PRA Group Company Profile (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 Support Services
  • Sub-Industry: Consumer Finance
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:PRAA
  • CUSIP: 73640Q10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.27823 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 45,167,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $28.82
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $33.73
  • 52 Week Range: $23.15 - $42.70
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.47
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.25
  • P/E Growth: 1.05
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $784.13 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.65
  • Book Value: $21.15 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.35
  • EBITDA: $280.49 million
  • Net Margins: 9.76%
  • Return on Equity: 4.69%
  • Return on Assets: 1.41%
  • Current Ratio: 1.26%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.26%
  • Average Volume: 603,034 shs.
  • Beta: 1.49
  • Short Ratio: 20.51

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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.48 by $0.23. The business had revenue of $200.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $208.97 million. PRA Group had a return on equity of 4.69% and a net margin of 9.76%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 12.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.83 EPS. View PRA Group's Earnings History.

When will PRA Group make its next earnings announcement?

PRA Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 6th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for PRA Group.

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

4 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for PRA Group's shares. Their predictions range from $32.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate PRA Group's stock price to reach $36.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for PRA Group.

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:

  • Steven D. Fredrickson, Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Kevin P. Stevenson, President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, Director
  • Peter M. Graham, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Tikendra Patel, Chief Executive Officer, PRA Group Europe
  • Christopher B. Graves, Executive Vice President-Americas Core
  • Christopher D. Lagow, Senior Vice President, General Counsel
  • Andrew Berardi, Senior Vice President, Global Insolvency Investment Services
  • Laura White, Chief Compliance Officer
  • Steve C. Roberts, Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer
  • Martin Sjolund, Chief Operating Officer, Europe

Who owns PRA Group stock?

PRA Group's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include TURTLE CREEK ASSET MANAGEMENT INC. (11.50%). Company insiders that own PRA Group stock include David N Roberts, Geir Olsen, Michael J Petit and Steven C Roberts. View Institutional Ownership Trends 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.

What is PRA Group's stock price today?

One share of PRA Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.65.

