Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX) Dividends

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX)

Today's Latest Price: $117.92 USD

0.61 (0.52%)

Updated Jul 8 4:10pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 58 in Medical - Diagnostics/Research

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • If you care about predictable cash flow, note that DGX reports less variability in its free cash flow than 92.45% of the dividend stocks we're tracking.
  • If you're seeking price stability while collecting dividends, note that DGX has less volatility in its price than 86.14% of US stocks in our dividend set.
  • If you want to include this stock in your dividend portfolio, here are some dividend stocks that are NOT correlated with DGX that may be suitable potential portfolio mates: FRO, GWB, BGG, AWR and OSG.
DGX Ex-Dividend Date
DGX Dividend Yield
1.91%
DGX Annual Dividend
$2.24
DGX Payout Ratio

DGX Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target:Forecasted Gain:
$117.92$101.67-12.34%

A technique commonly used by dividend investors to value dividend-issuing stocks is the Dividend Discount Model (DDM), which seeks to determine a fair share price based on the dividend provided by the company relative to a number of other company-specific factors. In the case of DGX, the DDM model generated by StockNews estimates a return of negative 12.34% in comparison to its current price. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for Quest Diagnostics Inc are:

  • In comparison to other stocks in the Healthcare sector, Quest Diagnostics Inc offers a higher dividend yield than 69.7% of them.
  • A stock's beta generally indicates its volatility relative to the broader equity market; for Quest Diagnostics Inc, its beta is lower than 80.41% of dividend issuing stocks we observed.

DGX Dividend Chart


DGX Dividend History

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DGX Dividends vs. Peers

DGX's dividend yield currently ranks #3 of 65 vs. its peers in the Medical - Diagnostics/Research category.
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