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Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHC) Sees Significantly Lower Trading Volume

Short interest fell 1,292,352 over that timeframe. Following the sale, the president now owns 81,106 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,111,263.14.

For this year, Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. It is down 23.20% since September 7, 2016 and is downtrending. Teacher Retirement System of Texas now owns 5,949 shares of the company's stock valued at $294,000 after acquiring an additional 26 shares during the last quarter. William Blair Investment Management, LLC grew its investment by buying 1,970,965 shares an increase of 1,247.4% as of 06/30/2017. The company has a market capitalization of $4.08 billion, a PE ratio of 510.77 and a beta of 1.14. It closed at $99.78 lastly. It is down 5.51% since September 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.19% the S&P500.

Since May 12, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 1 insider sale for $115,361 activity. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, July 28 by Cantor Fitzgerald.

ACHC has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. BMO Capital Markets maintained Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) on Monday, June 5 with "Buy" rating. Wedbush has "Neutral" rating and $75 target. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Evercore on Monday, May 15. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $59.21. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Tuesday, September 1 by Leerink Swann. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, August 31 by Northcoast. As per Wednesday, January 4, the company rating was initiated by Citigroup. Icon Advisers invested in 9,800 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Its up 0.58, from 1.19 in 2016Q3.

The current price is staying above the SMA lines which signify strength and is generally healthy/positive and may provide the momentum for driving the share price higher. 99 funds opened positions while 342 raised stakes.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in 2016 Q4. Sectoral Asset Management Inc owns 886,405 shares or 3.25% of their USA portfolio. The number of shares now owned by investors are 85.76 mln. (NYSE:PII) for 5,996 shares. Comparatively, ACHC's free cash flow per share was +0.73. (NYSE:PII) for 221 shares. Huntington Savings Bank owns 210 shares. Guggenheim Capital Limited Liability Corp reported 43,088 shares stake. Hound Prtn Ltd Com reported 2.12M shares stake. (NYSE:PII). Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Polaris Industries Inc. Bluemountain Mgmt Llc has invested 0.04% in Toro Co (NYSE:TTC). (NYSE:PII). Logan Cap, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 9,100 shares. Stevens Capital Mgmt Ltd Partnership reported 68,429 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings.

Brokerage houses, on average, are recommending investors to hold Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:PII) for 2,997 shares. Its down 0.21, from 1.26 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 56 investors sold ACHC shares while 63 reduced holdings. The value of the investment in ACHC went from $6,889,000 to $105,129,000 increasing 1,426.0% quarter over quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. raised its stake in shares of Acadia Healthcare by 2.5% during the first quarter. Point72 Asset Mngmt L P holds 0.1% or 445,700 shares. The original version of this report can be accessed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/09/08/brent-turner-sells-206252-shares-of-acadia-healthcare-company-inc-achc-stock.html. The Switzerland-based Swiss Bank has invested 0.01% in Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (NASDAQ:ACHC). Stewart And Patten Ltd Liability Corp has 0.04% invested in Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) for 1,890 shares. Boothbay Fund Ltd reported 0.12% stake. Denver Invest Advsrs Ltd Liability Com accumulated 39,034 shares. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 8,841 shares in the company, valued at approximately $467,246.85. Jefferies Group Llc acquired 10,509 shares as Toro Co (TTC)'s stock rose 10.12%.

Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc.is a well-known provider of behavioral healthcare services, with activities in the United States and the United Kingdom. Ronna Sue Cohen accumulated 18,060 shares. Northern has invested 0.01% in Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (NASDAQ:ACHC). Eaton Vance Management invested 0% in Acadia Healthcare Company Inc (NASDAQ:ACHC). The analyst recommendations from a month ago are 10 Buy, 0 Overweight, 1 Sell, 2 Hold and 0 Underweight. Therefore 86% are positive.

Ratings analysis reveals 86% of Acadia Healthcare's analysts are positive. Also, the Hold rating count is 3 as of 09/07/17. The rating was downgraded by Cantor Fitzgerald on Friday, January 27 to "Neutral". The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Friday, April 29 with "Buy". Mizuho maintained it with "Buy" rating and $92 target in Thursday, August 6 report. On July 31 Deutsche Bank kept the company rating at "Buy" and moved down the price target from $77.00 to $60.00. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, August 6 by Zacks. Jefferies Group LLC set a $55.00 price objective on Acadia Healthcare and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, June 1st.

July 31 investment analysts at UBS left the company rating at "Buy" but lowered the price expectation to $60.00 from $62.00. "Announces Secondary Offering of 2825016 Shares ..." on August 16, 2017. 13,348 shares valued at $905,301 were sold by TWOMEY CHRISTOPHER A on Wednesday, May 31. It also increased its holding in Apple Computer Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 54,495 shares in the quarter, for a total of 2.05M shares, and has risen its stake in Fmc Corp (NYSE:FMC).

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