Efforts to Reduce Health Inequities

Quest Diagnostics' (DGX) efforts to support AHA will boost innovative solutions like the Scholars programs, hypertension control and COVID-19 rapid response.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

5 Finest PEG Stocks Based on Hybrid Investment Strategy

Here are five out of the 14 stocks, TSCDY, REGN, DGX, EQNR and MAKSY that qualified the screening.

Other symbols:EQNRREGN
1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

Are Investors Undervaluing Quest Diagnostics (DGX) Right Now?

Here at Zacks, our focus is on the proven Zacks Rank system, which emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find great stocks. Nevertheless, we are always paying attention to the latest v...

2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Down 9.4% in 4 Weeks, Here's Why Quest Diagnostics (DGX) Looks Ripe for a Turnaround

The heavy selling pressure might have exhausted for Quest Diagnostics (DGX) as it is technically in oversold territory now. In addition to this technical measure, strong agreement among Wall Street anal...

2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Quest Diagnostics and the Boston Athletic Association Team Up to Provide Onsite COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing for the 1...

BOSTON and SECAUCUS, N.J., Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.

2 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Quest Diagnostics To Release Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results On October 21

SECAUCUS, N.J., Sept. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, announced that it will report third quarter 20...

3 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Quest Diagnostics' (DGX) Base Volumes Rise, Testing Recovers

Contributions from new hospital lab management contracts as well as people returning to the healthcare system aid Quest Diagnostics (DGX).

3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

3 High-Potential MedTech Stocks With More Than 50% Growth YTD

Stocks like West Pharmaceuticals Services (WST), Maravai LifeSciences (MRVI) and Option Care Health (OPCH) have gained stupendously year to date.

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3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Here's Why You Should Invest in Quest Diagnostics (DGX) Now

Investors are optimistic about Quest Diagnostics (DGX) backed by its strong second-quarter performance and recovery in the base testing business.

3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

The Delta Variant Has Made Quest Diagnostics Indispensable

On the back of steady demand for COVID-19 testing, Quest Diagnostics bumped up its guidance for this year.

3 weeks ago - The Motley Fool