How to buy Acadia Healthcare Company (ACHC) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Acadia Healthcare Company shares.

Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (ACHC) is a leading medical care facilities business based in the US. It opened the day at $62.94 after a previous close of $62.36. During the day the price has varied from a low of $62.36 to a high of $63.43. The latest price was $63.23 (25 minute delay). Acadia Healthcare Company is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 28,600 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Acadia Healthcare Company

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: ACHC in this case.
  5. Research Acadia Healthcare Company shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Acadia Healthcare Company shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

How has coronavirus impacted Acadia Healthcare Company's share price?

Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, Acadia Healthcare Company's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $57.81, which is 39.46% up on its pre-crash value of $35 and 421.28% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $11.09.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Acadia Healthcare Company shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $362.12 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,777.08.

Acadia Healthcare Company share price (NASDAQ:ACHC)

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Acadia Healthcare Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Previous close$62.36
Change %1.3951%
Information last updated 2021-11-21.
52-week range$41.68 - $68.65
50-day moving average$61.3976
200-day moving average$61.1433
Wall St. target price$75.14
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$-7.495
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Is it a good time to buy Acadia Healthcare Company stock?

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Is Acadia Healthcare Company under- or over-valued?

Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value.

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 PEG ratio over 1 can be interpreted as meaning shares are overvalued at the current rate of growth, or may anticipate an acceleration in growth.

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 (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $496.5 million (£0.0 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Acadia Healthcare Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.


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%
Profit margin -29.32%
Book value $27.351
Market capitalisation $5.6 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. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

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.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Acadia Healthcare Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $41.68 up to $68.65. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ACHC.US volatility(beta: 1.4)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

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 1.3995. 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).

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