Which analyst expects Acadia Healthcare Company Inc. (ACHC) to perform well in the near future?

As of close of business last night, Acadia Healthcare Company Inc.’s stock clocked out at $84.84, up 1.80% from its previous closing price of $83.34. In other words, the price has increased by $+1.50 from its previous closing price. On the day, 507192 shares were traded. ACHC stock price reached its highest trading level at $84.97 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $82.83.

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Ratios:

To gain a deeper understanding of ACHC’s stock, we examine its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 80.31 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 110.47. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.30 and its Current Ratio is at 1.30. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.51 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.50.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, Loop Capital on June 17, 2022, initiated with a Hold rating and assigned the stock a target price of $72.

On September 27, 2021, SVB Leerink started tracking the stock assigning a Outperform rating and target price of $85.

On September 24, 2021, UBS started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $81.UBS initiated its Buy rating on September 24, 2021, with a $81 target price.

Insider Transactions:

Investing in insider trades can also provide an investor with insight into how management views future stock prices. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Sep 07 when GRIECO WILLIAM sold 5,000 shares for $82.54 per share. The transaction valued at 412,700 led to the insider holds 73,811 shares of the business.

Howard Christopher L sold 12,214 shares of ACHC for $997,517 on Aug 08. The EVP, GC and Secretary now owns 149,147 shares after completing the transaction at $81.67 per share. On Aug 05, another insider, Duckworth David M., who serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the company, sold 26,821 shares for $80.63 each. As a result, the insider received 2,162,577 and left with 99,263 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

As of this moment, Acadia’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 27.47, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 25.39. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 2.27. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 2.97 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 2.78.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, ACHC has reached a high of $86.75, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $50.07. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 80.95, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 73.03.

Shares Statistics:

It appears that ACHC traded 627.76K shares on average per day over the past three months and 621.3k shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 89.83M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 89.57M. Shares short for ACHC as of Oct 13, 2022 were 4.51M with a Short Ratio of 4.17M, compared to 4.24M on Sep 14, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 4.96% and a Short% of Float of 5.74%.

Earnings Estimates

As of right now, 13 analysts gave their recommendation on the stock of the company. On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.79 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0.82 and a low estimate of $0.75, while EPS last year was $0.72. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0.77, with high estimates of $0.88 and low estimates of $0.74.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $3.15 and $2.99 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $3.08. EPS for the following year is $3.4, with 13 analysts recommending between $3.57 and $3.23.

Revenue Estimates

A total of 13 analysts have provided revenue estimates for ACHC’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $2.6B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $2.57B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $2.59B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $2.31B, up 11.80% from the average estimate. Based on 13 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $2.81B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $2.91B and the low estimate is $2.74B. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 8.60% from the average revenue estimate for this year.