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61.12
+1.47
+2.46%
After Hours :
61.12
0.00
0.00%

Open

59.99

Previous Close

59.65

Volume (Avg)

1.17M (1.19M)

Day's Range

59.63-61.19

52Wk Range

50.46-64.38

Market Cap.

8.83B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

1.32 (2.11%)

Beta

0.73

Shares Outstanding

144.41M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

11.48 (5.34)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Diagnostics & Research
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Hold
    • Revenue

    • 7.15B

    • Net Income

    • 849.00M

    • Market Cap.

    • 8.83B

    • Enterprise Value

    • 12.64B

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 10.91

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 0.70

    • Beta

    • 0.73

    • Forward P/E

    • 14.14

    • Price/Sales

    • 1.25

    • Price/Book Value

    • 2.16

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 11.52

      • EBITDA

      • 1.79B

      • Return on Capital %

      • 8.35

      • Return on Equity %

      • 19.62

      • Return on Assets %

      • 8.35

      • Book Value/Share

      • 28.34

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 144.41M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • 2:1 (6/21/2005)

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.33 (10/3/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 8/15/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/20/2014
      Hold
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 59.83

        • Credit Rating

        • BBB+

        • Analysts

        • 7

        • EPS Estimate

        • 4.23

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 6.62

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 4.80

          • 21.91

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 29.20

          • -5.55

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • -12.50

          • 0.44

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -0.29

          • 47.82

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 5.20

          • 4.98

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 30.26

          • 5.31

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 38.61

            • 42.70

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 18.08

            • 11.63

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 10.91

            • 9.55

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 41.10

            • 43.76

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 15.50

            • 11.34

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 9.00

            • 52.13B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.91

              • 0.62

              • Current Ratio

              • 1.20

              • 1.23

              • Quick Ratio

              • 0.88

              • 0.76

              • Interest Coverage

              • 8.98

              • 5.98

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 2.38

              • 2.16

              • Book Value/Share

              • 28.34

              • 14.94

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 11.20

                • 32.47

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 12.18

                • 325.07

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 7.66

                • 154.73

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 1.22

                • 2.26

                • Price/Book Value

                • 2.11

                • 2.95

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 11.52

                • 18.55

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 19.19M

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 21.43

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 13.33

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • 19.80M

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • 0.01

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • 23.66

                    • Dividend Date

                    • 8/15/2014

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • 10/3/2014

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • 2:1

                    • Last Split Date

                    • 6/21/2005

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 19.62

                        (16.90)

                      • 9.34

                        (9.80)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 8.35

                        (7.50)

                      • 4.63

                        (5.44)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 11.48

                        (10.60)

                      • 5.73

                        (6.77)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 19.15k

                      • 17.17k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • 44.50

                      • 5.07

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 0.77

                      • 0.48

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      1.48B
                      Operating Margin
                      20.64
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      11.52
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      -

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      42.24%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      63.04%

                      Float

                      99.79%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      0.98%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund

                      •  

                        3,000,000

                      • 0.00

                      • 2.08

                      • American Century Equity Income Fund

                      •  

                        2,999,000

                      • 8.81

                      • 2.08

                      • American Century US Value Yield

                      •  

                        2,999,000

                      • 50.05

                      • 2.08

                      • Delaware Value® Fund

                      •  

                        2,736,785

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.90

                      • Vanguard Mid-Cap Index Fund

                      •  

                        2,470,600

                      • 1.04

                      • 1.71

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        2,354,527

                      • 0.49

                      • 1.63

                      • BlackRock Equity Dividend Fund

                      •  

                        2,256,600

                      • -1.54

                      • 1.56

                      • MFC Global E&P Monthly High Income

                      •  

                        2,240,945

                      • -15.40

                      • 1.56

                      • ASTON/Fairpointe Mid Cap Fund

                      •  

                        2,131,100

                      • -0.16

                      • 1.48

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        10,390,286

                      • +2.37%

                      • 7.22

                      • Delaware Management Business Trust

                      •  

                        7,529,220

                      • +0.61%

                      • 5.23

                      • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.

                      •  

                        7,022,359

                      • -11.47%

                      • 4.88

                      • State Street Corp

                      •  

                        6,333,747

                      • -0.54%

                      • 4.40

                      • Merrill Lynch & Co Inc

                      •  

                        5,681,546

                      • +3,151.54%

                      • 3.95

                      • American Century Inv Mgt, Inc.

                      •  

                        5,385,249

                      • +9.58%

                      • 3.74

                      • Capital Research & Mgmt Co - Division 3

                      •  

                        4,848,200

                      • 0.00%

                      • 3.37

                      • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                      •  

                        4,688,197

                      • +0.94%

                      • 3.26

                      • Davis Selected Advisers

                      •  

                        4,672,681

                      • +4,465.97%

                      • 3.24

                      • BlackRock Advisors LLC

                      •  

                        4,250,242

                      • +15.99%

                      • 2.95

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Healthcare

                      Industry

                      Diagnostics & Research

                      Type

                      Slow Growth

                      Style

                      Mid Value

                      Quest Diagnostics Inc was incorporated in Delaware in 1990. The Company and its subsidiaries are the providers of diagnostic testing. The Company operations are organized in two business groups; Diagnostics Information Services and D...moreiagnostic Solutions group. The Diagnostics Information Services business is a provider of diagnostic information services, which includes providing clinical testing services such as routine testing, gene-based and esoteric testing, anatomic pathology services and drugs-of-abuse testing, as well as related services and insights. The Company offers patients, physicians, hospitals, IDNs, health plans, employers and others the broadest access in the United States to diagnostic information services through its nationwide network of laboratories, Company-owned patient service ...morecenters and phlebotomists in physician offices. It provides interpretive consultation through the largest medical and scientific staff in the industry, including over 725 M.D.s and Ph.D.s, located in the United States, many of whom are recognized leaders in their fields, and genetic counselors. Diagnostic Solutions group offers solutions for insurers, healthcare providers and others. The Company is a provider of risk assessment services for the life insurance industry. The Company is a provider of testing for clinical trials. In addition, it offers healthcare organizations and clinicians robust information technology solutions and diagnostic products, including test kits. The Company is subject to or impacted by extensive and frequently changing laws and regulations in the United States (at both the federal and state levels) and the other jurisdictions in which it conducts business.lessless

                      Key People

                      Mr. Stephen H. Rusckowski

                      CEO/Director/President

                      Dr. Daniel C. Stanzione,PhD

                      Chairman of the Board/Director

                      Mr. Mark Guinan

                      CFO/Senior VP

                      Thomas F. Bongiorno

                      Vice President/Controller/Chief Accounting Officer

                      Timothy M. Ring

                      Director

                      • Quest Diagnostics Inc

                      • 3 Giralda Farms

                      • Madison, NJ 07940

                      • USA.Map

                      • Phone: +1 973 520-2700

                      • Fax: -

                      • questdiagnostics.com

                      Incorporated

                      1990

                      Employees

                      41,000

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