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

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ACAD): $16.75

-0.24 (-1.41%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where ACAD ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 87.97% of US stocks.
  • ACAD's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 178 days.
  • ACAD ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 22nd percentile.

ACAD Stock Summary

  • For ACAD, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by only 13.3% of US equities we're observing.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 5.77, ACADIA PHARMACEUTICALS INC has a higher such ratio than 79.33% of stocks in our set.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 1.34 for ACADIA PHARMACEUTICALS INC; that's greater than it is for only 19.49% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to ACAD, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ARDX, IVAC, DAIO, GANX, and CYRN.
  • 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 150% higher, now standing at 5.5.
  • ACAD's price/sales ratio has moved down 12 over the prior 223 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ACAD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ACAD 2022-09-09 5.5 6.5 -13.7 -13.4
ACAD 2022-09-08 5.5 6.5 -13.8 -13.4
ACAD 2022-09-07 5.3 6.3 -13.3 -12.9
ACAD 2022-09-06 5.1 6.0 -12.8 -12.4
ACAD 2022-09-02 5.3 6.2 -13.2 -12.8
ACAD 2022-09-01 5.3 6.3 -13.3 -12.9

ACAD Growth Metrics

    The 3 year price growth rate now stands at -26.16%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 6698.83%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at -10.12%.
Over the past 33 months, ACAD's revenue has gone up $212,080,000.

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
2022-06-30 512.401 -129.638 -204.618
2022-03-31 493.059 -141.84 -214.478
2021-12-31 484.145 -125.66 -167.87
2021-09-30 474.394 -130.028 -191.536
2021-06-30 463.359 -135.757 -261.739
2021-03-31 458.241 -147.313 -260.009

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 66.5% of graded US stocks.
  • ACAD's asset turnover comes in at 0.606 -- ranking 51st of 682 Pharmaceutical Products stocks.
  • AKBA, PBYI, and DRRX 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 1.83 (Hold)

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ACAD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $16.75 52-week high $28.06
Prev. close $16.99 52-week low $12.24
Day low $16.40 Volume 1,331,100
Day high $16.98 Avg. volume 1,926,826
50-day MA $16.30 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $20.09 Market Cap 2.71B

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's (ACAD) Rett Syndrome Drug NDA Gets FDA Priority Review

The FDA accepts and grants priority review to Acadia's (ACAD) NDA for trofinetide to treat Rett syndrome. A decision from the regulatory body is due on Mar 12, 2023.

Yahoo | September 13, 2022

Acadia Pharmaceuticals Announces Trofinetide New Drug Application for the Treatment of Rett Syndrome has been Accepted for Filing and Review by U.S. FDA

SAN DIEGO, September 12, 2022--Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ACAD) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing its New Drug Application (NDA) of trofinetide for the treatment of Rett syndrome. The FDA has granted a priority review and assigned a PDUFA (Prescription Drug User Fee Act) action date of March 12, 2023. The FDA has also informed the company that at this time they are not planning to hold an Advisory Committee meeting.

Yahoo | September 12, 2022

Acadia (ACAD) Down 0.6% 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 7, 2022

Acadia Pharmaceuticals to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

SAN DIEGO, September 01, 2022--Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ACAD) today announced that it will participate at the following upcoming investor conferences:

Yahoo | September 1, 2022

Wall Street Analysts Believe Acadia (ACAD) Could Rally 26%: Here's is How to Trade

The mean of analysts' price targets for Acadia (ACAD) points to a 26.1% upside in the stock. While this highly sought-after metric has not proven reasonably effective, strong agreement among analysts in raising earnings estimates does indicate an upside in the stock.

Yahoo | August 30, 2022

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ACAD Price Returns

1-mo 1.33%
3-mo 14.41%
6-mo -33.85%
1-year -1.12%
3-year -55.31%
5-year -55.25%
YTD -28.23%
2021 -56.34%
2020 24.96%
2019 164.56%
2018 -46.30%
2017 4.40%

Continue Researching ACAD

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Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc (ACAD) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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