Bridges Investment Management Has Lowered Express Scripts Holding Co Com (ESRX) Position; Profile of 2 Analysts Covering Mistras Group, Inc. (MG)

March 13, 2018 - By John Hoffman

Among 10 analysts covering Mistras Group (NYSE:MG), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Mistras Group has $65 highest and $15 lowest target. $35.29’s average target is 75.66% above currents $20.09 stock price. Mistras Group had 27 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Mistras Group, Inc. (NYSE:MG) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 9 by Canaccord Genuity. The company was upgraded on Friday, August 12 by Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird downgraded Mistras Group, Inc. (NYSE:MG) on Monday, October 2 to “Neutral” rating. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of MG in report on Friday, December 22 with “Hold” rating. Scotia Capital maintained Mistras Group, Inc. (NYSE:MG) rating on Friday, November 4. Scotia Capital has “Outperform” rating and $65 target. Stephens maintained the shares of MG in report on Thursday, January 18 with “Hold” rating. On Friday, January 6 the stock rating was maintained by Scotia Capital with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Hold” on Wednesday, November 8. KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “Sector Weight” rating in Thursday, April 7 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, November 3. See Mistras Group, Inc. (NYSE:MG) latest ratings:

18/01/2018 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Hold New Target: $22.0 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Hold New Target: $24.0 Maintain
22/12/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Hold New Target: $22.0 Maintain
10/11/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $23.0 Maintain
08/11/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Hold Old Target: $20 New Target: $22 Maintain
03/11/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $22.0 Maintain
05/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain
02/10/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $21 Downgrade
15/09/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $21.0 Maintain

Bridges Investment Management Inc decreased Express Scripts Holding Co Com (ESRX) stake by 10.33% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Bridges Investment Management Inc sold 5,262 shares as Express Scripts Holding Co Com (ESRX)’s stock declined 14.09%. The Bridges Investment Management Inc holds 45,665 shares with $2.89 million value, down from 50,927 last quarter. Express Scripts Holding Co Com now has $44.32B valuation. The stock decreased 3.10% or $2.5 during the last trading session, reaching $78.25. About 7.19 million shares traded or 44.14% up from the average. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has declined 16.92% since March 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.69 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.07, from 0.62 in 2017Q2. It increased, 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. Choate Invest accumulated 18,753 shares. Pinnacle Fin Prtnrs Inc accumulated 4,898 shares. Thompson Davis And has invested 0.03% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). First Comml Bank And Tru Of Newtown accumulated 3,871 shares. Fmr Ltd Company holds 0.01% or 1.42M shares. Boston Ptnrs holds 0.07% or 837,454 shares in its portfolio. 4,804 were reported by Bremer Tru National Association. 7,467 were reported by Cim Mangement Inc. Eaton Vance Mngmt reported 0.01% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Eagleclaw Managment Lc reported 1.33% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Arcadia Mgmt Mi reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Department Mb Bancshares N A holds 2,464 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Barrett Asset Llc invested in 575 shares or 0% of the stock. 346,119 are held by British Columbia Investment Mngmt. Cadence Cap Management has 0.1% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 24,472 shares.

Among 25 analysts covering Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX), 8 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. Express Scripts has $96 highest and $57 lowest target. $80.79’s average target is 3.25% above currents $78.25 stock price. Express Scripts had 65 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Tuesday, January 9. As per Thursday, December 14, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, December 14 report. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Wednesday, March 15 by Wells Fargo. Jefferies maintained the shares of ESRX in report on Friday, July 7 with “Buy” rating. Bernstein downgraded Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) on Thursday, February 1 to “Underperform” rating. The company was downgraded on Thursday, January 21 by Morgan Stanley. Deutsche Bank upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, November 4 report. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, December 20 report. Morgan Stanley maintained Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) on Thursday, August 10 with “Underweight” rating.

The stock increased 0.35% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $20.09. About 109,068 shares traded or 79.76% up from the average. Mistras Group, Inc. (NYSE:MG) has declined 10.21% since March 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.91% the S&P500.

Mistras Group, Inc. provides technology-enabled asset protection solutions worldwide. The company has market cap of $568.36 million. The firm operates through three divisions: Services; International; and Products and Systems. It currently has negative earnings. It offers traditional non-destructive testing, and inspection and engineering services; and designs, makes, sells, installs, and services acoustic emission sensors, instruments, and turn-key systems used for monitoring and testing materials, pressure components, processes, and structures.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.35 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.32, from 1.03 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 11 investors sold Mistras Group, Inc. shares while 23 reduced holdings. 8 funds opened positions while 27 raised stakes. 16.90 million shares or 2.39% more from 16.51 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Geode Mngmt Limited Liability Co accumulated 140,416 shares. Schwab Charles Invest Management Inc reported 64,457 shares. Barclays Plc has 0% invested in Mistras Group, Inc. (NYSE:MG) for 488 shares. Forest Hill Capital Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.62% of its portfolio in Mistras Group, Inc. (NYSE:MG). Blackrock Incorporated owns 1.12M shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Northern Tru has 0% invested in Mistras Group, Inc. (NYSE:MG) for 209,513 shares. Amer holds 0% or 11,599 shares. Envestnet Asset Mngmt reported 0% of its portfolio in Mistras Group, Inc. (NYSE:MG). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems has 0% invested in Mistras Group, Inc. (NYSE:MG). Brown Brothers Harriman & accumulated 50,000 shares. Bernzott holds 2.35% in Mistras Group, Inc. (NYSE:MG) or 803,006 shares. Tiaa Cref Investment Management Ltd Liability Com reported 84,441 shares. Philadelphia Trust has invested 0.44% in Mistras Group, Inc. (NYSE:MG). Wells Fargo And Mn, a California-based fund reported 20,918 shares. Citigroup owns 7,149 shares.