Pra Group Company Profile (NASDAQ:PRAA)

About Pra Group (NASDAQ:PRAA)

Pra Group logoPRA Group, Inc. (PRA Group) is a financial and business services company with operations in the Americas and Europe. The Company's primary business is the purchase, collection and management of portfolios of nonperforming loans. The Company operates through the account receivables management segment. It also provides fee-based services, such as vehicle location, skip tracing and collateral recovery for auto lenders, government entities and law enforcement; revenue administration, audit and revenue discovery/recovery services for local government entities; class action claims recovery services and purchases; servicing of consumer bankruptcy accounts in the United States, and contingent collections of nonperforming loans in Europe and South America. The Company's portfolio of nonperforming loans includes a set of accounts that can be categorized by asset type, age and size of account, level of previous collection efforts, payment history, and geography.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Business Services
  • Sub-Industry: Consumer Finance
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:PRAA
  • CUSIP: 73640Q10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.69 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 46,438,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $34.00
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $35.85
  • 52 Week Range: $21.93 - $42.70
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.73
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.41
  • P/E Growth: 1.16
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $812.26 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.08
  • Book Value: $20.04 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.81
  • EBIDTA: $305.97 million
  • Net Margins: 15.87%
  • Return on Equity: 17.26%
  • Return on Assets: 4.93%
  • Current Ratio: 1.25%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.25%
  • Average Volume: 518,084 shs.
  • Beta: 1.49
  • Short Ratio: 9.69

Frequently Asked Questions for Pra Group (NASDAQ:PRAA)

What is Pra Group's stock symbol?

Pra Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PRAA."

How were Pra Group's earnings last quarter?

Pra Group Inc (NASDAQ:PRAA) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $206.56 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $198.48 million. Pra Group had a return on equity of 17.26% and a net margin of 15.87%. The company's revenue was down 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.85 EPS. View Pra Group's Earnings History.

Where is Pra Group's stock going? Where will Pra Group's stock price be in 2017?

4 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Pra Group's stock. Their predictions range from $32.00 to $42.00. On average, they anticipate Pra Group's stock price to reach $38.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Pra Group.

Who are some of Pra Group's key competitors?

Who owns Pra Group stock?

Pra Group's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.94%), Turtle Creek Asset Management Inc. (9.27%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.02%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (6.63%), PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (4.68%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.29%). Company insiders that own Pra Group stock include Christopher B Graves, David N Roberts, Geir Olsen, Judith S Scott, Michael J Petit, Neal Stern, Steven C Roberts and Steven D Fredrickson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Pra Group.

Who sold Pra Group stock? Who is selling Pra Group stock?

Pra Group's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY, DF Dent & Co. Inc., Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., AMI Asset Management Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Cooke & Bieler LP. Company insiders that have sold Pra Group stock in the last year include Michael J Petit and Steven C Roberts. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pra Group.

Who bought Pra Group stock? Who is buying Pra Group stock?

Pra Group's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Turtle Creek Asset Management Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, WS Management Lllp, Burney Co., Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. and State Street Corp. Company insiders that have bought Pra Group stock in the last two years include David N Roberts and Geir Olsen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pra Group.

How do I buy Pra Group stock?

Shares of Pra Group can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Pra Group stock cost?

