ValuEngine Downgrades Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) to Hold

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17 September, 2017

Burt Wealth Advisors now owns 1,696 shares of the company's stock worth $108,000 after buying an additional 174 shares during the last quarter.

In other news, VP Phyllis S. Anderson sold 578 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 8th. The stock had a trading volume of 7,853,916 shares. Saul Centers Inc (BFS) has risen 7.03% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.11% the S&P500.

Loews Corp decreased its stake in Express Scripts Holding Co (ESRX) by 14.39% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.

WARNING: "HL Financial Services LLC Sells 3,297 Shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX)" was originally reported by Dispatch Tribunal and is owned by of Dispatch Tribunal. Radware Ltd. (RDWR) has $722.65M valuation. Loews Corp who had been investing in Express Scripts Holding Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $36.18B market cap company. The stock decreased 3.26% or $0.55 on September 15, reaching $16.32. The stock stands almost -19.56% off versus the 52-week high and 7.85% away from the 52-week low.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) traded down 0.88% during trading on Thursday, hitting $68.85. It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.56 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.30, from 2.5 in 2016Q3.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in ESRX. 502.37 million shares or 2.68% less from 516.19 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Chieftain Capital Incorporated stated it has 4.89M shares. Tarbox Grp Inc invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Ftb Advsrs Inc reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Following the transaction, the director now owns 11,500 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $735,195. TrimTabs Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Express Scripts Holding during the first quarter valued at approximately $121,000. 5,781 were reported by Planning. 419,998 were reported by Cs Mckee L P. Boothbay Fund Mgmt has 3,150 shares. Brown Brothers Harriman accumulated 14,475 shares. Monroe Comml Bank Mi has 2,266 shares. Leisure Capital Management reported 17,218 shares. Univest Of Pennsylvania accumulated 3,508 shares. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 67% are positive. BidaskClub lowered shares of Express Scripts Holding from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, July 29 by Needham. Deutsche Bank downgraded Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) rating on Monday, February 22. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, April 4. The stock has "Neutral" rating by UBS on Thursday, October 6. As per Wednesday, October 7, the company rating was maintained by Dougherty & Company. The rating was initiated by Bernstein on Thursday, June 16 with "Underperform". The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, November 2 by DA Davidson. The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, August 29.

Express Scripts Holding (NASDAQ:ESRX) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. Capital Analysts LLC now owns 1,877 shares of the company's stock valued at $124,000 after acquiring an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. The expected ESRX's profit could reach $1.10B giving the stock 8.24 P/E in the case that $1.90 earnings per share is reported. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC raised its position in Express Scripts Holding by 9.6% in the 1st quarter. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.57 EPS. William Blair analyst J. Kreger forecasts that the firm will post earnings of $1.32 per share for the quarter. They issued a "hold" rating for the company. Therefore 18% are positive. Western Refining had 30 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. ValuEngine cut Express Scripts Holding from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Morgan Stanley downgraded the shares of ESRX in report on Monday, June 20 to "Underweight" rating. Deutsche Bank has "Sell" rating and $61 target. Goldman Sachs maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, August 8 report. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, November 29 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has "Market Perform" rating by Leerink Swann given on Wednesday, March 23. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $6700 target in Friday, May 26 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.64 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.07, from 0.63 in 2016Q3. 12 funds opened positions while 20 raised stakes. Provise Mngmt Gru Lc reported 32,927 shares stake. Bancshares Of The Ozarks holds 6,749 shares. Chesley Taft And Associate Ltd has 17,000 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Seabridge Inv Llc invested in 1.81% or 115,600 shares. Green Valley Limited holds 18.29% or 5.06M shares. Skba Mgmt Limited has invested 0.08% of its portfolio in American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG). First Bancorporation Of Omaha holds 12,045 shares. Ing Groep Nv reported 56,207 shares. Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. increased its holdings in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 53.1% in the 1st quarter.

Saul Centers, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust.


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