Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) Valuation According To Analysts

Trading Statistics of Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

While considering EPS estimates of the company, it has next quarter growth estimates of 2.05 whereas during current year it has 6.99 estimations over growth, comparing to the estimations of 7.67 during next year.

About 1.78M shares traded. It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500.

Venor Capital Management Lp decreased Assured Guaranty Ltd (AGO) stake by 5.84% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Tokio Marine Asset Mgmt Com Ltd, Japan-based fund reported 6,604 shares. The Venor Capital Management Lp holds 903,870 shares with $37.73M value, down from 959,925 last quarter. The stock rose 1.09% or $0.45 reaching $41.75 per share. About 4.39M shares traded or 30.27% up from the average. It is down 16.92% since October 11, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 34.87% the S&P500. Therefore 28% are positive. The current consensus recommendation provided by covering analysts is 3.00. Craig Hallum upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Monday, October 2 report. The stock has "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, August 29. The company has market cap of $1.18 billion. Finally, Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a "hold" rating and issued a $56.00 target price on shares of Express Scripts Holding in a report on Friday, September 1st. Pennsylvania Trust Co sold 11,262 shares as Express Scripts Hldg Co (ESRX)'s stock declined 14.09%. Jabre Capital Partners holds 0.18% or 100,000 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.07, from 0.63 in 2017Q1.

In other news, Director Woodrow A. Myers, Jr. sold 3,900 shares of Express Scripts Holding stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 11th. 1 funds opened positions while 4 raised stakes. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 10,530 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $664,758.90. Daiwa Secs Gru accumulated 0.01% or 35,645 shares. Cahill Financial stated it has 7,313 shares or 0.26% of all its holdings. 11,974 were reported by Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky. Principal Group Inc Inc holds 0.05% or 1.18 million shares in its portfolio. 41,325 are held by Citigroup. James Invest reported 0.07% stake. According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, ESRX makes up 5.18% of the iShares U.S. Healthcare Providers ETF (Symbol: IHF) which is trading up by about 0.2% on the day Wednesday. Meeder Asset Mgmt stated it has 0.15% of its portfolio in Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO).

Since May 2, 2017, it had 2 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $71,386 activity. The insider Albert Howard sold 12,000 shares worth $470,280.

Among 10 analysts covering Acorda Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ACOR), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Express Scripts Holding Co now has $33.60 billion valuation. 1 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. Deutsche Bank downgraded it to "Sell" rating and $61 target in Monday, February 22 report. Ladenburg Thalmann downgraded eGain Corp (NASDAQ:EGAN) on Monday, May 9 to "Neutral" rating. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of ESRX in report on Thursday, June 1 with "Buy" rating. Maxim Group has "Buy" rating and $7800 target. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Leerink Swann on Wednesday, March 23.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.56 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.07, from 0.63 in 2017Q1. Qcm Cayman Limited has invested 1.52% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Following Friday's jobs report, market data indicated traders see about a 75% chance the Fed will move to raise rates at its December meeting. Finally, Twin Capital Management Inc. grew its position in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 0.8% during the 1st quarter.

Express Scripts has a minor presence in medical benefit management, the company's spokesman Brian Henry told Reuters, and the deal would expand it to get into the market in a "bigger way". Park National Corporation Oh invested in 5,714 shares. COHEN RON also bought $338,998 worth of Acorda Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ACOR) shares. Endurance Wealth has 795 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. It also reduced Caleres Inc Com stake by 32,930 shares and now owns 9,306 shares. Tortoise Inv Management Limited Liability Co holds 251 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 0% of its portfolio in eGain Corp (NASDAQ:EGAN) for 7,400 shares.

An earnings forecast is an analyst's outlook for a company's future quarterly or annual earnings. Globeflex Capital Limited Partnership invested in 0.05% or 2,934 shares. Godshalk Welsh holds 0.26% or 4,175 shares in its portfolio. (NASDAQ:SGYP) shares can stay above the price resistance around $3.43 a share, that could help propel Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. Whitnell & invested 1.36% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX).

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