Technical Signal Analysis for Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)


Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for the period of 9-Day stands at 61.02% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 46.41%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) signals “Buy” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Buy” for Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Buy”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

Express Scripts Holding Company puts medicine within reach of tens of millions of people by aligning with plan sponsors, taking bold action and delivering patient-centered care to make better health more affordable and accessible. Headquartered in St. Louis, Express Scripts provides integrated pharmacy benefit management services, including network-pharmacy claims processing, home delivery pharmacy care, specialty pharmacy care, specialty benefit management, benefit-design consultation, drug utilization review, formulary management, and medical and drug data analysis services. Express Scripts also distributes a full range of biopharmaceutical products and provides extensive cost-management and patient-care services.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) opened the session at $78.5 and after going up 2.46% closed at $79.91. The stock gained 1.41 points in the last trade.

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $77.94 and $79.91 during the previous active session. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) traded with the volume of 1.58 Million with average volume of 3.41 Million. The stock has LOW volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 0.96 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 1.73 and 59.44 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) is at 0.3% and the shares outstanding are 572.85 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) are discussed below:

Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 7.64 while Forward P/E shows the value of 8.43.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 0.81. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 0.46 and 2.44 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 19.75 and 8.26 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) stands at 0.6 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 0.7.

Return on Assets ROA of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) is at 8.8% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) stand at 26.9% and 19% respectively.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 2.66% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 5.79%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in green zone with the value of 14.09% while six month performance of the shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) remained bullish with the count of 6.22%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) remained up at 25.02% and 7.06% respectively.