ProAssurance Company Profile (NYSE:PRA)

About ProAssurance (NYSE:PRA)

ProAssurance logoProAssurance Corporation (ProAssurance) is a holding company for property and casualty insurance companies. The Company provides professional liability insurance for healthcare professionals and facilities, professional liability insurance for attorneys, liability insurance for medical technology and life sciences risks, and workers' compensation insurance. The Company operates through four segments. The Specialty property and casualty segment includes the Company's professional liability business, and medical technology and life sciences business. The Workers' compensation segment includes its workers' compensation business. Lloyd's Syndicate 1729 (Syndicate 1729) segment includes business of Syndicate 1729, which underwrites risks over a range of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance lines. The Corporate segment includes the Company's investment operations managed at the corporate level and non-premium revenues generated outside of its insurance entities.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector:
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Symbol: NYSE:PRA
  • CUSIP: 74267C10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $3.16 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 53,396,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $59.94
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $58.02
  • 52 Week Range: $50.50 - $63.53
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.29
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 26.45
  • P/E Growth: 0.94
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $899.83 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.52
  • Book Value: $34.19 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.73
  • Annual Dividend: $1.24
  • Dividend Yield: 2.1%
  • EBIDTA: $244.19 million
  • Net Margins: 18.29%
  • Return on Equity: 7.13%
  • Return on Assets: 2.89%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.17%
  • Current Ratio: 0.52%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.52%
  • Average Volume: 153,622 shs.
  • Beta: 0.46
  • Short Ratio: 2.29

Frequently Asked Questions for ProAssurance (NYSE:PRA)

What is ProAssurance's stock symbol?

ProAssurance trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PRA."

How often does ProAssurance pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for ProAssurance?

ProAssurance declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 2nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.31 per share on Wednesday, April 12th. This represents a $1.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.09%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 28th. View ProAssurance's Dividend History.

How were ProAssurance's earnings last quarter?

ProAssurance Co. (NYSE:PRA) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported $0.62 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.08. The firm earned $223 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $211.53 million. ProAssurance had a return on equity of 7.13% and a net margin of 18.29%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 15.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.46 EPS. View ProAssurance's Earnings History.

When will ProAssurance make its next earnings announcement?

ProAssurance is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for ProAssurance.

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

2 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for ProAssurance's stock. Their predictions range from $60.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate ProAssurance's stock price to reach $60.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for ProAssurance.

Who are some of ProAssurance's key competitors?

Who are ProAssurance's key executives?

ProAssurance's management team includes the folowing people:

  • William Stancil Starnes Esq., Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Edward L. Rand Jr. CPA., Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Michael Leonard Boguski, President of Eastern Insurance
  • Mary Todd Peterson, President of Medmarc Casualty Insurance Company
  • Ross E. Taubman, President, Chief Medical Officer of PICA
  • Jeffrey P. Lisenby, Executive Vice President, General Counsel
  • Frank B. O'Neil, Senior Vice President, Chief Communications Officer
  • Kelly B. Brewer, Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President - Finance
  • Howard H. Friedman, President, Healthcare Professional Liability Group
  • Robert E. Flowers M.D., Lead Independent Director

Who owns ProAssurance stock?

ProAssurance's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.75%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.39%), TimesSquare Capital Management LLC (3.93%), FMR LLC (3.91%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.90%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.19%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for ProAssurance.

Who sold ProAssurance stock? Who is selling ProAssurance stock?

ProAssurance's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Macquarie Group Ltd., Wells Fargo & Company MN, American Century Companies Inc., Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Credit Suisse AG, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for ProAssurance.

Who bought ProAssurance stock? Who is buying ProAssurance stock?

ProAssurance's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Epoch Investment Partners Inc., State Street Corp, Citadel Advisors LLC, Schroder Investment Management Group and Karp Capital Management Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for ProAssurance.

How do I buy ProAssurance stock?

Shares of ProAssurance 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 ProAssurance's stock price today?

One share of ProAssurance stock can currently be purchased for approximately $59.25.

