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Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX) Position Lowered by NN Investment Partners Holdings NV

Eqis Capital Mngmt has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Quest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE:DGX). It has outperformed by 22.34% the S&P500. Illinois-based Guggenheim Llc has invested 0.02% in Avis Budget Group Inc. Hills Bank & Trust Co. now owns 2,560 shares of the medical research company's stock worth $285,000 after buying an additional 35 shares in the last quarter. The company moved in the past week with shift of -1.00%. Quest Diagnostics Inc now has $12.53 billion valuation. In current trading day Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc. BidaskClub upgraded Quest Diagnostics from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, August 15th. Therefore 37% are positive. ValuEngine cut Quest Diagnostics from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Of the 19 analysts surveyed by Reuters that track DGX 14 of them rate its stock a hold. As per Monday, April 24, the company rating was maintained by Raymond James. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with "Buy" on Monday, September 11. UBS has "Buy" rating and $90 target. Mizuho has "Neutral" rating and $68 target. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, October 11 by Piper Jaffray. On Thursday, July 13 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Hold". Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of DGX in report on Monday, December 12 to "Buy" rating. The brokerage set a "market perform" rating on the medical research company's stock. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Citigroup on Friday, September 9. Mizuho maintained Quest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE:DGX) rating on Friday, October 21. On average, analysts expect that Quest Diagnostics will post $5.66 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The expected DGX's profit could reach $195.94 million giving the stock 16.00 P/E in the case that $1.43 earnings per share is reported. After $1.55 actual EPS reported by Quest Diagnostics Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.74% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in 2017 Q2.

With its low price-to-sales ratio of 1.65, the company is evidently a better investment since the investors are paying a lower amount for each unit of sales. Schnieders Capital Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of Quest Diagnostics by 0.3% during the second quarter. 78 funds opened positions while 158 raised stakes. AJO LP now owns 2,134,245 shares of the medical research company's stock worth $237,243,000 after purchasing an additional 1,237,021 shares during the last quarter. New York-based Allsquare Wealth Limited Liability has invested 0.03% in Quest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE:DGX).

Investors are feeling more bearish on shares of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated of late if you consider the uptick in short interest. The days to cover decreased to 3.0 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.04% as of September 29. On the other end, a stock with a score from 0-2 would be viewed as weak. (NASDAQ:NLST). Pennsylvania-based Vanguard has invested 0% in Netlist, Inc. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Quest Diagnostics from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Mirae Asset Global Invs Limited accumulated 0% or 2,535 shares. 109,953 are owned by Bnp Paribas Asset Holdg Sa. Commonwealth Equity invested in 0% or 20,000 shares. Perkins Mgmt invested 0.25% of its portfolio in Quest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE:DGX). Driehaus Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.02% in Quest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE:DGX). (NASDAQ:NLST). Awm Communication has 5.56M shares. It also increased its holding in Abbvie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) by 48,711 shares in the quarter, for a total of 490,681 shares, and has risen its stake in Tesoro Corp (NYSE:TSO).

Capital Investment Advisors Llc decreased Quest Diagnostic Inc (DGX) stake by 80.82% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing.

Analyst Thoughts About Delta Air Lines, Inc. Therefore 75% are positive. The stock of Netlist, Inc. A 4 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while1 believe that investors should either steer clear of DGX or, if they already own its stock, sell it. As per Friday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. This key information was revealed to clients and investors in a report on Thursday, 12 October. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, January 27 by Bank of America. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 6th. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $53 target. Willis Inv Counsel invested in 0.24% or 28,000 shares. It also increased its holding in Enbridge Inc (NYSE:ENB) by 11.29 million shares in the quarter, for a total of 149.38M shares, and has risen its stake in Flir Systems Inc (NASDAQ:FLIR). Its down 1.33, from 1.83 in 2017Q1.

Is Delta Air Lines, Inc. 43 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. River Road Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 167,298 shares. Crawford Counsel reported 4,925 shares. Axa holds 0.02% or 236,500 shares in its portfolio. 12,381 were accumulated by First In. Davidson Investment Advsr reported 300 shares. Fmr Lc stated it has 1.23 million shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Lord Abbett Company Ltd has 108,200 shares. 107,600 are held by Picton Mahoney Asset Management.



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