Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX) PT Set at $80.00 by Jefferies Group

Elias Hubbard
January 2, 2018

ConforMIS Inc had 26 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Buy" rating by Mizuho on Wednesday, January 13.

In related news, VP Christine Houston sold 10,104 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Friday, December 15th. On Tuesday, April 26 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Outperform". The stock has "Hold" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, August 4. The rating was maintained by Maxim Group on Monday, December 19 with "Buy". The stock of ConnectOne Bancorp, Inc.

Dumont & Blake Investment Advisors Llc increased its stake in Express Scripts Holding Co (ESRX) by 325.83% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Centurylink Investment Management Company bought 10,510 shares as the company's stock declined 14.09% while stock markets rallied. Great West Life Assurance Com Can reported 1 shares. It closed at $74.64 lastly. The firm has a market capitalization of $42,274.08, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.30, a P/E/G ratio of 1.10 and a beta of 0.87. It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500.

Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Express Scripts' Q4 2017 earnings at $2.08 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $7.04 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $1.48 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $1.88 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $2.10 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $2.30 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $7.77 EPS. Its up 0.06, from 0.56 in 2017Q2. Federated Investors Pa owns 43,556 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. 10 funds opened positions while 13 raised stakes. Cadence Cap Management Lc invested in 0.1% or 24,472 shares. 4 are owned by Bnp Paribas Arbitrage. CKW Financial Group grew its holdings in shares of Express Scripts by 20.0% in the 2nd quarter. As of December 15th, there was short interest totalling 28,815,988 shares, a decrease of 6.3% from the November 30th total of 30,738,576 shares. Envestnet Asset Inc holds 360 shares. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. Jpmorgan Chase reported 0% in Inventure Foods, Inc. 378,856 are owned by Confluence Invest Mgmt Ltd Liability Com. First Allied Advisory Services Inc, Missouri-based fund reported 48,826 shares. Manchester Capital Limited Liability has 2,144 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio.

In other news, VP Everett Neville sold 1,123 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 3rd. Orca Ltd Liability holds 0.4% or 7,056 shares in its portfolio. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Inventure Foods, Inc. First Bank & Trust Of Mount Dora Tru Investment accumulated 49,259 shares or 2.55% of the stock. Fenimore Asset Mgmt Incorporated holds 0% or 16,495 shares. The stock decreased 5.88% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $2.24. About 24,329 shares traded. Inventure Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNAK) has declined 34.17% since January 2, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.48% the S&P500.

Inventure Foods, Inc. manufactures and markets healthy/natural and indulgent specialty snack food products in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.84 billion.

Parkland Fuel Corporation operates as an independent marketer and distributor of fuels and petroleum products in Canada and the United States. It now has negative earnings. Investors will be watching to see if the name can maintain momentum heading into the new year.Since the start of the calendar year, Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX)'s stock has changed 8.50%. Therefore 43% are positive. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.74 EPS. equities analysts forecast that Express Scripts will post 7.03 earnings per share for the current year. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, March 15 by Wells Fargo. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 25 with "Hold". Raymond James Financial reaffirmed an "underperform" rating on shares of Express Scripts in a research note on Monday, October 9th. The stock of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) earned "Underweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, June 20. Bernstein initiated Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) on Thursday, June 16 with "Underperform" rating. Sei Invs invested in 0% or 126 shares. Its down 0.10, from 1.67 in 2017Q2.

Several other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of ESRX.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. The company reported $1.88 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.87 by $0.01. SunTrust maintained Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) on Thursday, December 14 with "Buy" rating. Acg Wealth invested in 14,600 shares. Kistler has 8,259 shares for 0.22% of their portfolio. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold" on Thursday, December 14. NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. now owns 175,355 shares of the company's stock worth $12,062,000 after buying an additional 49,733 shares during the last quarter. National Bank Of Nova Scotia has 0.04% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Motco holds 0% or 587 shares in its portfolio. Ipswich Invest Mngmt Inc invested 0.14% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Boston invested in 837,454 shares. Fdx Advsrs Inc owns 0.05% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 29,264 shares. Cannell Peter B & Com has invested 0.35% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). 865,309 were reported by Jpmorgan Chase And.

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