MarketBeat Community Rating for ProAssurance (NYSE PRA)
Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  60 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  109 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  169
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for ProAssurance (NYSE:PRA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $60.00 (1.27% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for ProAssurance (NYSE:PRA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/17/2017Boenning ScattergoodReiterated RatingNeutralLowView Rating Details
1/23/2017JMP SecuritiesBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$57.00 -> $60.00N/AView Rating Details
1/21/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$48.00 -> $55.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/30/2015 forward)


Earnings History for ProAssurance (NYSE:PRA)
Earnings by Quarter for ProAssurance (NYSE:PRA)
Earnings History by Quarter for ProAssurance (NYSE PRA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/4/2017Q1 2017$0.54$0.62$211.53 million$223.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/22/2017Q4 2016$0.64$0.83$175.19 million$237.67 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q216$0.57$0.67$202.70 million$214.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2016Q116$0.60$0.46$224.14 million$193.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2016Q415$0.76$0.73$164.97 million$185.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q3$0.64$0.63$227.75 million$174.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.64$0.64$190.80 million$203.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q1$0.67$0.61$212.52 million$207.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2015Q414$0.63$1.04$210.03 million$209.79 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.74$0.68$211.90 million$203.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q214$0.69$0.69$177.24 million$222.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q114$0.70$0.73$199.69 million$208.05 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q413$1.08$1.14$174.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.81$0.88$168.51 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2013Q2 2013$0.87$0.72$166.53 million$170.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2013Q1 2013$0.73$0.97$176.89 million$194.97 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2013Q4 2012$1.35$1.56$175.49 million$195.42 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q312$1.58$1.71$169.29 million$156.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2012$1.48$1.92ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2012$1.36$1.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2012$1.58$4.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$1.24$1.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$1.25$1.74ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$1.16$1.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2011$1.35$3.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for ProAssurance (NYSE:PRA)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.31
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.55
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.51$0.58$0.54
Q2 20173$0.52$0.59$0.55
Q3 20173$0.52$0.63$0.56
Q4 20173$0.65$0.66$0.65
Q1 20181$0.61$0.61$0.61
Q2 20181$0.62$0.62$0.62
Q3 20181$0.65$0.65$0.65
Q4 20181$0.67$0.67$0.67
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for ProAssurance (NYSE:PRA)
Most Recent Dividend:4/12/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.24
Dividend Yield:2.09%
Dividend Growth:18.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:50.61% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
53.45% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
55.36% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for ProAssurance (NYSE:PRA)

