QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC Operating Profits By Year And By Quarter

| February 28, 2019More Companies 1 2

This report is a 4-part analysis of operating profits QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC. You will see operating profits by year as well as by each quarter. Towards the end, you will see the best and worst performed quarters. (The time range of data used in this report is between 2008 and 2018. We will be updating this report regularly as we receive new quarterly data.)

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There are 4 sections in this report. Below is a table of contents to help you navigate.

  1. QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC Operating Profit By Year
  2. QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC Quarterly Operating Profit History
  3. 5 Best Profit-Quarters Of QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC
  4. 5 Lowest Profit-Quarters Of QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC

1 QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC Operating Profit By Year

This section starts with a operating profit history chart for QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC. Heights of the bar will help you visualize the operating profit by year.

The first section helps you learn the operating profit of QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC by year. The data includes 10 years between 2008 and 2018. First, you will see a bar graph with each bar corresponding to the profit for a particular year. Later you will see a table containing data used for plotting the graph.

QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC Operating Profit History Chart
YearOperating Profits ($)Operating Profits In $ MillionInflation Adjusted Operating Profits ($ Million)Operating Profit-Change From Previous Year ($ Million)
200812223760001222.381425.65
200913591110001359.111590.79136.731 (11.19%)
201012955350001295.541491.9-63.575 (-4.68%)
2011995048000995.051110.81-300.492 (-23.19%)
2012120100000012011313.53205.95 (20.7%)
2013147500000014751589.92274 (22.81%)
20149830000009831042.67-492 (-33.36%)
2015139900000013991482.17416 (42.32%)
2016127700000012771336.06-122 (-8.72%)
2017116500000011651193.45-112 (-8.77%)

Note: The fourth column represents the inflation-adjusted profit values for QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC.

QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC recorded the highest operating profit of $1475 Million during 2013.

QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC Operating Profits Vs Inflation Adjusted Profit

2 QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC Operating Profit By Quarter

Let us now see a simple line graph displaying the quarterly operating profit of QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC between 2008 and 2018. The direction of the line will help you visualize the profit trend.

The range of data in the below graph includes 30 quarters between 2008 and 2018. The direction of the line will give you an idea of how the profits have grown or fallen between quarters.

QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC Quarterly Operating Profit History

Now let us see a table containing data used in the above line graph. The third column contains inflation-adjusted values. The final column shows how each quarter performed relative to the former.

Quarter-YearOperating Profits ($)Operating Profits In $ MillionInflation Adjusted Operating Profits ($ Million)Operating Profit-Change From Previous Quarter ($ Million)
Q3-2008308123000308.12349.6
Q4-2008316935000316.94370.068.815 (2.86%)
Q3-2009359375000359.38414.4842.435 (13.39%)
Q4-2009348280000348.28400.89-11.1 (-3.09%)
Q2-2010298562000298.56340.67-49.718 (-14.28%)
Q3-2010365894000365.89417.1167.334 (22.55%)
Q4-2010336867000336.87382.88-29.023 (-7.93%)
Q2-20113096000030.9634.15-305.91 (-90.81%)
Q3-2011316854000316.85348.13285.894 (923.43%)
Q4-2011322053000322.05354.375.203 (1.64%)
Q2-2012297819000297.82322.46-24.231 (-7.52%)
Q3-2012333352000333.35360.1335.532 (11.93%)
Q4-2012304620000304.62328.98-28.73 (-8.62%)
Q2-2013227000000227242.4-77.62 (-25.48%)
Q3-2013289000000289307.4562 (27.31%)
Q4-2013689000000689735.03400 (138.41%)
Q2-2014208000000208217.65-481 (-69.81%)
Q3-2014262000000262273.8454 (25.96%)
Q4-2014256000000256269.74-6 (-2.29%)
Q2-2015228000000228238.67-28 (-10.94%)
Q3-2015301000000301314.2573 (32.02%)
Q4-2015631000000631661.77330 (109.63%)
Q2-2016257000000257266.23-374 (-59.27%)
Q3-2016422000000422435.71165 (64.2%)
Q4-2016322000000322331.73-100 (-23.7%)
Q2-2017279000000279283.63-43 (-13.35%)
Q3-2017319000000319323.0140 (14.34%)
Q4-2017298000000298300.63-21 (-6.58%)
Q2-2018272000000272269.22-26 (-8.72%)
Q3-2018305000000305300.8933 (12.13%)

Highest quarterly operating profit for QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC was $689 Million during Q4-2013.

QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC Operating Profits Vs Inflation Adjusted Operating Profit Quarterly

3 5 Best Profit-Quarters Of QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC

This section contains the 5 quarters of QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC that recorded the highest operating profits. This data may help you in identifying a pattern among quarters (Q1 to Q4). The pattern will help you can forecast a likely best quarter (among the four quarters in a year) in future.

Quarter-YearOperating Profits ($)Operating Profits In $ MillionOperating Profit-Change From Highest Value ($ Million)
Q4-2013689000000689
Q4-201563100000063158 (9.19%)
Q3-2016422000000422267 (63.27%)
Q3-2010365894000365.89323.106 (88.31%)
Q3-2009359375000359.38329.625 (91.72%)
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC - 5 Highest Quarterly Operating Profits

4 5 Lowest Profit-Quarters Of QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC

This section contains the quarters of QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC that recorded the lowest operating profits.

Quarter-YearOperating Profits ($)Operating Profits In $ MillionOperating Profit-Change From Lowest Value ($ Million)
Q2-20113096000030.96
Q2-2014208000000208-177.04 (-85.12%)
Q2-2013227000000227-196.04 (-86.36%)
Q2-2015228000000228-197.04 (-86.42%)
Q4-2014256000000256-225.04 (-87.91%)
QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC - 5 Lowest Operating Profit Quarters

Conclusion

Profits help businesses to grow and sustain. Operating profit over any other reported profits is a key metric to analyze a company. Hopefully, this report helped you analyze in-depth the profit-performance of QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC.

Recommended For Further Reading:

  1. QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INC Revenue History
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