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Express Scripts sees no let up in drug pricing chatter

Express Scripts sees no let up in drug pricing chatter

Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for Express Scripts Holding's Q2 2017 earnings at $1.68 EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at $1.98 EPS and FY2017 earnings at $6.86 EPS. Express Scripts Holding Co. has a 12-month low of $64.46 and a 12-month high of $89.00. As for as concerns shares volumes, in share of capital Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has 622.60 million outstanding shares among them 613.76 million shares have been floated in market exchange.



Monte dei Paschi bailout would entail 4.1 billion euro forced debt swap

On Friday, MPS launched an operation to convert as much as €4.5 billion in bonds held by investors into shares by December 21. However, two sources told Reuters news agency that the Italian government will pump US$15.6 billion into its bank to prevent the interjection by the ECB.


Mexico raises interest rates a half point to 5.75 percent

Mexico raises interest rates a half point to 5.75 percent

The central bank also took into consideration the Fed's 25bp rate hike on Wednesday, a statement from Banxico showed. In a conference call after the decision, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said the election of Donald Trump as president had put the US central bank under a "cloud of uncertainty", and already prompted some policymakers to shift their view of what is to come.


Mylan launches cheaper version of EpiPen allergy treatment

Mylan launches cheaper version of EpiPen allergy treatment

The launch of Mylan's long-promised generic alternative is expected to still generate millions of dollars in revenue for the drugmaker while also protecting its market share against current and future competition. EpiPen syringes are filled with the hormone epinephrine, which expires after a year. Mylan chose to offer the generic even though it doesn't have a strong competitor to the EpiPen because it was facing enormous criticism from consumers and members of Congress to lower the ...


Cable Groups and Others Respond to FCC Chair Wheeler's Departure

Cable Groups and Others Respond to FCC Chair Wheeler's Departure

Wheeler, who of course once headed up NCTA himself, had many anxious as he started his tenure at the Commission that his lobbyist background would mean he'd prove to be a "lapdog" for the telecommunications industry. "TPA is excited for the possibility of FCC commissioner Ajit Pai to be the next FCC Chairman". With Wheeler departing next month, chief among the GOP targets are Wheeler's net neutrality rules, passed past year.


Seahawks roll over hapless Rams to clinch division

Seahawks roll over hapless Rams to clinch division

Erin Andrews could imagine him ranting, "When you try with a sorry receiver, that's the result you're going to get!" Seattle scored on the ensuing drive, and the Seahawks took control. "We throw an interception at the 1 - luckily it went incomplete - and I wasn't going to let them continue to do that". On first-and-goal at the 1, Wilson forced a pass in the direction of Jimmy Graham that appeared to be intercepted by the Rams' Bryce Hager.