Bremer Trust National Association reduced its stake in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) by 32.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 5,607 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,641 shares during the period. Bremer Trust National Association’s holdings in Express Scripts Holding were worth $358,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Park National Corp OH increased its position in Express Scripts Holding by 0.3% in the second quarter. Park National Corp OH now owns 3,575 shares of the company’s stock valued at $228,000 after buying an additional 11 shares during the period. Parsons Capital Management Inc. RI increased its position in Express Scripts Holding by 0.8% in the first quarter. Parsons Capital Management Inc. RI now owns 32,393 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,135,000 after buying an additional 245 shares during the period. Laurel Wealth Advisors Inc. increased its position in Express Scripts Holding by 11.7% in the first quarter. Laurel Wealth Advisors Inc. now owns 11,301 shares of the company’s stock valued at $744,000 after buying an additional 1,183 shares during the period. Seaward Management Limited Partnership increased its position in Express Scripts Holding by 2.5% in the first quarter. Seaward Management Limited Partnership now owns 10,308 shares of the company’s stock valued at $679,000 after buying an additional 251 shares during the period. Finally, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ increased its position in Express Scripts Holding by 5.9% in the first quarter. Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ now owns 716,010 shares of the company’s stock valued at $47,192,000 after buying an additional 40,072 shares during the period. 90.24% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) traded down 0.532% during trading on Friday, reaching $60.715. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 983,769 shares. Express Scripts Holding Company has a one year low of $57.80 and a one year high of $77.61. The firm has a market capitalization of $35.07 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.537 and a beta of 0.90. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $62.32 and a 200 day moving average of $64.26.

Express Scripts Holding (NASDAQ:ESRX) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The company reported $1.73 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.71 by $0.02. Express Scripts Holding had a return on equity of 25.58% and a net margin of 3.50%. The business had revenue of $25.35 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $25.52 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.57 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up .5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts predict that Express Scripts Holding Company will post $6.99 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Several research firms have recently commented on ESRX. Morgan Stanley raised their price objective on Express Scripts Holding from $52.00 to $57.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. BidaskClub downgraded Express Scripts Holding from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Needham & Company LLC began coverage on Express Scripts Holding in a research note on Friday, July 21st. They issued a “hold” rating on the stock. Cowen and Company reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $83.00 price objective on shares of Express Scripts Holding in a research note on Friday, June 9th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Express Scripts Holding from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Express Scripts Holding has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $71.17.

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

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