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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 -0.07% today. In the last week its performance is -0.93%, and -5.45% for the past quarter. Currently, Express Scripts Holding Company, ESRX has a target price of 82.09, so today’s gain of -0.07% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.03%.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX), has a market cap of 45876.57, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 89.40%.

At the current price of 72.67, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 82.09. This is with a profit margin of 2.60%, and total debt/equity of 1.04. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has a P/E of 17.96, as well as a forward P/E of 10.59.

With a current EPS of 4.05, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.69%,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 15.07%.

Performance for the year is -14.01%. Since its IPO date on 6/9/1992, the total performance to date is -16.86%.

Volume today for Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX), is 3611100, while its average volume is 3657.26. Whilst the total gain today was -0.07%, it did have a day high of -9.19%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.34%, and 1.60% for the month. The 52-week low for Express Scripts Holding Company, ESRX has been 10.86%, while the 52-week-high has reached -18.53%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 9.00%, and its return on assets is 5.20%. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has an operating margin of 4.50%. With a sales growth of -0.90% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Express Scripts Holding Company, ESRX is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.77, 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 1.19, and the P/S is 0.45, along with a P/B of 2.98. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 34.64.

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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