Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (NASDAQ:ACHC) 2016 Q4 Sentiment Report

July 18, 2017 - By Nellie Frank

 Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (NASDAQ:ACHC)  2016 Q4 Sentiment Report

Sentiment for Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (NASDAQ:ACHC)

Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (NASDAQ:ACHC) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q4 2016. Its down -0.21, from 1.26 in 2016Q3. The ratio fall, as 125 investment managers started new or increased stock positions, while 119 sold and trimmed stakes in Acadia Healthcare Company Inc. The investment managers in our partner’s database now have: 98.86 million shares, up from 91.37 million shares in 2016Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Acadia Healthcare Company Inc in their top 10 stock positions decreased from 6 to 3 for a decrease of 3. Sold All: 56 Reduced: 63 Increased: 84 New Position: 41.

Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. is a well-known provider of behavioral healthcare services, with activities in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of $4.34 billion. The Firm focuses on acquiring and developing behavioral healthcare facilities. It has a 333.58 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through two divisions: U.S.

The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $49.14. About shares traded. Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (NASDAQ:ACHC) has declined 23.20% since July 18, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.90% the S&P500.

Analysts await Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (NASDAQ:ACHC) to report earnings on August, 4. They expect $0.65 EPS, down 10.96 % or $0.08 from last year’s $0.73 per share. ACHC’s profit will be $57.41M for 18.90 P/E if the $0.65 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.46 actual EPS reported by Acadia Healthcare Company Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 41.30 % EPS growth.

Pennant Capital Management Llc holds 4.13% of its portfolio in Acadia Healthcare Company Inc for 3.21 million shares. Sectoral Asset Management Inc owns 886,405 shares or 3.25% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Rock Springs Capital Management Lp has 2.56% invested in the company for 1.16 million shares. The Massachusetts-based Bain Capital Investors Llc has invested 2.21% in the stock. Consonance Capital Management Lp, a New York-based fund reported 510,666 shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 10 sales for $163.78 million activity.

Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (NASDAQ:ACHC) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 86% of Acadia Healthcare’s analysts are positive. Out of 14 Wall Street analysts rating Acadia Healthcare, 12 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $4 while the high is $100. The stock’s average target of $62.54 is 27.27% above today’s ($49.14) share price. ACHC was included in 27 notes of analysts from August 6, 2015. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 19 by RBC Capital Markets. Cantor Fitzgerald downgraded Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (NASDAQ:ACHC) on Friday, January 27 to “Neutral” rating. As per Friday, December 2, the company rating was reinitiated by Jefferies. As per Thursday, June 1, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. On Wednesday, September 16 the stock rating was initiated by JP Morgan with “Neutral”. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, September 15. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Wednesday, January 11 report. The rating was upgraded by Zacks on Thursday, August 6 to “Hold”. The firm has “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Monday, February 1. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of ACHC in report on Monday, August 1 with “Outperform” rating.

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