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Acadia Healthcare (ACHC) Catches Eye: Stock Moves 17% Higher


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Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. ACHC was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise over 17% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This stock, which remained volatile and traded within the range of $47.77 -$51.29 in the past one-month time frame, witnessed a sharp increase yesterday/on Friday.

The move came after the company reported solid second-quarter 2017 results.

The company has seen a mixed track record when it comes to estimate revision of one increase and one decrease over the past few months, while the Zacks Consensus Estimate for the current quarter remained unchanged. The recent price action is encouraging though, so make sure to keep a close watch on this firm in the near future.

Acadia Healthcare currently has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) while its Earnings ESP is negative.

Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. Price and Consensus

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Referenced Symbols: ACHC



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