ACADIA Pharmaceuticals - ACAD Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $21.47
  • Forecasted Upside: 40.08 %
  • Number of Analysts: 19
  • Breakdown:
  • 2 Sell Ratings
  • 7 Hold Ratings
  • 10 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for ACAD

Analyst Price Target is $21.47
▲ +40.08% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 19 analysts offering 12 month price targets for ACADIA Pharmaceuticals in the last 3 months. The average price target is $21.47, with a high forecast of $35.00 and a low forecast of $10.00. The average price target represents a 40.08% upside from the last price of $15.33.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 19 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in ACADIA Pharmaceuticals. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/14/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$19.00 ➝ $17.00Low
11/3/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$15.00 ➝ $12.00Low
11/3/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform$22.00 ➝ $21.00Low
11/1/2022Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageHold$17.00Low
10/18/2022HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$25.00Low
10/13/2022MizuhoLower Target$17.00Low
10/7/2022MizuhoLower Target$19.00 ➝ $17.00Low
8/9/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$22.00 ➝ $18.00Low
8/9/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutral$20.00 ➝ $15.00Low
8/9/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform$26.00 ➝ $21.00Low
8/9/2022MizuhoLower TargetNeutral$27.00 ➝ $19.00Low
8/9/2022HC WainwrightBoost TargetBuy$20.00 ➝ $25.00Low
8/9/2022CitigroupBoost Target$15.00 ➝ $17.00Low
8/9/2022SVB LeerinkLower TargetOutperform$27.00 ➝ $21.00Low
8/8/2022CowenLower TargetOutperform$32.00 ➝ $21.00Low
8/8/2022CowenLower TargetOutperform$32.00 ➝ $21.00Low
8/5/2022CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$19.00 ➝ $15.00Low
7/15/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$24.00 ➝ $22.00Low
7/11/2022SVB LeerinkLower TargetOutperform$31.00 ➝ $27.00N/A
6/22/2022Canaccord Genuity GroupLower Target$31.00 ➝ $20.00Low
6/22/2022CitigroupLower TargetBuy$32.00 ➝ $19.00Low
6/21/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ NeutralLow
6/21/2022Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Underperform$25.00 ➝ $10.00Low
6/21/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform$32.00 ➝ $26.00Low
6/21/2022OppenheimerLower TargetMarket Perform$23.00 ➝ $19.00Low
6/21/2022Cantor FitzgeraldLower TargetOverweight$37.00 ➝ $26.00Low
6/21/2022HC WainwrightLower TargetBuy$36.00 ➝ $20.00Low
6/16/2022Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$25.00High
4/19/2022MizuhoLower TargetNeutral$28.00 ➝ $27.00High
3/18/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHold$24.00Medium
3/16/2022Canaccord Genuity GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$30.00 ➝ $31.00Low
3/16/2022Canaccord Genuity GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$30.00 ➝ $31.00Low
3/10/2022Cantor FitzgeraldBoost TargetOverweight$32.00 ➝ $37.00High
3/7/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutral$27.00 ➝ $24.00Low
3/3/2022MizuhoLower TargetNeutral$33.00 ➝ $28.00Low
3/1/2022JMP SecuritiesLower TargetMarket Outperform$42.00 ➝ $35.00High
3/1/2022CitigroupBoost Target$30.00 ➝ $32.00High
2/9/2022HC WainwrightUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$18.00 ➝ $36.00High
1/5/2022CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$30.00High
12/23/2021SVB LeerinkReiterated RatingBuyLow
12/21/2021Bank of AmericaBoost TargetNeutral$28.00 ➝ $32.00Medium
12/21/2021CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$28.00 ➝ $30.00High
12/21/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$32.00 ➝ $34.00High
12/21/2021JMP SecuritiesBoost TargetMarket Outperform$39.00 ➝ $42.00High
12/21/2021GuggenheimDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$28.00High
12/21/2021MizuhoReiterated RatingHoldHigh
12/8/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetNeutral$25.00 ➝ $28.00High
12/7/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$21.00 ➝ $24.00High
12/7/2021OppenheimerBoost TargetMarket Perform$20.00 ➝ $23.00High
12/7/2021JMP SecuritiesBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Market Outperform$35.00 ➝ $39.00High
12/7/2021Cantor FitzgeraldBoost TargetPositive ➝ Overweight$27.00 ➝ $31.00High
12/7/2021CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$25.00 ➝ $28.00High
12/7/2021MizuhoBoost TargetNeutral$24.00 ➝ $26.00High
11/9/2021CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$22.00 ➝ $25.00High
11/1/2021GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$19.00 ➝ $23.00High
10/14/2021Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$17.00 ➝ $20.00High
8/5/2021Needham & Company LLCLower TargetBuy$30.00 ➝ $26.00High
8/5/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$29.00 ➝ $27.00High
8/5/2021SVB LeerinkLower TargetOutperform$31.00 ➝ $28.00Medium
8/5/2021Cantor FitzgeraldLower TargetOverweight$33.00 ➝ $27.00Medium
7/19/2021SVB LeerinkReiterated RatingOutperformHigh
7/10/2021Raymond JamesSet Target$23.71Low
