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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHC)?

The company in question is, Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACHC) currently with a stock price of 42.9 (-2.48% today). The market cap for Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. is 3970.98, and is in the sector Healthcare, and Specialized Health Services industry. The target price for Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. is 73.4. Currently Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 24.04, and a forward P/E of 13.91. Average volume for Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. is 1067.87 and so far today it is 619495.

Performance in the last year for Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. has been -28.32%. For EPS growth, Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. has seen a growth of 8.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 20.05%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 33.90% over the last five years and could be 19.10% for the next five years. Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 66.70%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 30.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is -14.80%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -22.75%.

Since the IPO date for Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. on the 03/04/1994, Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -29.57%. With Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. trading at 42.9, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is 1.83.

So could Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 24.04. The PEG is 1.26, P/S is 1.69 and the P/B is at 1.56. The P/cash is 129.35, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.9, and the quick ratio is 0.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.47, and total debt/equity at 1.5.

In terms of margins, Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 14.60% and a profit margin of 6.20%.Payout ratio for Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 2.70% with return on investment coming to 5.60%.

Insider ownership for Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc., is at 1.20% and institutional ownership comes to 80.00%. Outstanding shares are at 90.27. While shares float is 84.51. The float short is currently 12.75%, and short ratio is 10.09.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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