Bush Odonnell Investment Advisors Cut Express Scripts Holding Co (ESRX) Position By $2.11 Million; Stonebridge Capital Advisors Has Trimmed By $656,642 Its Visa (V) Holding

June 14, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

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Bush Odonnell Investment Advisors Inc decreased Express Scripts Holding Co (ESRX) stake by 31.89% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Bush Odonnell Investment Advisors Inc sold 30,555 shares as Express Scripts Holding Co (ESRX)’s stock declined 0.72%. The Bush Odonnell Investment Advisors Inc holds 65,252 shares with $4.51M value, down from 95,807 last quarter. Express Scripts Holding Co now has $46.25 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.70% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $82.34. About 1.13M shares traded. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has risen 28.27% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.70% the S&P500. Some Historical ESRX News: ; 02/05/2018 – EXPRESS SCRIPTS 1Q ADJ EPS $1.77, EST. $1.76; 13/03/2018 – A.M. Best Places Credit Ratings of Medco Containment Life Insurance Company and Medco Containment Insurance Company of New York; 14/03/2018 – EXPRESS SCRIPTS HOLDING CO. TO CANCEL INVESTOR DAY MEETING; 11/05/2018 – Trump assails high drug prices, avoids direct hit on industry; 31/05/2018 – Express Scripts to Provide Patients with Faster Path to Rare Disease Diagnosis and Treatment, in Collaboration with PinnacleCare; 08/03/2018 – Cigna buying Express Scripts isn’t likely to cause a revolution but it makes sense; 08/03/2018 – EXPRESS SCRIPTS HOLDING CO – TRANSACTION CONSIDERATION OF $54 BLN IN AGGREGATE; 13/03/2018 – The CVS-Aetna deal marked the beginning of a wave of health-care deals, including Albertsons’s proposed acquisition Rite Aid and Cigna’s plan to buy Express Scripts; 07/03/2018 – Cigna Is Nearing a Deal to Buy Express Scripts; 07/03/2018 – Cigna Nears Deal to Buy Express Scripts

Stonebridge Capital Advisors Llc decreased Visa Inc (V) stake by 7.04% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Stonebridge Capital Advisors Llc sold 5,518 shares as Visa Inc (V)’s stock rose 5.37%. The Stonebridge Capital Advisors Llc holds 72,911 shares with $8.72 million value, down from 78,429 last quarter. Visa Inc now has $302.26B valuation. The stock increased 0.41% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $134.95. About 3.25 million shares traded. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 38.13% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.56% the S&P500. Some Historical V News: ; 25/03/2018 – Czech Visa Application Centres Launched in Changsha, Jinan, and Fuzhou in P.R. China; 15/04/2018 – UK consumers cut spending as snow adds to inflation squeeze – Visa; 25/04/2018 – Visa Cash, Equivalents $14.2 Billion at March 3; 24/05/2018 – Retailers Say Visa, Mastercard Pressing the Wrong Button; 24/05/2018 – Retailers Met With FTC, Fed Over Concerns About Visa, Mastercard Plans; 30/03/2018 – Visa Inc. Announces Resignation of Gary A. Hoffman From the Board of Directors; 09/05/2018 – Women Execs at Visa Expected to Complain of ‘Bro’ Culture, Unequal Opportunity; 09/05/2018 – Visa CEO Alfred Kelly to Meet With Female Executives Thursday to Discuss Concerns; 19/03/2018 – PRESS RELEASE VFS GLOBAL AWARDED CONTRACTS TO PROVIDE CANADIAN VISA APPLICATION CENTRE SERVICES IN 78 COUNTRIES; 06/03/2018 – EXCLUSIVE-Visa waivers rarely granted under Trump’s latest U.S. travel ban -letter

