Monday, 12 November, 2018

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX) Analysts See $1.39 EPS

Russell Knight | 02 January, 2018, 16:38

Northern Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Home Depot Inc (HD) by 56.77% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 1,600 shares of the medical research company's stock valued at $178,000 after buying an additional 1,200 shares during the last quarter.

The stock decreased 0.65% or $0.64 during the last trading session, reaching $98.49. It has underperformed by 12.27% the S&P500.

Among 20 analysts covering Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX), 7 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. Quest Diagnostics Inc Com now has $13.42B valuation. The company was maintained on Sunday, November 12 by Robert W. Baird. The stock has "Buy" rating by Mizuho on Thursday, October 19. The rating was maintained by Raymond James with " on Monday, April 24. Goldman Sachs Group cut Quest Diagnostics from a "conviction-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and lowered their target price for the company from $121.00 to $113.00 in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. Quest Diagnostics has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $106.28. The rating was initiated by Citigroup with "Neutral" on Friday, September 9. The stock has "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, January 29. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 9th will be given a dividend of $0.45 per share. Its up 0.12, from 0.89 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 51 investors sold Quest Diagnostics Incorporated shares while 184 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 173 raised stakes. The Massachusetts-based Loomis Sayles Company Lp has invested 0% in Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX). Wellington Mgmt Gp Llp reported 435,645 shares. Moreover, Asset One has 0.06% invested in Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) for 271,647 shares. Winslow Evans And Crocker Inc has 132 shares. Connecticut-based Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.33% in Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX). WFG Advisors LP now owns 966 shares of the medical research company's stock valued at $107,000 after purchasing an additional 301 shares in the last quarter. Philadelphia Trust Com reported 25,753 shares. Foster & Motley accumulated 4,110 shares or 0.12% of the stock. Finally, BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its position in shares of Quest Diagnostics by 0.9% in the third quarter. American Assets Invest Mngmt Ltd Co has 15,000 shares for 0.28% of their portfolio. Quest Diagnostics Inc has a 1-year low of $90.10 and a 1-year high of $112.96. First Republic Invest Management holds 5,177 shares. 796.24 million shares or 3.15% less from 822.13 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

Twilio Inc. provides a cloud communications platform that enables developers to build, scale, and operate communications within software applications through the cloud in the United States and internationally. DGX's profit would be $189.45M giving it 17.71 P/E if the $1.39 EPS is correct.

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Quest Diagnostics Incorporated is a provider of diagnostic information services.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $11.54 million activity. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of DGX in report on Thursday, July 13 with "Hold" rating. Kentucky Retirement Systems holds 73,409 shares. Company beta of 0.6 offers blanket from market volatility. Citadel Advisors Ltd Llc reported 4.72 million shares stake. Lpl Limited Liability Company stated it has 6,291 shares. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 2.4% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts predict that Quest Diagnostics will post 5.65 EPS for the current fiscal year. 180,216 are held by Metropolitan Life. Da Davidson stated it has 11,981 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 119,321 shares in the company, valued at $10,808,096.18. 296 shares were sold by LEIDEN JEFFREY M, worth $31,571. Aperio Grp Limited Liability has 105,276 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh owns 55,654 shares or 0.21% of their USA portfolio. The stock of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, November 22 by Canaccord Genuity.

DGX has been the topic of a number of research reports. Mizuho Securities's TP would indicate a possible upside of 4.58 % from the last stock price of the company. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Friday, October 20 by Wells Fargo. Robert W. Baird maintained Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) rating on Thursday, October 5. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Hold" on Wednesday, October 11.

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