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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 45649.3. It is in the Health Care Plans industry and sector Healthcare, with a current P/E of 17.87, a forward P/E of 10.54 and EPS of 4.05. At a stock price of 72.31 (0.79%) 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 -5.33%. For the last month performance for Express Scripts Holding Company is -6.20%. While the last quarter is -3.55% and half year, 2.74%. Finally for the year, performance is -15.13%.

The 52-week high for Express Scripts Holding Company, is at -18.93%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 10.31%. The 20-day simple moving average is -5.56% and -4.81% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.52%, and for the month it is 1.54%. Express Scripts Holding Company, has a target price of 82.09.

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 89.40%. Express Scripts Holding Company has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 631.3. The shares float is 628.29, with the float short at 3.91%, with short ratio coming to 6.87.

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 82.09, 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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