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Shares of Express Scripts Rise to a New 52-Week High

By David Diaz

Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX) traded today at a new 52-week high of $97.05. Approximately 285,000 shares have changed hands today, as compared to an average 30-day volume of 4.3 million shares.

In the past 52 weeks, Express Scripts share prices have been bracketed by a low of $55.80 and a high of $97.05 and are now at $96.38, 73% above that low price. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has climbed 1.1% while the 200-day MA has risen 0.4%.

Express Scripts Holding Company is a full service pharmacy benefit management and specialty managed care company serving clients throughout North America. The Company's customers include managed care organizations, insurance carriers, third party administrators, employers, and union-sponsored benefit plans.

Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX) is currently priced 10.6% above its average consensus analyst price target of $86.12. Express Scripts shares have support at the 50-day moving average (MA) of $88.96 and additional support at the 200-day MA of $79.35.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Express Scripts on August 10th, 2018 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $84.09. Since that recommendation, shares of Express Scripts have risen 14.8%. We continue to monitor ESRX for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: 52 week high/lows Express Scripts

Ticker(s): ESRX