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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) which is in the industry Health Care Plans, gaining 0.63% today. In the last week its performance is 1.17%, and 11.65% for the past quarter. Currently, Express Scripts Holding Company, ESRX has a target price of 80.5, so today’s gain of 0.63% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.00%.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX), has a market cap of 49200.6, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 92.00%.

At the current price of 76.28, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 80.5. This is with a profit margin of 2.50%, and total debt/equity of 1.12. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has a P/E of 20.11, as well as a forward P/E of 11.2.

With a current EPS of 3.79, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.23%,Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 10.00%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 15.01%.

Performance for the year is -14.52%. Since its IPO date on 06/09/1992, the total performance to date is -12.73%.

Volume today for Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX), is 3939165, while its average volume is 3916.54. Whilst the total gain today was 0.63%, it did have a day high of -1.27%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.87%, and 1.60% for the month. The 52-week low for Express Scripts Holding Company, ESRX has been 16.37%, while the 52-week-high has reached -19.37%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 9.00%, and its return on assets is 4.90%. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has an operating margin of 4.40%. With a sales growth of -0.40% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Express Scripts Holding Company, ESRX is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.97, and has a current ratio of 0.6 and 0.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Express Scripts Holding Company? Well its PEG is 1.34, and the P/S is 0.48, along with a P/B of 3.32. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 27.78.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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