Lucas Capital Management lowered its stake in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) by 11.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 4,590 shares of the company’s stock after selling 583 shares during the period. Lucas Capital Management’s holdings in Express Scripts Holding were worth $293,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. boosted its stake in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 53.1% in the first quarter. Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. now owns 1,753 shares of the company’s stock worth $116,000 after buying an additional 608 shares in the last quarter. TrimTabs Asset Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Express Scripts Holding during the first quarter valued at $121,000. Capital Analysts LLC raised its position in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 5.6% in the first quarter. Capital Analysts LLC now owns 1,877 shares of the company’s stock valued at $124,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. IHT Wealth Management LLC raised its position in shares of Express Scripts Holding by 8.1% in the first quarter. IHT Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,944 shares of the company’s stock valued at $128,000 after buying an additional 145 shares during the last quarter. Finally, FNY Partners Fund LP bought a new position in shares of Express Scripts Holding during the first quarter valued at $138,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 88.70% of the company’s stock.

Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) opened at 61.53 on Thursday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $61.89 and its 200 day moving average is $63.95. The company has a market cap of $35.54 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.68 and a beta of 0.90. Express Scripts Holding Company has a 12-month low of $57.80 and a 12-month high of $77.50.

Express Scripts Holding (NASDAQ:ESRX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The company reported $1.73 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.71 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $25.35 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $25.52 billion. Express Scripts Holding had a return on equity of 25.58% and a net margin of 3.50%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up .5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.57 EPS. On average, equities analysts expect that Express Scripts Holding Company will post $6.99 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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ESRX has been the topic of several research analyst reports. ValuEngine lowered shares of Express Scripts Holding from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Cowen and Company reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $83.00 price objective on shares of Express Scripts Holding in a research report on Friday, June 9th. BidaskClub raised shares of Express Scripts Holding from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 17th. Needham & Company LLC initiated coverage on shares of Express Scripts Holding in a research report on Friday, July 21st. They issued a “hold” rating on the stock. Finally, Morgan Stanley increased their price objective on shares of Express Scripts Holding from $52.00 to $57.00 and gave the company an “underweight” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $70.03.

In other news, VP Everett Neville sold 1,163 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $61.48, for a total value of $71,501.24. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 18,232 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,120,903.36. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Insiders own 0.68% of the company’s stock.

Express Scripts Holding Company Profile

Express Scripts, Inc is a pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company in North America, offering a range of services to its clients, which include health insurers, third-party administrators, employers, union-sponsored benefit plans, workers’ compensation plans and government health programs. It operates in two segments: PBM and Emerging Markets (EM).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Express Scripts Holding (NASDAQ:ESRX)

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