Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) Performance Overview



Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $81.17. The stock traded with the volume of 5.56 Million in the last trading session. Express Scripts Holding Company opened at $76.86 and closed by showing a decrease of -1.28%. The Bid price in the last session was $75.88 x 100 and the Ask price was $79.78 x 100. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

Express Scripts Holding Company has the Market Capitalization of 46.79 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $89 and 52-Week Low of $64.46 and it touched its 52-week high on Dec 22, 2015 and 52-Week Low on Oct 28, 2016.

Express Scripts Holding Company reported its last Earnings on Oct 25 AMC where the company reported Actual EPS of $1.74/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $1.74/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 0%. The company will report its next earnings on Feb 14 – Feb 20 (Est.).

18 number of analysts also provided their insight on Express Scripts Holding Company, where the Average Price Target for the stock is $81.17. They also projected Low Price Target as $59 while High Price Target is set at $95.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 3 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 6 reported it as Buy.13 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 1 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 1 say that this stock is a SELL.

Express Scripts Holding Company annual Divided is 0 while it’s Dividend Yield is 0%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 17.94 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 10.97. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 0.46 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 3.03, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 20.3 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 9.02.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 5.3 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 17.4% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 9%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 2.65% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 6.18 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 4.07 percent.

A look at performance overview of Express Scripts Holding Company depicts that Performance (Week) is -0.07 percent while Performance Month is 12.58%. Quarterly performance shows a value of 4.37% and Half Year Performance value stands at -0.5%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of -12.6 percent. Express Scripts Holding Company has its YTD performance of -13.19 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Insider Trades:

Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 8 Nov 2016 where Officer Miller Steven B did a transaction type “Buy” in which 21798 shares were traded at a price of $49.5. Another insider trade includes Officer Miller Steven B who also initiated a transaction in which 21798 shares were traded on 8 Nov 2016 as “Sell”. On 8 Nov 2016 Officer Anderson (Phyllis S) traded 642 shares as “Sell” at $74.74. Director Myers (Woodrow A Jr) Buy 1166 shares on 13 Sep 2016 at the price of $57.59.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm Deutsche Bank on 4-Nov-16 who Upgrade the stock from Sell to Hold. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 20-Jun-16, Morgan Stanley took an action “Downgrade” from Equal-Weight to Underweight. On 16-Jun-16, the stock was Initiated to Underperform by Bernstein.