Quest Diagnostics Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:DGX)

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$106.75 $0.15 (0.14%) DGX stock closing price Aug 16, 2017 (Closing)

The Quest Diagnostics cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about Quest Diagnostics profits and Quest Diagnostics debt. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in Quest Diagnostics stock analysis. Quest Diagnostics had a positive net income cash flow of $382M for the latest quarter. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. Quest Diagnostics saw a outflow of $170M from investing activities for 2017-Q2. View details of Quest Diagnostics cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec.2017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q32015 Q22015 Q1
Quest Diagnostics Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow128M62M249M186M123M62M304M230M153M78M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-293M-154M-166M-130M-73M-144M-375M-311M-197M-206M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net273M113M290M180M90M111M128M67M172M110M
Quest Diagnostics Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-107M-42M-293M-165M-104M-47M-263M-169M-117M-56M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-112M-1M131M-139M140M-135M-67M-41M-6M-
Increase (Decrease) in Investments1M21M10M-11M-9M-8M-32M-27M-1M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities26M--270M------
Quest Diagnostics Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-203M-104M-517M-377M-352M-108M-164M-116M-94M-75M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-3M-2M145M147M149M212M-84M-21M8M949M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-124M-62M-223M-168M-111M-55M-212M-158M-103M-48M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-13M2M-96M-49M-27M-7M-47M-76M-57M-41M
Quest Diagnostics Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash----------
Quest Diagnostics Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year133M192M187M296M164.88M449.3M534.25M253.94M167.59M149.64M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End314M367M359M406M283M128M133M123M150M974M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Quest Diagnostics stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Quest Diagnostics stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Quest Diagnostics had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-45M for the latest quarter 2017-Q2. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Quest Diagnostics stock price , albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was positive at $490M for Quest Diagnostics in the latest quarter. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc. , and was $490M for DGX in last quarter report.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Quest Diagnostics and its owners and creditors and was $-343M for 2017-Q2. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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