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Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 06, 2015

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated ( DGX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 06, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 22, 2015. Shareholders who purchased DGX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15.15% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $75.58, the dividend yield is 2.01%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DGX was $75.58, representing a -3.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.33 and a 37.67% increase over the 52 week low of $54.90.

DGX is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH ) and Anthem, Inc. ( ANTM ). DGX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.8. Zacks Investment Research reports DGX's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 16.04%, compared to an industry average of 7.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the DGX Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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