Express Scripts (ESRX)

ESRX (NASDAQ:Health Services)
pos +2.64
Today's Range: 69.28 - 70.15 | ESRX Avg Daily Volume: 5,092,500
Last Update: 07/30/14 - 11:16 AM EDT
Volume: 4,966,960
YTD Performance: -4.21%
Open: $69.76
Previous Close: $67.28
52 Week Range: $59.20 - $79.37
Oustanding Shares: 773,580,000
Market Cap: 50,978,922,000
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for ESRX
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 12 12 13 13
Moderate Buy 2 2 2 2
Hold 4 4 4 4
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.53 1.53 1.50 1.50
Latest Dividend: 0.00
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.00%
Dividend Ex-Date: 12/31/69
Price Earnings Ratio: 28.90
Price Earnings Comparisons:
ESRX Sector Avg. S&P 500
28.90 29.80 28.94
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-5.25% 0.52% 24.00%
Revenue 10.90 1.31 0.32
Net Income 40.80 0.60 0.17
EPS 28.00 0.04 0.01
Earnings for ESRX:
Revenue 104.10B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/14) Qtr (12/14) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $1.28 $1.39 $4.87 $5.50
Number of Analysts 13 13 16 16
High Estimate $1.33 $1.44 $4.90 $5.62
Low Estimate $1.22 $1.33 $4.80 $5.36
Prior Year $1.08 $1.12 $4.33 $4.87
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 18.09% 24.11% 12.40% 13.07%
Chart Benchmark Timeframe
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Scale Symbol Comparison Bollinger Bands
This stock is a steady climber, and it's at a glaring entry point.

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Nov 16, 2012 | 8:01 AM EST
ESRX was upgraded to Buy from Neutral, Citigroup said. $62 price target. Compelling valuation and sell-off overdone. 
The slow, prolonged selloff continues, despite good fundamental news.
Even a very conservative scenario would provide for a very nice total return by next year.

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Nov 07, 2012 | 9:04 AM EST
Shares of ESRX now seen reaching $60, Oppenheimer said. Estimates also lowered on utilization headwinds. Outperform rating.
Nov 07, 2012 | 8:25 AM EST
Shares of ESRX now seen reaching $62, Citigroup said. Estimates also lowered after company pulls forward 2013 EPS. Neutral rating. ...

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