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Shares of Quest Diagnostics Underperformed its Peers in the Health Care Services Industry (DGX, AH, LH, AIRM, OCR)

Published on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 07:36
By Mallory Stone

Below are five companies in the Health Care Services industry that underperformed yesterday on a relative basis. This analysis was compiled based on yesterday's trading activity as we search for stocks that have could possible underperform its peers going forward.

Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX) ranks first with a loss of 0.05%; Accretive Health (NYSE:AH) ranks second with a gain of 0.18%; and Laboratory Corp of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) ranks third with a gain of 0.44%.

Air Methods (NASDAQ:AIRM) follows with a gain of 0.64% and Omnicare (NYSE:OCR) rounds out the bottom five with a gain of 0.70%.

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated provides diagnostic testing, information, and services. The Company operates a national network of full-service laboratories, rapid response laboratories, and patient service centers. Quest Diagnostics provides esoteric testing, routine medical testing, drugs of abuse testing, and non-hospital-based anatomicpathology testing.

By Mallory Stone
mstone@fnno.com