Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) Announces a quarterly cash dividend of $0.56 per share

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) changed -1.35% to recent value of $122.27. The stock transacted 1176473 shares during most recent day however it has an average volume of 1.29M shares. It spotted trading -7.24% off 52-week high price. On the other end, the stock has been noted 67.45% away from the low price over the last 52-weeks.

On Nov. 18, 2020, Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, revealed that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.56 per share, payable on February 3, 2021 to shareholders of record of Quest Diagnostics common stock on January 20, 2021.

DGX has a gross margin of 37.00% and an operating margin of 18.40% while its profit margin remained 13.20% for the last 12 months. Its earnings per share (EPS) expected to touch remained 18.70% for this year while earning per share for the next 5-years is expected to reach at 9.72%.

The company has 135.00M of outstanding shares and 134.10M shares were floated in the market. According to the most recent quarter its current ratio was 1.4 that represents company’s ability to meet its current financial obligations. The price moved ahead of -1.55% from the mean of 20 days, 3.13% from mean of 50 days SMA and performed 9.63% from mean of 200 days price. Company’s performance for the week was -0.80%, -0.85% for month and YTD performance remained 14.50%.

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