Analyst Rating Update on Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)

Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) has an average broker rating of 2.29, which is interpreted as a Buy, as rated by 18 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 8 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. Nevertheless, the majority of 8 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 2, which is also a Buy. 2 brokerage firm advices Strong Sell on the share due to lack of confidence about the future of the company.

Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) stock is expected to deviate a maximum of $10.01 from the average target price of $83.15 for the short term period. 13 Street Experts have initiated coverage on the stock with the most promising target being $105 and the most muted being $69.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Also, Major Brokerage house, Barclays maintains its ratings on Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). In the latest research report, Barclays raises the target price from $85 per share to $87 per share. According to the latest information available, the shares are now rated Overweight by the analysts at the agency. The rating by the firm was issued on July 27, 2016.


Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX): During Wednesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $75.40 and $75.35 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $76.41. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $75.98, notching a gain of 0.73% for the day. The total traded volume was 3,112,479 . The stock had closed at $75.43 on the previous day.

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