Analyst Rating Update on Acadia Healthcare Company (ACHC)

Acadia Healthcare Company (NASDAQ:ACHC) : 10 brokerage houses believe that Acadia Healthcare Company (NASDAQ:ACHC) is a Strong Buy at current levels. 1 Analyst considers the fundamentals to be worthy of a Buy recommendation. 1 analysts believe that the current prices are in a balance with the stocks fundamentals, hence they propose Hold on Acadia Healthcare Company (NASDAQ:ACHC). Zacks Investment Research suggests a Hold with a rank of 3.The median of all the 12 Wall Street Analysts endorse the stock as a Strong Buy with a rating of 1.25.

Acadia Healthcare Company (NASDAQ:ACHC) : The most positive equity analysts on Acadia Healthcare Company (NASDAQ:ACHC) expects the shares to touch $100, whereas, the least positive believes that the stock will trade at $69 in the short term. The company is covered by 10 Wall Street Brokerage Firms. The average price target for shares are $80.4 with an expected fluctuation of $9.95 from the mean.

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

Acadia Healthcare Company (NASDAQ:ACHC): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $52.54, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $53.97 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $52.21 and closed the trading day at $53.32, in the green by 4.49%. The total traded volume for the day was 1,659,292. The stock had closed at $51.03 in the previous days trading.

In an insider trading activity, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Duckworth David M., officer (Chief Financial Officer) of Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc., had unloaded 31,129 shares at an average price of $80.47 in a transaction dated on August 14, 2015. The total value of the transaction was worth $2,504,951.

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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