Express, Inc. (NYSE:EXPR) went up to recover about -2.3% since recording its record low price of $3.48. The stock experienced -7.1% slump, arriving at $3.4 on 5/13/2019. During the day, the stock price traveled from $3.369 to $3.585. This company shares are 43.53% off its target price of $4.88 and the current market capitalization stands at $230.28M. The recent change has given its price a -18.36% deficit over SMA 50 and -70.9% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -13.71% declines, -37.15% declines and -64.17% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found EXPR’s volatility during a week at 4.76% and during a month it has been found around 5.27%.

Express, Inc. (EXPR) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $308 million or 0% in EXPR stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Blackrock Inc. owns $37.22 million in Express, Inc., which represents roughly 16.16% of the company’s market cap and approximately 12.08% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 7,226,321 shares of the stock are valued at $26.45 million. The third largest holder is Contrarius Investment Management Ltd, which currently holds $22.34 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 9.7% of its market capitalization.

Express, Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of March reporting period, 81 institutional holders increased their position in Express, Inc. (NYSE:EXPR) by some 8,309,967 shares, 114 decreased positions by 12,489,240 and 27 held positions by 63,326,206. That puts total institutional holdings at 84,125,413 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 25 new institutional investments totaling 2,091,861 shares while 46 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 5,947,512 shares.

Express, Inc. (NYSE:EXPR) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Express, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that 10% Owner Contrarius Investment Manageme has sold 431,914 shares of Express, Inc. (EXPR) in the trading session dated Dec. 21, 2018. These shares are worth $2,198,442 and were traded at $5.09 each. The SEC filing shows that Contrarius Investment Manageme performed a sale of 240,425 shares. The 10% Owner disposed these shares by way of transaction on Dec. 20, 2018. The company’s shares were given away at $5.36 per share worth to an income of some $1,288,678 to the account of Contrarius Investment Manageme.

EVP Chief Cust. Experience Ofc, Hilt James A, sold 11,000 common shares of Express, Inc. (EXPR) in the open market. In a transaction dated Jun. 18, 2018, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $9.41, raking in a sum of $103,510. After this sale, 102,557 common shares of EXPR are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $348,694.

In the transaction dated Apr. 13, 2016, a great number of shares sold came courtesy the EVP – Planning and Allocation; Rafferty John J disposed a total of 10,000 shares at an average price of $20, amounting to approximately $200,000. The insider now directly owns 160,857 shares worth $546,914.

Express, Inc. (EXPR) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Express, Inc. (NYSE:EXPR), with 0 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 6 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 0 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 3 average brokerage recommendation [T1].