MarketBeat Community Rating for PRA Group (NASDAQ PRAA)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  81 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  134 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  215
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about PRA Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for PRA Group (NASDAQ:PRAA) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Sell (Score: 1.25)
Consensus Price Target: $36.00 (25.65% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for PRA Group (NASDAQ:PRAA)
Price Target History for PRA Group (NASDAQ:PRAA)
Analysts' Ratings History for PRA Group (NASDAQ:PRAA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/10/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$36.00 -> $40.00N/AView Rating Details
10/4/2017Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeNeutral -> SellHighView Rating Details
9/21/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket Perform -> UnderperformHighView Rating Details
9/21/2017Citigroup Inc.DowngradeUnderperformHighView 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
2/26/2016JMP SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/18/2015 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
11/6/2017$0.38N/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2017Q2 2017$0.48$0.25$208.97 million$200.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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: $1.64
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.81
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.42$0.46$0.45
Q2 20173$0.37$0.48$0.43
Q3 20173$0.33$0.38$0.36
Q4 20173$0.36$0.44$0.40
Q1 20183$0.37$0.44$0.40
Q2 20183$0.41$0.46$0.43
Q3 20182$0.46$0.48$0.47
Q4 20182$0.50$0.51$0.51
(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: 2.10%
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 logoHead-To-Head Comparison: PRA Group (PRAA) vs. The Competition - October 18 at 4:08 AM logoHead to Head Comparison: PRA Group (PRAA) versus The Competition - October 13 at 10:28 PM logoPRA Group, Inc. Expected to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.38 Per Share (PRAA) - October 6 at 7:14 AM logoBrokers Offer Predictions for PRA Group, Inc.'s Q1 2018 Earnings (PRAA) - October 5 at 10:34 AM logoHead-To-Head Survey: Lifelock (LOCK) vs. PRA Group (PRAA) - September 30 at 2:24 PM logoPRA Group Launches New Global Corporate Website - GlobeNewswire (press release) - September 29 at 6:12 PM logoPRA Group, Inc. (PRAA) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - September 27 at 6:48 PM logoQ2 2018 EPS Estimates for PRA Group, Inc. Reduced by Analyst (PRAA) - September 27 at 1:08 PM logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for PRA Group, Inc. (PRAA) Lowered by William Blair - September 26 at 7:14 AM logoCitigroup Inc. Lowers PRA Group, Inc. (PRAA) to Underperform - September 21 at 11:28 PM logoPRA Group, Inc. (PRAA) Given "Underperform" Rating at Raymond James Financial, Inc. - September 21 at 10:02 AM logoPRA Group (PRAA) & The Competition Head to Head Review - September 19 at 6:30 AM logoPRA Group, Inc. (PRAA) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $202.41 Million - September 17 at 5:48 AM logoPRA Group, Inc. (PRAA) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.44 Per Share - September 15 at 2:26 PM logoPRA Group (PRAA) & Ituran Location and Control (ITRN) Head-To-Head Analysis - September 10 at 4:36 AM logoETFs with exposure to PRA Group, Inc. : September 7, 2017 - September 7 at 4:35 PM logoAnalyzing The Advisory Board (ABCO) and PRA Group (PRAA) - September 7 at 12:48 PM logoPRA Group (PRAA) & Higher One Holdings (ONE) Head to Head Comparison - September 4 at 8:20 PM logoPRA Group, Inc. (PRAA) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - September 2 at 6:52 PM logo Analysts Anticipate PRA Group, Inc. (PRAA) Will Announce Earnings of $0.44 Per Share - August 28 at 2:16 AM logoETFs with exposure to PRA Group, Inc. : August 24, 2017 - August 25 at 10:11 AM logoJCOC Receives $35,000 Donation from PRA Group - August 24 at 11:19 AM logoPRA Group, Inc. :PRAA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 14, 2017 - August 15 at 6:23 AM logoPRA Group, Inc. Expected to Earn FY2017 Earnings of $1.50 Per Share (NASDAQ:PRAA) - August 11 at 10:45 AM logoPRA Group's (PRAA) Q2 Earnings & Revenues Miss Estimates - August 11 at 7:44 AM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about PRA Group Inc. - August 11 at 7:44 AM logoPRA Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PRAA-US : August 10, 2017 - August 11 at 7:44 AM logoPRA Group, Inc. Forecasted to Earn Q4 2017 Earnings of $0.43 Per Share (NASDAQ:PRAA) - August 10 at 10:46 AM logoAnalysts Issue Forecasts for PRA Group, Inc.'s Q3 2017 Earnings (NASDAQ:PRAA) - August 10 at 9:20 AM logoPRA Group Inc. Announces 68% Drop In Q2 Earnings - August 10 at 7:00 AM logoPRA Group's (PRAA) Q2 Earnings & Revenues Miss Estimates - August 10 at 7:00 AM logoEdited Transcript of PRAA earnings conference call or presentation 8-Aug-17 9:00pm GMT - August 10 at 7:00 AM logoPRA Group, Inc. (PRAA) Announces Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.23 EPS - August 9 at 5:22 PM logoPRA Group, Inc. (PRAA) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.52 Per Share - August 9 at 4:16 PM logoPRA Group Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results - August 9 at 6:31 AM logoPRA Group misses Street 2Q forecasts - August 9 at 6:31 AM logoPRA Group, Inc. (PRAA) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - August 8 at 9:02 PM logoBrady Corporation (BRC) & PRA Group (PRAA) Head-To-Head Survey - August 4 at 8:26 AM logoPRA Group to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Results on August 8 - August 3 at 7:04 AM logoPRA Group Target of Unusually High Options Trading (PRAA) - July 24 at 10:20 AM logoPRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $207.13 Million - July 22 at 10:57 AM logo Analysts Expect PRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA) to Announce $0.48 EPS - July 20 at 12:41 PM logoPRA Group, Inc. (PRAA) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - July 14 at 8:32 PM logoFirst Analysis Weighs in on PRA Group, Inc.'s Q3 2017 Earnings (NASDAQ:PRAA) - July 14 at 11:22 AM logoEquities Analysts Offer Predictions for PRA Group, Inc.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (PRAA) - July 13 at 10:01 AM logoDaily Technical Summary Reports on Business Services Stocks -- HMS Holdings, Priceline, PRA Group, and RPX Corp. - June 26 at 8:08 AM logoPRA Group beats by $0.58, beats on revenue - May 12 at 12:50 AM logoCommit To Purchase PRA Group At $25, Earn 6.8% Annualized Using Options - May 5 at 7:35 PM 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



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