Quest Diagnostics is a diagnostic & research company located in New Jersey, United States, which is part of the Healthcare sector, and is traded under the ticker DGX on the NYSE exchange.
Quest Diagnostics stock last closed at $142.81, down 1.83% from the previous day, and has increased 4.77% in one year. It has overperformed other stocks in the Diagnostics & Research industry by 0.16 percentage points. Quest Diagnostics stock is currently +18.61% from its 52-week low of $120.40, and -9.81% from its 52-week high of $158.34.
At the moment, there are 113.89M DGX shares outstanding. The market capitalization of DGX is $16.26B. In the last 24 hours, 1.32M DGX shares were traded.
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Out of 12 Equities analysts who track DGX, the consensus analyst rating on Quest Diagnostics is a Hold
It's important to note that analyst ratings are not recommendations, nor are they investment advice.
Timothy Daley, a top 25% analyst from Wells Fargo maintains DGX with a hold rating and raises their DGX price target from $135.00 to $140.00, on Feb 3, 2023.
Jonathan Yong, a bottom 8% analyst from Credit Suisse maintains DGX with a hold rating and raises their DGX price target from $143.00 to $146.00, on Jan 25, 2023.
Elizabeth Anderson, a bottom 8% analyst from Evercore ISI Group initiates coverage on DGX with a hold rating and announces their DGX price target of $159.00, on Jan 23, 2023.
Eric Coldwell, a bottom 20% analyst from Baird maintains DGX with a hold rating and raises their DGX price target from $143.00 to $154.00, on Jan 12, 2023.
Ricky Goldwasser, a top 3% analyst from Morgan Stanley maintains DGX with a hold rating and raises their DGX price target from $146.00 to $158.00, on Jan 6, 2023.
You can dive deeper into what analysts are projecting on the Quest Diagnostics stock forecast page.
Last year, DGX earnings were $1.24B. In the past 5 year, DGX's earnings have gone up by 16.27% per year. This was slower than the Diagnostics & Research industry average of 22.18%.
Last year, DGX revenue was $10.29B. During the last five year, DGX's revenue has grown by 7.72% per year. This was slower than the Diagnostics & Research industry average of 16.4%.
You can analyze DGX's earnings and revenue performance here.
Over the last 12 months, executives and large shareholders at DGX have bought more shares than they have sold.
Vicky B. Gregg, Director of DGX, was the latest DGX insider to buy. They bought $9,391.74 worth of DGX shares on Feb 1, 2023.
Learn more about who owns DGX stock here.
Quest Diagnostics pays a dividend of 1.85%, compared to the Diagnostics & Research industry's average dividend yield of 1.68%. If you owned $1,000 worth of DGX stock, you would have been paid $18.49 in the past year.
Quest Diagnostics dividend payments have consistently grown over the past decade and have remained stable.
Find more analysis about Quest Diagnostics dividend yield and history here.
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