Stock Price of Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) Increases 1.97%

Express Scripts Holding Company s in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has dropped -9.71% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -5.39% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 1.59% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Express Scripts Holding Company has a positive value of 0.15 compared to overall market. Stocks of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) rallied by 1.97% during the past week but lost 4.72% on a 4-week basis. The company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.15% in the past week but underperformed the index by 6.43% in the last 4 weeks.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $67.52 and hit $68.5 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $68.41, with a gain of 1.38% or 0.93 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 3,435,702 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $80.02 and the company has a market cap of $42,183 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $64.46 .

Express Scripts Holding Company Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Oct 25, 2016. The company reported $1.74 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $1.73. The company had revenue of $25410.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $25484.56 million. The companys revenue was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.45 EPS.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jan 5, 2017, Everett Neville (Sr. VP, Sup. Chain & Specialty) sold 1,123 shares at 69.41 per share price.On Nov 14, 2016, Steven B Miller (Sr. VP & Chief Med. Officer) sold 21,798 shares at 75.02 per share price.On Nov 14, 2016, Phyllis S. Anderson (Sr. VP & Ch. Marketing Officer) sold 642 shares at 74.74 per share price.

Express Scripts, Inc. is one of the largest pharmacy benefit management companies in North America. Through facilities in the states and Canada, the company serves thousands of client groups, including managed care organizations, insurance carriers, third-party administrators, employers and union-sponsored benefit plans.

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