Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) Position Reduced by Meeder Asset Management Inc

Lloyd Doyle
November 15, 2017

Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 1,291 shares of the medical research company's stock valued at $140,000 after purchasing an additional 12 shares during the last quarter. Toth Financial Advisory Corp sold 4,977 shares as the company's stock rose 10.72% with the market. With 897,900 avg volume, 5 days are for Hudbay Minerals Incorporated (NYSE:HBM)'s short sellers to cover HBM's short positions. The SI to Enerplus Resources Fund New's float is 2.06%. About shares traded. Culp, Inc. Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) has risen 44.43% since November 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.34% the S&P500.

Quest Diagnostics Inc. (DGX) shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 6.6 percent, while the Return on Equity (ROE) value is 14.3 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) value stands at 10.1 percent. The stock of Quest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE:DGX) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, May 12 by Argus Research. The Wbi Investments Inc holds 49,210 shares with $5.47 million value, down from 145,657 last quarter. Cheniere Energy Inc. now has $11.71 billion valuation. The stock closed the regular trading session at $92.00 yesterday, compared to the closing price of $92.05 the previous day - a change of -0.05 percent.

Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 19th. It has outperformed by 53.22% the S&P500. The Firm is engaged in the production of copper concentrate, consisting of copper, gold and silver, as well as zinc metal. The Firm is focused on the discovery, production and marketing of base and precious metals.

Analyst research firms are expressing bullish stance on Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX)'s near-term growth potential. Therefore 89% are positive. Germany-based Deutsche Financial Bank Ag has invested 0.07% in Quest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE:DGX). They set a "neutral" rating and a $86.00 price objective on the stock. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of DGX in report on Thursday, October 26 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Sector Perform" rating given on Friday, October 23 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Enerplus Corp (USA) (NYSE:ERF) has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, February 10 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Thursday, March 16 by Bank of America. The stock has "Hold" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Wednesday, August 19. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Quest Diagnostics from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Therefore 35% are positive.

A number of analysts offered their Estimated Earnings analysis for Quest Diagnostics Inc.

Analysts look for public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and customers of a company in order to reach an opinion and communicate the value of a stock. Barclays PLC restated a "hold" rating and issued a $110.00 target price on shares of Quest Diagnostics in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th.

Within those holders, 264 of them increased their positions - representing 11,839,635 shares of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX). As per Monday, December 12, the company rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs. The stock has "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, September 12. 1 is equivalent to a buy rating, 3 a hold rating, and 5 a sell rating. More interesting news about Quest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE:DGX) were released by: and their article: "Quest Diagnostics to Present New Insights in Autoimmune Disease at the 2017 ..." published on November 01, 2017 as well as's news article titled: "Quest Diagnostics (DGX) Beats Earnings in Q3, Updates View" with publication date: October 19, 2017. Drexel Hamilton downgraded the shares of CIEN in report on Friday, September 2 to "Hold" rating. Investors of record on Tuesday, October 3rd were given a $0.45 dividend. The average daily volatility for the week was at 1.49%, which was -0.16 lower than that in the past month. It is negative, as 38 investors sold Quest Diagnostics Inc shares while 200 reduced holdings.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. On the opposite end, shares have been trading 2.57% away from the 50-day low price. Natl Bank Of Montreal Can accumulated 291,574 shares. About shares traded. Quest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE:DGX) has risen 39.04% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. In third place is MACQUARIE GROUP LTD with 6,877,926 shares held. Schnieders Ltd Liability Corp holds 2,366 shares. Whittier Trust holds 0% or 1,028 shares. Credit Suisse maintained Quest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE:DGX) rating on Thursday, July 13. New York State Teachers Retirement Sys holds 234,342 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Prelude Capital Mgmt Llc invested in 0.21% or 20,148 shares. Over the past week, Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) shares have performed -0.26%. (NYSE:LOW). Hemenway Comm Limited Liability reported 4,700 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings.

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