|Express Scripts Holding Company Announces 2017 Financial Guidance|
"Our value proposition is clear; our opportunities to help patients and payers contain healthcare costs and improve clinical outcomes have never been greater," said
To better reflect utilization patterns that have developed over time as we align our products and offerings to deliver greater value through both the retail and home delivery channels, the Company is revising its methodology for reporting network claims for its 2017 financial guidance and for reporting periods beginning with the year ending
The Company updates its previously issued 2016 EPS guidance from a range of
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Supplemental Information Regarding Non-GAAP Financial Measures
The following provides supplemental information regarding the non-GAAP financial measures presented herein, including the reconciliation of such measures to the most directly comparable financial measures calculated in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles ("GAAP"). Adjusted EPS and EBITDA are non-GAAP financial measures presented herein, are not calculated or presented in accordance with GAAP, and should be considered in addition to, but not as a substitute for, or superior to, financial measures prepared in accordance with GAAP. These non-GAAP financial measures are determined by excluding certain amounts, expenses, income or other impacts, including the impact of discrete tax items, from the corresponding financial measures determined in accordance with GAAP.
Due to the inherent difficulty of forecasting the timing and amount of certain items that would impact EPS and net income, including discrete tax items, the Company is unable to reasonably estimate the related impact of such items to EPS and net income, the GAAP financial measures most directly comparable to adjusted EPS and EBITDA, respectively. Accordingly, the Company is unable to provide a reconciliation of either adjusted EPS to EPS or EBITDA to net income. For the same reasons, the Company is unable to address the probable significance of the unavailable information, which could have a significant impact on the Company's full-year 2017 GAAP financial results. In 2017, amortization of intangible assets is expected to be approximately
Safe Harbor Statement
This press release contains forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, our 2016 and 2017 guidance and our statements related to the Company's plans, objectives, expectations (financial and otherwise) or intentions. Actual results may differ materially from those projected or suggested in any forward-looking statements. Factors that may impact these forward-looking statements can be found in Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations and Item 1A – "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the
We do not undertake any obligation to release publicly any revisions to such forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
1 Throughout this press release, "earnings per diluted share" and "EPS" refer to earnings per diluted share attributable to
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Eric Slusser, Chief Financial Officer, Ben Bier, Vice President Investor Relations, (314) 810-3115, firstname.lastname@example.org
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