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Quest Diagnostics (DGX) Company Profile

Updated Jun 19, 2020
Quest Diagnostics has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Quest Diagnostics
Short Name:Quest Diagnostics
Trading Ticker Symbol:DGX
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:Madison, New Jersey
Primary Industry Sector:Health Care
Seconday Sub-sector:Medical Specialities
Main Business Areas: Health Care, Medical Specialities, Diagnostics & Research, Healthcare, S&P 500
Dividend Payments:Dividend History
ETFs Holding:List of ETFs holding Quest Diagnostics stock

Market and Trading Information for Quest Diagnostics

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Quest Diagnostics as of writing:
Current Share Price:$108.27
Previous Year's Closing Price:$106.79
Percentage Price Change (YTD):1.39%
Market Cap:$14.48 billion
52-week Price Range:$73.02 - $125
Dividend Per Share:$2.15
EPS (TTM):5.81
Price-Earnings (Trailing):18.63
Price-Earnings (Forward):14.59

Company Profile and Business Description for Quest Diagnostics

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, incorporated on September 20, 1996, is a provider of diagnostic information services. The Company operates through two businesses: Diagnostic Information Services and Diagnostic Solutions. The Diagnostic Information Services business develops and delivers diagnostic testing information and services, providing insights that empower and enable a range of customers, including patients, clinicians, hospitals, integrated delivery networks (IDNs), health plans, employers and accountable care organizations (ACOs). Its Diagnostic Solutions group includes its risk assessment services business, which offers solutions for insurers, and its healthcare information technology businesses, which offers solutions for healthcare providers.

Diagnostic Information Services

The Company provides information and insights based on routine, non-routine and advanced clinical testing and anatomic pathology testing, and related services, offering customers the test menu. The Company offers testing solutions, including services for the predisposition, diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of cancers and other diseases, and offer tests in various fields, including endocrinology, immunology, neurology and oncology. It is focused on providing solutions and insights to its customers, based on the testing that it performs and its medical, information and connectivity assets. It provides integrated, diagnostic information services that include both anatomic pathology and clinical laboratory testing, enabling it to offer patients and clinicians a complete analysis. The Company offers access in the United States to diagnostic information services through its nationwide network of laboratories, patient service centers, and phlebotomists in physician offices. It provides interpretive consultation through medical and scientific staffs in the industry.

The Company is a provider of infectious disease diagnostic information services. It also provides diagnostic solutions for infectious diseases, including its Focus Diagnostics offerings for Zika, West Nile Virus, Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Influenza A H1N1. It is engaged in the neurology diagnostics market, in cardiovascular diagnostic information services, including its CardioIQ offering, and in cancer diagnostics, including its QuestVantage offerings. It is engaged in providing testing for the detection of employee use of drugs of abuse, offering a range of solutions, including urine, hair, blood and oral fluid tests. The Company is a provider of biometric wellness screenings, flu shots and related preventative services. It offers biometric wellness screenings to employer populations through its patient service centers and on-site through its network of mobile examiners and nurses. In addition to a range of screening options, it also offers Blueprint for Wellness and private label reporting, analytics and incentive management services. These services are sold directly to employers and through reseller partnerships with various health plans.

The Company's Quanum health information technology solutions help healthcare organizations and clinicians empower health through diagnostic insights by taking advantage of its information assets, including various years of test result data, and its technology prowess, including its history of providing information technology for diagnostic information services. It provides diagnostic information services in various markets outside the United States. It has laboratory facilities in Gurgaon, India; Mexico City, Mexico, and San Juan, Puerto Rico. It also provides testing services, and inpatient anatomic pathology and medical director services, at hospital laboratories. Its services primarily are provided under the Quest Diagnostics brand, but it also provides services under other brands, including AmeriPath, Dermpath Diagnostics, Focus Diagnostics, Athena Diagnostics, ExamOne, Quanum and Care360.

Diagnostic Solutions

The Company is a provider of risk assessment services for the life insurance industry. In addition, it offers healthcare organizations and clinicians health information technology solutions. ExamOne is a provider of risk assessment services to the life insurance industry in North America. It also provides risk assessment services for insurance companies operating outside North America. Its risk assessment services comprise underwriting support services, including data gathering, paramedical examinations and clinical laboratory testing and analytics, designed to assist life insurance companies objectively to evaluate the mortality risks of applicants. As of December 31, 2016, specimen collections and paramedical examinations were performed by its network of paramedical examiners at the applicant's home or workplace, but they also were offered at approximately 600 company patient service centers in the United States and approximately 120 additional locations in North America.

