Leisure Capital Management trimmed its position in shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) by 2.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 16,987 shares of the company’s stock after selling 410 shares during the quarter. Leisure Capital Management’s holdings in Express Scripts Holding were worth $1,084,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Marshall & Sullivan Inc. WA increased its holdings in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. Marshall & Sullivan Inc. WA now owns 39,487 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,521,000 after purchasing an additional 163 shares in the last quarter. Banque Pictet & Cie SA increased its holdings in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 40.6% during the 2nd quarter. Banque Pictet & Cie SA now owns 106,726 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,813,000 after purchasing an additional 30,841 shares in the last quarter. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC increased its holdings in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 84.3% during the 2nd quarter. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC now owns 91,163 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,820,000 after purchasing an additional 41,695 shares in the last quarter. Pictet & Cie Europe SA increased its holdings in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 69.9% during the 2nd quarter. Pictet & Cie Europe SA now owns 15,601 shares of the company’s stock valued at $996,000 after purchasing an additional 6,421 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 0.5% during the 2nd quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. now owns 536,958 shares of the company’s stock valued at $34,279,000 after purchasing an additional 2,512 shares in the last quarter. 88.69% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

In other news, Director Woodrow A. Myers, Jr. sold 3,900 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $63.93, for a total value of $249,327.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 11,500 shares in the company, valued at $735,195. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, VP Everett Neville sold 1,163 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $61.48, for a total value of $71,501.24. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 18,232 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,120,903.36. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 5,641 shares of company stock valued at $357,317. Company insiders own 0.68% of the company’s stock.

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Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada assumed coverage on shares of Express Scripts Holding in a report on Tuesday, September 19th. They set a “sector perform” rating and a $68.00 target price for the company. ValuEngine lowered shares of Express Scripts Holding from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $56.00 target price on shares of Express Scripts Holding in a report on Friday, September 1st. Jefferies Group LLC set a $72.00 target price on shares of Express Scripts Holding and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. Finally, Morgan Stanley lifted their target price on shares of Express Scripts Holding from $52.00 to $57.00 and gave the company an “underweight” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have issued a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $70.09.

Shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) opened at 62.29 on Friday. Express Scripts Holding Company has a 52 week low of $57.80 and a 52 week high of $77.50. The firm has a market cap of $35.98 billion, a PE ratio of 10.81 and a beta of 0.88. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $61.81 and its 200 day moving average is $62.96.

Express Scripts Holding (NASDAQ:ESRX) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The company reported $1.73 earnings per share 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 last year, the business posted $1.57 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up .5% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts forecast that Express Scripts Holding Company will post $6.99 EPS for the current year.

Express Scripts Holding 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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