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EXPRESS SCRIPTS HOLDING COMPANY: STOCK RATING SUMMARY
6
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EXPRESS SCRIPTS HOLDING COMPANY, a large-cap value company in the health care sector, is expected to outperform the market over the next six months with very low risk.

10 is the best possible rating.

QUICK SUMMARY
Pro

One or more analysts has modestly increased quarterly earnings estimates for ESRX. Positive

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is high. Positive

Con

The price-to-earnings multiple is higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Negative

Shares are being heavily sold by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like ESRX

FUNDAMENTAL
Grade: B

The most recent quarterly earnings report was approximately equal to or higher than analysts’ consensus forecast, but not to a degree that is predictive of future returns. Neutral

Earnings growth in the past year has decelerated moderately compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Negative

One or more analysts has modestly increased quarterly earnings estimates for ESRX. Positive

OWNERSHIP
Grade: F

Two or more executives, directors or major shareholders sold a large number of shares recently. Very negative

Shares are being heavily sold by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like ESRX

VALUATION
Grade: D

The price-to-earnings multiple is higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Negative

The price-to-sales multiple is significantly lower than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Positive/Neutral for a medium- to large-sized company like ESRX

The ratio of ESRX's price-to-earnings multiple to its five-year growth rate is above the average of all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Negative

TECHNICAL
Grade: B

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is high. Positive

Previous day's closing price for ESRX was slightly above its 50-day moving average. Positive

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