Acadia Healthcare Company (ACHC) in Focus: Stock Moves 6.3% Higher - Tale of the Tape

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Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. ( ACHC ) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise by over 6% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the recent uptrend for the company, as the stock has now gained almost 14% in the past one month time frame.

This specialized health services company has seen one negative estimate revision over the past 30 days while its Zacks Consensus Estimate remained static over the same time frame, suggesting there may be trouble down the road. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if this recent move higher can last.

Acadia Healthcare Company currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) while its Earnings ESP is 0.00%.

Some better-ranked stocks in the healthcare sector include Almost Family Inc. ( AFAM ), Affymetrix Inc. ( AFFX ) and VCA Antech Inc. ( WOOF ). While Almost Family and Affymetrix hold a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), VCA Antech carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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Referenced Stocks: ACHC , AFAM , AFFX , WOOF

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