Brokerage Firm Rating Update on Acadia Healthcare Company (ACHC)

Acadia Healthcare Company (ACHC) : 12 analysts are covering Acadia Healthcare Company (ACHC) and their average rating on the stock is 1.17, which is read as a Strong Buy. 10 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. Acadia Healthcare Company (ACHC) also receives 2 more Buy recommendations from analysts who believe that the stock will do well going forward. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 4, which recommends a Sell affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels.

Acadia Healthcare Company (ACHC) : 11 investment research analysts covering Acadia Healthcare Company (ACHC) have an average price target of $77.09 for the near short term. The highest target price given by the Brokerage Firm to the stock is $100 and the lowest target is $65 for the short term. Analysts expect the variance to be within $10.11 of the average price.


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

Acadia Healthcare Company (NASDAQ:ACHC): The stock opened at $51.75 and touched an intraday high of $53.12 on Wednesday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $51.67, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $53.07 with a gain of 2.67% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 1,162,728. The stock had closed at $51.69 in the previous trading session.

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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