Express Scripts Hldg Co (ESRX) Share Price Declined While Cwm LLC Trimmed by $3.12 Million Its Position

June 19, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.57 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.07, from 0.64 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 86 investors sold ESRX shares while 505 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 263 raised stakes. 502.37 million shares or 2.68% less from 516.19 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Mgmt Il reported 0.1% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Gilman Hill Asset Management Limited Liability Company reported 0.08% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Weik Inv invested in 0.15% or 3,940 shares. Acadian Asset Ltd owns 1.31M shares for 0.44% of their portfolio. Korea Inv Corp has 199,244 shares. California-based L And S Advsr has invested 0.13% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Parkside Bankshares And holds 12,095 shares. Illinois-based Guggenheim Cap Limited Liability has invested 0.19% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). First Midwest Savings Bank Division owns 26,213 shares for 0.22% of their portfolio. Hedeker Wealth Limited Company reported 9,710 shares. Northstar Asset Ltd Liability Corp has invested 1.02% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Thompson Davis reported 0.03% stake. Trilogy Global Advisors Limited Partnership reported 227,244 shares. Vantage Investment Advisors Lc invested in 0% or 122 shares. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund owns 0.25% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 175,072 shares.

Cwm Llc decreased its stake in Express Scripts Hldg Co (ESRX) by 90.76% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cwm Llc sold 45,944 shares as the company’s stock declined 14.09% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 4,676 shares of the medical and nursing services company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $322,000, down from 50,620 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cwm Llc who had been investing in Express Scripts Hldg Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $37.40B market cap company. The stock rose 0.25% or $0.16 reaching $63.17. About 22 shares traded. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has declined 16.92% since June 19, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500.

Cwm Llc, which manages about $1.90B and $1.63 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Tr (IEFA) by 87,625 shares to 489,303 shares, valued at $26.24M in 2016Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ishares Tr (IWM) by 228,749 shares in the quarter, for a total of 232,331 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Tr (IJH).

Analysts expect Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) to report $1.71 EPS on July, 24.They anticipate $0.14 EPS change or 8.92 % from last quarter’s $1.57 EPS. ESRX’s profit would be $1.01 billion giving it 9.24 P/E if the $1.71 EPS is correct. After having $1.33 EPS previously, Express Scripts Holding Company’s analysts see 28.57 % EPS growth.

More notable recent Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Express Scripts Holding Company to Present at Upcoming Conferences” on June 05, 2017, also Bna.com with their article: “Express Scripts Must Turn Over Docs to Investor: Del. Court” published on June 01, 2017, Gurufocus.com published: “Dodge & Cox Buys Express Scripts Holding Co, Suncor Energy Inc, Bristol-Myers …” on June 12, 2017. More interesting news about Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Blink Health terminates deal with Express Scripts” published on June 14, 2017 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Express Scripts executive to leave company” with publication date: May 23, 2017.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) Ratings Coverage

Among 17 analysts covering Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Express Scripts had 26 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Monday, February 22 by Deutsche Bank. Leerink Swann downgraded Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) on Tuesday, January 19 to “Market Perform” rating. As per Thursday, February 18, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform” on Tuesday, April 26. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, May 26. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Wednesday, March 15. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co given on Monday, April 4. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Underweight” on Monday, June 20. Morgan Stanley downgraded the shares of ESRX in report on Thursday, January 21 to “Equal-Weight” rating. Leerink Swann maintained Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) rating on Monday, October 5. Leerink Swann has “Outperform” rating and $95.0 target.

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