Stonebridge Capital Advisors Llc increased Dowdupont Inc stake by 5,353 shares to 38,282 valued at $2.44 million in 2018Q1. It also upped Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) stake by 5,274 shares and now owns 76,136 shares. Bank Of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) was raised too.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $6.34 million activity. $1.08 million worth of stock was sold by HOFFMEISTER JAMES H on Monday, April 30. Biggar Lynne sold $205,440 worth of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) on Wednesday, February 14. $5.06M worth of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) was sold by MCINERNEY RYAN. Another trade for 49,702 shares valued at $5.65M was made by MAHON TULLIER KELLY on Friday, December 15.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.17, from 1.05 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 41 investors sold V shares while 684 reduced holdings. 127 funds opened positions while 513 raised stakes. 1.57 billion shares or 2.35% less from 1.61 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. 128,680 were accumulated by Qs Lc. Tiedemann Advsrs Llc holds 11,243 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Waters Parkerson Lc reported 403,628 shares. Rathbone Brothers Public Ltd holds 994,145 shares or 4.84% of its portfolio. Zevin Asset Ltd Llc reported 141,787 shares or 4.4% of all its holdings. Fayez Sarofim & Company accumulated 1.81M shares or 1.17% of the stock. Primecap Ca holds 0.57% or 6.38M shares. Yhb Investment Advsrs Incorporated accumulated 1.79% or 88,014 shares. Select Equity Grp Inc Limited Partnership reported 72,995 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Schmidt P J Investment Mngmt has invested 1.98% of its portfolio in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Cue Gp holds 1.53% or 19,356 shares in its portfolio. Vestor Limited Liability Corporation has invested 1.44% of its portfolio in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Annex Advisory Ltd invested 0.22% of its portfolio in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Cedar Hill Associates Lc reported 0.3% in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V). Psagot Investment House owns 0.81% invested in Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) for 155,810 shares.

Among 43 analysts covering Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), 34 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Visa Inc. had 132 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by S&P Research on Tuesday, July 28. UBS maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) rating on Tuesday, October 25. UBS has “Buy” rating and $97 target. The stock of Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) earned “Buy” rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Thursday, December 17. Mizuho maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) rating on Wednesday, October 11. Mizuho has “Buy” rating and $115.0 target. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, May 16 by Barclays Capital. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of V in report on Tuesday, August 22 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Wednesday, October 18. On Thursday, February 11 the stock rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by PiperJaffray on Friday, February 2. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, October 26 with “Outperform”.

Analysts await Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) to report earnings on July, 19. They expect $1.09 earnings per share, up 26.74% or $0.23 from last year’s $0.86 per share. V’s profit will be $2.44 billion for 30.95 P/E if the $1.09 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.11 actual earnings per share reported by Visa Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.80% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) news were published by: Investorideas.com which released: “#AI News: Visa (NYSE: $V) Canada and Finn AI collaborate to expand #artificialntelligence banking capabilities …” on June 14, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Visa, Inc. (V) Presents at William Blair 2018 Growth Stock Conference (Transcript)” published on June 13, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Broadcom, Analog Devices, Visa, Pier 1 Imports, QTS Realty Trust, and …” on June 14, 2018. More interesting news about Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Is Visa Inc. a Buy?” published on June 07, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Is It Too Late To Buy Visa Stock?” with publication date: May 17, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.7 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.01, from 0.69 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 88 investors sold ESRX shares while 382 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 220 raised stakes. 462.03 million shares or 3.62% less from 479.40 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Moreover, C Worldwide Group Incorporated Holdg A S has 0.13% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 119,604 shares. 442,691 are owned by Boston Prtn. Nippon Life Investors Americas reported 81,340 shares. Harvey Invest Llc owns 5,264 shares. Bahl Gaynor Inc holds 12,724 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Mutual Of Omaha Bancshares Wealth Mngmt holds 4,249 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Moreover, Cambridge Invest Advisors has 0.02% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Harvey Capital Management Incorporated owns 0.32% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 12,500 shares. Cwm Ltd Com stated it has 2,384 shares. Whittier Trust holds 8,570 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Element Cap Mngmt Llc owns 18,073 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Rfg Advisory Group Incorporated Limited Com holds 0.11% or 4,195 shares. Atria Invests Limited holds 15,078 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Live Your Vision Lc invested 0.16% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Westchester Mngmt Ltd Com invested 0.18% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX).

More important recent Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Headlines Don’t Determine Stock Prices – Cramer’s Mad Money (6/12/18)” on June 13, 2018, also Globenewswire.com published article titled: “Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Southern, AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, International Flavors & Fragrances …”, 247Wallst.com published: “Why The Huge AT&T Win May Bode Well For Other Takeover Targets” on June 13, 2018. More interesting news about Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) was released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “After-Hours Stock Movers 06/12: (ENPH) (FOXA) (TWX) Higher; (VTVT) (HRB) (OXM) Lower (more…)” with publication date: June 12, 2018.

Analysts await Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) to report earnings on July, 24. They expect $2.20 EPS, up 27.17% or $0.47 from last year’s $1.73 per share. ESRX’s profit will be $1.24B for 9.36 P/E if the $2.20 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.77 actual EPS reported by Express Scripts Holding Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 24.29% EPS growth.

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