Express Scripts Offering Possible 5.26% Return Over the Next 26 Calendar Days

Express Scripts's most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Express Scripts is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $60.00 short put and a strike $55.00 long put offers a potential 5.26% return on risk over the next 26 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were above $60.00 by expiration. The full premium credit of $0.25 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $4.75 would be incurred if the stock dropped below the $55.00 long put strike price.

The 5-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the short-term momentum for Express Scripts is bullish and the probability of a rise in share price is higher if the stock starts trending.

The 20-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the medium-term momentum for Express Scripts is bullish.

The RSI indicator is at 62.58 level which suggests that the stock is neither overbought nor oversold at this time.

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Bye, Bye Co-Pay Cards? Why Express Scripts Is Excluding Dozens Of Drugs
Mon, 21 Oct 2013 18:10:00 GMT
Forbes – For the first time, Express Scripts has excluded a few dozen medicines from its national preferred formulary. The move, which the pharmacy benefits manager says will begin in January had been signaled to drugmakers, comes in the wake of rising prices for brand-name medications and, in particular, greater use of co-pay cards

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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 17:04:00 GMT
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 16:16:00 GMT
Forbes – Morningstar has a bullish opinion on ESRX as detailed in this article and calculates a fair value of $89 per share for the stock. It seems to me that Morningstar’s research overlooks details in the financial footnotes or, worse, does not incorporate them into their analysis. I cannot be sure. Relying on reported […]

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