Quest Diagnostics

Owners of Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 30 cents per share. At a price of $61.63 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2%.

The average volume for Quest Diagnostics has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Quest Diagnostics has a market cap of $9.6 billion and is part of the health services industry. Shares are up 5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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Quest Diagnostics Incorporated provides diagnostic testing information services in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two businesses, Diagnostic Information Services and Diagnostic Solutions. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.56.

TheStreet Ratings rates Quest Diagnostics as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Quest Diagnostics Ratings Report now.

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