Brokerage Firm Rating Update on Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 7 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 2 more believe that the stock has more downside risks, hence they propose a Strong Sell. A total of 8 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 17 research analysts is 2.37, which indicates as a Buy.

Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) has been rated by 12 research analysts. Fundamentally, the highest shorterm price forecast for the stock is expected to reach $95 and the lowest price target forecast is $69. The average forecast of all the analysts is $82.25 and the expected standard deviation is $8.27.


Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Also, Equity Analysts at the Brokerage Firm, Barclays, maintains their rating on the shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Barclays has a Overweight rating on the shares. As per the latest research report, the brokerage house raises the price target to $87 per share from a prior target of $85. The rating by the firm was issued on July 27, 2016.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $72.1 and the intraday high of $73.12 after having opened at $72.7 on Wednesdays session. The stock finally closed in the red at $72.7, a loss of -0.07%. The stock remained in the red for the whole trading day. The total traded volume was 3,613,397 shares. The stock failed to cross $73.12 in Wednesdays trading. The stocks closing price on Thursday was $72.72.

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