Dividend History by Quarter for ProAssurance (NYSE PRA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for ProAssurance (NYSE:PRA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 79.43%
Insider Trades by Quarter for ProAssurance (NYSE:PRA)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for ProAssurance (NYSE:PRA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for ProAssurance (NYSE:PRA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/8/2015Ziad HaydarDirectorBuy3,065$48.75$149,418.75View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Piazza Samuel A Jr. DiDirectorBuy5,000$45.84$229,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2014Anthony R TersigniDirectorBuy2,000$43.65$87,300.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2013Thomas A.S. Wilson JrDirectorBuy1,000$49.87$49,870.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for ProAssurance (NYSE:PRA)
Latest Headlines for ProAssurance (NYSE:PRA)
DateHeadline logoProAssurance Co. (PRA) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - May 29 at 2:50 PM logoHere's Why Should Retain XL Group (XL) in Your Portfolio - May 24 at 9:59 AM logoWhy Should You Retain Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG) In Portfolio? - May 24 at 9:59 AM logoETFs with exposure to ProAssurance Corp. : May 23, 2017 - May 23 at 6:46 PM logoProAssurance Co. (PRA) Raised to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research - May 23 at 1:50 PM logoZacks Investment Research Lowers ProAssurance Co. (PRA) to Hold - May 22 at 2:38 PM logoETFs with exposure to ProAssurance Corp. : May 9, 2017 - May 9 at 6:51 PM logoProAssurance Corp. :PRA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 8, 2017 - May 8 at 11:57 AM logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for ProAssurance Co. Cut by SunTrust Banks (PRA) - May 8 at 7:41 AM logoEdited Transcript of PRA earnings conference call or presentation 5-May-17 2:00pm GMT - May 6 at 12:35 AM logo$0.55 EPS Expected for ProAssurance Co. (PRA) This Quarter - May 6 at 12:07 AM logoProAssurance (PRA) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Finds - May 6 at 12:06 AM logoProAssurance Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PRA-US : May 5, 2017 - May 5 at 7:35 PM logoProAssurance (PRA) Q1 Earnings Beat, Revenues Miss Estimates - May 5 at 7:35 PM logoProAssurance tops 1Q profit forecasts - May 5 at 8:32 AM logoProAssurance Co. (PRA) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.08 EPS - May 5 at 12:38 AM logoProAssurance Reports Results for First Quarter 2017 - May 4 at 7:31 PM logoProAssurance Co. (PRA) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research - May 1 at 5:16 PM logoProAssurance (PRA) Receiving Somewhat Critical News Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - April 24 at 2:16 PM logoSomewhat Favorable News Coverage Likely to Impact ProAssurance (PRA) Share Price - April 18 at 12:57 AM logo Analysts Set $70.00 Price Target for ProAssurance Co. (PRA) - April 18 at 12:32 AM logoBoenning Scattergood Reaffirms "Neutral" Rating for ProAssurance Co. (PRA) - April 17 at 11:14 AM logoProAssurance Co. (PRA) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.55 Per Share - April 15 at 12:04 AM logoProAssurance Co. to Post Q1 2017 Earnings of $0.51 Per Share, Boenning Scattergood Forecasts (PRA) - April 13 at 7:44 AM logoProAssurance Co. (PRA) Rating Reiterated by Boenning Scattergood - April 13 at 7:40 AM logoProAssurance Corp. : PRA-US: Dividend Analysis : March 30th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 10, 2017 - April 10 at 6:52 PM logoProAssurance Corporation Announces Dates for First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call - April 7 at 11:59 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Set $70.00 Price Target for ProAssurance Co. (PRA) - March 29 at 12:31 PM logoWhy Is ProAssurance (PRA) Down 4.3% Since the Last Earnings Report? - March 29 at 9:00 AM logoProAssurance to Present at the 2017 NYSSA Insurance Conference - March 17 at 7:27 PM logoPROASSURANCE CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers - March 9 at 7:11 PM logoProAssurance to Present at Raymond James' 2017 Investor Conference - March 1 at 7:34 PM logoProAssurance Declares Quarterly Dividend - March 1 at 7:34 PM logoPROASSURANCE CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure - March 1 at 7:34 PM logoProAssurance's (PRA) CEO Stan Starnes on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha - February 24 at 12:25 AM logoProAssurance (PRA) Beats Q4 Earnings & Revenue Estimates - Nasdaq - February 24 at 12:25 AM logoEdited Transcript of PRA earnings conference call or presentation 23-Feb-17 3:00pm GMT - February 24 at 12:25 AM logoProAssurance (PRA) Beats Q4 Earnings & Revenue Estimates - February 23 at 8:50 AM logoPROASSURANCE CORP Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - February 23 at 8:50 AM logoProAssurance Reports Results for Fourth Quarter 2016 - February 23 at 12:29 AM logoProAssurance Reports Results for Fourth Quarter 2016 - Yahoo Finance - February 22 at 7:28 PM logoProAssurance Corp. Q4 Income Advances 14% - Nasdaq - February 22 at 7:28 PM logoProAssurance Corporation Announces Dates for Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call - January 23 at 9:20 AM logoProAssurance Announces Special and Regular Dividends Totaling $5.00 per Share - November 30 at 7:30 PM logo4:17 pm ProAssurance declares a special dividend of $4.69/share - November 30 at 7:30 PM logoFitch Affirms ProAssurance's Ratings; Outlook Stable - November 15 at 7:33 PM logoPROASSURANCE CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits - November 14 at 11:01 AM logoPROASSURANCE CORP Financials - November 10 at 6:48 PM logoEdited Transcript of PRA earnings conference call or presentation 3-Nov-16 2:00pm GMT - November 4 at 10:39 AM logoProAssurance (PRA) Q3 Earnings, Revenues Beat Estimates - November 3 at 11:02 AM



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