Published: Mon, April 16, 2018
Finance | By Claude Patterson

Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) Consensus Estimates Analysis

Given the stock's recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company's current data. Jefferies maintained the shares of ESRX in report on Tuesday, August 29 with "Buy" rating. The stock decreased 7.17% or $15.75 during the last trading session, reaching $203.9. About 2.62M shares traded. Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP) has risen 69.91% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending.

Shares of ESRX stock opened at $71.62 on Friday. The hedge fund held 764,888 shares of the medical and nursing services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $57.09 million, up from 40,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock decreased 0.05% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $164.82. About 1.40 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 14.45% the S&P500.

In the latest week Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) stock volatility was recorded 2.39% which for the previous full month was noted 2.61%. Therefore 65% are positive. Wg Shaheen Assocs Dba Whitney has 2.46% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 114,005 shares.

Express Scripts declared that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Monday, December 18th that permits the company to buyback 45,000,000 outstanding shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $38,770.25, a PE ratio of 9.73, a PEG ratio of 0.85 and a beta of 0.94. The rating was upgraded by Zacks to "Sell" on Monday, August 31. Mizuho maintained Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) rating on Thursday, March 8. Express Scripts now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $81.97. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, January 9 by Robert W. Baird. Jefferies maintained Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) rating on Friday, May 26. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Tuesday, October 3 report. They were forecasting US$1.56 per share three months ago. It also increased its holding in Mckesson Corp (NYSE:MCK) by 860,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.36 million shares, and has risen its stake in Amc Entmt Hldgs Inc (NYSE:AMC).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.09, from 1.18 in 2017Q3.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Brokerages Expect Express Scripts Holding (ESRX) Will Post Earnings of $1.77 Per Share" was originally posted by Week Herald and is owned by of Week Herald. 216 increased stakes while 111 funds amassed stakes. P/E and P/B ratios both are used on a regular basis by the investor to measure the value of the company and to get the right amount of the share. 503,350 were accumulated by Us Bank & Trust De. Platinum Investment Management Ltd, a Australia-based fund reported 5,600 shares. Jane Street Gp Ltd owns 46,166 shares. Savings Bank Of America Corporation De holds 0.37% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 16.54 million shares. Mutual Federation Of Agricultural Cooperatives reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Colrain Capital Ltd Liability Com owns 20,000 shs or 1.23% of their United States capital. Glenmede Na has 422,156 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Geode Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Express Scripts by 0.5% during the 4th quarter. If the investor already owns shares of the stock, he should hold onto the equity and see how it performs over the short-, medium- and long-term. Gibraltar Cap Mngmt Incorporated holds 49,669 shares or 2.94% of its portfolio. 252.01 million shares or 2.69% more from 245.40 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q4 2017.

Since March 15, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 insider sales for $17,520 activity. It improved, as 49 investors sold UNP shares while 505 reduced holdings. The investment managers in our database reported: 78.09 million shares, up from 39.56 million shares in 2017Q3. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Company holds 0.06% or 15,605 shares. (NYSE:AIR). Great West Life Assurance Can reported 0% of its portfolio in AAR Corp. Millennium Lc owns 390,823 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Moreover, Arrow has 0% invested in Ingersoll-Rand Plc (NYSE:IR). Bridges Inv Counsel accumulated 4,298 shares or 0.29% of the stock. Fny Managed Accounts Ltd Com reported 161 shs or 0.01% of all its holdings. Santa Barbara Asset Mngmt Limited Co has 1.98% invested in Ingersoll-Rand Plc (NYSE:IR). Peak6 Invs Lp invested in 327,448 shares. Aqr Limited Liability Corp has 0.25% invested in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). (NYSE:TWX), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 22 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. On Thursday, June 16 the stock rating was initiated by Bernstein with "Underperform". (NASDAQ:TTWO) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, September 8 by Piper Jaffray. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of IR in report on Thursday, April 27 with "Sector Perform" rating. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, December 14 by SunTrust. The company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, October 25. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, October 2 by Needham. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 15 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was upgraded by BNP Paribas to "Neutral" on Wednesday, July 29. 753,300 are held by Pointstate Capital Lp.

Anchorage Capital Group Llc, which manages about $16.82B and $3.40 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Conns Inc (NASDAQ:CONN) by 1.60M shares to 2.95 million shares, valued at $105.01M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced Athene Hldg Ltd stake by 534,413 shares and now owns 95,851 shares.

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