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QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for DGX

Based on 11 analysts offering 12 month price targets for QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC.
Min Forecast
$129.00-11.27%
Avg Forecast
$152.27+4.73%
Max Forecast
$170.00+16.93%

Should I buy or sell DGX stock?

Based on 12 analysts offering ratings for QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC.
Buy
Strong Buy
3 analysts 25%
Buy
0 analysts 0%
Hold
9 analysts 75%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

DGX stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
Anonymous
Morgan Stanley
HoldMaintains$142.00-2.33%2022-05-03
Wells Fargo
Top 44%
57
HoldMaintains$150.00+3.17%2022-04-25
Bank of America
Top 7%
94
Strong BuyMaintains$163.00+12.11%2022-04-22
Citigroup
Top 4%
97
HoldDowngradesN/AN/A2022-04-04
UBS
Top 28%
73
HoldDowngrades$139.00-4.40%2022-02-23
Morgan Stanley
Top 3%
98
HoldMaintains$145.00-0.27%2022-02-14
Wells Fargo
Top 6%
95
HoldMaintains$145.00-0.27%2022-02-04
Jefferies
Top 25%
76
HoldDowngrades$135.00-7.15%2022-02-02
Deutsche Bank
Bottom 21%
21
HoldDowngrades$129.00-11.27%2022-01-28
Truist Securities
Top 6%
95
HoldMaintains$170.00+16.93%2022-01-05

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Forecast return on equity

Is DGX forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
16.67%
Industry
75.73%
Market
38.7%
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Forecast return on assets

Is DGX forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
7.91%
Industry
11.77%
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Forecast Return on Assets vs Industry Forecast

DGX earnings per share forecast

What is DGX's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$9.31-39.35%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$8.28-46.06%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$9.06-40.98%
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DGX revenue forecast

What is DGX's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$9.3B-13.28%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$8.9B-16.47%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$9.0B-15.59%
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DGX earnings growth forecast

How is DGX forecast to perform vs Diagnostics & Research companies and vs the US market?
Company
-24.73%
Industry
13.76%
Market
16.37%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Savings Rate Forecast

DGX revenue growth forecast

How is DGX forecast to perform vs Diagnostics & Research companies and vs the US market?
Company
-8.06%
Industry
5.71%
Market
8.39%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Market Forecast

DGX vs Diagnostics & Research Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
DGX$145.39$152.27+4.73%Buy
ICLR$227.30$276.40+21.60%Strong Buy
PKI$156.18$166.67+6.71%Hold
WAT$335.06$346.00+3.27%Hold
CRL$244.41$372.18+52.28%Strong Buy

QUEST DIAGNOSTICS Stock Forecast FAQ

Is QUEST DIAGNOSTICS Stock a good buy in 2022, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 12 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: DGX) stock is to Buy DGX stock.

Out of 12 analysts, 3 (25%) are recommending DGX as a Strong Buy, 0 (0%) are recommending DGX as a Buy, 9 (75%) are recommending DGX as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending DGX as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending DGX as a Strong Sell.

What is DGX's earnings growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: DGX) QUEST DIAGNOSTICS's forecast annual earnings growth rate of -24.73% is not forecast to beat the US Diagnostics & Research industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 13.76%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 16.37%.

QUEST DIAGNOSTICS's earnings in 2022 is $1,881,000,000.On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast DGX's earnings for 2022 to be $1,092,668,411, with the lowest DGX earnings forecast at $1,089,147,460, and the highest DGX earnings forecast at $1,096,189,362. On average, 7 Wall Street analysts forecast DGX's earnings for 2023 to be $971,782,432, with the lowest DGX earnings forecast at $856,764,704, and the highest DGX earnings forecast at $1,026,943,995.

In 2024, DGX is forecast to generate $1,063,327,154 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $1,042,201,449 and the highest earnings forecast at $1,083,279,208.

What is DGX's revenue growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: DGX) QUEST DIAGNOSTICS's forecast annual revenue growth rate of -8.06% is not forecast to beat the US Diagnostics & Research industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 5.71%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 8.39%.

QUEST DIAGNOSTICS's revenue in 2022 is $10,679,000,000.On average, 5 Wall Street analysts forecast DGX's revenue for 2022 to be $1,086,959,306,258, with the lowest DGX revenue forecast at $1,055,670,259,253, and the highest DGX revenue forecast at $1,101,504,823,638. On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast DGX's revenue for 2023 to be $1,046,934,545,489, with the lowest DGX revenue forecast at $1,030,529,496,605, and the highest DGX revenue forecast at $1,070,603,785,416.

In 2024, DGX is forecast to generate $1,057,969,440,152 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $1,043,738,930,507 and the highest revenue forecast at $1,072,199,949,797.

What is DGX's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: DGX) forecast ROA is 7.91%, which is lower than the forecast US Diagnostics & Research industry average of 11.77%.

What is DGX's Price Target?

According to 11 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year DGX price target, the average DGX price target is $152.27, with the highest DGX stock price forecast at $170.00 and the lowest DGX stock price forecast at $129.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that QUEST DIAGNOSTICS's share price could reach $152.27 by Apr 25, 2023. The average QUEST DIAGNOSTICS stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 4.73% from the current DGX share price of $145.39.

What is DGX's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: DGX) QUEST DIAGNOSTICS's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $15.35. On average, analysts forecast that DGX's EPS will be $9.31 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $9.28, and the highest EPS forecast at $9.34. On average, analysts forecast that DGX's EPS will be $8.28 for 2023, with the lowest EPS forecast at $7.30, and the highest EPS forecast at $8.75. In 2024, DGX's EPS is forecast to hit $9.06 (min: $8.88, max: $9.23).

What is DGX's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: DGX) forecast ROE is 16.67%, which is considered weak.
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