Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 07, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 23,
2014. Shareholders who purchased DGX stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
10% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $59.75, the dividend yield is 2.21%.
The previous trading day's last sale of DGX was $59.75,
representing a -6.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.10 and
a 18.41% increase over the 52 week low of $50.46.
DGX is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (
) and WellPoint Inc. (
). DGX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.43. Zacks Investment Research reports DGX's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as .52%, compared to an industry
average of 1.2%.
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