WINTON GROUP Ltd Has $534000 Position in Express Scripts Holding (NASDAQ:ESRX)

The company reported $2.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.09 by $0.07. Jana Partners Llc who had been investing in Universal Hlth Svcs Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $11.57 billion market cap company.

Shares of ESRX stock traded down $2.56 during trading on Friday, reaching $73.46. About 928,280 shares traded or 11.21% up from the average. It has outperformed by 64.66% the S&P500.

Wedgewood Partners Inc. lessened its holdings in shares of Express Scripts Holding (NASDAQ:ESRX) by 13.9% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. Centurylink Investment Management Company bought 10,510 shares as the company's stock declined 14.09% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 55,769 shares of the medical and nursing services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.53 million, down from 107,608 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Monroe Bank & Trust MI now owns 2,266 shares of the company's stock worth $156,000 after purchasing an additional 970 shares during the last quarter.

Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI increased its position in shares of Express Scripts Holding (NASDAQ:ESRX) by 8.3% during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports.

Professional Advisory Services Inc, which manages about $469.41M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX) by 5,435 shares to 277,847 shares, valued at $17.59 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. SCOTTO ANTHONY M JR also sold $949,200 worth of ACI Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:VCRA) by 42,370 shares in the quarter, for a total of 80,558 shares, and has risen its stake in Hudson Technologies Inc. Therefore 68% are positive. Apple Inc. had 385 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Friday, July 7. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Tuesday, June 7 by Bank of America. RBC Capital Markets maintained Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) on Thursday, July 30 with "Outperform" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, August 4 by Zacks. The stock has "Sell" rating by Raymond James on Friday, December 15. (NYSE:UHS) rating on Wednesday, April 5. (NASDAQ:ACIW) to report earnings on May, 3. The company reported $2.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.09 by $0.07. ESRX's profit will be $996.82M for 10.80 P/E if the $1.76 EPS becomes a reality. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts forecast that Express Scripts Holding will post 9.35 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.18, from 1.96 in 2017Q2.

In other Express Scripts news, VP Glen D. Stettin sold 3,449 shares of Express Scripts stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 11th. 116 funds opened positions while 640 raised stakes. Ngam Advsrs Lp reported 43,011 shares. Bridges Counsel Inc owns 4,341 shares. Parametrica Ltd stated it has 0.09% in Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG). Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd, Connecticut-based fund reported 24,434 shares. Budros Ruhlin & Roe reported 3,694 shares. (NYSE:UHS) for 177,185 shares. Horan Capital Advisors Ltd Liability Com holds 382 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Shelter Ins Retirement Plan invested 1.41% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Moreover, Retail Bank Of Montreal Can has 0.01% invested in Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) for 54,985 shares. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 33,715 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,730,915. Tortoise Invest Mgmt Ltd Liability reported 251 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Voya Invest Management Ltd Co reported 0.01% stake. Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. The stock was sold at an average price of $81.00, for a total transaction of $279,369.00. 56,808 shares were sold by SCHILLER PHILIP W, worth $8.79 million. Knoll Jay B sold $164,725 worth of Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) on Thursday, March 1. Therefore 65% are positive. ACI Worldwide had 8 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Bernstein to "Market Perform" on Wednesday, December 6. The firm has "Strong Buy" rating given on Thursday, September 17 by S&P Research. Cetera Advisor Netwr Lc holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 9,162 shares. They issued a "buy" rating and a $75.00 target price on the stock. Robert W. Baird upgraded shares of Express Scripts from a "neutral" rating to an "outperform" rating and boosted their target price for the stock from $72.00 to $81.00 in a research note on Friday, December 15th. The stock has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 2. Deutsche Bank downgraded it to "Sell" rating and $61 target in Monday, February 22 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.78 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.06, from 0.56 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 66 investors sold ESRX shares while 414 reduced holdings.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Newman Dignan & Sheerar has 0.12% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 3,409 shares. Linscomb & Williams has 12,339 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Brown Advisory Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 12,543 shares or 0.17% of the stock. Carroll Financial Assocs has 3,106 shares. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.88 earnings per share. Norinchukin National Bank The holds 2.05% or 688,662 shares. Seaward Mgmt Partnership stated it has 0.03% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). (NYSE:UHS). British Columbia Investment Management Corp reported 20,019 shares. Nordea Invest Mngmt Ab invested 1.11% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Addenda Capital Inc acquired 31,330 shares as Brookfield Asset Mgmt Inc (BAM)'s stock rose 0.35%. Brinker Cap Incorporated holds 78,323 shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. Perritt Mngmt holds 144,150 shares.

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