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How has Express Scripts Holding Company:(NASDAQ:ESRX) performed recently?

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 48003.51. It is in the Health Care Plans industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 18.83, a forward P/E of 11.1 and EPS of 4.05. At a stock price of 77.11 (1.21%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 10.00%, more recently this last year it has grown by 34.70%. The next year growth is going to be about 7.62% and more long-term 15.07% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 28.70%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 17.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -0.90%.

For performance, Express Scripts Holding Company the past week has seen a gain of -0.25%. For the last month performance for Express Scripts Holding Company is -4.10%. While the last quarter is 5.80% and half year, 13.14%. Finally for the year, performance is -13.92%.

The 52-week high for Express Scripts Holding Company, is at -15.61%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 17.64%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.78% and 0.82% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.14%, and for the month it is 1.43%. Express Scripts Holding Company, has a target price of 81.85.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.77, and for total debt/equity Express Scripts Holding Company has 1.04. The gross margin is 8.40%, while operating margin is 4.50%, the profit margin is 2.60%. The current ratio is 0.6 and the quick ratio is 0.5.

Insider ownership is at 0.30%, with instituitional ownership at 92.50%. Express Scripts Holding Company has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 630.05. The shares float is 628.29, with the float short at 4.37%, with short ratio coming to 8.1.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Express Scripts Holding Company, get 5.20%, with its returns on investment at 9.00%. Return on equity is 16.70%. So will the investors see the target price of 81.85, reached soon?

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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