Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) EPS Estimated At $2.08

January 23, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

 Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) EPS Estimated At $2.08
Investors sentiment increased to 0.62 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.06, from 0.56 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 66 investors sold Express Scripts Holding Company 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.
Credit Suisse Ag, a Switzerland-based fund reported 748,341 shares. 15,200 are owned by Yacktman Asset Mngmt Limited Partnership. Clean Yield Group stated it has 6,384 shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. Perigon Wealth Management Limited Liability invested in 0.02% or 935 shares. British Columbia Investment owns 346,119 shares for 0.17% of their portfolio. Capital Counsel Lc has invested 1.83% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Cranbrook Wealth Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Geode Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp owns 6.58M shares or 0.15% of their US portfolio. Greatmark Invest Prtnrs Incorporated accumulated 77,750 shares. Paradigm Asset Ltd Liability Corp reported 9,360 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings. The Connecticut-based Webster Financial Bank N A has invested 0.11% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). 15,293 are held by Co Of Toledo Na Oh. Stock Yards Commercial Bank Tru reported 14,779 shares. Monroe National Bank And Mi, Michigan-based fund reported 2,266 shares. 12,660 are owned by Lipe And Dalton.

Analysts expect Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) to report $2.08 EPS on February, 13.They anticipate $0.20 EPS change or 10.64 % from last quarter’s $1.88 EPS. ESRX’s profit would be $1.18B giving it 9.75 P/E if the $2.08 EPS is correct. After having $1.90 EPS previously, Express Scripts Holding Company’s analysts see 9.47 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.12% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $81.12. About 5.12 million shares traded or 27.02% up from the average. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has declined 16.92% since January 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) Ratings Coverage

Among 24 analysts covering Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX), 10 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Express Scripts had 52 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, June 7 report. Cowen & Co upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Monday, April 4 report. The stock of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by Robert W. Baird. On Thursday, June 8 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Bernstein on Thursday, June 16. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, December 14 by SunTrust. As per Monday, June 20, the company rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Bernstein on Wednesday, December 6. The stock of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, July 30 by RBC Capital Markets. Maxim Group maintained Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) on Tuesday, July 18 with “Buy” rating.

Express Scripts Holding Company operates as a pharmacy benefit management firm in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The company has market cap of $45.94 billion. It operates in two divisions, PBM and Other Business Operations. It has a 13.32 P/E ratio. The PBM segment offers clinical solutions, specialized pharmacy care, home delivery and specialty pharmacy, retail network pharmacy administration, benefit design consultation, drug utilization review, drug formulary management, administration of a group purchasing organization, and consumer health and drug information services.

More recent Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) news were published by: Reuters.com which released: “Express Scripts unit beats charity donation whistleblower lawsuit” on January 19, 2018. Also Fool.com published the news titled: “Why Express Scripts Holding Company Broke Out in December” on January 07, 2018. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Express Scripts Holding Company Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 …” with publication date: January 15, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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