Reid Walker increased its stake in Express Scripts Hldg Co (Put) (NASDAQ:ESRX) by 111.11% based on its latest Q3 2015 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ws Management Lllp bought 600,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.75% with the market. The hedge fund run by Reid Walker held 1.14 million shares of the medical and nursing services company at the end of Q3, valued at $92.29M, up from 540,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ws Management Lllp who had been investing in Express Scripts Hldg Co (Put) since many months, is probably bullish the $58.42B market cap company. The stock increased 0.01% or $0.01 during the last trading session, hitting $86.4. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has risen 2.76% since May 6, 2015 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.56% the S&P500.
Ws Management Lllp, which manages about $2.53 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Micron Technology Inc (Call) (NASDAQ:MU) by 1.65M shares to 750,000 shares, valued at $11.24M in Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Vantiv Inc (NYSE:VNTV) by 321,400 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 500,000 shares, and cut its stake in Micron Technology Inc (NASDAQ:MU).
Gordon Stacy Smith and Reid Walker created WS Capital in 1997 which is based in Dallas. On occasions they take very big stakes from small businesses
The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.94 in 2015 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 1.04 in 2015Q2. The ratio fall, as 76 funds sold all ESRX shares owned while 462 reduced positions. 71 funds bought stakes while 435 increased positions. They now own 619.29 million shares or 3.71% less from 643.18 million shares in 2015Q2.
Bloombergsen Inc. holds 9.85% of its portfolio in ESRX for 2.16 million shares. St. James Investment Company Llc owns 952,304 shares or 9.5% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Alpine Investment Management Llc has 9.14% invested in the company for 1.03 million shares. The New York-based Capital Counsel Llc Ny has invested 8.49% in the stock. Timucuan Asset Management Inc Fl, a Florida-based fund reported 963,544 shares.
Out of 19 analysts covering Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX), 12 rate it “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 13 “Hold”. This means 48% are positive. $109 is the highest target while $89 is the lowest. The $97.76 average target is 9.18% above today’s ($86.4) stock price. Express Scripts was the topic in 4 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc.
More notable recent Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) news were published by: Stltoday.com which released: “Express Scripts commits $25 million to local venture capital firm” on December 08, 2015, also Fool.com with their article: “Express Scripts Holding Company Reports Solid Third-Quarter Results” published on October 28, 2015, Bidnessetc.com published: “Express Scripts To Force Martin Shkreli Out of Daraprim Business” on December 01, 2015. More interesting news about Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Express Scripts Holding Company Q3 Earnings: What to Watch” published on October 24, 2015 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “JP Morgan Still Likes Express Scripts After Meeting With Management” with publication date: November 27, 2015.
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