One share of Pra Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.35.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Pra Group (NASDAQ:PRAA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $38.00 (4.54% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Pra Group (NASDAQ:PRAA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/24/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsInitiated CoverageOutperform$40.00 -> $40.00MediumView Rating Details
11/9/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Mkt PerformN/AView Rating Details
10/11/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Set Price TargetBuy$42.00N/AView Rating Details
9/20/2016William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
6/7/2016First AnalysisInitiated CoverageOverweightN/AView Rating Details
2/26/2016MacquarieLower Price TargetNeutral$47.00 -> $30.00N/AView Rating Details
2/26/2016Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$61.00 -> $31.00N/AView Rating Details
2/26/2016JMP SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Pra Group (NASDAQ:PRAA)
Earnings by Quarter for Pra Group (NASDAQ:PRAA)
Earnings History by Quarter for Pra Group (NASDAQ:PRAA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/9/2017Q1 2017$0.44$0.38$198.48 million$206.56 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/28/2017Q4 2016$0.68($0.33)$221.22 million$155.26 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q3$0.71$0.68$229.85 million$222.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2016Q2$0.83$0.83$227.92 million$228.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2016Q1$0.94$0.85$239.93 million$224.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q4$1.03$1.03$237.99 million$230.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$1.16$0.99$259.80 million$235.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q215$1.15$1.06$249.13 million$237.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$1.12$1.19$250.30 million$245.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/2/2015Q414$1.11$0.96$247.40 million$250.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/10/2014Q314$1.11$1.12$251.10 million$239.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q214$0.91$0.87$199.89 million$197.34 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114$0.87$0.86$193.68 million$193.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2014Q413$0.90$0.91$185.95 million$184.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.87$0.93$181.86 million$197.76 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q2 2013$2.25$2.56$174.90 million$182.96 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$2.10$2.26$165.63 million$169.56 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q4 2012$1.99$2.10$147.50 million$154.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2012Q312$1.85$1.96$144.87 million$150.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$1.64$1.87ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2012$1.32$1.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012$1.52$1.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$1.50$1.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$1.44$1.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$1.29$1.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2011$1.12$1.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Pra Group (NASDAQ:PRAA)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.88
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.43
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.42$0.46$0.45
Q2 20173$0.37$0.49$0.44
Q3 20173$0.40$0.54$0.48
Q4 20173$0.44$0.57$0.52
Q1 20182$0.48$0.53$0.51
Q2 20182$0.55$0.57$0.56
Q3 20182$0.60$0.67$0.64
Q4 20182$0.71$0.74$0.73
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Pra Group (NASDAQ:PRAA)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Pra Group (NASDAQ:PRAA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.70%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Pra Group (NASDAQ:PRAA)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Pra Group (NASDAQ:PRAA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Pra Group (NASDAQ:PRAA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/23/2017Geir OlsenDirectorBuy142,000$34.55$4,906,100.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2017Geir OlsenDirectorBuy143,000$34.84$4,982,120.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2017Steven C RobertsInsiderSell11,405$34.26$390,735.30View SEC Filing  
11/18/2016Michael J PetitInsiderSell5,500$34.26$188,430.00View SEC Filing  
10/7/2016Michael J PetitInsiderSell5,000$34.23$171,150.00View SEC Filing  
9/30/2016Michael J PetitInsiderSell15,000$34.21$513,150.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Michael J PetitInsiderSell8,300$28.93$240,119.00View SEC Filing  