7/9/2021Raymond JamesReiterated RatingHoldLow
6/10/2021Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageHold$29.00High
5/6/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$28.00 ➝ $29.00High
5/6/2021MizuhoReiterated RatingHoldHigh
4/13/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Neutral$73.00 ➝ $25.00Low
4/13/2021Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Hold$40.00 ➝ $21.00Low
4/13/2021MizuhoReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Neutral$25.00Low
4/13/2021HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Neutral$43.00 ➝ $18.00N/A
4/7/2021HC WainwrightDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$43.00 ➝ $18.00Medium
4/6/2021SVB LeerinkLower TargetOutperform$63.00 ➝ $31.00Low
4/6/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$50.00 ➝ $28.00Low
4/6/2021Cantor FitzgeraldBoost TargetOverweight$33.00 ➝ $45.00Low
4/6/2021MizuhoDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$37.00 ➝ $25.00Low
4/6/2021Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$40.00 ➝ $21.00Low
4/5/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$73.00 ➝ $25.00High
4/5/2021Raymond JamesDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformHigh
4/5/2021Needham & Company LLCLower TargetBuy$44.00 ➝ $30.00High
3/16/2021Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
3/15/2021Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Hold$68.00 ➝ $27.00N/A
3/15/2021Raymond JamesReiterated RatingStrong-Buy ➝ Outperform$65.00 ➝ $35.00N/A
3/15/2021GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy ➝ NeutralN/A
3/15/2021CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Neutral$66.00 ➝ $35.00N/A
3/10/2021Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
3/9/2021GuggenheimDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
3/9/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$65.00 ➝ $50.00High
3/9/2021CowenLower TargetOutperform$66.00 ➝ $57.00High
3/9/2021OppenheimerLower TargetMarket Perform$42.00 ➝ $28.00High
3/9/2021CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$66.00 ➝ $35.00High
3/9/2021Needham & Company LLCLower TargetBuy$60.00 ➝ $44.00High
3/9/2021MizuhoLower TargetBuy$70.00 ➝ $55.00High
3/9/2021HC WainwrightLower TargetBuy$60.00 ➝ $43.00High
3/9/2021Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform$60.00 ➝ $36.00High
3/9/2021Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$68.00 ➝ $27.00High
3/9/2021Raymond JamesDowngradeStrong-Buy ➝ Outperform$65.00 ➝ $35.00High
3/2/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$55.00 ➝ $63.00High
2/25/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$60.00 ➝ $65.00High
2/24/2021MizuhoReiterated RatingBuy$69.00 ➝ $70.00Medium
12/29/2020Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingOverweight$61.00 ➝ $70.00N/A
12/16/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$58.00 ➝ $60.00Low
12/15/2020MizuhoInitiated CoverageBuy$69.00Medium
11/16/2020Raymond JamesUpgradeOutperform ➝ Strong-Buy$65.00High
11/5/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$57.00 ➝ $58.00Medium
10/13/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$55.00 ➝ $57.00Low
8/24/2020Raymond JamesInitiated CoverageOutperform$65.00Low
8/20/2020Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweight$55.00Medium
8/6/2020HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuyHigh
8/6/2020Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$60.00Low
8/6/2020SVB LeerinkLower TargetOutperform$56.00 ➝ $52.00Medium
8/6/2020OppenheimerReiterated RatingHold$42.00Medium
7/21/2020Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$60.00High
7/21/2020CitigroupLower Target$69.00 ➝ $63.00High
7/21/2020Cantor FitzgeraldLower TargetOverweight$63.00 ➝ $61.00High
7/21/2020OppenheimerLower TargetPositive ➝ Market Perform$53.00 ➝ $42.00High
7/21/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform$61.00 ➝ $55.00High
7/16/2020Needham & Company LLCInitiated CoverageBuy$60.00Low
7/9/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$58.00 ➝ $61.00Low
7/6/2020Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$41.00 ➝ $71.00High
5/27/2020OppenheimerBoost TargetMarket Perform$48.00 ➝ $53.00Medium
5/8/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$50.00 ➝ $55.00Medium
5/8/2020OppenheimerReiterated RatingHold$48.00High
5/8/2020Cantor FitzgeraldBoost TargetBuy$58.00 ➝ $63.00High
5/8/2020Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuyHigh
4/16/2020Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$60.00Low
3/31/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$45.00 ➝ $72.00High
3/5/2020CitigroupInitiated CoverageBuy$69.00High
3/5/2020CowenReiterated RatingBuy$66.00Medium
2/27/2020HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$60.00High
2/27/2020Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingOverweight$70.00 ➝ $75.00High
2/26/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set TargetOutperform$50.00Medium
1/19/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyLow
1/14/2020CowenReiterated RatingBuy$66.00High
12/16/2019GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$60.00High
