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Morning Stock Highlights: Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

Today’s top gainers include the company Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) which is in the industry Health Care Plans, gaining -0.79% today. In the last week its performance is -2.31%, and -14.40% for the past quarter. Currently, Express Scripts Holding Company, ESRX has a target price of 64.69, so today’s gain of -0.79% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.17%.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX), has a market cap of 35.78 B, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 89.80%.

At the current price of 59.26, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 64.69. This is with a profit margin of 3.40%, and total debt/equity of 0.98. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has a P/E of 10.72, as well as a forward P/E of 7.7.

With a current EPS of 5.53, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.39%,Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 16.40%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 11.93%.

Performance for the year is -18.27%. Since its IPO date on 06/09/1992, the total performance to date is -13.85%.

Volume today for Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX), is 5296546, while its average volume is 5096.32. Whilst the total gain today was -0.79%, it did have a day high of -13.43%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.68%, and 1.87% for the month. The 52-week low for Express Scripts Holding Company, ESRX has been 2.53%, while the 52-week-high has reached -25.94%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.90%, and its return on assets is 6.70%. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has an operating margin of 5.20%. With a sales growth of -0.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Express Scripts Holding Company, ESRX is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.87, and has a current ratio of 0.7 and 0.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Express Scripts Holding Company? Well its PEG is 0.9, and the P/S is 0.36, along with a P/B of 2.24. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 11.31.

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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