7/22/2016Michael J PetitInsiderSell3,000$28.11$84,330.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2016Geir OlsenDirectorBuy25,000$27.03$675,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016David N RobertsDirectorBuy40,000$25.25$1,010,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015David N RobertsDirectorBuy10,000$33.84$338,400.00View SEC Filing  
7/13/2015Judith S ScottEVPSell3,000$63.61$190,830.00View SEC Filing  
7/7/2015Judith S ScottEVPSell3,000$62.38$187,140.00View SEC Filing  
7/6/2015Neal SternEVPSell3,512$62.37$219,043.44View SEC Filing  
7/1/2015Steven D FredricksonCEOSell7,500$63.28$474,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2015Neal SternEVPSell3,902$62.88$245,357.76View SEC Filing  
6/19/2015Christopher B GravesEVPSell5,000$62.01$310,050.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2015Christopher B GravesEVPSell4,000$59.76$239,040.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2015Neal SternEVPSell4,336$57.84$250,794.24View SEC Filing  
5/26/2015Neal SternEVPSell4,818$57.82$278,576.76View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Christopher B GravesEVPSell4,000$57.76$231,040.00View SEC Filing  
4/9/2015Christopher B GravesEVPSell12,000$56.27$675,240.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2015Peter Kent MccammonEVPSell15,000$54.22$813,300.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2014Michael J PetitInsiderSell9,500$63.80$606,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2014Steven D FredricksonCEOSell8,410$64.08$538,912.80View SEC Filing  
10/30/2014Michael J PetitInsiderSell3,000$63.01$189,030.00View SEC Filing  
7/23/2014Michael J PetitInsiderSell5,000$61.89$309,450.00View SEC Filing  
7/3/2014Judith S ScottEVPSell4,500$60.20$270,900.00View SEC Filing  
7/2/2014Michael J PetitInsiderSell5,000$60.68$303,400.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014Steven D FredricksonCEOSell5,000$60.36$301,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2014Michael J PetitInsiderSell3,687$59.95$221,035.65View SEC Filing  
6/25/2014Michael J PetitInsiderSell1,313$59.95$78,714.35View SEC Filing  
4/4/2014Michael PetitInsiderSell5,000$58.98$294,900.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2014Michael PetitInsiderSell5,000$58.28$291,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Judith ScottEVPSell3,000$56.80$170,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Michael PetitInsiderSell25,000$57.00$1,425,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Michael PetitInsiderSell5,000$56.02$280,100.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2014Peter Kent MccammonEVPSell10,000$54.90$549,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014Neal SternEVPSell19,825$56.27$1,115,552.75View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014Peter Kent MccammonEVPSell15,000$57.07$856,050.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014Michael PetitInsiderSell15,000$58.31$874,650.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014Steven FredricksonCEOSell4,100$56.63$232,183.00View SEC Filing  
1/17/2014Steven FredricksonCEOSell10,900$54.10$589,690.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2013Steven FredricksonCEOSell5,000$56.64$283,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2013Steven FredricksonCEOSell15,000$56.92$853,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Kevin P StevensonCFOSell10,000$148.85$1,488,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Steven D FredricksonCEOSell5,000$148.79$743,950.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Judith S ScottEVPSell1,950$142.99$278,830.50View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Michael J PetitInsiderSell2,000$144.31$288,620.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013Steven D FredricksonCEOSell5,000$141.59$707,950.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2013Michael J PetitInsiderSell3,000$140.27$420,810.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2013Michael J PetitInsiderSell4,000$120.00$480,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2013Peter Kent MccammonInsiderSell3,000$110.00$330,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2012Kevin P StevensonCFOSell25,037$95.81$2,398,794.97View SEC Filing  
9/6/2012Michael J PetitInsiderSell10,000$100.85$1,008,500.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Pra Group (NASDAQ:PRAA)
Latest Headlines for Pra Group (NASDAQ:PRAA)
