NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX) is tomorrow, June 30, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $59.21 as of 9:34 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.7%. The average volume for Quest has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Quest has a market cap of $9.4 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 9.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Quest Diagnostics Incorporated provides diagnostic testing, information, and services in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 21, equal to the average health services industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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