July 29 (Reuters) - Express Scripts Holding Co, the largest pharmacy benefits manager in North America, posted a weaker profit and narrowed its full year forecast.
Net profit fell to $522.7 million, or 67 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, compared with $574.4 million, or 68 cents per share, a year earlier.
Excluding certain items, the company earned $1.23 cents per share in the quarter.
Express narrowed its adjusted earnings forecast to $4.84 to $4.92 from the previous range of $4.82 to $4.94 per share.
Reporting By Anjali Rao Koppala; Editing by Rodney Joyce