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Acadia Healthcare Shares Sinking Lower, Down 2.6%

Published on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 12:17
By Mallory Stone

Acadia Healthcare (NASDAQ:ACHC), a company whose shares are moving quickly, is trading 2.6% lower to $28.50. The Dow is up 0.5% to 14,528 and the S&P is currently up 0.5% to 1,559.

Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. engages in the provision of behavioral healthcare services in the United States. It operates acute inpatient psychiatric facilities that provide evaluation and crisis stabilization of patients with severe psychiatric diagnoses.

Acadia Healthcare (NASDAQ:ACHC) has potential upside of 6.9% based on a current price of $28.50 and analysts' consensus price target of $30.45. The stock should discover initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $26.74 and subsequent support at its 200-day MA of $22.04.

Acadia Healthcare share prices have moved between a 52-week high of $29.45 and a 52-week low of $14.40 and are now trading 98% above that low price at $28.50 per share. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.9% while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.9%.

By Mallory Stone
mstone@fnno.com