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A
Express Scripts Holding Co (ESRX)
Healthcare | Health Care Plans
CEO: Timothy C. Wentworth
Employees: 25900
express-scripts.com
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
Pure Value Rank25Dividend RankNO DIVIDEND
Moat Rank134Financial Strength Rank188
Growth Rank21Momentum Rank439
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
Dividend Yield0%
Payout RatioN/A
3 yr Dividend GrowthN/A
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio10.62x
P/B Ratio2.28x
P/S Ratio0.36x
EV/EBITDA Ratio7.38x
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Piotroski F-Score8
Debt-to-Equity97%
Interest Coverage0x
MOAT
ROE22.39%
ROIC13.65%
Net Margin3.39%
GROWTH
5 yr EPS Growth16.33%
5 yr SPS Growth16.79%
5 yr BPS Growth39.34%
tickrz A-Ranked Express Scripts Holding Co scores well on valuation
 tickrz summary
Express Scripts Holding Co receives an A ranking in our proprietary multi-factor ranking approach that blends valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
 value
 pure value ranking Warren Buffett ranking
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Express Scripts Holding Co's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 10.6x, a P/B ratio of 2.3x, a P/S ratio of 0.4x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 7.4x. Express Scripts Holding Co ranks 25 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively strong score.Express Scripts Holding Co ranks 9 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Express Scripts Holding Co warrants further investigation.

 quality
 moat financial strength
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Express Scripts Holding Co appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Healthcare sector. Express Scripts Holding Co has a Piotroski F Score of 8 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 0x, a debt/equity ratio of 97% and a Moat Rank of 134 translate to an average Financial Strength score.


 momentum
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors.The company has seen its stock fall by -8.28% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 439. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Express Scripts Holding Co will not appeal to momentum investors.

 yield
 value + yield
Express Scripts Holding Co currently does not pay a dividend so it ranks last among S&P 500 companies using our dividend ranking methodology. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

 growth
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 16.3% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 16.8% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 39.3% speak to its impressive growth ranking.

Express Scripts Holding Co (ESRX)
Healthcare | Health Care Plans
CEO: Timothy C. Wentworth
Employees: 25900
express-scripts.com


tickrz rank
A

VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio10.62x
P/B Ratio2.28x
P/S Ratio0.36x
EV/EBITDA Ratio7.38x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
Dividend Yield0%
Payout RatioN/A
3 yr Dividend GrowthN/A
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Piotroski F-Score8
Debt-to-Equity97%
Interest Coverage0x
MOAT
ROE22.39%
ROIC13.65%
Net Margin3.39%
GROWTH
5 yr EPS Growth16.33%
5 yr SPS Growth16.79%
5 yr BPS Growth39.34%

TICKRZ RANK
Express Scripts Holding Co receives an A ranking in our proprietary multi-factor ranking approach that blends valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Express Scripts Holding Co's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 10.6x, a P/B ratio of 2.3x, a P/S ratio of 0.4x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 7.4x. Express Scripts Holding Co ranks 25 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively strong score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
Express Scripts Holding Co ranks 9 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Express Scripts Holding Co warrants further investigation.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Express Scripts Holding Co appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Healthcare sector.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Express Scripts Holding Co has a Piotroski F Score of 8 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 0x, a debt/equity ratio of 97% and a Moat Rank of 134 translate to an average Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors.The company has seen its stock fall by -8.28% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 439. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Express Scripts Holding Co will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Express Scripts Holding Co currently does not pay a dividend so it ranks last among S&P 500 companies using our dividend ranking methodology. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 16.3% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 16.8% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 39.3% speak to its impressive growth ranking.