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Last $90.36 USD
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express scripts holding co (ESRX) Details

Express Scripts Holding Company operates as a pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company in the United States and Canada. The company operates through two segments, PBM and Other Business Operations. The company’s PBM segment’s services include clinical solutions to enhance health outcomes, such as adherence, case coordination, and personalized medicine; specialized pharmacy care; home delivery pharmacy; specialty pharmacy, including the distribution of fertility pharmaceuticals that require special handling or packaging; and retail network pharmacy administration. It also provides benefit design consultation; drug utilization review; drug formulary management; an array of Medicare, Medicaid, and health insurance marketplace; administration of a group purchasing organization; and consumer health and drug information services. In addition, the company distributes specialty pharmaceuticals and medical supplies to providers, clinics, and hospitals; and offers consulting services for pharmaceutical manufacturers to collect scientific evidence to guide the use of medicines, as well as case management approach to manage care by integrating pre-certification, case management, and discharge planning services for patients. It serves managed care organizations, health insurers, third-party administrators, employers, union-sponsored benefit plans, workers’ compensation plans, government health programs, office-based oncologists, renal dialysis clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, primary care physicians, retina specialists, and others. The company was formerly known as Aristotle Holding, Inc. and changed its name to Express Scripts Holding Company in April 2012. Express Scripts Holding Company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

29,500 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/23/15
Founded in 1986

express scripts holding co (ESRX) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $660.4K
Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Vice...
Total Annual Compensation: $535.4K
Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $332.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

express scripts holding co (ESRX) Key Developments

Express Scripts Holding Co. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for Second Quarter Ending June 2015 and Full Year Ending December 31, 2015

Express Scripts Holding Co. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, revenues were $24,899.6 million compared to $23,685.0 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $715.5 million compared to $595.8 million a year ago. Net income was $447.1 million compared to $334.5 million a year ago. Net income attributable to company was $441.1 million or $0.60 diluted per share compared to $328.3 million or $0.42 diluted per share a year ago. Net cash flows provided by operating activities was $281.4 million compared to $454.0 million a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $48.3 million compared to $117.1 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA attributable to company was $1,512.1 million or $4.92 per share compared to $1,471.0 million or $4.60 per share a year ago. Diluted EPS attributable to company, adjusted was $1.10 compared to $0.99 a year ago. Adjusted net income attributable to company was $811.1 million compared to $779.2 million a year ago. For the current quarter ending in June, the company expects its per-share earnings to range from $1.39 to $1.43, up 13% to 16% year-over-year. Adjusted claims expect to range from $310 million to $330 million. The company narrowed its adjusted earnings per diluted share guidance from a range of $5.35 to $5.49 to a range of $5.37 to $5.47, which maintains the mid-point of $5.42. The new guidance range represents growth of 10% to 12% over 2014. The company anticipates full-year 2015 integration costs to be approximately $250.0 million, but the exact amount is indeterminable.  The company is unable to include these charges in the list of GAAP items not included in guidance for 2015 full-year earnings per diluted share attributable to company, adjusted selling, general and administrative, adjusted EBITDA and adjusted EBITDA per adjusted claim or to provide a reconciliation to the corresponding GAAP measure.  2015 Adjusted EPS will exclude amortization of intangible assets per diluted share in the range of $1.52 to $1.56.

Express Scripts Holding Company Announces New Credit Agreement Credit Suisse AG and Citibank, N.A

On April 28, 2015, Express Scripts Holding Company entered into a credit agreement with Credit Suisse AG, as administrative agent, Citibank, N.A., as syndication agent, and the other lenders and agents named therein, providing for a five-year $2.0 billion revolving loan facility, a two-year $2.5 billion term loan and a five-year $3.0 billion term loan. The company used the proceeds to repay its previously existing term loan and to terminate the commitments under its existing revolving loan facility and indicated it currently intends to use approximately $5.5 billion of proceeds for an accelerated share repurchase program ("ASR") in the near term and the remaining proceeds for other general corporate purposes.

Express Scripts Closes Fort Worth Facility, 227 Workers Lose Jobs

Express Scripts has cut 227 jobs at a facility in the Fossil Creek business park. Employees at the facility, 5450 N. Riverside Dr., were told on April 22 and released the same day. They will be paid for 60 days and the facility will be fully vacated by the end of June. The closing is part of a nationwide consolidation of the company's front-end pharmacy operations, where prescriptions are submitted, following the 2012 merger with Medco Health Solutions.


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