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Analysts Upgrade/Downgrade Activity of Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

03 October 2017

(NASDAQ:BBBY), stock is trading $48.83 above the 52-week high and has displayed a high EPS growth of 2.40% in last 5 years. The hedge fund held 1.64 million shares of the medical and nursing services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $104.67 million, up from 1.46M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Express Scripts Holding Co now has $36.57 billion valuation.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NYSE:ESRX) has seen its SMA20 which is now 1.35%.

Mairs & Power Inc decreased Conocophillips (COP) stake by 9.39% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing.

In related news, VP Everett Neville sold 1,163 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 23rd. (JACK)'s stock declined 3.15%. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC now owns 17,612,834 shares of the company's stock worth $1,160,862,000 after purchasing an additional 704,218 shares during the last quarter. The Beta for the stock stands at 0.88. About 1.16 million shares traded or 69.72% up from the average. BWX Technologies Inc (NYSE:BWXT) has risen 41.41% since October 2, 2016 and is uptrending.

Among 20 analysts covering Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $6700 target in Friday, July 7 report.

After a recent technical review, shares of Express Scripts (ESRX) have a 200-day moving average of 64.81. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, December 9 by Argus Research. The rating was upgraded by UBS on Thursday, March 30 to "Buy".

Express Scripts (ESRX)'s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -10.15. Middleton & Inc Ma reported 46,956 shares. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to "Equal-Weight" on Thursday, January 21.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.56 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.08, from 0.83 in 2017Q1. 75 funds opened positions while 234 raised stakes.

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There are 1,174 institutional holders with active positions, accounting for 522.36 million shares in total. Psagot Invest House Limited holds 0.08% or 27,528 shares in its portfolio. Yhb Invest has invested 0.44% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Senzar Asset Mngmt Llc holds 10.08% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) or 641,301 shares. Arrowgrass Capital Prtn (Us) Lp accumulated 72,987 shares. The company maintains price to book ratio of 0.00 industry average at 0.56. Dowling And Yahnke Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 0.17% or 25,894 shares.

Express Scripts Holding (NASDAQ:ESRX) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. A 7 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while3 believe that investors should either steer clear of ESRX or, if they already own its stock, sell it. Lappin Harley G. also sold $131,520 worth of Corecivic Inc (NYSE:CXW) shares. Macquarie Group Ltd. raised its stake in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 2.8% in the first quarter. Eads Heald Inv Counsel, Georgia-based fund reported 22,288 shares.

Recent trading patterns in the stock of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) have investors on high alert. Express Scripts Holding had a return on equity of 25.58% and a net margin of 3.50%. This estimate is provided by 18 analysts. Equity analyst Needham began coverage of the stock with a rating of "Hold". Therefore 56% are positive.

Analyst Thoughts About Tile Shop Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 11 by Wedbush. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Monday, September 12 by JP Morgan. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, October 12. WBB Securities downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Thursday, December 29 report. (NASDAQ:JACK) earned "Hold" rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, August 9. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Thursday, July 30 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Tuesday, September 29. (NASDAQ:JACK) rating on Thursday, June 23. Leerink Swann has "Outperform" rating and $95.0 target. The average 1-year price target for (TTS) reveals an average price target of $16.29 per share. ESRX's profit will be $1.10 billion for 8.33 P/E if the $1.90 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.14 actual earnings per share reported by ConocoPhillips for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -71.43% negative EPS growth.

Since March 31, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $1.25 million activity. The insider RUDOLPH PHILLIP H sold $715,976.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.12 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.25, from 1.25 in 2017Q1.

Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co, which manages about $825.76 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Amazon.Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) by 551 shares to 11,902 shares, valued at $11.52 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. Fisher Asset Management Limited Com has 0% invested in Amerisafe, Inc.

Amerisafe Incorporated (NASDAQ:AMSF) had a decrease of 1.64% in short interest. Liberty Mutual Gru Asset Mngmt Inc reported 11,706 shares. Amp Capital Invsts accumulated 0.12% or 326,907 shares. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 10,530 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $664,758.90. Amer Natl Ins Tx holds 0.27% or 77,000 shares. Cardinal Capital invested in 0.98% or 67,396 shares. (NASDAQ:JACK). Moreover, Credit Suisse Ag has 0% invested in Jack in the Box Inc. It also reduced Nxp Semiconductors Nv (NASDAQ:NXPI) stake by 82,963 shares and now owns 216,553 shares. Moneta Gp Invest Llc owns 0.26% invested in Jack in the Box Inc. Argent Limited Liability Co reported 0.6% of its portfolio in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP).