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Express Scripts Hits 80-Plus Relative Strength Rating Benchmark

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On Tuesday, Express Scripts ( ESRX ) got a positive adjustment to its Relative Strength ( RS ) Rating , from 76 to 81.

[ibd-display-video id=2385970 width=50 float=left autostart=true] IBD's unique rating measures price movement with a 1 (worst) to 99 (best) score. The score shows how a stock's price performance over the trailing 52 weeks compares to all the other stocks in our database.

History reveals that the top-performing stocks typically have an RS Rating of over 80 in the early stages of their moves.

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The company posted 9% earnings growth last quarter, while sales growth came in at -3%.

The company holds the No. 3 rank among its peers in the Medical-Services industry group. Diplomat Pharmacy ( DPLO ) is the No. 1-ranked stock within the group.

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