The Company's healthcare information technology offerings include its Quanum EHR product and its ChartMaxx enterprise content management system for hospitals. Its Quanum EHR offering enables clinicians to generate a complete record of a clinical patient encounter, automates and streamlines the clinician's workflow, provides clinical decision support tools, captures patient encounter notes and lab and radiology results and enables communication with patients and other clinicians. Its MyQuest patient healthcare portal enables patients to manage their healthcare and medical information and, among other things, use their smartphone or computer to receive and archive their Quest Diagnostics test results, find a Quest Diagnostics location and schedule appointments.

The Company competes with Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, Inc.

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ETFs Holding Quest Diagnostics Stock

As of March 2020, the following exchange-traded funds (ETF) hold the Quest Diagnostics stocks in their respective portfolios. Below is a random list of only 10 ETFs in no particular order that have Quest Diagnostics stock holding. There are a total of 164 ETFs in records which are holding Quest Diagnostics stock in their portfolio. See Full List.

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FLAGFLAG-Forensic Accounting Long-Short ETFThe FLAG-Forensic Accounting Long-Short ETF tracks an index that selects long and short equity positions of large-cap U.S. companies relative to their earnings quality and revenue recognition practices. ...Full Details1.61%137
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ACWIiShares MSCI ACWI ETFThe iShares MSCI ACWI ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of large- and midcap global stocks, covering 85% of the developed and emerging markets capitalization. ...Full Details ...Candlestick Patterns.0.32%1596
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AMCAiShares Russell 1000 Pure US Revenue ETFThe iShares Russell 1000 Pure US Revenue ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of large- and midcap US stocks that generate a substantial portion of their revenue from domestic sales. ...Full Details0.15%409
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CATHGlobal X S&P 500 Catholic Values ETFThe Global X S&P 500 Catholic Values ETF tracks an index of US large-cap stocks selected from the S&P 500. The cap-weighted index omits companies from certain industries at odds with Catholic values. ...Full Details0.29%464
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CRBNiShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETFThe iShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF tracks an index of stocks from global firms selected for a bias toward lower carbon emissions, but with tight constraints to the broad, marketlike ACWI index. ...Full Details0.2%1204
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DEFInvesco Defensive Equity ETFThe Invesco Defensive Equity ETF tracks an index that aims to outperform in down markets while maintaining upside potential. The equal-weighted index picks 100 US stocks using proprietary methods. ...Full Details0.6%101
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DGROiShares Core Dividend Growth ETFThe iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF tracks an index of US stocks that are selected by dividends, dividend growth and payout ratio, then weighted by dividend dollars. ...Full Details0.08%449
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DIVBiShares US Dividend and Buyback ETFThe iShares US Dividend and Buyback ETF tracks an index of large-, mid-, and small-cap US stocks that have a history of dividend payments and/or share buybacks. ...Full Details0.25%354
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DLNWisdomTree US LargeCap Dividend ETFThe WisdomTree U.S. LargeCap Dividend Fund tracks a dividend-weighted index of the 300 largest US companies that pay regularly pay cash dividends. ...Full Details0.28%294
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DSIiShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETFThe iShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of 400 companies deemed to have positive environmental, social and governance characteristics by MSCI. ...Full Details0.25%402
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See Full List of ETFs holding Quest Diagnostics stock in their respective portfolios.

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▶ Cancer Genetics (CGIX): Cancer Genetics, Inc., incorporated on April 8, 1999, is engaged in the field of personalized medicine, enabling precision medicine in the field of oncology through its diagnostic products and services ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

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▶ Laboratory of America (LH): Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, incorporated on March 8, 1994, is a life sciences company that is integrated in guiding patient care, providing clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ MISONIX (MSON): Misonix, Inc., incorporated on July 31, 1967, designs, manufactures, develops and markets minimally invasive therapeutic ultrasonic medical devices. The Companys products include BoneScalpel surgical system (BoneScalpel), SonaStar Surgical Aspirator (SonaStar), ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Molina Healthcare (MOH): Molina Healthcare, Inc., incorporated on July 24, 2002, offers Medicaid-related solutions for low-income families and individuals, and assists government agencies in their administration of the Medicaid program. The Company operates ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

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▶ OpGen (OPGN): OpGen, Inc. (OpGen), incorporated on January 22, 2001, is a precision medicine company using molecular diagnostics and informatics to combat infectious disease. The Company is engaged in developing molecular information ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

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