Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) has been under a strong bear grip, hence the stock is down -3.51% when compared to the S&P 500 in the past 4 weeks. However, in the near-term, buying emerged at lower levels and the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.28% in the past 1 week. The stock has risen by 0.25% in the past week indicating that the buyers are active at lower levels, but the stock is down -3.14% in the past 4 weeks.
Express Scripts Holding Company is up 4.82% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -12.62%. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.34% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 0.25%.
Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX): The stock opened at $76.33 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $76.55 for the day. The stock traded down to $75.25 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $76.38 with a loss of -0.31% for the day. The stock had closed at $76.62 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 2,525,759 shares.
Also, In the latest statement by the brokerage house, Barclays maintains its outlook on Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). The current rating of the shares is Overweight, according to the research report released by the firm. The brokerage firm raises the price target from $85 per share to $87 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on July 27, 2016.