Stock Updates

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 -0.85% today. In the last week its performance is 0.74%, and 8.21% for the past quarter. Currently, Express Scripts Holding Company, ESRX has a target price of 80.5, so today’s gain of -0.85% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.13%.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX), has a market cap of 50181.12, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 92.00%.

At the current price of 78.51, 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 20.87, as well as a forward P/E of 11.61.

With a current EPS of 3.79, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.49%,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 -15.24%. Since its IPO date on 6/9/1992, the total performance to date is -9.42%.

Volume today for Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX), is 1896993, while its average volume is 3517.06. Whilst the total gain today was -0.85%, it did have a day high of -1.89%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.41%, and 1.63% for the month. The 52-week low for Express Scripts Holding Company, ESRX has been 19.77%, while the 52-week-high has reached -17.02%.

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 1.39, and the P/S is 0.49, along with a P/B of 3.44. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 28.33.

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.

About the author

Peter Clarke

Leave a Comment