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

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$29.31 +0.41 (+1.42 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 02:57 PM ET)
Previous Close$28.90
Today's Range$28.84 - $29.31
52-Week Range$22.62 - $43.75
Volume3,342 shs
Average Volume307,155 shs
Market Capitalization$1.29 billion
P/E Ratio21.76
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.71
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

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$813.57 million
Cash Flow$2.4548 per share
Book Value$25.18 per share

Profitability

Net Income$162.26 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,154
Market Cap$1.29 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) posted its earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The business services provider reported $0.22 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.35 by $0.13. The business services provider earned $225.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $223.81 million. Pra Group had a net margin of 15.69% and a return on equity of 5.80%. The firm's revenue was up 10.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.34 EPS. 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 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Pra Group's shares. Their predictions range from $35.00 to $35.00. On average, they expect Pra Group's stock price to reach $35.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.4% 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?

Headlines about PRAA stock have been trending very positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Pra Group earned a media sentiment score of 3.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the business services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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 59)
  • Mr. Kevin P. Stevenson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Peter M. Graham, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 53)
  • Mr. Christopher B. Graves, Exec. VP of Americas (Age 50)
  • Mr. Steven C. Roberts, Exec. VP of Europe & Corp. Devel. (Age 57)

Who are Pra Group's major shareholders?

Pra Group's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Riverbridge Partners LLC (3.49%), Nexus Investment Management Inc. (1.03%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.20%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%) and CHICAGO TRUST Co NA (0.02%). 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 Riverbridge Partners LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Nexus Investment Management Inc. and Scout Investments Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Pra Group company stock in the last year include Christopher D Lagow, Geir Olsen, Laura White 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 CHICAGO TRUST Co NA. 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 $29.31.

How big of a company is Pra Group?

Pra Group has a market capitalization of $1.29 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:  170 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  238 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  408
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 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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