Among 14 analysts covering Moody’s (NYSE:MCO), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 21% are positive. Moody’s had 50 analyst reports since October 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, October 14 by Atlantic Securities. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Friday, October 6. FBR Capital downgraded Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) on Monday, November 2 to “Mkt Perform” rating. Argus Research maintained the shares of MCO in report on Monday, February 22 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, August 23 with “Overweight”. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Tuesday, July 25 report. As per Wednesday, August 17, the company rating was maintained by Argus Research. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, November 6 by Credit Suisse. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Tuesday, July 11. As per Friday, April 28, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. See Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) latest ratings:
12/02/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $175 New Target: $180 Maintain
12/02/2018 Broker: Cantor Fitzgerald Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $148 New Target: $155 Maintain
12/02/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $159 New Target: $161 Maintain
12/02/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Hold New Target: $160.0 Maintain
12/02/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $161 New Target: $187 Maintain
09/02/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $203.0 Maintain
09/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $170.0 Maintain
09/02/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $161.0 Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $191.0 Maintain
11/01/2018 Broker: Nomura Rating: Buy New Target: $180.0 Initiate
Tobam decreased Express Scripts Inc (ESRX) stake by 67.38% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Tobam sold 19,297 shares as Express Scripts Inc (ESRX)’s stock declined 14.09%. The Tobam holds 9,341 shares with $591,000 value, down from 28,638 last quarter. Express Scripts Inc now has $40.03 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.51% or $0.365 during the last trading session, reaching $71.315. About 1.68M shares traded. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has declined 16.92% since March 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500.
Investors sentiment increased to 0.69 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.07, from 0.62 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 66 investors sold ESRX shares while 414 reduced holdings. 72 funds opened positions while 224 raised stakes. 486.80 million shares or 2.59% less from 499.72 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Stratos Wealth Partners Limited holds 58,709 shares or 0.18% of its portfolio. Amer Beacon Advisors, Texas-based fund reported 1,532 shares. First Manhattan Company reported 0% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Ftb Advsr holds 3,443 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Fisher Asset Management Ltd Company holds 0.03% or 349,564 shares. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Ltd Company has invested 1.79% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Brandywine Glob Management Llc reported 277,421 shares. Muhlenkamp Company reported 1.22% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Trust Of Toledo Na Oh stated it has 0.25% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Kansas-based Creative Planning has invested 0.02% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Cobblestone Capital Advsrs Lc Ny accumulated 109,129 shares. Moreover, Hudock Cap Limited Liability Corp has 0.09% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Burney stated it has 122,526 shares or 0.51% of all its holdings. Moreover, First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca has 0.22% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Pinnacle Financial Prns has invested 0.04% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX).
Among 25 analysts covering Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX), 8 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. Express Scripts had 65 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) on Thursday, December 14 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Friday, July 7. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Leerink Swann on Monday, October 5. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, June 7 by Bank of America. The stock has “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, June 20. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, October 2 by Needham. On Friday, December 15 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Maxim Group on Tuesday, July 18 with “Buy”. Barclays Capital maintained Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) rating on Thursday, February 18. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $85 target. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, December 6 by Bernstein.
Tobam increased Mcdonald’s Corp (NYSE:MCD) stake by 49,901 shares to 98,776 valued at $15.48 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Teva Pharmaceutical (NYSE:TEVA) stake by 143,497 shares and now owns 522,845 shares. Continental Resources Inc/Ok (NYSE:CLR) was raised too.
Analysts await Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) to report earnings on April, 23. They expect $1.76 earnings per share, up 32.33% or $0.43 from last year’s $1.33 per share. ESRX’s profit will be $987.79M for 10.13 P/E if the $1.76 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.16 actual earnings per share reported by Express Scripts Holding Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -18.52% negative EPS growth.
The stock decreased 1.65% or $2.76 during the last trading session, reaching $164.45. About 269,806 shares traded. Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) has risen 23.29% since March 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.59% the S&P500.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.35 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.34, from 1.01 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 18 investors sold Moody's Corporation shares while 182 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 137 raised stakes. 158.15 million shares or 1.61% less from 160.75 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Evercore Wealth Lc holds 0% or 150 shares. Kornitzer Capital Management Ks holds 0.06% in Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) or 26,270 shares. Marshfield holds 10.89% or 1.18 million shares in its portfolio. 4,444 are held by Zacks Inv. Harris Assocs Ltd Partnership invested in 0.86% or 3.65M shares. Lmr Partners Limited Liability Partnership invested in 0.08% or 5,405 shares. Liberty Mutual Grp Incorporated Asset Incorporated holds 0.05% or 7,071 shares. Brighton Jones Ltd Com owns 1,656 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Macquarie Group Limited owns 38,338 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Invesco reported 930,221 shares stake. Warren Averett Asset Mgmt Llc owns 4,646 shares or 0.14% of their US portfolio. Wetherby Asset Mgmt stated it has 4,574 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Kbc Gru Nv holds 126,761 shares or 0.16% of its portfolio. Arizona State Retirement Sys holds 0.1% of its portfolio in Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) for 57,391 shares. Segall Bryant Hamill Limited Company owns 41,564 shares.
MoodyÂ’s Corporation provides credit ratings; and credit, capital markets, and economic related research, data, and analytical tools worldwide. The company has market cap of $31.43 billion. It operates through two divisions, MoodyÂ’s Investors Service and MoodyÂ’s Analytics. It has a 31.93 P/E ratio. The MoodyÂ’s Investors Service segment publishes credit ratings on various debt obligations and entities that issue such obligations comprising various corporate and governmental obligations, structured finance securities, and commercial paper programs.
Since September 29, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 sales for $23.29 million activity. Crimmins Michael S sold $81,218 worth of stock. Almeida Mark sold $10.11M worth of stock or 62,500 shares. 45,216 Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) shares with value of $7.47M were sold by MCDANIEL RAYMOND W. The insider Fauber Robert sold 5 shares worth $808. $4.92 million worth of Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) shares were sold by Huber Linda. Shares for $69,205 were sold by Duffie Darrell on Friday, September 29.