Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) : Analyst Rating Update

Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) : 18 analysts are covering Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) and their average rating on the stock is 2.29, which is read as a Buy. 8 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 2, which recommends a Buy affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. However, 2 analysts consider that the stock has more downward risks ahead, hence, they suggest a Strong Sell on the stock. A total of 8 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) : The highest short term price target forecast on Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) is $105 and the lowest target price is $63. A total of 14 equity analysts are currently covering the company. The average price of all the analysts is $83.86 with a standard deviation of $11.79.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX): During Wednesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $75.56 and $75.00 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $76.82. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $76.21, notching a gain of 0.79% for the day. The total traded volume was 3,545,683 . The stock had closed at $75.61 on the previous day.

Also, Brokerage firm Morgan Stanley downgrades its rating on Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). As per the latest information, the brokerage house raises the price target to $70 per share from a prior target of $67. The shares have been rated Underweight. The rating by the firm was issued on June 20, 2016. The company shares have dropped -13.68% from its 1 Year high price. On Jul 22, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $94.61 and the one year low was seen on Feb 11, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $74.96 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $73.66.

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