Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) VP Phyllis S. Anderson sold 578 shares of Express Scripts Holding stock in a transaction on Friday, September 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $63.13, for a total transaction of $36,489.14. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 10,530 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $664,758.90. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website.
Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) opened at 62.64 on Wednesday. Express Scripts Holding Company has a 12 month low of $57.80 and a 12 month high of $77.50. The firm has a market cap of $36.18 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.87 and a beta of 0.88. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $61.89 and a 200-day moving average of $63.36.
Express Scripts Holding (NASDAQ:ESRX) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. The company reported $1.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.71 by $0.02. Express Scripts Holding had a net margin of 3.50% and a return on equity of 25.58%. The company had revenue of $25.35 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $25.52 billion. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.57 EPS. Express Scripts Holding’s revenue for the quarter was up .5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Express Scripts Holding Company will post $6.99 earnings per share for the current year.
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Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Burt Wealth Advisors lifted its stake in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 11.4% in the 2nd quarter. Burt Wealth Advisors now owns 1,696 shares of the company’s stock worth $108,000 after acquiring an additional 174 shares during the period. CKW Financial Group lifted its stake in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 20.0% in the 2nd quarter. CKW Financial Group now owns 1,800 shares of the company’s stock worth $115,000 after acquiring an additional 300 shares during the period. TrimTabs Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Express Scripts Holding in the 1st quarter worth $121,000. Capital Analysts LLC lifted its stake in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 5.6% in the 1st quarter. Capital Analysts LLC now owns 1,877 shares of the company’s stock worth $124,000 after acquiring an additional 100 shares during the period. Finally, IHT Wealth Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 8.1% in the 1st quarter. IHT Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,944 shares of the company’s stock worth $128,000 after acquiring an additional 145 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 88.71% of the company’s stock.
Several equities research analysts have recently commented on ESRX shares. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Express Scripts Holding from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Cowen and Company reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $83.00 price objective on shares of Express Scripts Holding in a research note on Friday, June 9th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Express Scripts Holding from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 17th. Needham & Company LLC started coverage on shares of Express Scripts Holding in a research note on Friday, July 21st. They set a “hold” rating for the company. Finally, Morgan Stanley lifted their price objective on shares of Express Scripts Holding from $52.00 to $57.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $70.24.
About Express Scripts Holding
Express Scripts, Inc is a pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company in North America, offering a range of services to its clients, which include health insurers, third-party administrators, employers, union-sponsored benefit plans, workers’ compensation plans and government health programs. It operates in two segments: PBM and Emerging Markets (EM).
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