Crossvault Capital Management Llc sold 19,400 shares as General Electric Co (GE)'s stock declined 7.64%. Mengis Inc holds 0.18% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 4,100 shares. American Express Co now has $85.21B valuation. The stock has a market capitalization of $38,603.98, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.96, a P/E/G ratio of 1.01 and a beta of 0.88. Finally, Nordea Investment Management AB increased its stake in shares of Express Scripts by 2.6% in the 3rd quarter. It has outperformed by 5.71% the S&P500.
Analysts await Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) to report earnings on February, 13.
Among 21 analysts covering Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 11 Hold. The Greatmark Investment Partners Inc holds 80,350 shares with $5.13 million value, up from 400 last quarter. They expect $2.14 EPS, down 12.65% or $0.31 from last year's $2.45 per share.
Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500. United Fire Grp Inc stated it has 4,000 shares. Currently, 571.8 million total shares are owned by the public and among those 564.57 million shares have been available to trade. ESRX's profit will be $1.17B for 8.29 P/E if the $2.06 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.29 actual EPS reported by General Electric Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.45% negative EPS growth. Finally, Toronto Dominion Bank raised its position in shares of Express Scripts Holding Company by 24,343.7% in the third quarter. Therefore 33% are positive. ValuEngine cut Express Scripts from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, March 23 by BMO Capital Markets. Mai Capital Mngmt reported 10,210 shares. The stock of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) earned "Hold" rating by Mizuho on Tuesday, October 24. Morgan Stanley downgraded the stock to "Underweight" rating in Monday, June 20 report. On Monday, November 13 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Hold". Moneta Invest Advisors Limited Liability invested 0.08% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Leerink Swann has "Outperform" rating and $95.0 target. Jefferies has "Buy" rating and $6700 target. More interesting news about Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: "Express Scripts Outlook Improves Amid Tax Reform, CVS-Aetna Deal" published on December 06, 2017 as well as Bloomberg.com's news article titled: "Express Scripts CEO Open to Insurer Deal, Ties With Amazon" with publication date: November 30, 2017.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.05, from 0.98 in 2017Q1.
Shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ ESRX) opened at $68.57 on Thursday.
Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) maintained activity of 4.04 million shares that trade hands on average basis while its relative volume is 0.92. Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc invested in 1.44 million shares. Zwj Invest Counsel accumulated 4,392 shares. (NASDAQ:TROW). Curbstone Fincl Mgmt reported 0.22% of its portfolio in T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. Reilly Advsr Ltd Co reported 196 shares. Utd Advisers Lc has 0.04% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 69,085 shares. Fairfield Bush And, a Connecticut-based fund reported 3,280 shares. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 11,108 shares in the company, valued at approximately $667,368.64. Wfg Limited Partnership reported 0.13% in T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. Fdx Advsr Incorporated holds 26,009 shares. Canandaigua Financial Bank And Tru holds 0.4% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 30,461 shares. The 1 year EPS growth rate is 51.40%. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 68% are positive. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.90 on scale of 1-5 with week's performance of 10.42%.
Express Scripts Holding Company operates as a pharmacy benefit management firm in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The stock has "Underperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, October 22. The firm has "Buy" rating by TheStreet given on Tuesday, July 21. The company maintains price to book ratio of 12.44 vs.an industry average at 3.43. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $72.0 target in Tuesday, August 29 report. The rating was initiated by Standpoint Research with "Sell" on Friday, July 22. The rating was maintained by Wood with "Market Perform" on Friday, October 14. About 506,581 shares traded.
Madison Investment Holdings Inc decreased Ishares Core S&P Small (IJR) stake by 43,689 shares to 527,924 valued at $37.01 million in 2017Q2. Seagate Technology Plc (NASDAQ:STX) was raised too.
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