Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX) is on the roll with an average volume of 1.27M in the recent 3 months

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Let’s start up with the current stock price of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX), which is $121.56 to be very precise. The Stock rose vividly during the last session to $118.35 after opening rate of $116.24 while the lowest price it went was recorded $115.925 before closing at $118.14.

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Quest Diagnostics Incorporated had a pretty favorable run when it comes to the market performance. The 1-year high price for the company’s stock is recorded $131.81 on 07/23/20, with the lowest value was $73.02 for the same time period, recorded on 04/03/20.

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX) full year performance was 11.64%

Price records that include history of low and high prices in the period of 52 weeks can tell a lot about the stock’s existing status and the future performance. Presently, Quest Diagnostics Incorporated shares are logging -7.78% during the 52-week period from high price, and 66.47% higher than the lowest price point for the same timeframe. The stock’s price range for the 52-week period managed to maintain the performance between $73.02 and $131.81.

The company’s shares, operating in the sector of Healthcare managed to top a trading volume set approximately around 795232 for the day, which was evidently lower, when compared to the average daily volumes of the shares.

When it comes to the year-to-date metrics, the Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX) recorded performance in the market was 10.63%, having the revenues showcasing -5.57% on a quarterly basis in comparison with the same period year before. At the time of this writing, the total market value of the company is set at 15.81B, as it employees total of 47000 workers.

Analysts verdict on Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX)

During the last month, 10 analysts gave the Quest Diagnostics Incorporated a BUY rating, 1 of the polled analysts branded the stock as an OVERWEIGHT, 8 analysts were recommending to HOLD this stock, 0 of them gave the stock UNDERWEIGHT rating, and 0 of the polled analysts provided SELL rating.

According to the data provided on Barchart.com, the moving average of the company in the 100-day period was set at 116.88, with a change in the price was noted +6.61. In a similar fashion, Quest Diagnostics Incorporated posted a movement of +5.72% for the period of last 100 days, recording 1,338,824 in trading volumes.

Total Debt to Equity Ratio (D/E) can also provide valuable insight into the company’s financial health and market status. The debt to equity ratio can be calculated by dividing the present total liabilities of a company by shareholders’ equity. Debt to Equity thus makes a valuable metrics that describes the debt, company is using in order to support assets, correlating with the value of shareholders’ equity The total Debt to Equity ratio for DGX is recording 0.78 at the time of this writing. In addition, long term Debt to Equity ratio is set at 0.69.

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX): Technical Analysis

Raw Stochastic average of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated in the period of last 50 days is set at 81.82%. The result represents downgrade in oppose to Raw Stochastic average for the period of the last 20 days, recording 95.13%. In the last 20 days, the company’s Stochastic %K was 89.42% and its Stochastic %D was recorded 87.68%.

Let’s take a glance in the erstwhile performances of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, multiple moving trends are noted. Year-to-date Price performance of the company’s stock appears to be pessimistic, given the fact the metric is recording 10.63%. Additionally, trading for the stock in the period of the last six months notably improved by 23.84%, alongside a boost of 11.64% for the period of the last 12 months. The shares increased approximately by 1.60% in the 7-day charts and went down by 3.13% in the period of the last 30 days. Common stock shares were lifted by -5.57% during last recorded quarter.