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NYSE:PRA - ProAssurance Stock Price, Forecast & News

$32.70
+0.24 (+0.74 %)
(As of 02/23/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$32.40
Now: $32.70
$34.18
50-Day Range
$30.09
MA: $33.88
$37.58
52-Week Range
$29.45
Now: $32.70
$44.96
Volume409,899 shs
Average Volume246,405 shs
Market Capitalization$1.76 billion
P/E Ratio1,635.82
Dividend Yield3.82%
Beta0.52
ProAssurance Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance, and reinsurance products in the United States. The company operates through Specialty Property and Casualty, Workers' Compensation Insurance, Segregated Portfolio Cell Reinsurance, and Lloyd's Syndicate segments. It offers 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 for employers, groups, and associations. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIP74267C10
Phone205-877-4400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$999.83 million
Cash Flow$1.89 per share
Book Value$28.40 per share

Profitability

Net Income$47.06 million

Miscellaneous

Employees991
Market Cap$1.76 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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ProAssurance (NYSE:PRA) Frequently Asked Questions

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 12th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.31 per share on Tuesday, January 14th. This represents a $1.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.79%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 26th. View ProAssurance's Dividend History.

How were ProAssurance's earnings last quarter?

ProAssurance Co. (NYSE:PRA) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 20th. The insurance provider reported ($1.27) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.20 by $1.47. The insurance provider had revenue of $249.47 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $237.90 million. ProAssurance had a negative return on equity of 2.78% and a net margin of 0.10%. ProAssurance's quarterly revenue was up 39.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.18 earnings per share. View ProAssurance's Earnings History.

When is ProAssurance's next earnings date?

ProAssurance is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 23rd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for ProAssurance.

What price target have analysts set for PRA?

5 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for ProAssurance's stock. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $45.00. On average, they anticipate ProAssurance's share price to reach $39.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for ProAssurance.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for ProAssurance?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for ProAssurance in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for ProAssurance.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about ProAssurance stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about ProAssurance stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "ProAssurance’s third-quarter 2019 operating earnings per share of 30 cents beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 150%, primarily driven by higher revenues. However, the bottom line declined 28.6% year over year. It has been performing well on the back of growth across its operating segments. Moreover, the company significantly achieved inorganic growth via successful acquisitions and integration of companies. Its shares have underperformed its industry in a year's time. However, growing expenses weighs on its bottom line. Volatility in premium retention pertaining to the company’s physician business and exposure to cat loss are other concerns. Another major risk is associated with its investment portfolio, which primarily consists of fixed income securities." (11/14/2019)
  • 2. Boenning Scattergood analysts commented, "We expected 10.8 percentage points of favorable development, or $0.32/share after tax. Excluding the difference in reserve development, normalized EPS missed by only $0.05/share, mostly due to lower equity in earnings of unconsolidated subsidiaries and weaker “other” income. Normalized underwriting results were actually better-than-expected – both the current accident year loss ratio (81.7%) and the expense ratio (29.5%) were better than we projected." (4/26/2019)

Has ProAssurance been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about PRA stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. ProAssurance earned a media sentiment score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the insurance provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for ProAssurance.

Are investors shorting ProAssurance?

ProAssurance saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,010,000 shares, an increase of 5.6% from the January 15th total of 956,100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 238,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.2 days. Approximately 1.9% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View ProAssurance's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of ProAssurance's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of ProAssurance own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other ProAssurance investors own include Gilead Sciences (GILD), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), PacWest Bancorp (PACW), KeyCorp (KEY), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), AT&T (T), Opko Health (OPK), Uniti Group (UNIT), California Resources (CRC) and Consolidated Edison (ED).

Who are ProAssurance's key executives?

ProAssurance's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. William Stancil Starnes Esq., J.D., Chairman & CEO (Age 70)
  • Mr. Edward Lewis Rand Jr., CPA, Pres & COO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Jeffrey Patton Lisenby, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec. & Head of the Corp. Legal Dept (Age 50)
  • Mr. Michael Leonard Boguski CPCU, Pres of Eastern Insurance (Age 56)
  • Mr. Howard Harley Friedman ACAS, Pres of Healthcare Professional Liability, Chief Underwriting Officer & Chief Actuary (Age 60)

Who are ProAssurance's major shareholders?

ProAssurance's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Royce & Associates LP (3.43%), State Street Corp (3.43%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.90%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (1.88%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.52%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.30%). Company insiders that own ProAssurance stock include Howard H Friedman, John J Mcmahon, Jr and Magnus James Gorrie. View Institutional Ownership Trends for ProAssurance.

Which institutional investors are selling ProAssurance stock?

PRA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Advisors Asset Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Arizona State Retirement System, Bank of America Corp DE, Pinebridge Investments L.P. and King Luther Capital Management Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for ProAssurance.

Which institutional investors are buying ProAssurance stock?

PRA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, Heartland Advisors Inc., PhiloSmith Capital Corp, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Oxford Asset Management LLP and Captrust Financial Advisors. Company insiders that have bought ProAssurance stock in the last two years include Howard H Friedman and Magnus James Gorrie. View Insider Buying and Selling for ProAssurance.

How do I buy shares of ProAssurance?

Shares of PRA 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is ProAssurance's stock price today?

One share of PRA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.70.

How big of a company is ProAssurance?

ProAssurance has a market capitalization of $1.76 billion and generates $999.83 million in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $47.06 million in net income (profit) each year or ($0.81) on an earnings per share basis. ProAssurance employs 991 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About ProAssurance.

What is ProAssurance's official website?

The official website for ProAssurance is http://www.proassurance.com/.

How can I contact ProAssurance?

ProAssurance's mailing address is 100 Brookwood Place, Birmingham AL, 35209. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at 205-877-4400 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for ProAssurance (NYSE PRA)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  239 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  280 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  519
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about ProAssurance and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PRA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PRA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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