Quest Diagnostics: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

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SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) _ Quest Diagnostics Inc. (DGX) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $185 million.

On a per-share basis, the Secaucus, New Jersey-based company said it had profit of $1.36. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $1.42 per share.

The medical laboratory operator posted revenue of $1.83 billion in the period.

Quest Diagnostics expects full-year earnings in the range of $6.60 to $8.60 per share, with revenue in the range of $8 billion to $8.6 billion.

Quest Diagnostics shares have increased 22% since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has climbed slightly more than 1%. The stock has climbed 32% in the last 12 months.

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