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Acadia Leaps Toward the Finish Line

By Dave Williamson - Apr 11, 2013 at 6:22PM

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Shares of Acadia Pharmaceuticals exploded today. What's behind this stock price skyrocket?

After an incredible performance in late March, when shares of Acadia Pharmaceuticals (ACAD 2.56%) jumped up 23%, they have once again exploded today, up 40% intraday. What's behind these massive leaps for this pharmaceutical company, and is there more on the way? In this video, Motley Fool health-care analyst David Williamson tells investors about the drug that has Acadia investors so excited, why it has so many competitive advantages, and what investors need to watch from here.

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