Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) Position Decreased by Boys Arnold & Co. Inc.

Boys Arnold & Co. Inc. cut its holdings in shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) by 10.6% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 27,935 shares of the company’s stock after selling 3,300 shares during the quarter. Boys Arnold & Co. Inc.’s holdings in Express Scripts Holding were worth $1,769,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Park National Corp OH boosted its stake in Express Scripts Holding by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Park National Corp OH now owns 3,575 shares of the company’s stock valued at $228,000 after purchasing an additional 11 shares during the period. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust boosted its stake in Express Scripts Holding by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust now owns 8,634 shares of the company’s stock valued at $551,000 after purchasing an additional 23 shares during the period. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. boosted its stake in Express Scripts Holding by 1.0% in the 2nd quarter. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. now owns 3,186 shares of the company’s stock valued at $203,000 after purchasing an additional 30 shares during the period. CAPROCK Group Inc. boosted its stake in Express Scripts Holding by 0.9% in the 2nd quarter. CAPROCK Group Inc. now owns 3,675 shares of the company’s stock valued at $235,000 after purchasing an additional 33 shares during the period. Finally, Sandy Spring Bank boosted its stake in Express Scripts Holding by 0.6% in the 2nd quarter. Sandy Spring Bank now owns 6,464 shares of the company’s stock valued at $413,000 after purchasing an additional 37 shares during the period. 88.55% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

In related news, Director Woodrow A. Myers, Jr. sold 3,900 shares of Express Scripts Holding stock in a transaction on Monday, September 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $63.93, for a total transaction of $249,327.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 11,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $735,195. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, VP Everett Neville sold 1,163 shares of Express Scripts Holding 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 sale, the vice president now directly 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. Insiders have sold 5,641 shares of company stock valued at $357,317 in the last three months. 0.68% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) traded down 0.2060% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $61.2236. The stock had a trading volume of 1,276,082 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $35.36 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.6254 and a beta of 0.88. Express Scripts Holding Company has a 52 week low of $55.80 and a 52 week high of $77.50. The company has a 50-day moving average of $61.03 and a 200-day moving average of $61.84.

Express Scripts Holding (NASDAQ:ESRX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 24th. The company reported $1.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.90. The company had revenue of $24.68 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $25.68 billion. Express Scripts Holding had a return on equity of 25.46% and a net margin of 3.64%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 2.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.74 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts expect that Express Scripts Holding Company will post $7.00 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several research firms recently issued reports on ESRX. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating on shares of Express Scripts Holding in a research note on Thursday, October 26th. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $66.00 price target on Express Scripts Holding and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Robert W. Baird boosted their price target on Express Scripts Holding from $57.00 to $59.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Mizuho set a $67.00 price target on Express Scripts Holding and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Express Scripts Holding from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating, six have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $69.56.

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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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