Quest Diagnostics (DGX) recorded third-quarter 2016 adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.37 .
Quest Diagnostics (DGX) have reported a solid third-quarter of 2016. We have highlighted some of the key details from the just-released announcement.
There is some definite good news for investors keen on the Healthcare or medical space.
Quest Diagnostics Inc. (DGX) is scheduled to report third-quarter 2016 earnings results before the opening bell on Oct 20, 2016.
On Oct 13, 2016, we issued an updated research report on Quest Diagnostics, Inc. (DGX).
Charles “Cully” Stimson Politics, According to the report, in 2015 there was a “25 percent relative increase in marijuana detection as compared to 2014.” This November, there are a record number of ballot initiatives in at least nine states regarding so-called medical marijuana or outright legalization of the Schedule I drug. The pot pushers, both small businesses and large, want more people smoking, eating, and consuming more pot because it is good for their bottom line. Before voting yes, voters—and, in particular, employers—should take a look at more disturbing data that was released two weeks ago at a national conference. At the annual Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association conference, Quest Diagnostics—one of the nation’s largest drug-testing companies—unveiled the results of its Drug Testing Index. The index examines illicit drug use by workers in America each year. In 2015, Quest examined more than 9.5 million urine, 900,000 oral fluid, and 200,000 hair drug samples. Following years of decline in overall illegal drug usage, the results showed that the percentage of employees testing positive for illicit drugs has steadily increased over the last three years to a 10-year high. Law enforcement hopes that THC (the active ingredient in marijuana) testing using saliva will enable officers to test drivers in a safe, relatively noninvasive manner, and several manufacturers have developed such test devices. There are questions whether oral THC testing can serve as a valid testing device, but no court has forbidden their use. The Drug Testing Index is an analysis of test results from three categories of workers—including federally mandated, safety-sensitive workers, the general workforce, and the combined U.S. workforce Oral fluid drug testing results—best at detecting recent drug usage—showed an overall positivity rate increase of 47 percent over the last three years in the general workforce to 9.1 percent in 2015 from 6.7 percent in 2013. Read full article
BioScrip, Inc. (BIOS) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise over 7% on the day.
Доля американцев, в организме которых при взятии анализов на рабочем месте были обнаружены запрещенные препараты, подскочила до рекордных за десятилетие 4% в 2015 году, пишет The Wall Street Journal со ссылкой на исследование Quest Diagnostics.
The Health Services platform of UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH), Optum, recently joined forces with Quest Diagnostics Inc. (DGX) to upgrade and improve its health system service.
Sonora Quest Laboratories of Quest Diagnostics (DGX), has recently opened six new Patient Service Centers (PSCs) at Safeway stores in Arizona.
The recent FDA recommendation allowing Hologic???s (HOLX) Procleix assay to be one of the two tests to be used in the nationwide screening will boost its test revenue growth.
On Aug 23, 2016, we issued an updated research report on Quest Diagnostics, Inc. (DGX).
On Jul 22, 2016, we issued an updated research report on Quest Diagnostics, Inc. (DGX).
Quest Diagnostics' (DGX) second-quarter 2016 adjusted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.34 came 3 cents ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate.
Quest Diagnostics' (DGX) adjusted earnings per share of $1.34 beat the Zacks Consensus estimate by 2.3%.