Lingohr & Partner Asset Management Gmbh Increased By $453,962 Its Express Sc (ESRX) Stake; Del Friscos Restaurant Group (DFRG)’s Sentiment Is 0.7

January 16, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

Lingohr & Partner Asset Management Gmbh increased Express Sc (ESRX) stake by 54.44% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Lingohr & Partner Asset Management Gmbh acquired 7,442 shares as Express Sc (ESRX)’s stock declined 14.09%. The Lingohr & Partner Asset Management Gmbh holds 21,112 shares with $1.30 million value, up from 13,670 last quarter. Express Sc now has $45.50B valuation. The stock decreased 0.67% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $80.33. About 525,725 shares traded. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has declined 16.92% since January 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500.

Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. develops, owns, and operates restaurants in the United States. The company has market cap of $356.48 million. It owns and operates restaurants under the Del FriscoÂ’s Double Eagle Steak House, SullivanÂ’s Steakhouse, and Del FriscoÂ’s Grille brand names. It has a 34.93 P/E ratio. The firm offers steaks, as well as other menu selections, such as chops and fresh seafood.

Lingohr & Partner Asset Management Gmbh decreased Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM) stake by 3,371 shares to 5,734 valued at $1.20 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Magna Inte (NYSE:MGA) stake by 7,900 shares and now owns 99,520 shares. Morgan Sta (NYSE:MS) was reduced too.

Among 24 analysts covering Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX), 10 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Express Scripts had 52 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Wednesday, December 6 by Bernstein. The stock of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 25. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, May 26 report. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, June 7. The stock of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, July 26 by Oppenheimer. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Thursday, June 16 by Bernstein. Jefferies maintained Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) rating on Tuesday, August 29. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $72.0 target. The stock of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, June 8. Morgan Stanley downgraded Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) rating on Monday, June 20. Morgan Stanley has “Underweight” rating and $70 target. Robert W. Baird maintained Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) rating on Tuesday, January 9. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $92.0 target.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.62 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.06, from 0.56 in 2017Q2. It is positive, 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. Argent Tru Communications reported 19,709 shares stake. Gsa Capital Prtnrs Llp invested 0.01% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Mariner Wealth Advisors Limited Liability holds 6,588 shares. National Asset owns 5,876 shares. Eqis Capital holds 25,591 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Hedeker Wealth Llc invested 0.21% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Neumann Management Ltd Liability has 0.12% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 3,150 shares. Parametrica accumulated 4,216 shares or 0.11% of the stock. Rothschild Asset Mgmt invested in 3,819 shares or 0% of the stock. Citigroup Inc reported 0.03% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Cleararc Inc has 0.14% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Peoples Service Corp has 2,600 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Broderick Brian C owns 9,183 shares or 0.21% of their US portfolio. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has 0.05% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 104,417 shares. Los Angeles Equity invested in 119,269 shares.

The stock decreased 1.18% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $16.8. About 30,807 shares traded. Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (DFRG) has risen 16.19% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.51% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Del Frisco’s Restaurant’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Del Frisco’s Restaurant, 1 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $17.0 while the high is $19.0. The stock’s average target of $18 is 7.14% above today’s ($16.8) share price. DFRG was included in 3 notes of analysts from October 5, 2016. Credit Suisse upgraded the shares of DFRG in report on Tuesday, November 29 to “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Monday, February 27. Wm Smith initiated Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DFRG) rating on Wednesday, October 5. Wm Smith has “Not Rated” rating and $19.0 target.

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