Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX) Dividends

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX)

Today's Latest Price: $126.49 USD

0.66 (-0.52%)

Updated Oct 28 10:38am

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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 85.68% of the dividend stocks we're tracking.
  • Free cash flow for DGX has decreased for the 4th quarter in a row.
  • To help you reduce price risk in your dividend portfolio, here are the dividend stocks that are least correlated with DGX's price: PBCT, BFS, TRMK, MRLN and XRX.
DGX Ex-Dividend Date
DGX Dividend Yield
1.76%
DGX Annual Dividend
$2.24
DGX Payout Ratio

DGX Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$126.49$111.68 -12.15%

The Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a valuation model that attempts to determine a fair share price for a stock, based on the dividend it provides in comparison to several company-specific metrics indicative of the riskiness of the stock and the financial health of the company. Regarding Quest Diagnostics Inc, the DDM model generated by StockNews estimates a return of negative 12.15% in comparison to its current price. Digging deeper, the aspects of Quest Diagnostics Inc's dividend discount model that we found most interesting were:

  • As for its position relative to other Healthcare stocks that issue dividends, DGX provides shareholders with a dividend yield greater than 66.67% such stocks.
  • A stock's beta generally indicates its volatility relative to the broader equity market; as for DGX, approximately 80.7% of US-listed dividend issuers had a higher beta, and thus may have greater price volatility.

DGX Dividend Chart


DGX Dividend History

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DGX Dividends vs. Peers

DGX's dividend yield currently ranks #2 of 65 vs. its peers in the Medical - Diagnostics/Research category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 NRCIB National Research Corporation 5.00%
2 DGX Quest Diagnostics Incorporated 1.76%
3 ABAX ABAXIS, Inc. 0.87%
4 A Agilent Technologies, Inc. 0.68%
5 BRKR Bruker Corporation 0.37%
6 TMO Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 0.18%
7 BIOC Biocept, Inc. 0.00%
8 NEO NeoGenomics, Inc. 0.00%
9 NEOG Neogen Corporation 0.00%
10 CNTG CENTOGENE N.V. 0.00%
11 PMD Psychemedics Corporation 0.00%
12 ONVO Organovo Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
13 ICLR ICON plc - Ordinary Shares 0.00%
14 LNTH Lantheus Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
15 PRAH PRA Health Sciences, Inc. 0.00%
16 NSTG NanoString Technologies, Inc. 0.00%
17 OCX OncoCyte Corporation 0.00%
18 NTRA Natera, Inc. 0.00%
19 PRXL PAREXEL International Corporation 0.00%
20 NVDQ Novadaq Technologies Inc 0.00%
21 SYNH Syneos Health, Inc. - 0.00%
22 GENE Genetic Technologies Ltd representing 150 ordinary shares 0.00%
23 BIO Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. 0.00%
24 LOGC LogicBio Therapeutics, Inc. 0.00%
25 GHDX Genomic Health, Inc. 0.00%
26 VNRX VolitionRX Limited 0.00%
27 ALR Alere Inc. 0.00%
28 TROV TrovaGene, Inc. 0.00%
29 QTRX Quanterix Corporation 0.00%
30 CO Global Cord Blood Corporation 0.00%
31 NVTA Invitae Corporation 0.00%
32 QDEL Quidel Corporation 0.00%
33 QGEN Qiagen N.V. Common Shares 0.00%
34 SMLR Semler Scientific Inc. 0.00%
35 IQV IQVIA Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
36 EXAS Exact Sciences Corporation 0.00%
37 OPGN OpGen, Inc. 0.00%
38 CRL Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. 0.00%
39 RDNT RadNet, Inc. 0.00%
40 CDNA CareDx, Inc. 0.00%
41 OXFD Oxford Immunotec Global PLC - Ordinary Shares 0.00%
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43 HBIO Harvard Bioscience, Inc. 0.00%
44 KANG iKang Healthcare Group, Inc. 0.00%
45 CEMI Chembio Diagnostics, Inc. 0.00%
46 LH Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings 0.00%
47 PACB Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. 0.00%
48 SRDX Surmodics, Inc. 0.00%
49 CELC Celcuity Inc. 0.00%
50 AXDX Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc. 0.00%
51 CGIX Cancer Genetics, Inc. 0.00%
52 FLDM Fluidigm Corporation 0.00%
53 BASI Bioanalytical Systems, Inc. 0.00%
54 XGN EXAGEN INC. 0.00%
55 FLGT Fulgent Genetics, Inc. 0.00%
56 FMI Foundation Medicine, Inc. 0.00%
57 VIVO Meridian Bioscience Inc. 0.00%
58 MYGN Myriad Genetics, Inc. 0.00%
59 SENS Senseonics Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
60 BEAT BioTelemetry, Inc. 0.00%
61 HSKA Heska Corporation 0.00%
62 BRBR BELLRING BRANDS, INC. 0.00%
63 IRTC iRhythm Technologies, Inc. 0.00%
64 HTGM HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. 0.00%
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