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Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 02, 2017

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated ( DGX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 02, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.45 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 18, 2017. Shareholders who purchased DGX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that DGX has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $91.96, the dividend yield is 1.96%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DGX was $91.96, representing a -18.59% decrease from the 52 week high of $112.97 and a 16.23% increase over the 52 week low of $79.12.

DGX is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH ) and Aetna Inc. ( AET ). DGX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.96. Zacks Investment Research reports DGX's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 10.29%, compared to an industry average of 3.8%.

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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