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DGX

Quest Diagnostics

$102.33

-0.07 (-0.07%)

, LH

LabCorp

$167.58

-0.18 (-0.11%)

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Quest Diagnostics, LabCorp could be impacted by Hurricane Dorian, says KeyBanc

KeyBanc analyst Donald Hooker notes that both Quest Diagnostics (DGX) and LabCorp (LH) operate facilities in Florida and the Southeast that could be negatively impacted by Hurricane Dorian. In prior years, bad hurricane seasons have negatively impacted year over year patient volumes by anywhere from 30-160 bps for both companies, with a more pronounced bottom-line impact given the economies of scale in lab testing, he adds. However, the analyst suspects that the financial impact may be mitigated this year given the significant changes at both Quest and LabCorp. As an initial take, Hooker would ballpark a bad hurricane season for Quest could represent about $20M of revenue headwind and 6c of EPS headwind, while for LabCorp, the headwind could be about $17M and 6c, respectively.

DGX

Quest Diagnostics

$102.33

-0.07 (-0.07%)

LH

LabCorp

$167.58

-0.18 (-0.11%)

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DGX Quest Diagnostics
$102.33

-0.07 (-0.07%)

07/15/19
GSCO
07/15/19
DOWNGRADE
Target $85
GSCO
Sell
Quest Diagnostics downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs analyst Patrick Donnelly downgraded Quest Diagnostics to Sell from Neutral and lowered his price target for the shares to $85 from $90. The analyst sees a "challenging" setup for the shares amid "muted" Preferred Lab Network prospects.
07/15/19
GSCO
07/15/19
DOWNGRADE
Target $85
GSCO
Sell
Goldman Sachs downgrades Quest Diagnostics to Sell, cuts target to $85
Goldman Sachs analyst Patrick Donnelly downgraded Quest Diagnostics (DGX) to Sell from Neutral and lowered his price target for the shares to $85 from $90. The company remains in a flat- to low-single-digit organic growth environment which will constrain operating profit and free cash flow growth, Donnelly tells investors in a research note. Further, the analyst sees "little reason for optimism" in the near term around the UnitedHealth (UNH) Preferred Lab Network. The incentive structure to further narrow lab use is uncertain and "in-network" status is most likely to continue to dominate volume flow, says Donnelly. He sees downside risk to Quest's to out-year estimates "as the lab business struggles to grow organically."
07/15/19
ROTH
07/15/19
NO CHANGE
Target $7.5
ROTH
Buy
Sharecare liquidity event would help capitalize Remark AI business, says Roth Capital
Roth Capital analyst Darren Aftahi notes that privately-held Sharecare, which he estimates Remark Holdings (MARK) owns about 4.5% of, recently announced Quest Diagnostics (DGX) as its preferred laboratory partner, with Quest also making a strategic investment in the company. The analyst believes this could set the stage for a potential IPO going forward. Based on his current analysis, Aftahi thinks Remark's stake is worth about $150M-$175M, implying about $3.65-$4.31/share, multiples of its current $43M value. A liquidity event in Sharecare would help to much better capitalize Remark's AI business, he contends. The analyst reiterates a Buy rating and $7.50 price target on Remark's shares.
07/24/19
FBCO
07/24/19
NO CHANGE
Target $105
FBCO
Neutral
Quest Diagnostics price target raised to $105 from $99 at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Erin Wilson Wright raised her price target for Quest Diagnostics to $105 from $99 following quarterly results. The analyst reiterates a Neutral rating on the shares.
LH LabCorp
$167.58

-0.18 (-0.11%)

07/16/19
BOFA
07/16/19
UPGRADE
BOFA
Neutral
LabCorp upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at BofA/Merrill
07/16/19
BOFA
07/16/19
UPGRADE
Target $182
BOFA
Neutral
LabCorp upgraded to Neutral on constructive on industry trends at BofA/Merrill
As previously reported, BofA/Merrill Lynch analyst Derik De Bruin upgraded LabCorp to Neutral from Underperform and raised his price target on the shares to $182 from $140, stating that he has become increasingly more constructive on industry trends since January. He also thinks it is notable that LabCorp has a lack of macro exposure at a time when global industrial indicators are softening, De Bruin stated.
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Fly Intel: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. LabCorp (LH) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at BofA/Merrill with analyst Derik De Bruin saying he has become increasingly more constructive on industry trends since January. 2. Timken (TKR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman Sachs with analyst Joseph Ritchie saying he shuffled his ratings in the Americas Multi-Industry ahead of the Q2 earnings season. 3. Freeport McMoRan (FCX) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Barclays while Wheaton Precious Metals (WPM) was upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight. 4. OneMain Holdings (OMF) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Richard Shane saying with the shares trading at almost a 30% discount to the peer median, the stock can deliver a mid- to high-teens return through 2020. 5. Nokia (NOK) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Danske Bank. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
07/25/19
PIPR
07/25/19
NO CHANGE
Target $183
PIPR
Overweight
Piper more confident after LabCorp results, boosts target to $183
Piper Jaffray analyst William Quirk raised his price target for LabCorp to $183 from $177 following the company's fiscal Q1 results and maintains an Overweight rating on the shares. The analyst says Covance continues to outperform and that "incremental visibility" around diagnostics leaves him confident in the company's ability to deliver in 2019.

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