DateHeadline logoPRA Group Announces Closing of $345 Million Offering of Convertible Senior Notes Due 2023 - May 27 at 2:47 AM logoPra Group Inc (PRAA) Director Geir Olsen Acquires 142,000 Shares - May 25 at 4:24 PM logoKeefe, Bruyette & Woods Initiates Coverage on Pra Group Inc (PRAA) - May 24 at 5:16 PM logoPRA Group (PRAA) Prices $300 Million Senior Notes Due 2023 - May 23 at 6:46 PM logoPra Group Inc (PRAA) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - May 23 at 6:04 PM logoPRA Group Announces Pricing of $300 Million Offering of Convertible Senior Notes Due 2023 - May 23 at 9:49 AM logoPRA Group Announces Proposed $300 Million Offering of Convertible Senior Notes Due 2023 - May 22 at 9:31 AM logoPRA Group Agrees to Settle with IRS - May 15 at 9:47 AM logoETFs with exposure to PRA Group, Inc. : May 12, 2017 - May 12 at 8:05 PM logoWilliam Blair Equities Analysts Increase Earnings Estimates for Pra Group Inc (PRAA) - May 12 at 8:34 AM logoPRA Group beats by $0.58, beats on revenue - May 12 at 12:50 AM logoPRA Group, Inc. :PRAA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 7:47 PM logoWilliam Blair Equities Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for Pra Group Inc (PRAA) - May 11 at 12:26 PM logoPra Group Inc (PRAA) to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.45 Per Share, SunTrust Banks Forecasts - May 11 at 7:54 AM logoEdited Transcript of PRAA earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-17 9:00pm GMT - May 11 at 12:34 AM logoPra Group Inc (PRAA) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - May 10 at 7:40 PM logoPRA Group (PRAA) Q1 Earnings Miss, Revenues Beat Estimates - May 10 at 11:33 AM logoInvestor Network: PRA Group Inc to Host Earnings Call - May 9 at 6:51 PM logoPRA Group Reports First Quarter 2017 Results - May 9 at 6:51 PM logoPRA Group misses 1Q profit forecasts - May 9 at 6:51 PM logoPRA Group Announces $1.2 Billion Credit Facility - May 8 at 6:41 PM logoPra Group Inc (PRAA) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $198.15 Million - May 7 at 8:56 AM logoCommit To Purchase PRA Group At $25, Earn 6.8% Annualized Using Options - May 5 at 7:35 PM logo$0.44 EPS Expected for Pra Group Inc (PRAA) This Quarter - May 5 at 7:56 AM logoPRA Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PRAA-US : May 4, 2017 - May 4 at 7:31 PM logoPra Group (PRAA) Receives Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.37 - May 4 at 9:50 AM logoSomewhat Favorable Press Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect Pra Group (PRAA) Stock Price - May 1 at 10:23 AM logoPra Group Inc (PRAA) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - April 28 at 10:54 PM logoVery Favorable Media Coverage Very Unlikely to Impact Pra Group (PRAA) Share Price - April 28 at 7:42 AM logoPra Group (PRAA) Given Daily News Impact Score of 0.35 - April 25 at 4:12 PM logoPra Group (PRAA) Earns News Sentiment Score of 0.33 - April 21 at 10:36 PM logoPra Group Inc (PRAA) Short Interest Up 3.1% in March - April 21 at 8:45 PM logoPra Group (PRAA) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.56 - April 18 at 10:23 AM logoPra Group Inc (PRAA) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $215.37 Million - April 16 at 9:38 AM logoPra Group (PRAA) Earns Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.28 - April 15 at 12:46 AM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Pra Group Inc (PRAA) to Announce $0.45 Earnings Per Share - April 14 at 8:58 AM logoEquities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Pra Group Inc's Q1 2017 Earnings (PRAA) - April 7 at 7:39 PM logoPra Group Inc (PRAA) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - April 6 at 10:57 AM logoResearch Reports Initiation on Business Services Stocks -- Shutterstock, PRA Group, Altisource Portfolio, and Priceline - PR Newswire (press release) - April 4 at 4:47 AM logoPRA Group (PRAA) Down 10% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? - Nasdaq - April 4 at 4:47 AM logoPRA Group (PRAA) Down 10% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? - April 4 at 4:47 AM logoWilliam Blair Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for Pra Group Inc (PRAA) - March 30 at 8:52 AM logoWilliam Blair Comments on Pra Group Inc's FY2019 Earnings (PRAA) - March 29 at 2:30 PM logoGlancy Prongay & Murray LLP Commences Investigation on Behalf of PRA Group, Inc. Investors - March 24 at 7:10 PM logoINVESTOR ALERT: Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Commences Investigation on Behalf of PRA Group, Inc. Investors - March 22 at 7:18 PM logoPra Group Inc (PRAA) Director Buys $4,982,120.00 in Stock - March 20 at 10:28 PM logoSteven C. Roberts Sells 11,405 Shares of Pra Group Inc (PRAA) Stock - March 20 at 10:27 PM logoFirst Analysis Comments on Pra Group Inc’s Q4 2017 Earnings (PRAA) - March 16 at 2:06 PM logoPra Group (PRAA) Presents At The Raymond James 38th Annual Institutional Investors Conference 2017 - March 7 at 7:10 PM logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of PRA Group Inc. Q4 Earnings Report - March 1 at 7:34 PM



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