Quest Diagnostics Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day


Shares of Quest Diagnostics Inc.
DGX,
-0.30%
inched 0.57% higher to $133.46 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
SPX,
+0.88%
falling 0.20% to 4,343.54 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
DJIA,
+0.69%
falling 0.60% to 34,577.37. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains. Quest Diagnostics Inc. closed $9.34 below its 52-week high ($142.80), which the company reached on May 10th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings
LH,
-0.37%
rose 0.22% to $278.57, Qiagen N.V.
QGEN,
+1.39%
rose 0.79% to $49.89, and Sonic Healthcare Ltd. ADR
SKHHY,
+3.26%
fell 2.60% to $27.77. Trading volume (934,797) remained 205,408 below its 50-day average volume of 1.1 M.


Editor’s Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider, using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.


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