As Express Scripts Hldg Co Com (ESRX) Shares Declined, Holder Tnb Financial Trimmed Holding

March 14, 2018 - By Michael Collier

Investors sentiment increased to 0.62 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.06, from 0.56 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 66 investors sold ESRX shares while 414 reduced holdings. 72 funds opened positions while 224 raised stakes. 486.80 million shares or 2.59% less from 499.72 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Park National Corp Oh holds 3,602 shares. Hanson & Doremus Mgmt, Vermont-based fund reported 150 shares. Euclidean Tech Llc, New York-based fund reported 31,839 shares. Rhenman And Asset reported 1.98% stake. Thrivent For Lutherans invested 0.15% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). First Republic Investment Mgmt holds 0.02% or 38,586 shares in its portfolio. Fuller & Thaler Asset Inc invested in 0.01% or 9,500 shares. Orca Inv Mngmt Limited Liability Corp accumulated 7,056 shares. Brown Advisory Secs Ltd Com has 12,543 shares for 0.17% of their portfolio. Wms Ltd Company holds 1.21% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 160,114 shares. Rampart Inv Communication Ltd reported 0.17% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Janney Montgomery Scott Lc has invested 0.1% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Veritable Ltd Partnership holds 0.03% or 25,721 shares. National Bank Of Hawaii invested in 5,781 shares. Gabelli Funds Lc reported 111,000 shares.

Tnb Financial decreased its stake in Express Scripts Hldg Co Com (ESRX) by 95.39% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tnb Financial sold 152,337 shares as the company’s stock declined 14.09% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 7,363 shares of the medical and nursing services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $466,000, down from 159,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tnb Financial who had been investing in Express Scripts Hldg Co Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $43.45 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $76.72. About 6.60 million shares traded or 30.49% up from the average. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has declined 16.92% since March 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500.

Analysts await Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) to report earnings on April, 23. They expect $1.76 earnings per share, up 32.33 % or $0.43 from last year’s $1.33 per share. ESRX’s profit will be $996.81 million for 10.90 P/E if the $1.76 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.16 actual earnings per share reported by Express Scripts Holding Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -18.52 % negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) news were published by: which released: “What the $52-billion Cigna purchase of Express Scripts means for consumers” on March 12, 2018, also with their article: “WeissLaw LLP Investigates Express Scripts Holding Co. Acquisition” published on March 12, 2018, published: “Express Scripts Holding Company Announces Webcast of Investor Day Meeting” on February 21, 2018. More interesting news about Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) were released by: and their article: “Cigna on Raters’ Radar After Express Scripts Bid, Stock Down” published on March 14, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “Express Scripts Holding Company to Cancel Investor Day Meeting” with publication date: March 14, 2018.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) Ratings Coverage

Among 25 analysts covering Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX), 8 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. Express Scripts had 65 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, May 26. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of ESRX in report on Wednesday, July 27 with “Overweight” rating. As per Tuesday, October 24, the company rating was maintained by Mizuho. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Wednesday, October 25. Raymond James maintained Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) on Friday, December 15 with “Sell” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Thursday, February 18. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, June 1 report. The rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Outperform” on Friday, December 15. The stock of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) earned “Hold” rating by Mizuho on Wednesday, January 24. As per Tuesday, January 9, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird.

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