Quest Diagnostics (DGX)

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106.55 +0.66  +0.62% NYSE May 22, 20:00 Delayed 2m USD

Quest Diagnostics Price to Book Value:

3.149 for May 22, 2017
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May 22, 2017 3.149
May 19, 2017 3.129
May 18, 2017 3.122
May 17, 2017 3.106
May 16, 2017 3.144
May 15, 2017 3.180
May 12, 2017 3.146
May 11, 2017 3.174
May 10, 2017 3.187
May 9, 2017 3.170
May 8, 2017 3.168
May 5, 2017 3.165
May 4, 2017 3.169
May 3, 2017 3.154
May 2, 2017 3.156
May 1, 2017 3.140
April 28, 2017 3.118
April 27, 2017 3.127
April 26, 2017 3.125
April 25, 2017 3.129
April 24, 2017 3.076
April 21, 2017 3.053
April 20, 2017 3.074
April 19, 2017 2.899
April 18, 2017 2.870
   
April 17, 2017 2.889
April 13, 2017 2.874
April 12, 2017 2.903
April 11, 2017 2.907
April 10, 2017 2.906
April 7, 2017 2.895
April 6, 2017 2.896
April 5, 2017 2.896
April 4, 2017 2.888
April 3, 2017 2.900
March 31, 2017 2.905
March 30, 2017 2.915
March 29, 2017 2.911
March 28, 2017 2.929
March 27, 2017 2.923
March 24, 2017 2.925
March 23, 2017 2.912
March 22, 2017 2.921
March 21, 2017 2.917
March 20, 2017 2.939
March 17, 2017 2.936
March 16, 2017 2.933
March 15, 2017 2.963
March 14, 2017 2.931
March 13, 2017 2.935

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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DGX Price to Book Value Benchmarks

Companies
Laboratory Corp 2.54
Danaher 2.420
DexCom 21.41

DGX Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 1.845 Feb 08 2016
Maximum 3.187 May 10 2017
Average 2.324

DGX Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("DGX", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("DGX", "price_to_book_value", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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