Express Scripts Hldg Co Com (ESRX) Valuation Declined While Tnb Financial Decreased Stake by $9.60 Million

March 14, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

Investors sentiment increased to 0.62 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.06, from 0.56 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 66 investors sold ESRX shares while 414 reduced holdings. 72 funds opened positions while 224 raised stakes. 486.80 million shares or 2.59% less from 499.72 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Jolley Asset Mgmt Ltd reported 0.01% stake. Ipswich Invest Management Co Inc invested in 0.14% or 4,878 shares. First Savings Bank Of Omaha stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Muhlenkamp & holds 1.22% or 61,215 shares in its portfolio. Stock Yards State Bank And has invested 0.11% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Los Angeles Cap Management & Equity Research has 0.04% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 119,269 shares. Moors Cabot holds 18,994 shares. Da Davidson invested in 156,522 shares. Community Bancorp Na holds 744 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Washington Tru Fincl Bank reported 0.03% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership accumulated 2.62M shares. Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt invested 1.07% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Pnc Financial Ser Grp Inc holds 756,079 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. One Capital Lc stated it has 36,516 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru owns 1.95M shares.

Tnb Financial decreased its stake in Express Scripts Hldg Co Com (ESRX) by 95.39% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tnb Financial sold 152,337 shares as the company’s stock declined 14.09% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 7,363 shares of the medical and nursing services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $466,000, down from 159,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tnb Financial who had been investing in Express Scripts Hldg Co Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $43.45 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $76.72. About 6.60M shares traded or 30.49% up from the average. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has declined 16.92% since March 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500.

Analysts await Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) to report earnings on April, 23. They expect $1.76 EPS, up 32.33 % or $0.43 from last year’s $1.33 per share. ESRX’s profit will be $996.81 million for 10.90 P/E if the $1.76 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.16 actual EPS reported by Express Scripts Holding Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -18.52 % negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) news were published by: which released: “Cigna on Raters’ Radar After Express Scripts Bid, Stock Down” on March 14, 2018, also with their article: “Express Scripts Holding Company to Cancel Investor Day Meeting” published on March 14, 2018, published: “EXPRESS SCRIPTS HOLDING COMPANY SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, PA …” on March 08, 2018. More interesting news about Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) were released by: and their article: “Express Scripts Needs to Get Vertical” published on March 01, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “Health insurer Cigna to buy Express Scripts for about $52 billion” with publication date: March 08, 2018.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) Ratings Coverage

Among 25 analysts covering Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX), 8 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. Express Scripts had 65 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) earned “Market Perform” rating by Leerink Swann on Tuesday, January 19. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, January 31. The company was maintained on Friday, July 7 by Jefferies. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, August 29. As per Tuesday, April 26, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, March 8 by William Blair. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, June 8. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, October 5 by Leerink Swann. As per Friday, March 9, the company rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo. Robert W. Baird maintained Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) on Wednesday, October 25 with “Neutral” rating.

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