Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) Overpriced by -1.4%

Lloyd Doyle
December 7, 2017

Boston Family Office Limited Liability holds 8,070 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. American Express Co now has $85.21B valuation. Considering that the stock daily volume of 2.85 million shares, this represents a pretty noteworthy trading in volume size in recent session. About 170,176 shares traded. 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 Nasdaq.com's news article titled: "Express Scripts Holding Reaches Analyst Target Price" with publication date: December 05, 2017. United Kingdom-based Veritas Asset Mngmt Llp has invested 4.08% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Credit Suisse maintained Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) rating on Tuesday, April 26. The Dumont & Blake Investment Advisors Llc holds 2,900 shares with $185,000 value, down from 12,484 last quarter. Dodge & Cox raised its stake in Express Scripts by 25.7% during the 2nd quarter. About 137,681 shares traded.

Three months ago, on the other hand, the average analyst rating for Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) was a Hold - from a survey of 17 analysts. It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500. Brighton Jones Limited Co invested in 14,864 shares. It also upped Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) stake by 1,925 shares and now owns 34,210 shares. Cloud Peak Energy Inc (NYSE:CLD) was raised too. The Ohio-based Wealthtrust Fairport has invested 0.06% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Going back a full year, shares have moved 100.00%. TheStreet upgraded shares of Express Scripts from a "c+" rating to a "b-" rating in a research report on Monday.

Among 21 analysts covering Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive.

Analysts await Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) to report earnings on February, 13. The company was maintained on Monday, October 2 by Needham. The stock of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by Wood with "Market Perform" on Friday, October 14. Apg Asset Management Nv has invested 0.24% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, February 18 with "Overweight". Evermay Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability has 0.81% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 67,971 shares. The rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank to "Hold" on Friday, November 4. Citigroup has "Buy" rating and GBX 325 target. A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued. Its down 0.05, from 0.98 in 2017Q1.


Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) has risen 22.89% since then. 75 funds opened positions while 234 raised stakes. However, at the Wall Street, the shares for the company has been tagged a $67.64 price target, indicating that the shares will drop -1.36% from its current levels. Individual investors who prefer buy and hold strategies may be more likely to be studying the fundamentals. The Greatmark Investment Partners Inc holds 80,350 shares with $5.13 million value, up from 400 last quarter. Metropolitan Life Ins Comm New York accumulated 289,808 shares. Weatherly Asset Management LP owns 12,738 shares or 0.23% of their U.S. portfolio. Blb&B Advsrs Limited Liability Co owns 5,457 shares. Hartford Fincl Management reported 0.81% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE).

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) closed at $68.57 after the last trading day, drawing interest from investors and traders. Sandy Spring National Bank & Trust reported 6,464 shares. Usa Portformulas Corporation holds 6,500 shares. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 11,500 shares in the company, valued at approximately $735,195.

Several analysts recently issued reports on ESRX shares. Reilly Advsr Ltd Co reported 196 shares. Bridgewater Lp invested in 612,525 shares. Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) has an operating margin of 5.40%. (NYSE:AMC) hasconsensus analyst target price is $21.58. They expect $2.14 EPS, down 12.65% or $0.31 from last year's $2.45 per share. AXP's profit will be $1.35 billion for 15.83 P/E if the $1.55 EPS becomes a reality. The company's quarterly EPS surprised Wall Street by as much as -8% to the downside in its last earnings announcement, so investors should note this tendency when assessing consensus estimates. Therefore 27% are positive. Morgan Stanley downgraded the stock to "Underweight" rating in Monday, June 20 report. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 7,304,973 shares of the company's stock valued at $462,551,000 after acquiring an additional 188,528 shares in the last quarter. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, March 23 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 20 by S&P Research. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $72.0 target in Tuesday, August 29 report. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, December 1 by HSBC. The company was maintained on Tuesday, May 30 by Jefferies. The rating was initiated by Standpoint Research with "Sell" on Friday, July 22. Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 1.10M shares or 0.16% of all its holdings.

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