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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 1.13% today. In the last week its performance is -1.56%, and 4.03% for the past quarter. Currently, Express Scripts Holding Company, ESRX has a target price of 81.56, so today’s gain of 1.13% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.29%.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX), has a market cap of 48468.67, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 92.10%.

At the current price of 76.75, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 81.56. 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 18.75, as well as a forward P/E of 11.06.

With a current EPS of 4.05, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.91%,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 -16.37%. Since its IPO date on 6/9/1992, the total performance to date is -13.18%.

Volume today for Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX), is 1163899, while its average volume is 3488.98. Whilst the total gain today was 1.13%, it did have a day high of -4.09%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.27%, and 1.52% for the month. The 52-week low for Express Scripts Holding Company, ESRX has been 17.08%, while the 52-week-high has reached -16.00%.

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 1.24, and the P/S is 0.48, along with a P/B of 3.11. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 36.6.

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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