Quest Diagnostics Company Profile (NYSE:DGX)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Rating(s), 8 Hold Rating(s), 2 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $77.00 (9.41% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/22/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price Target$86.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/24/2016Jyske BankDowngradeNeutral -> SellView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/7/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/3/2016MizuhoReiterated RatingBuy$84.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/24/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/22/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/16/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/23/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/22/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$72.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/22/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$70.00 -> $76.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/23/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Boost Price Target$71.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/29/2016William BlairReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/16/2015Wells Fargo & Co.UpgradeUnderperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/27/2015JMP SecuritiesInitiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/25/2015Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> Hold$77.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/23/2015Bank of America Corp.DowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$71.00 -> $68.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/30/2015Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$65.00 -> $74.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/29/2015Craig HallumDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/2/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.UpgradeUnderperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/25/2014Maxim GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$68.00 -> $74.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/23/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
10/20/2016        
7/21/2016Q216$1.32$1.34$1.91 billion$1.91 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/21/2016Q116$1.12$1.12$1.82 billion$1.86 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/28/2016Q415$1.19$1.19$1.85 billion$1.85 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/22/2015Q315$1.26$1.28$1.89 billion$1.88 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/23/2015Q215$1.23$1.25$1.93 billion$1.93 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/23/2015Q115$1.04$1.05$1.85 billion$1.84 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/29/2015Q414$1.04$1.08$1.85 billion$1.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/23/2014Q314$1.08$1.10$1.87 billion$1.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/24/2014Q214$1.06$1.08$1.88 billion$1.90 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/24/2014Q114$0.89$0.84$1.75 billion$1.75 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/30/2014Q413$0.93$0.97$1.74 billion$1.76 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/17/2013Q313$1.20$1.02$1.84 billion$1.79 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/18/2013Q2 2013$1.10$1.06$1.84 billion$1.82 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/17/2013Q1 2013$1.03$0.89$1.86 billion$1.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/23/2013Q4 2012$1.02$1.01$1.83 billion$1.77 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/17/2012$1.18$1.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/19/2012$1.17$1.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/18/2012$1.01$1.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/24/2012$1.06$1.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/25/2011$1.11$1.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/20/2011$1.12$1.12ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/20/2011$1.01$1.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/25/2011$0.91$0.98ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$1.00$1.15$1.09
Q2 20165$1.31$1.33$1.32
Q3 20165$1.33$1.39$1.35
Q4 20164$1.25$1.30$1.28
Q1 20172$1.17$1.19$1.18
Q2 20172$1.39$1.43$1.41
Q3 20172$1.40$1.44$1.42
Q4 20172$1.37$1.39$1.38
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX)
Annual Dividend:$1.60
Dividend Yield:1.88%
Payout Ratio:31.07% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
31.37% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
29.47% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:29.30% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/18/2016quarterly$0.402.1%7/1/20167/6/20167/20/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/28/2016quarterly$0.402.31%4/4/20164/6/20164/20/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/4/2015quarterly$0.382.22%1/8/20161/12/20161/27/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/18/2015quarterly$0.382.07%10/2/201510/6/201510/21/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/15/2015quarterly$0.382.09%7/6/20157/8/20157/22/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/29/2015quarterly$0.382.13%4/6/20154/8/20154/22/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/4/2014quarterly$0.332.03%1/9/20151/13/20151/28/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/15/2014quarterly$0.332.14%10/3/201410/7/201410/22/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/21/2014quarterly$0.332.3%7/7/20147/9/20147/23/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/30/2014quarterly$0.332.51%4/4/20144/8/20144/23/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/6/2013quarterly$0.301.99%1/3/20141/7/20141/22/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/20/2013quarterly$0.302.03%9/27/201310/1/201310/16/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/21/2013quarterly$0.301.96%6/28/20137/2/20137/17/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/26/2013quarterly$0.302.14%3/28/20134/2/20134/16/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
