ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ACAD): Price and Financial Metrics

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ACAD): $16.94

-0.43 (-2.48%)

POWR Rating

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  • ACAD scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 80.8% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for ACAD is in Value, which has been heading up over the past 48 weeks.
  • ACAD's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 5.12% of US stocks).

ACAD Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc is higher than it is for about just 11.93% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 943.11%, Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 98.42% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, ACAD is more volatile than 97.29% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be AIM, ICPT, FORM, ALKS, and TMDX.
  • ACAD's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc's official web site, go to

ACAD Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Healthcare stock, ACAD's price/sales ratio is 60.53% higher, now standing at 6.1.
  • ACAD's price/earnings ratio has moved up 39.7 over the prior 210 months.
  • ACAD's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 3.2 over the prior 210 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ACAD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ACAD 2021-08-31 6.1 5.0 -10.7 -10.0
ACAD 2021-08-30 5.9 4.8 -10.4 -9.6
ACAD 2021-08-27 5.9 4.9 -10.5 -9.7
ACAD 2021-08-26 5.8 4.7 -10.2 -9.4
ACAD 2021-08-25 6.0 4.9 -10.5 -9.8
ACAD 2021-08-24 5.9 4.8 -10.4 -9.6

ACAD Growth Metrics

  • The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at 131.06%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -58.89%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 397927.17%.
ACAD's revenue has moved up $255,561,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows ACAD's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 463.359 -135.757 -261.739
2021-03-31 458.241 -147.313 -260.009
2020-12-31 441.755 -136.166 -281.584
2020-09-30 419.074 -138.385 -267.86
2020-06-30 393.083 -134.443 -225.178
2020-03-31 366.185 -135.957 -237.978

ACAD's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • ACAD has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 66.88% of graded US stocks.
  • ACAD's asset turnover comes in at 0.606 -- ranking 54th of 677 Pharmaceutical Products stocks.
  • PBYI, KDMN, and CLSN are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with ACAD.

The table below shows ACAD's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.606 0.980 -0.702
2021-03-31 0.593 0.979 -0.724
2020-12-31 0.573 0.977 -0.744
2020-09-30 0.543 0.974 -0.652
2020-06-30 0.515 0.972 -0.541
2020-03-31 0.531 0.969 -0.585

ACAD Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of ACAD, see our ACAD price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $25.53 Average Broker Recommendation 1.79 (Moderate Buy)

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ACAD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $16.94 52-week high $57.46
Prev. close $17.37 52-week low $15.68
Day low $16.94 Volume 704,300
Day high $17.42 Avg. volume 1,842,728
50-day MA $18.53 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $30.67 Market Cap 2.72B

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ACAD) Company Bio

Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc is a biotechnology company which develops and commercializes biopharmaceutical products to address central nervous system disorders. The firm aims to discover small molecule drugs to address Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and schizophrenia. The company was founded in 1993 by Mark Brann, PhD., a professor at the University of Vermont, under the name Receptor Technologies. By 1997, the company established its headquarters in San Diego, California and changed its name to Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc and currently employs over 400 people. Since 2015, Stephen R. Davis serves as Acadia’s Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of directors. Competition for Acadia includes Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., H. Lundbeck A/S, and off-label branded and generic antipsychotics.

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Latest ACAD News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate ACAD as an investment opportunity.

Acadia (ACAD) Down 10.8% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?

Acadia (ACAD) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | September 3, 2021

Acadia Pharmaceuticals to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ACAD) today announced that it will participate at the following upcoming investor conferences: Citis 16th Annual BioPharma Virtual Conference Fireside Chat Presentation: Friday, September 10, 2021 at 11:35 a.m. Eastern Time Morgan Stanley Virtual 19th Annual Global Healthcare Conference Fireside Chat Presentation: Monday, September 13, 2021 at 11:45 a.m. Eastern Time 2021 Cantor Virtual Global Healthcare Conference Fireside Chat

Business Wire | September 2, 2021

Acadia Pharmaceuticals Announces Executive Leadership Change

SAN DIEGO, September 01, 2021--Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ACAD) today announced that Elena Ridloff, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), will be leaving the company effective September 10, 2021 to join another biopharmaceutical company. Mark Schneyer, Senior Vice President, Business Development and Chief Business Officer, will serve as Acadia’s interim Chief Financial Officer. The company is conducting a formal search for a new CFO.

Yahoo | September 1, 2021

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Yahoo | August 26, 2021

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACAD shareholders incur further losses as stock declines 5.1% this week, taking one-year losses to 56%

Investing in stocks comes with the risk that the share price will fall. And unfortunately for ACADIA Pharmaceuticals...

Yahoo | August 22, 2021

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ACAD Price Returns

1-mo -0.99%
3-mo -29.80%
6-mo -34.34%
1-year -57.84%
3-year -18.40%
5-year -49.70%
YTD -68.31%
2020 24.96%
2019 164.56%
2018 -46.30%
2017 4.40%
2016 -19.10%

Continue Researching ACAD

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