Hayek Kallen Investment Management held its position in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 7,778 shares of the company’s stock at the close of the second quarter. Hayek Kallen Investment Management’s holdings in Express Scripts Holding were worth $497,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in ESRX. Burt Wealth Advisors increased its position in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 11.4% during the 2nd quarter. Burt Wealth Advisors now owns 1,696 shares of the company’s stock worth $108,000 after purchasing an additional 174 shares in the last quarter. CKW Financial Group increased its position in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 20.0% during the 2nd quarter. CKW Financial Group now owns 1,800 shares of the company’s stock worth $115,000 after purchasing an additional 300 shares in the last quarter. TrimTabs Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Express Scripts Holding during the 1st quarter worth about $121,000. Capital Analysts LLC increased its position in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 5.6% during the 1st quarter. Capital Analysts LLC now owns 1,877 shares of the company’s stock worth $124,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Finally, IHT Wealth Management LLC increased its position in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 8.1% during the 1st quarter. IHT Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,944 shares of the company’s stock worth $128,000 after purchasing an additional 145 shares in the last quarter. 88.69% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) opened at 62.65 on Monday. Express Scripts Holding Company has a 52 week low of $57.80 and a 52 week high of $77.50. The company has a market cap of $36.18 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.87 and a beta of 0.88. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $61.89 and a 200 day moving average of $63.23.

Express Scripts Holding (NASDAQ:ESRX) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The company reported $1.73 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.71 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $25.35 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $25.52 billion. Express Scripts Holding had a net margin of 3.50% and a return on equity of 25.58%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up .5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.57 earnings per share. Equities research analysts predict that Express Scripts Holding Company will post $6.99 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Robert W. Baird reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $56.00 target price on shares of Express Scripts Holding in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Morgan Stanley increased their target price on shares of Express Scripts Holding from $52.00 to $57.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Needham & Company LLC assumed coverage on shares of Express Scripts Holding in a research report on Friday, July 21st. They set a “hold” rating for the company. ValuEngine cut shares of Express Scripts Holding from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Express Scripts Holding from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $70.24.

In other news, VP Everett Neville sold 1,163 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $61.48, for a total value of $71,501.24. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 18,232 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,120,903.36. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, VP Phyllis S. Anderson sold 578 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $63.13, for a total value of $36,489.14. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 10,530 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $664,758.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 5,641 shares of company stock valued at $357,317 in the last ninety days. 0.68% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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Express Scripts Holding 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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