Quest Diagnostics Inc.

DGX-N

NYSE:DGX

107.79
0.20 (0.19%)
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated is a Fortune 500 American company providing clinical laboratory services with headquarters in Secaucus, New Jersey.
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WATCH
May 3, 2019
Management couldn't give visibility into the business, so he sold it. Dominant national player. Have an opportunity to make further acquisitions. Will reassess this summer.
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Management couldn't give visibility into the business, so he sold it. Dominant national player. Have an opportunity to make further acquisitions. Will reassess this summer.
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TOP PICK
June 17, 2011
Diagnostic laboratory. Trades at about 7X cash flow. 9.4% free cash flow yield. Good leverage to the economy. Do about 5,000 patient tests daily. Clinics are nation wide and reach about 50% of doctors and hospitals..
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Diagnostic laboratory. Trades at about 7X cash flow. 9.4% free cash flow yield. Good leverage to the economy. Do about 5,000 patient tests daily. Clinics are nation wide and reach about 50% of doctors and hospitals..
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BUY
July 26, 2007
A leading laboratory and diagnostic business. Less susceptible to changes that could occur in the health sector in the US. Very profitable with a lot of free cash flow. Very defensive.
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A leading laboratory and diagnostic business. Less susceptible to changes that could occur in the health sector in the US. Very profitable with a lot of free cash flow. Very defensive.
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February 9, 2007
Laboratory testing. The leader in the United States. Fits in well with demographics and growth in diagnostic testing. Recently lost a contract with United Health, which took the stock down 20%. Good price. Great long-term position.
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Laboratory testing. The leader in the United States. Fits in well with demographics and growth in diagnostic testing. Recently lost a contract with United Health, which took the stock down 20%. Good price. Great long-term position.
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PAST TOP PICK
November 14, 2005
(A Top Pick Aug 31/05. Down 1.5%.) Took a big drop in October and bought more. A fabulous cash flow machine. A good long term holding.
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(A Top Pick Aug 31/05. Down 1.5%.) Took a big drop in October and bought more. A fabulous cash flow machine. A good long term holding.
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TOP PICK
August 31, 2005
The biggest medical lab in the US. Likes the demographic play. A fixed asset base and the revenue just comes out and churns into profits. A free cash flow machine. At about 15.5 X earnings.
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The biggest medical lab in the US. Likes the demographic play. A fixed asset base and the revenue just comes out and churns into profits. A free cash flow machine. At about 15.5 X earnings.
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