GAM Holding AG Has $2.43 Million Position in Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

GAM Holding AG reduced its position in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) by 63.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 38,100 shares of the company’s stock after selling 65,135 shares during the period. GAM Holding AG’s holdings in Express Scripts Holding were worth $2,432,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. CKW Financial Group lifted its stake in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 20.0% in the 2nd quarter. CKW Financial Group now owns 1,800 shares of the company’s stock valued at $115,000 after purchasing an additional 300 shares during the period. TrimTabs Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Express Scripts Holding in the 1st quarter valued at $121,000. Capital Analysts LLC lifted its stake in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 5.6% in the 1st quarter. Capital Analysts LLC now owns 1,877 shares of the company’s stock valued at $124,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares during the period. IHT Wealth Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 8.1% in the 1st quarter. IHT Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,944 shares of the company’s stock valued at $128,000 after purchasing an additional 145 shares during the period. Finally, FNY Partners Fund LP acquired a new position in shares of Express Scripts Holding in the 1st quarter valued at $138,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 88.71% of the company’s stock.

In other Express Scripts Holding news, Director Woodrow A. Myers, Jr. sold 3,900 shares of Express Scripts Holding stock in a transaction dated 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 sale, the director now owns 11,500 shares in the company, valued at approximately $735,195. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, VP Phyllis S. Anderson sold 578 shares of Express Scripts Holding stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $63.13, for a total value of $36,489.14. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 10,530 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $664,758.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 5,641 shares of company stock valued at $357,317. 0.68% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) opened at 62.64 on Wednesday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $61.89 and a 200-day moving average of $63.36. The firm has a market cap of $36.18 billion, a PE ratio of 10.87 and a beta of 0.88. Express Scripts Holding Company has a 52-week low of $57.80 and a 52-week high of $77.50.

Express Scripts Holding (NASDAQ:ESRX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. The company reported $1.73 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.71 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $25.35 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $25.52 billion. Express Scripts Holding had a return on equity of 25.58% and a net margin of 3.50%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up .5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.57 EPS. Equities analysts anticipate that Express Scripts Holding Company will post $6.99 EPS for the current year.

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Express Scripts Holding from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 17th. Robert W. Baird restated a “hold” rating and set a $56.00 price objective on shares of Express Scripts Holding in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Needham & Company LLC assumed coverage on shares of Express Scripts Holding in a research report on Friday, July 21st. They set a “hold” rating for the company. ValuEngine cut shares of Express Scripts Holding from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Cowen and Company restated an “outperform” rating and set a $83.00 price objective on shares of Express Scripts Holding in a research report on Friday, June 9th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen 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 company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $70.24.

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).

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

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