Trust Department MB Financial Bank N A decreased its position in shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) by 25.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 2,464 shares of the company’s stock after selling 826 shares during the period. Trust Department MB Financial Bank N A’s holdings in Express Scripts Holding were worth $157,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in ESRX. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. increased its position in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 311.4% in the first quarter. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. now owns 2,157,210 shares of the company’s stock worth $142,181,000 after buying an additional 1,632,801 shares in the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its position in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 9,353.3% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 1,308,239 shares of the company’s stock worth $86,226,000 after buying an additional 1,294,400 shares in the last quarter. Baupost Group LLC MA purchased a new position in shares of Express Scripts Holding during the first quarter worth about $80,978,000. Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its position in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 17.2% in the first quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 5,028,552 shares of the company’s stock worth $331,430,000 after buying an additional 736,151 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC increased its position in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 4.2% in the first quarter. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC now owns 17,612,834 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,160,862,000 after buying an additional 704,218 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 90.24% of the company’s stock.

Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) traded up 2.14% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $61.62. 957,692 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $62.13 and its 200-day moving average is $64.09. Express Scripts Holding Company has a 12 month low of $57.80 and a 12 month high of $77.61. The company has a market cap of $35.59 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.69 and a beta of 0.90.

Express Scripts Holding (NASDAQ:ESRX) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The company reported $1.73 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.71 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $25.35 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $25.52 billion. Express Scripts Holding had a return on equity of 25.58% and a net margin of 3.50%. Express Scripts Holding’s quarterly revenue was up .5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.57 EPS. Equities analysts expect that Express Scripts Holding Company will post $6.99 earnings per share for the current year.

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A number of brokerages recently issued reports on ESRX. UBS AG set a $71.00 price target on shares of Express Scripts Holding and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 25th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. restated a “buy” rating on shares of Express Scripts Holding in a research report on Tuesday, April 25th. Cowen and Company reduced their price objective on shares of Express Scripts Holding from $90.00 to $83.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, April 25th. Bank of America Corporation restated a “neutral” rating and set a $77.00 price objective on shares of Express Scripts Holding in a research report on Tuesday, April 25th. Finally, Mizuho reduced their price objective on shares of Express Scripts Holding from $76.00 to $61.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, April 25th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Express Scripts Holding has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $71.17.

Express Scripts Holding Company Profile

Express Scripts, Inc is a pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company in North America, offering a range of services to its clients, which include health insurers, third-party administrators, employers, union-sponsored benefit plans, workers’ compensation plans and government health programs. It operates in two segments: PBM and Emerging Markets (EM).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Express Scripts Holding (NASDAQ:ESRX)

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