Nicholas Hoffman & Company LLC. lowered its stake in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) by 0.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 12,058 shares of the company’s stock after selling 40 shares during the period. Nicholas Hoffman & Company LLC.’s holdings in Express Scripts Holding Company were worth $850,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of ESRX. Oakworth Capital Inc. boosted its stake in Express Scripts Holding Company by 0.6% in the third quarter. Oakworth Capital Inc. now owns 1,802 shares of the company’s stock worth $127,000 after buying an additional 10 shares during the period. Integrated Wealth Management boosted its stake in Express Scripts Holding Company by 4.2% in the second quarter. Integrated Wealth Management now owns 1,845 shares of the company’s stock valued at $140,000 after buying an additional 74 shares during the last quarter. Tarbox Group Inc. boosted its stake in Express Scripts Holding Company by 5.3% in the second quarter. Tarbox Group Inc. now owns 1,944 shares of the company’s stock valued at $147,000 after buying an additional 98 shares during the last quarter. Alpha Windward LLC boosted its stake in Express Scripts Holding Company by 7.9% in the third quarter. Alpha Windward LLC now owns 2,146 shares of the company’s stock valued at $151,000 after buying an additional 158 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Joel Isaacson & Co. LLC boosted its stake in Express Scripts Holding Company by 5.0% in the third quarter. Joel Isaacson & Co. LLC now owns 2,230 shares of the company’s stock valued at $157,000 after buying an additional 106 shares during the last quarter. 84.89% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX)

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) traded down 0.08% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $71.80. 2,190,092 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Express Scripts Holding Company has a 12 month low of $64.46 and a 12 month high of $81.61. The firm has a market cap of $44.27 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.97 and a beta of 0.99. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $72.52 and a 200-day moving average of $73.27.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October 25th. The company reported $1.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $1.74. Express Scripts Holding Company had a net margin of 2.70% and a return on equity of 24.99%. The business earned $25.41 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $25.48 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.45 earnings per share. Express Scripts Holding Company’s revenue for the quarter was up .7% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts anticipate that Express Scripts Holding Company will post $6.39 earnings per share for the current year.

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ESRX has been the subject of several research reports. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $85.00 target price on shares of Express Scripts Holding Company in a research note on Monday, October 3rd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Express Scripts Holding Company from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $78.00 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday, October 5th. Deutsche Bank AG upgraded shares of Express Scripts Holding Company from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and increased their target price for the company from $69.00 to $70.00 in a research note on Thursday, November 3rd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Sanford C. Bernstein reiterated an “underperform” rating and issued a $59.00 target price on shares of Express Scripts Holding Company in a research note on Thursday, December 1st. Finally, Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $88.00 target price on shares of Express Scripts Holding Company in a research note on Friday, October 28th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $79.12.

In other Express Scripts Holding Company news, VP Everett Neville sold 1,123 shares of Express Scripts Holding Company stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $69.41, for a total transaction of $77,947.43. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 12,712 shares in the company, valued at $882,339.92. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 0.54% of the company’s stock.

Express Scripts Holding Company Company Profile

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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