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Quest Diagnostics Inc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for DGX

Based on 12 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Quest Diagnostics Inc.
Min Forecast
$125.00-14.02%
Avg Forecast
$147.83+1.68%
Max Forecast
$165.00+13.49%

Should I buy or sell DGX stock?

Based on 12 analysts offering ratings for Quest Diagnostics Inc.
Hold
Strong Buy
2 analysts 16.67%
Buy
0 analysts 0%
Hold
9 analysts 75%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
1 analysts 8.33%

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DGX stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
Wells Fargo
Top 25%
76
HoldMaintains$140.00-3.71%2023-02-03
Credit Suisse
Bottom 8%
8
HoldMaintains$146.00+0.42%2023-01-25
Evercore ISI Group
Bottom 8%
8
HoldInitiates Coverage On$159.00+9.36%2023-01-23
Baird
Bottom 26%
26
HoldMaintains$154.00+5.92%2023-01-12
Morgan Stanley
Top 3%
98
HoldMaintains$158.00+8.67%2023-01-06
Mizuho
Top 12%
89
Strong BuyMaintains$165.00+13.49%2022-12-14
Citigroup
Top 5%
96
Strong SellDowngrades$125.00-14.02%2022-11-17
Deutsche Bank
Top 29%
72
HoldMaintains$140.00-3.71%2022-10-21
Morgan Stanley
Top 5%
96
HoldAssumes$142.00-2.33%2022-08-22
Credit Suisse
Top 6%
95
HoldMaintains$143.00-1.64%2022-07-22

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Forecast return on equity

Is DGX forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
16.11%
Industry
-20.91%
Market
47.78%
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Forecast return on assets

Is DGX forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
7.6%
Industry
12.04%
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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 2 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$8.33-19.83%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$8.82-15.11%
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DGX revenue forecast

What is DGX's revenue in the next 2 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$9.1B-11.92%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$9.1B-11.14%
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Forecast High Revenue Growth Forecast

DGX earnings growth forecast

How is DGX forecast to perform vs Diagnostics & Research companies and vs the US market?
Company
-19.83%
Industry
33.33%
Market
85.2%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Market 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
-11.92%
Industry
5.61%
Market
72.18%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Market Forecast

DGX vs Diagnostic & Research Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
DGX$145.39$147.83+1.68%Hold
PKI$137.90$167.18+21.23%Buy
PHG$17.27N/AN/AHold
ICLR$237.74$262.46+10.40%Strong Buy
WAT$337.04$350.29+3.93%Hold

Quest Diagnostics Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Quest Diagnostics Stock a good buy in 2023, according to Wall Street analysts?

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

Out of 12 analysts, 2 (16.67%) 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 1 (8.33%) are recommending DGX as a Strong Sell.

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What is DGX's earnings growth forecast for 2023-2024?

(NYSE: DGX) Quest Diagnostics's forecast annual earnings growth rate of -19.83% is not forecast to beat the US Diagnostics & Research industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 33.33%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 85.2%.

Quest Diagnostics's earnings in 2023 is $1,235,000,000.On average, 7 Wall Street analysts forecast DGX's earnings for 2023 to be $948,682,592, with the lowest DGX earnings forecast at $860,989,243, and the highest DGX earnings forecast at $996,515,328.

In 2024, DGX is forecast to generate $1,004,487,450 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $927,043,973 and the highest earnings forecast at $1,051,181,311.

What is DGX's revenue growth forecast for 2023-2024?

(NYSE: DGX) Quest Diagnostics's forecast annual revenue growth rate of -11.92% is not forecast to beat the US Diagnostics & Research industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 5.61%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 72.18%.

Quest Diagnostics's revenue in 2023 is $10,294,000,000.On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast DGX's revenue for 2023 to be $1,032,573,693,660, with the lowest DGX revenue forecast at $1,018,142,557,293, and the highest DGX revenue forecast at $1,075,553,228,904.

In 2024, DGX is forecast to generate $1,041,746,076,284 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $1,022,282,480,570 and the highest revenue forecast at $1,059,739,954,250.

What is DGX's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2023-2024?

(NYSE: DGX) forecast ROA is 7.6%, which is lower than the forecast US Diagnostics & Research industry average of 12.04%.

What is DGX's Price Target?

According to 12 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year DGX price target, the average DGX price target is $147.83, with the highest DGX stock price forecast at $165.00 and the lowest DGX stock price forecast at $125.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Quest Diagnostics's share price could reach $147.83 by Feb 3, 2024. The average Quest Diagnostics stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 1.68% from the current DGX share price of $145.39.

What is DGX's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2023-2024?

(NYSE: DGX) Quest Diagnostics's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $10.39. On average, analysts forecast that DGX's EPS will be $8.33 for 2023, with the lowest EPS forecast at $7.56, and the highest EPS forecast at $8.75. In 2024, DGX's EPS is forecast to hit $8.82 (min: $8.14, max: $9.23).

What is DGX's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2023-2024?

(NYSE: DGX) forecast ROE is 16.11%, which is considered weak.
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