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Express Scripts Holding On To Strong Gain In Late-Day Trading

Shares of Express Scripts (ESRX) have pulled back off their best levels of the day but continue to see significant strength in late-day trading on Thursday. After reaching a two-year intraday high, Express Scripts is currently up by 8.2 percent.

The advance by Express Scripts comes after the pharmacy benefit manager agreed to be acquired by Cigna (CI) in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $67 billion.

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