NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX) is tomorrow, April one, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $57.21 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.7%. The average volume for Quest has been two million shares per day over the past 30 days. Quest has a market cap of $9.7 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 6.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Quest Diagnostics Incorporated provides diagnostic testing, information, and services in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 14, equal to the average health services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.2.
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