12/5/2019HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$60.00High
12/5/2019CowenReiterated RatingBuy$66.00High
11/27/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyLow
11/26/2019Cantor FitzgeraldBoost TargetOverweight$63.00 ➝ $70.00Low
11/26/2019CowenInitiated CoverageBuy$66.00Low
11/26/2019Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$60.00Low
11/26/2019HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$60.00Low
11/4/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$50.00Low
11/1/2019HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$60.00Medium
10/24/2019OppenheimerInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$44.00Medium
10/1/2019Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageOutperform$60.00Low
9/23/2019Cantor FitzgeraldBoost TargetOverweight$49.00 ➝ $56.00Low
9/13/2019SVB LeerinkUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$21.00 ➝ $50.00Low
9/10/2019HC WainwrightSet TargetBuy$60.00Medium
9/10/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyHigh
9/9/2019Stifel NicolausSet TargetHold$39.00Medium
9/9/2019Piper Jaffray CompaniesBoost TargetOverweight$35.00 ➝ $56.00High
9/9/2019CowenReiterated RatingBuy$66.00Low
9/9/2019Needham & Company LLCBoost TargetBuy$34.00 ➝ $60.00High
9/3/2019Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold$24.00 ➝ $28.00High
8/27/2019Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingOverweight$30.00 ➝ $40.00Low
8/5/2019Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$34.00Low
8/1/2019HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/31/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set TargetBuy$32.00N/A
7/31/2019Bank of AmericaSet TargetBuy$31.00N/A
7/23/2019Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$40.00 ➝ $34.00High
7/1/2019Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$40.00Low
5/31/2019Raymond JamesBoost TargetStrong-Buy$40.00 ➝ $43.00Low
5/3/2019HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuyHigh
5/2/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$31.00High
4/25/2019Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingBuy$30.00Medium
3/3/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyLow
2/28/2019Piper Jaffray CompaniesBoost TargetOverweight$30.00Low
2/27/2019Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingBuy$30.00High
12/5/2018Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingBuy$30.00Low
11/16/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$39.00Low
11/12/2018SVB LeerinkInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$21.00High
11/7/2018Cantor FitzgeraldSet TargetBuy$30.00High
11/3/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyMedium
11/1/2018Cantor FitzgeraldBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$27.00 ➝ $30.00High
11/1/2018HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$60.00High
10/31/2018Cantor FitzgeraldSet TargetBuy$27.00High
10/15/2018Cantor FitzgeraldBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$25.00 ➝ $27.00High
10/10/2018Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$22.00 ➝ $25.00High
10/2/2018Cantor FitzgeraldSet TargetBuy$25.00Medium
9/21/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesInitiated CoveragePositiveHigh
9/20/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$25.00High
9/20/2018Cantor FitzgeraldSet TargetBuy$25.00High
8/29/2018Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingBuy$25.00Low
8/23/2018Cantor FitzgeraldInitiated CoverageOverweight$25.00High
8/9/2018JMP SecuritiesLower TargetMarket Outperform ➝ Market Outperform$50.00 ➝ $27.00High
8/9/2018HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuy$60.00High
8/7/2018Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageHold ➝ Hold$17.00Low
8/6/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesDowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$19.00High
7/1/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set TargetBuy$50.00Low
5/16/2018HC WainwrightReiterated RatingBuyMedium
4/10/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set TargetBuy$50.00High
(Data available from 11/30/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.15 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of small molecule drugs that address unmet medical needs in central nervous system disorders. The company offers NUPLAZID (pimavanserin) for the treatment of hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson's disease psychosis. It's pipeline include, pimavanserin, under phase 3 development for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease psychosis, and negative symptoms of schizophrenia; Trofinetide, a novel synthetic analog, under phase 3 development for the treatment of Rett syndrome; ACP-044, a novel first-in-class orally administered non-opioid analgesic, under phase 2 development for treating acute and chronic pain; and ACP-319, a positive allosteric modulator of the muscarinic receptor, under phase 1 development for treating schizophrenia and cognition in Alzheimer's. ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
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Today's Range

