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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): April 22, 2021
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
Delaware
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
001-1221516-1387862
(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
500 Plaza Drive
Secaucus, NJ07094
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
(973)520-2700
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 Par ValueDGXNew York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
    Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.




Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On April 22, 2021 Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (the "Company") issued a press release announcing, among other things, its results for the quarter ended March 31, 2021. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
    
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
d. Exhibit
99.1
104The cover page from this current report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL.



Signature
    
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

April 22, 2021

QUEST DIAGNOSTICS INCORPORATED
By:/s/ William J. O'Shaughnessy, Jr.
William J. O'Shaughnessy, Jr.
Deputy General Counsel and
Corporate Secretary