NASDAQ:PRAA - Pra Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$29.47 -0.67 (-2.22 %)
(As of 11/19/2018 01:37 PM ET)
Previous Close$30.14
Today's Range$29.29 - $30.3650
52-Week Range$26.95 - $43.75
Volume220,699 shs
Average Volume382,376 shs
Market Capitalization$1.37 billion
P/E Ratio22.16
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.6
PRA Group, Inc., a financial and business services company, engages in the purchase, collection, and management of portfolios of nonperforming loans in the Americas and Europe. It is involved in the acquisition of accounts that are primarily the unpaid obligations of individuals owed to credit grantors, which include banks and other types of consumer, retail, and auto finance companies. The company also acquires nonperforming loans, including Visa and MasterCard credit cards, private label and other credit cards, installment loans, lines of credit, deficiency balances of various types, legal judgments, and trade payables from banks, credit unions, consumer finance companies, telecommunication providers, retailers, utilities, automobile finance companies, student loan companies, and other debt owners. In addition, it provides fee-based services comprising class action claims recovery services and purchases; servicing of consumer bankruptcy accounts; and contingent collections of nonperforming loans. The company was formerly known as Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc. and changed its name to PRA Group, Inc. in October 2014. PRA Group, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Consumer credit reporting agencies, mercantile reporting agencies,
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PRAA
Previous Symbol
CUSIP73640Q10
Phone888-772-7326

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.24
Quick Ratio1.24

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio22.16
Forward P/E Ratio20.75
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$813.57 million
Price / Sales1.64
Cash Flow$2.3296 per share
Price / Cash12.65
Book Value$25.18 per share
Price / Book1.17

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.33
Net Income$162.26 million
Net Margins15.69%
Return on Equity5.80%
Return on Assets1.82%

Miscellaneous

Employees5,154
Outstanding Shares45,300,000
Market Cap$1.37 billion
OptionableOptionable

Pra Group (NASDAQ:PRAA) Frequently Asked Questions

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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 8th. The business services provider reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.13. The business services provider had revenue of $225.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $223.81 million. Pra Group had a net margin of 15.69% and a return on equity of 5.80%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 10.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.34 earnings per share. View Pra Group's Earnings History.

When is Pra Group's next earnings date?

Pra Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Pra Group.

What price target have analysts set for PRAA?

5 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Pra Group's shares. Their predictions range from $35.00 to $35.00. On average, they anticipate Pra Group's stock price to reach $35.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Pra Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Pra Group?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pra Group in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Pra Group.

Has Pra Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about PRAA stock have been trending very positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Pra Group earned a coverage optimism score of 3.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Pra Group's key competitors?

Who are Pra Group's key executives?

Pra Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Steven D. Fredrickson, Exec. Chairman (Age 58)
  • Mr. Kevin P. Stevenson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Peter M. Graham, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Christopher B. Graves, Exec. VP of Americas (Age 49)
  • Mr. Steven C. Roberts, Exec. VP of Europe & Corp. Devel. (Age 56)

Who are Pra Group's major shareholders?

Pra Group's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.95%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (5.61%), PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (3.30%), WS Management Lllp (1.54%), Global Alpha Capital Management Ltd. (1.33%) and Chartwell Investment Partners LLC (1.20%). Company insiders that own Pra Group stock include Christopher D Lagow, Geir Olsen, Laura White, Penelope W Kyle, Steven C Roberts and Steven D Fredrickson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Pra Group.

Which institutional investors are selling Pra Group stock?

PRAA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including WS Management Lllp, Blair William & Co. IL, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Riverbridge Partners LLC, Oak Ridge Investments LLC, Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC and Credit Suisse AG. Company insiders that have sold Pra Group company stock in the last year include Christopher D Lagow, Geir Olsen, Laura White, Penelope W Kyle and Steven D Fredrickson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pra Group.

Which institutional investors are buying Pra Group stock?

PRAA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Nordea Investment Management AB, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Global Alpha Capital Management Ltd., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Broadview Advisors LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC and Eagle Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pra Group.

How do I buy shares of Pra Group?

Shares of PRAA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Pra Group's stock price today?

One share of PRAA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $29.47.

How big of a company is Pra Group?

Pra Group has a market capitalization of $1.37 billion and generates $813.57 million in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $162.26 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.33 on an earnings per share basis. Pra Group employs 5,154 workers across the globe.

What is Pra Group's official website?

The official website for Pra Group is http://www.pragroup.com.

How can I contact Pra Group?

Pra Group's mailing address is 120 CORPORATE BOULEVARD, NORFOLK VA, 23502. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 888-772-7326 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Pra Group (NASDAQ PRAA)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  163 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  228 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  391
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Pra Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PRAA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PRAA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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