Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (ACHC) Stock Guide

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Looking to buy or sell Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (ACHC)? Interested in getting the full scoop on ACHC, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this ACHC stock guide, we'll address key questions about ACHC, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analyst Predictions: stock forecast and analyst ratings;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are ACHC earnings?
2. When is ACHC earnings date?
3. What is ACHC stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?
4. ACHC buy or sell? What is ACHC Finny Score?
5. What are the reasons to buy ACHC? Why should I buy ACHC stock?
6. What are the reasons to sell ACHC? Why should I sell ACHC stock?
7. What are ACHC key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are ACHC earnings?

ACHC trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is $1.28.

2. When is ACHC earnings date?

ACHC earnings date is July 28, 2020.

Analyst Predictions

3. What is ACHC stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?

Based on ACHC analyst price targets, ACHC stock forecast is $32.42 (for a year from now). That means the average analyst price target for ACHC stock is $32.42. The prediction is based on 17 analyst estimates.

The low price target for ACHC is $23.00, while the high price target is $43.00.

ACHC analyst rating is Buy.

Analysis

4. ACHC buy or sell? What is ACHC Finny Score?

Our quantitative analysis shows 5 reasons to buy and 4 reasons to sell ACHC, resulting in Finny Score of 56.

5. What are the reasons to buy ACHC? Why should I buy ACHC stock?

Here are the reasons to buy ACHC stock:

  • ACHC quarterly revenue growth was 2.90%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (2.15% and 1.16%, respectively). See ACHC revenue growth chart.
  • ACHC forward P/E ratio is 9.90, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See ACHC forward P/E ratio chart.
  • ACHC PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 1.08, which is low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See ACHC PEG chart.
  • ACHC average analyst rating is Buy. See ACHC analyst rating chart.
  • ACHC average analyst price target ($32.42) is above its current price ($25.42). See ACHC price target chart.

6. What are the reasons to sell ACHC? Why should I sell ACHC stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell ACHC stock (i.e., the bear case):

  • ACHC profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -12.88 percentage points. See ACHC profitability chart.
  • ACHC short share of float is 17.26%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See ACHC short share of float chart.
  • ACHC short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 9.31. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See ACHC short interest ratio chart.
  • ACHC cash to debt ratio is 0.02, lower than the average industry (0.13) and sector (0.16) cash to debt ratio. See ACHC cash to debt chart.

Key Stats

7. What are ACHC key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for ACHC:

Metrics ACHC
Price $25.40
Average Price Target / Upside $32.42 / 27.64%
Average Analyst Rating Buy
Forward Dividend Yield 0.00%
Industry Medical Care
Sector Healthcare
Number of Employees 42,100
Market Cap $2.18B
Forward P/E Ratio 9.90
Price/Book Ratio 0.7
Revenue (TTM) $3.13B
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth 2.90%
Profit Margin 3.61%

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