Sell-side PT & Stock Update on Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE:DKS), Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX)

In the most recent session, Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE:DKS) shares have traded -0.90%. Following the stock price relative to moving averages may offer enhanced perspective on stock performance. After a recent review, the stock has been noted $1.39 away from the 50-day moving average of $49.16 and $-2.84 away from the 200-day moving average of $53.39. From a different angle, the stock has been recently recorded -19.61% off of the 52-week high of 62.88 and +33.17% removed from the 52-week low of 37.96. 

Currently, Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc has a price to earnings ratio of 19.75. Analysts and investors may also opt to evaluate a company's PEG or price to earnings growth ratio. The PEG ratio represents the ratio of the price to earnings to the anticipated future growth rate of the company. If a company has a PEG Ratio below one, it may be viewed as undervalued. If a company has a PEG Ratio above one, it may show that the company is overvalued. A PEG Ratio near one may be viewed as fair value. The stock currently has a PEG Ratio of 1.03.

Price Target Update

Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters have set a consensus target price of $60.07 on shares. Target prices may vary from one analyst to another due to the various ways they may proceed to calculate future price targets. This is a near-term estimation for the next 12-18 months.

According to data provided by Zacks Research, Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has a consensus target price of $72.083 on the stock. Out of the polled analysts providing targets, the high is currently $94, while the low is resting at $52. Analyst price targets may vary depending on the individual method used to calculate the estimate.
Turning to earnings, analysts are expecting Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) to post a current quarter EPS of $1.71. This consensus number is compiled by Zacks Research. For the period ending on 2017-03-31, the company reported EPS for the quarter of $1.33. The resulting surprise factor from the difference between the reported number and the consensus estimate going into earnings was 0.76%. After a company reports earnings, the stock may see increased activity. The next earnings report date is scheduled on or near 2017-07-24.
In terms of analyst ratings, Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has a current ABR of 2.49. This average broker recommendation is given by Zacks using a scale from 1 to 5. According to this scale, a rating of 1 or 2 would indicate a Buy, and a rating of 4 or 5 would signify a Sell recommendation. A 3 would indicate a Hold on the stock.

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