United Services Automobile Association Has $69.28 Million Stake in Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

United Services Automobile Association increased its stake in shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) by 11.6% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,051,072 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 109,429 shares during the period. United Services Automobile Association owned 0.18% of Express Scripts Holding worth $69,276,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in ESRX. Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. raised its stake in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 53.1% in the first quarter. Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. now owns 1,753 shares of the company’s stock worth $116,000 after buying an additional 608 shares during the last quarter. TrimTabs Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Express Scripts Holding during the first quarter worth $121,000. Independent Advisor Alliance bought a new stake in shares of Express Scripts Holding during the fourth quarter worth $124,000. Capital Analysts LLC raised its stake in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 5.6% in the first quarter. Capital Analysts LLC now owns 1,877 shares of the company’s stock worth $124,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Pinnacle Bank bought a new stake in shares of Express Scripts Holding during the first quarter worth $143,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 88.38% of the company’s stock.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ ESRX) traded down 0.93% on Thursday, reaching $62.88. 473,103 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $62.99 and a 200-day moving average price of $65.25. Express Scripts Holding Company has a 1-year low of $57.80 and a 1-year high of $77.68. The company has a market capitalization of $37.32 billion, a PE ratio of 11.40 and a beta of 0.90.

Express Scripts Holding (NASDAQ:ESRX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. The company reported $1.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.71 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $25.35 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $25.52 billion. Express Scripts Holding had a return on equity of 25.51% and a net margin of 3.50%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up .5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.57 EPS. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Express Scripts Holding Company will post $7.01 earnings per share for the current year.

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A number of research analysts have commented on ESRX shares. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Express Scripts Holding from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Mizuho cut their price objective on shares of Express Scripts Holding from $76.00 to $61.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, April 25th. Evercore ISI cut their price objective on shares of Express Scripts Holding from $68.50 to $59.00 and set an “in-line” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, April 26th. Cowen and Company reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $83.00 price objective on shares of Express Scripts Holding in a research report on Friday, June 9th. Finally, Edward Jones downgraded shares of Express Scripts Holding from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 26th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. Express Scripts Holding presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $71.89.

In other Express Scripts Holding news, VP Phyllis S. Anderson sold 1,100 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $60.08, for a total value of $66,088.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 11,108 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $667,368.64. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 0.68% of the company’s stock.

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).

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

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