Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (ACHC) Holdings Lifted by Stephens Investment Management Group LLC

Stephens Investment Management Group LLC grew its stake in shares of Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHC) by 0.6% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,087,284 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 6,415 shares during the quarter. Acadia Healthcare comprises about 1.2% of Stephens Investment Management Group LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 22nd biggest holding. Stephens Investment Management Group LLC owned about 1.24% of Acadia Healthcare worth $51,929,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of ACHC. Legal & General Group Plc increased its position in shares of Acadia Healthcare by 226.4% during the 1st quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 25,756 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,123,000 after purchasing an additional 17,865 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in shares of Acadia Healthcare by 17.8% during the 1st quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 717,310 shares of the company’s stock worth $31,275,000 after purchasing an additional 108,192 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp increased its position in shares of Acadia Healthcare by 0.4% during the 1st quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,023,506 shares of the company’s stock worth $44,629,000 after purchasing an additional 3,969 shares during the last quarter. Paloma Partners Management Co acquired a new position in shares of Acadia Healthcare during the 1st quarter worth approximately $217,000. Finally, Capstone Asset Management Co. acquired a new position in shares of Acadia Healthcare during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $420,000.

Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ ACHC) traded up $0.34 on Monday, reaching $29.84. The company had a trading volume of 2,031,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,353,085. The company has a market cap of $2,620.00, a P/E ratio of 13.03, a PEG ratio of 1.11 and a beta of 0.89. Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. has a twelve month low of $26.92 and a twelve month high of $54.34. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.30, a current ratio of 1.36 and a quick ratio of 1.36.

Acadia Healthcare (NASDAQ:ACHC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th. The company reported $0.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.65 by ($0.07). The firm had revenue of $716.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $728.86 million. Acadia Healthcare had a net margin of 6.07% and a return on equity of 8.57%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.58 earnings per share. sell-side analysts predict that Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. will post 2.23 EPS for the current year.

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In other news, COO Ronald Morgan Fincher sold 80,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $50.69, for a total transaction of $4,055,200.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 59,071 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,994,308.99. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Joey A. Jacobs sold 500,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $50.69, for a total value of $25,345,000.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 201,496 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $10,213,832.24. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 1,824,040 shares of company stock valued at $92,460,588 over the last 90 days. 11.10% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

ACHC has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Craig Hallum reissued a “buy” rating and set a $65.00 target price (up from $52.00) on shares of Acadia Healthcare in a report on Monday, July 31st. Zacks Investment Research lowered Acadia Healthcare from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. UBS AG reissued a “positive” rating and set a $60.00 target price (up from $54.00) on shares of Acadia Healthcare in a report on Monday, July 31st. BidaskClub lowered Acadia Healthcare from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, August 18th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group initiated coverage on Acadia Healthcare in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. They set a “neutral” rating and a $35.00 target price on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. Acadia Healthcare has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $45.15.

Acadia Healthcare Company Profile

Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc is a provider of behavioral healthcare services, with operations in the United States and the United Kingdom. The Company focuses on acquiring and developing behavioral healthcare facilities. The Company operates through two segments: U.S. Facilities and U.K. Facilities.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Acadia Healthcare (NASDAQ:ACHC)

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