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Michael Kors Hldgs LTD (KORS) Shareholder Shellback Capital LP Has Increased Its Stake by $2.48 Million; Express Scripts Hldg Co (ESRX) Holding Has Boosted by Raymond James & Associates

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Raymond James & Associates increased its stake in Express Scripts Hldg Co (ESRX) by 1687.08% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Raymond James & Associates bought 403,213 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.72% with the market. The institutional investor held 427,113 shares of the medical and nursing services company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $29.51 million, up from 23,900 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Raymond James & Associates who had been investing in Express Scripts Hldg Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $45.93B market cap company. The stock increased 3.28% or $2.6 during the last trading session, reaching $81.77. About 5.81 million shares traded or 45.69% up from the average. 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: 08/03/2018 – Correction to Cigna to Buy Express Scripts Story; 17/05/2018 – AMGEN AMGN.O SETS LIST PRICE FOR AIMOVIG MIGRAINE DRUG AT $6,900 PER YEAR, OR $575 PER MONTH; 08/03/2018 – Bloomberg Markets: Cigna Buying Express Scripts; 11/05/2018 – Express Scripts: Pleased Administration Wants Increasing Number of Generic Drugs Available; 30/04/2018 – Delaware Value Cuts Express Scripts, Buys More Marathon Oil; 19/03/2018 – EXPRESS SCRIPTS HOLDING SAYS IF CIGNA DEAL CLOSES IN 2018, 2018 ANNUAL BONUS PLAN TO BE FUNDED AT 200% WITH NO PRORATION – SEC FILING; 24/04/2018 – STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: Express Scripts targets new migraine drugs; Takeda edges closer to a deal for Shire; 16/03/2018 – Express Scripts Endorses “Know the Lowest Price Act of 2018” and “Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act”; 03/04/2018 – Express Scripts Names Ron Guerrier Chief Information Officer; 07/03/2018 – BREAKING: Cigna is nearing deal to acquire Express Scripts in deal that could be announced Thursday – Dow Jones

Shellback Capital Lp increased its stake in Michael Kors Hldgs Ltd (KORS) by 20% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Shellback Capital Lp bought 40,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.76% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 240,000 shares of the apparel company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $14.90M, up from 200,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Shellback Capital Lp who had been investing in Michael Kors Hldgs Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $10.00 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.92% or $1.31 during the last trading session, reaching $66.82. About 3.22 million shares traded or 24.26% up from the average. Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE:KORS) has risen 87.39% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 74.82% the S&P500. Some Historical KORS News: 30/05/2018 – Handbag maker Michael Kors tops 4th-quarter revenue estimates; 04/04/2018 – Michael Kors Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 11/05/2018 – Michael Kors and Molson Coors are drastically different, but in a key way. @JimCramer breaks it down; 18/04/2018 – CGTN: Exclusive interview: fashion designer Michael Kors “walks” and “talks” in Shanghai #MichaelKors…; 30/05/2018 – MICHAEL KORS HOLDINGS LTD KORS.N FY2019 REV VIEW $5.00 BLN — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 30/05/2018 – Michael Kors Sees 1Q Rev $1.135B; 30/05/2018 – MICHAEL KORS 4Q EPS 29C, EST. 60C; 30/05/2018 – MICHAEL KORS HOLDINGS LTD – FOR FISCAL 2019, COMPANY EXPECTS TOTAL REVENUE TO BE APPROXIMATELY $5.10 BLN; 30/05/2018 – Michael Kors 4Q EPS 29c; 30/05/2018 – Michael Kors 4Q Rev $1.18B

Investors sentiment increased to 0.7 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.01, from 0.69 in 2017Q4. It increased, 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. Nomura Incorporated reported 400,944 shares. Delta Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Tn holds 607 shares. 30,186 are owned by Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability. Kcm Invest Ltd Company invested 0.02% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Moreover, Greenleaf has 0% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 3,272 shares. National Bank & Trust Of Nova Scotia, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 76,160 shares. National Mutual Federation Of Agricultural Cooperatives invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Brookstone stated it has 4,425 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Douglass Winthrop Advsrs Ltd Liability Com holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 4,830 shares. Renaissance Tech Ltd Liability, a New York-based fund reported 1.40M shares. Td Asset Mngmt stated it has 0.03% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Pggm Invests stated it has 960,838 shares. Oakworth, a Alabama-based fund reported 2,648 shares. Ipswich Inc stated it has 0.13% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). 1,481 were reported by Central Retail Bank Com.

Raymond James & Associates, which manages about $75.99B and $55.75B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:PCRX) by 50,930 shares to 17,761 shares, valued at $553,000 in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Lasalle Hotel Pptys (NYSE:LHO) by 170,500 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 90,737 shares, and cut its stake in Powershares Etf Tr Ii (PCY).

Among 25 analysts covering Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX), 8 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. Express Scripts had 69 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 29 by Jefferies. Bernstein initiated the shares of ESRX in report on Thursday, June 16 with “Underperform” rating. The stock of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) earned “Market Perform” rating by Leerink Swann on Wednesday, March 23. The stock of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 25. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Thursday, May 17. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Thursday, June 1 with “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley on Monday, June 20 to “Underweight”. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, August 10. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Friday, December 15 by Raymond James. The company was maintained on Monday, October 2 by Needham.

More notable recent Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “After-Hours Stock Movers 06/12: (ENPH) (FOXA) (TWX) Higher; (VTVT) (HRB) (OXM) Lower (more…)” on June 12, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Headlines Don’t Determine Stock Prices – Cramer’s Mad Money (6/12/18)” published on June 13, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Southern, AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, International Flavors & Fragrances …” on June 12, 2018. More interesting news about Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Tracking Larry Robbins’ Glenview Capital Management Portfolio – Q1 2018 Update” published on May 25, 2018 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “Why The Huge AT&T Win May Bode Well For Other Takeover Targets” with publication date: June 13, 2018.

Among 35 analysts covering Michael Kors Holdings Ltd (NYSE:KORS), 13 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 20 Hold. Therefore 37% are positive. Michael Kors Holdings Ltd had 135 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE:KORS) on Friday, October 27 with “Buy” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of KORS in report on Wednesday, November 8 with “Hold” rating. Deutsche Bank downgraded Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE:KORS) on Monday, May 15 to “Hold” rating. The stock of Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE:KORS) earned “Neutral” rating by Wedbush on Thursday, August 11. The stock has “Underweight” rating by Piper Jaffray on Sunday, August 9. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 7 by Barclays Capital. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $6000 target in Tuesday, August 8 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, January 22 by Mizuho. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, July 30 by BB&T Capital. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Tuesday, November 7 with “Buy”.

Since February 13, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 sales for $55.90 million activity. Another trade for 12,100 shares valued at $794,557 was sold by McDonough Krista A. Shares for $255,752 were sold by Benedetto M William on Friday, February 16. On Friday, March 2 Kors Michael David sold $15.12M worth of Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE:KORS) or 246,590 shares. 6,097 shares were sold by Robinson Cathy Marie, worth $387,647 on Monday, June 4. 6,500 shares were sold by Reitman Stephen F, worth $406,065.

Shellback Capital Lp, which manages about $423.03 million and $1.37 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Lowes Cos Inc (NYSE:LOW) by 90,000 shares to 85,000 shares, valued at $7.46 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Pvh Corp (NYSE:PVH) by 135,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 300,000 shares, and cut its stake in Urban Outfitters Inc (NASDAQ:URBN).

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