Analyst Rating Update on Acadia Healthcare Company (ACHC)

Acadia Healthcare Company (ACHC) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Acadia Healthcare Company (ACHC) as 5, which is a Strong Sell recommendation. 10 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 2 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. A total of 1 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 13 research analysts is 1.31, which indicates as a Strong Buy.

Acadia Healthcare Company (ACHC) : The consensus price target for Acadia Healthcare Company (ACHC) is $78 for the short term with a standard deviation of $9.96. The most optimist securities analyst among the 11 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $100, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $65.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy.


Acadia Healthcare Company (NASDAQ:ACHC): During Wednesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $51.08 and $51.07 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $53.54. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $52.87, notching a gain of 2.86% for the day. The total traded volume was 1,204,042 . The stock had closed at $51.40 on the previous day.

Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. is a provider of behavioral healthcare services. The Company develops and operates inpatient psychiatric facilities, residential treatment centers, group homes, substance abuse facilities and facilities providing outpatient behavioral healthcare services to serve the behavioral health and recovery needs of communities. It operates in two segments: U.S. Facilities and U.K. Facilities. Its U.S. Facilities and services are classified into categories, which includes acute inpatient psychiatric facilities; specialty treatment facilities; residential treatment centers; and outpatient community-based services. In the United Kingdom, it provides inpatient services through mental health hospitals and care homes. In addition to these services, it also operates a U.K. division to provide EAP to organizations. The Company operated approximately 78 behavioral healthcare facilities with over 5,800 beds in approximately 24 states, the United Kingdom and Puerto Rico.

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