Now: $15.33
Low: $14.75
High: $15.42

50 Day Range

MA: $15.90
Low: $14.49
High: $18.63

52 Week Range

Now: $15.33
Low: $12.24
High: $28.06


25,747 shs

Average Volume

1,251,041 shs

Market Capitalization

$2.48 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of ACADIA Pharmaceuticals?

The following equities research analysts have issued stock ratings on ACADIA Pharmaceuticals in the last year: Bank of America Co., Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., Cantor Fitzgerald, Citigroup Inc., Cowen Inc, Cowen Inc., Guggenheim, HC Wainwright, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JMP Securities, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Loop Capital, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., Royal Bank of Canada,, SVB Leerink LLC, and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc..
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What is the current price target for ACADIA Pharmaceuticals?

19 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for ACADIA Pharmaceuticals in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $21.47, suggesting a possible upside of 40.1%. JMP Securities has the highest price target set, predicting ACAD will reach $35.00 in the next twelve months. Jefferies Financial Group Inc. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $10.00 for ACADIA Pharmaceuticals in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for ACADIA Pharmaceuticals?

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals currently has 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in ACAD, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact ACADIA Pharmaceuticals' investor relations team?

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals' physical mailing address is 3611 VALLEY CENTRE DRIVE SUITE 300, SAN DIEGO CA, 92130. The biopharmaceutical company's listed phone number is (858) 558-2871 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for ACADIA Pharmaceuticals is Learn More about contacing ACADIA Pharmaceuticals investor relations.