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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 -1.75% today. In the last week its performance is -0.59%, and 7.22% for the past quarter. Currently, Express Scripts Holding Company, ESRX has a target price of 81.5, so today’s gain of -1.75% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -1.78%.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX), has a market cap of 50864.7, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 91.90%.

At the current price of 77.48, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 81.5. 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 20.79, as well as a forward P/E of 11.56.

With a current EPS of 3.79, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.38%,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 -15.26%. Since its IPO date on 6/9/1992, the total performance to date is -9.78%.

Volume today for Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX), is 2003026, while its average volume is 3533.47. Whilst the total gain today was -1.75%, it did have a day high of -3.17%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.09%, and 1.56% for the month. The 52-week low for Express Scripts Holding Company, ESRX has been 18.20%, while the 52-week-high has reached -17.77%.

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 1.38, and the P/S is 0.5, along with a P/B of 3.43. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 28.72.

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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