5/27/2016Catherine T DohertySVPSell47,334$77.27$3,657,498.18View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/12/2016Jenne K BritellDirectorSell8,000$75.68$605,440.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/9/2016Everett CunninghamSVPSell56,312$76.26$4,294,353.12View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/6/2016Everett CunninghamSVPSell50,447$76.00$3,833,972.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/25/2016Catherine T DohertySVPSell29,550$74.45$2,199,997.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/3/2015Michael E PrevoznikSVPSell3,261$71.16$232,052.76View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/11/2015Daniel StanzioneDirectorSell8,000$70.97$567,760.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/4/2015Gail R WilenskyDirectorSell8,000$72.34$578,720.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/3/2015John B ZieglerDirectorSell8,000$71.88$575,040.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/2/2015Thomas F BongiornoVPSell3,000$71.50$214,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/17/2014Jon R CohenSVPSell160,029$63.13$10,102,630.77View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/8/2014Catherine T DohertySVPSell25,000$60.12$1,503,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/4/2014Michael E PrevoznikSVPSell14,377$61.01$877,140.77View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/30/2014Jenne K BritellDirectorSell8,000$62.37$498,960.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/30/2014Michael E PrevoznikSVPSell16,384$62.51$1,024,163.84View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/29/2014John C Md BaldwinDirectorSell8,000$62.31$498,480.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/28/2014Thomas F BongiornoVPSell4,000$61.72$246,880.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/25/2014John B ZieglerDirectorSell8,000$61.90$495,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/22/2014John ZieglerDirectorSell2,973$57.65$171,393.45View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/7/2014Gary PfeifferDirectorSell10,000$55.95$559,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/5/2014Mark GuinanCFOBuy4,000$55.51$222,040.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/27/2014Jenne BritellDirectorSell10,000$52.74$527,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/19/2014Michael PrevoznikSVPSell2,860$52.26$149,463.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/18/2014Gail WilenskyDirectorSell30,000$52.93$1,587,900.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/6/2014Timothy MainDirectorBuy5,000$50.71$253,550.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/5/2013Thomas F BongiornoVPSell16,667$62.49$1,041,520.83View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/29/2013Thomas F BongiornoVPSell6,000$59.00$354,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/25/2013Gary M PfeifferDirectorSell2,000$58.10$116,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/17/2013Catherine DohertySVPSell43,334$62.00$2,686,708.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/14/2013Catherine DohertySVPSell33,000$59.85$1,975,050.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/12/2013John ZieglerDirectorSell1,953$59.45$116,105.85View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/8/2013Thomas BongiornoVPSell10,864$59.33$644,561.12View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/23/2013Jenne K BritellDirectorSell4,200$58.99$247,758.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/18/2013Michael E PrevoznikSVPSell126,667$62.64$7,934,420.88View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/22/2013John B ZieglerDirectorSell31,362$62.00$1,944,444.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/14/2013John C Md BaldwinDirectorSell1,214$59.41$72,123.74View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/11/2013John B ZieglerDirectorSell1,470$58.35$85,774.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/17/2013Gary M PfeifferDirectorSell10,000$60.00$600,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/3/2012Robert HagemannCFOSell46,667$64.00$2,986,688.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/7/2012Stephen H RusckowskiCEOBuy5,000$59.34$296,700.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX)
DateHeadline
07/23/16 07:45 AMQuest Diagnostics (DGX) Stephen H. Rusckowski on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
07/22/16 01:15 PMNew Research Reports on NFLX, AXP, GM & Others -
07/22/16 11:30 AMQuest Diagnostics, Inc. :DGX-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : July 22, 2016 -
07/21/16 09:03 PMQuest Diagnostics : tops Street 2Q forecasts
07/21/16 09:03 PMQuest Diagnostics Q2 Profit Increases
07/21/16 03:54 PMEdited Transcript of DGX earnings conference call or presentation 21-Jul-16 12:30pm GMT -
07/21/16 03:44 PMQuest Diagnostics (DGX) Tops Q2 Earnings & Revenue Estimates - Nasdaq
07/21/16 02:17 PMQuest Diagnostics (DGX) Tops Q2 Earnings, Guides Lower Sales -
07/21/16 06:18 AMQuest Diagnostics (DGX) Tops Q2 Earnings & Revenue Estimates -
07/21/16 06:07 AMQ2 2016 Quest Diagnostics Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open -
07/21/16 05:59 AMQuest Diagnostics tops Street 2Q forecasts -
07/20/16 04:49 PMQuest Diagnostics Inc Realized Volatility Hits Substantially Low Level - CML News
07/20/16 04:49 PMStock Strength in Focus for Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX) - Press Telegraph
07/20/16 01:40 PMTop 7 Research Reports for July 20, 2016 -
07/19/16 02:42 PMCompanies Hit 52-Week Highs -
07/18/16 08:40 AMShares of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX) Rally 1.3% - Trade Calls
07/18/16 08:40 AMQuest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX) Earns Consensus Hold Rating - Review Fortune
07/15/16 07:39 AMWill Quest Diagnostics' (DGX) Earnings Surprise in Q2? - Yahoo Finance
07/14/16 03:50 PMWill Quest Diagnostics' (DGX) Earnings Surprise in Q2?
