Quest Diagnostics (DGX) reported first quarter EPS of $1.33 Thursday morning, up from $1.13 in the prior year period. Analysts expected EPS of $1.18.
Quest Diagnostics gapped open higher Thursday and climbed for the majority of the morning. Shares advanced further going into the close and finished with a gain of 5.92 at $104.03 with volume at over a 5-month high. Quest Diagnostics broke out of nearly a 2-month trading range and set a new high for the year.
by RTT Staff Writer
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