Indiana Trust & Investment Management CO Buys 25 Shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

Indiana Trust & Investment Management CO increased its stake in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) by 0.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 26,666 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 25 shares during the period. Indiana Trust & Investment Management CO’s holdings in Express Scripts Holding Company were worth $1,757,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Capital Analysts LLC raised its position in shares of Express Scripts Holding Company by 15.2% in the fourth quarter. Capital Analysts LLC now owns 1,777 shares of the company’s stock valued at $122,000 after buying an additional 235 shares during the last quarter. Independent Advisor Alliance acquired a new position in shares of Express Scripts Holding Company during the fourth quarter valued at about $124,000. Oakworth Capital Inc. raised its position in shares of Express Scripts Holding Company by 0.6% in the third quarter. Oakworth Capital Inc. now owns 1,802 shares of the company’s stock valued at $127,000 after buying an additional 10 shares during the last quarter. SRB Corp raised its position in shares of Express Scripts Holding Company by 6.4% in the third quarter. SRB Corp now owns 2,038 shares of the company’s stock valued at $144,000 after buying an additional 123 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Archford Capital Strategies LLC raised its position in shares of Express Scripts Holding Company by 129.2% in the fourth quarter. Archford Capital Strategies LLC now owns 2,157 shares of the company’s stock valued at $148,000 after buying an additional 1,216 shares during the last quarter. 85.36% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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

Shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) traded down 1.10% during trading on Friday, reaching $66.31. 1,347,739 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock has a market cap of $40.17 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.30 and a beta of 0.92. Express Scripts Holding Company has a one year low of $63.22 and a one year high of $80.02. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $66.39 and a 200-day moving average price of $69.88.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, February 14th. The company reported $1.88 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.87 by $0.01. Express Scripts Holding Company had a return on equity of 24.99% and a net margin of 2.70%. The business earned $24.90 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $26.31 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.56 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 5.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts expect that Express Scripts Holding Company will post $6.93 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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ESRX has been the subject of several research reports. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $85.00 price target on shares of Express Scripts Holding Company in a research note on Thursday, February 16th. Wells Fargo & Co lowered shares of Express Scripts Holding Company from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 15th. Cowen and Company restated an “outperform” rating and set a $90.00 price objective on shares of Express Scripts Holding Company in a research note on Tuesday, April 4th. Jefferies Group LLC set a $88.00 price objective on shares of Express Scripts Holding Company and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, March 18th. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of Express Scripts Holding Company from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Monday, February 6th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating, five have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $78.10.

In other news, SVP Everett Neville sold 2,352 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $70.16, for a total value of $165,016.32. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 11,287 shares in the company, valued at $791,895.92. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. 0.54% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

About Express Scripts Holding Company

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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