07/13/16 08:56 PMStock Touching a Recent High: Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX) - Press Telegraph
07/13/16 08:56 PMQuest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE:DGX) close to 52-week high, short interest decreasing - Street Report
07/13/16 08:46 AMIs Quest Diagnostics Inc.(NYSE: DGX), a large market cap stock a smart buy? - The Daily Leicester
07/12/16 07:53 AMQuest Diagnostics Estimates Move Up, Tie-Ups to Add Value
07/08/16 08:43 AMStock Showing Gains This Year: Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX) - Telanagana Press
07/08/16 08:43 AMPrevious Trading Session Wrap-Up: Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX) - Press Telegraph
07/08/16 08:43 AMEye Catching Stock: Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX) - News Oracle
07/07/16 08:48 PMStock in Investor Crosshairs: Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX) - Telanagana Press
07/07/16 08:48 PMStock Setting a Recent High: Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX) - Press Telegraph
07/07/16 08:19 AMTop Gainers of the Day: Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX) from Medical Laboratories & Research - Twin County News
07/06/16 09:27 PMStock Strength Recap for Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX) - Press Telegraph
07/06/16 09:27 PMToth Financial Advisory Corp buys $5495155 stake in Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX) - Trade Calls
07/05/16 08:22 AMLarge Cap Medical Laboratories & Research: Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX) - Twin County News
07/02/16 03:35 PMMega Cap End of Session Update: Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX) - Telanagana Press
07/02/16 03:35 PMShare Performance Recap for: Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX) - Press Telegraph
07/01/16 08:43 PMJyske Bank Downgrades Quest Diagnostics Inc to Sell - TheFounders Daily
07/01/16 05:08 PMETF’s with exposure to Quest Diagnostics, Inc. : July 1, 2016 -
06/30/16 09:00 PMQuest Diagnostics : To Release Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results On July 21
06/30/16 09:36 AMQuest Diagnostics To Release Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results On July 21 - [PR Newswire] - MADISON, N.J., June 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, announced that it will report second quarter 2016 ...
06/30/16 08:52 AMQuest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX) from Medical Laboratories & Research – Todays Top Gains - Twin County News
06/29/16 08:37 AMHC Trending Hot Stocks: Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX), Quest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE:DGX) - share market updates (press release)
06/28/16 03:35 PMTop Stock Pick for Quarter: Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX) - Engelwood Daily
06/28/16 11:08 AMQuest Diagnostics, Inc. :DGX-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers : June 28, 2016 -
06/27/16 06:38 AMQuest Diagnostics Poised on Strategic Tie-Ups, New Launches -
06/26/16 03:13 PMMost important stocks of the day: Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE:DGX) - Twin County News
06/25/16 03:26 PMDGX Dividend Yield Pushes Past 2%
06/25/16 07:28 AMHealthcor Management LP Increased Quest Diagnostics INC (NYSE:DGX) by $94.10 Million as Shares Rose - Press Telegraph
06/24/16 10:21 AMQuest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for June 22
06/23/16 02:31 PMAnalysts Offer Insights on Healthcare Companies: Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX) and Laboratory Corporation Of ... - Markets.co
06/23/16 02:31 PMIs Quest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE:DGX) a Valuable Stock? - Street Report
06/20/16 03:32 PMQuest Diagnostics Signs 130,000-SF HQ Lease in Secaucus

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About Quest Diagnostics

Quest Diagnostics logoQuest Diagnostics Incorporated is a provider of diagnostic information services. The Company operates through two businesses: Diagnostic Information Services and Diagnostic Solutions. The Company's Diagnostic Information Services business develops and delivers diagnostic testing information and services to patients, physicians, health plans, hospitals, accountable care organizations (ACOs), integrated delivery networks (IDNs), other commercial laboratories, employers and others. The Company's Diagnostic Solutions offers a range of solutions for insurers and healthcare providers. The Company provides risk assessment services for the life insurance industry. In addition, the Company offers healthcare organizations and clinicians' health information technology solutions and diagnostic products. ExamOne provides risk assessment services to the life insurance industry in North America. ChartMaxx is the Company's enterprise content management system for hospitals.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Medical
  • Industry: Medical Laboratories & Research
  • Sub-Industry: Health Care Services
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: DGX
  • CUSIP: 74834L10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $85.00
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $80.15
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $72.91
  • P/E Ratio: 16.47
  • P/E Growth: 2.13
  • Market Cap: $12.02B
  • Beta: 0.71
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.1 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.43 EPS
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