Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has tumbled 1.75% during the past week, however, the bigger picture is still very bullish; the stocks have advanced and posted positive gains of 2.35% in the last four weeks. The stocks have underperformed the S&P 500 by 0.57% during the past week but Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) it has outperformed the index in 4 weeks by 1.41%.
Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX): The stock opened at $74.82 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $75.24 for the day. The stock traded down to $73.99 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $74.58 with a loss of -0.21% for the day. The stock had closed at $74.74 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 7,041,385 shares.
The company shares have dropped -17.01% from its 1 Year high price. On Jul 22, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $94.61 and the one year low was seen on Feb 11, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $74.29 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $74.88.
On the companys insider trading activities, Neville Everett, officer (Senior VP, Supply Chain) of Express Scripts Holding Co., unloaded 800 shares at an average price of $74.11 on May 10, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $59,288, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
Many analysts have stated their opinion on the company shares. Bernstein initiates coverage on Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). The rating major has initiated the coverage with underperform rating on the shares. The rating by the firm was issued on June 16, 2016. Currently the company Insiders own 0.54% of Express Scripts Holding Company shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -5.47% . Institutional Investors own 91.91% of Express Scripts Holding Company shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -11.35%.