Published: Thu, October 12, 2017
Economy | By Annette Adams

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) Shares Dip Under Moving Averages


The company has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 6.90%. Prudential Public Ltd Company stated it has 11,837 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Express Scripts Hldg Com now has $34.20B valuation. University Of Notre Dame Du Lac sold 16,101 shares as Express Scripts Hldg Co (ESRX)'s stock declined 14.09%. 2,986,719 shares of the company traded hands. It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500. The company reported $1.33 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.32 by $0.01. Any way you dice it, a dip below $3.26 a share would be very bad news for SGYP's technical picture in the near-term. The Capital Counsel Llc holds 449,163 shares with $28.68M value, down from 1.18M last quarter. The company has a market cap of $33.60 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.10 and a beta of 0.88. Company insiders own 0.68% of the company's stock. About 36,533 shares traded. It has underperformed by 64.24% the S&P500. Its up 0.07, from 1.18 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 113 investors sold ESRX shares while 436 reduced holdings. 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. Wells Fargo & Co cut Express Scripts Holding Company from a "market perform" rating to an "underperform" rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 15th.

St. Louis-based Express Scripts is buying the Bluffton, South Carolina company from investors, including General Atlantic, TA Associates and Ridgemont Equity Partners. 3,478 are held by Asset. Massachusetts Fin Svcs Ma owns 7.09M shares or 0.2% of their USA portfolio. Aimz Inv Limited Liability Company reported 18,276 shares stake. Washington Tru, Rhode Island-based fund reported 123,481 shares. Weatherstone Cap Management has invested 0.24% of its portfolio in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). Voya Invest Mgmt Llc stated it has 0.07% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX).

04/25/2017 - Express Scripts Holding Company had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Robert W. Baird. Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio reported 410,394 shares. Boys Arnold And accumulated 0.26% or 31,235 shares. Whittier holds 10,437 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. It also reduced Caleres Inc Com stake by 32,930 shares and now owns 9,306 shares.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has shown an EPS growth of 16.40% in the last 5 years and sales growth of 16.80% for the same year while for the next 5 years; the EPS growth estimates 12.13%.Along with this Sales growth yoy (quarter over quarter) was considered as 0.50%. Therefore 40% are positive. Finally, ValuEngine raised Express Scripts Holding from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, June 8 with "Buy".

USA stocks stalled Monday, as gains in shares of energy companies failed to offset losses elsewhere. As per Thursday, June 1, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to "Equal-Weight" on Thursday, January 21.

Several other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of ESRX.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.07, from 0.63 in 2017Q1. 1 funds opened positions while 4 raised stakes. 20 are owned by Qci Asset. Monroe Savings Bank And Mi holds 700 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Its down 2.89, from 3.25 in 2017Q1. 717,847 were reported by State Bank Of Ny Mellon. Cantab Prtn Llp reported 83,812 shares. Comml Bank Of Montreal Can reported 8.41 million shares stake. Mutual Of America Mgmt Limited Liability Corp owns 21,565 shares. Transamerica Financial invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). Denver Invest Advsr Ltd Com accumulated 5,132 shares. Needham maintained Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) on Monday, October 2 with "Hold" rating. California Water Service had 13 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by HSBC on Tuesday, January 10 to "Hold". The company was initiated on Friday, July 1 by Argus Research. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of SJM in report on Monday, July 24 with "Hold" rating. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, July 27. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Janney Capital given on Tuesday, April 19. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company is at 1.31. IHT Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,944 shares of the company's stock worth $128,000 after acquiring an additional 145 shares in the last quarter.

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