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How to buy Acadia Healthcare Company (ACHC) shares
Learn how to easily invest in Acadia Healthcare Company shares.
Acadia Healthcare Company is a medical care facilities business based in the US. Acadia Healthcare Company stocks (ACHC.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $62.36 – a decrease of 1.24% over the previous week. Acadia Healthcare Company employs 28,600 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.3 billion.
How to buy shares in Acadia Healthcare Company
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- Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – ACHC – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
- Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.
What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Acadia Healthcare Company?
- Has coronavirus impacted Acadia Healthcare Company shares?
- Acadia Healthcare Company shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Acadia Healthcare Company stock a buy or sell?
- Acadia Healthcare Company performance over time
- Are Acadia Healthcare Company shares over-valued?
- Acadia Healthcare Company's financials
- How volatile are Acadia Healthcare Company shares?
- Does Acadia Healthcare Company pay a dividend?
- Have Acadia Healthcare Company shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Acadia Healthcare Company stock price (NASDAQ:ACHC)Use our graph to track the performance of ACHC stocks over time.
Acadia Healthcare Company shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$52.64|
|52-week range||$48.62 - $68.65|
|50-day moving average||$58.79|
|200-day moving average||$61.54|
|Wall St. target price||$75.77|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-7.50|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy Acadia Healthcare Company stock?
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Acadia Healthcare Company price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-21)||-0.75%|
|1 month (2021-12-27)||-11.13%|
|3 months (2021-10-26)||-5.90%|
|6 months (2021-07-28)||-16.75%|
|1 year (2021-01-28)||3.44%|
|2 years (2020-01-28)||62.02%|
|3 years (2019-01-28)||91.49%|
|5 years (2017-01-27)||37.12%|
Is Acadia Healthcare Company under- or over-valued?
Valuing Acadia Healthcare Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Acadia Healthcare Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Acadia Healthcare Company's PEG ratio
Acadia Healthcare Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.32. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Acadia Healthcare Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Acadia Healthcare Company's EBITDA
Acadia Healthcare Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $496.5 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Acadia Healthcare Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Acadia Healthcare Company financials
|Revenue TTM||$2.3 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||17.38%|
|Gross profit TTM||$848.2 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.2%|
|Return on equity TTM||7.61%|
|Market capitalisation||$4.9 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Acadia Healthcare Company share dividends
We're not expecting Acadia Healthcare Company to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Acadia Healthcare Company's shares ever split?
Acadia Healthcare Company's shares were split on a 1:4 basis on 31 October 2011. So if you had owned 4 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Acadia Healthcare Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 300% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Acadia Healthcare Company shares which in turn could have impacted Acadia Healthcare Company's share price.
Acadia Healthcare Company share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Acadia Healthcare Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $48.62 up to $68.65. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Acadia Healthcare Company's is 1.4197. This would suggest that Acadia Healthcare Company's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Acadia Healthcare Company overview
Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. develops and operates inpatient psychiatric facilities, residential treatment centers, group homes, substance abuse facilities, and outpatient behavioral healthcare facilities to serve the behavioral health and recovery needs of communities in the United States and Puerto Rico. The company operates acute inpatient psychiatric facilities, which cares to stabilize patients that are either threat to themselves or others by hourly observation, daily intervention, and monitoring by psychiatrists; and specialty treatment facilities, including residential recovery and eating disorder facilities, and comprehensive treatment centers that provide continuum care for adults with addictive disorders and co-occurring mental disorders. It also provides residential treatment centers, which treat patients with behavioral disorders in a non-hospital setting, including outdoor programs; and outpatient community-based services, such as community-based programs that are designed to offer therapeutic treatment to children and adolescents who have a clinically-defined emotional, psychiatric, or chemical dependency disorders. In addition, the company provides education and children's, and adult care services. As of March 31, 2021, it operated a network of 228 behavioral healthcare facilities with approximately 10,000 beds. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee.
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