Quest Diagnostics Inc. (DGX) in Focus: Stock Moves 5.6% Higher - Tale of the Tape

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Quest Diagnostics Inc. ( DGX ) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise by roughly 6% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the recent uptrend for the company as the stock is now up almost 10% in the past one-month time frame.

This medical laboratories & research company has seen five positive negative revisions and four negaestimate revision over the last 30 days and its Zacks Consensus Estimate moved higher over the same time frame, suggesting that more solid trading could be ahead for Quest Diagnostics. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if this recent move higher can turn into more strength down the road.

Quest Diagnostics has a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell) while its Earnings ESP is negative.

Some better-ranked stocks in the same industry include American Airlines Group Inc. ( AAL ), Advance Auto Parts Inc. ( AAP ) and AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. ( AB ).  All these stocks hold a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).

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