Analyst Ratings for PRA Group Inc. (PRAA)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Shares of PRA Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for PRAA last month.

4 analysts declared PRAA a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for PRAA. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 50, which equates to a potential upside of 28.04 percent. The minimum price target given was 32, implying a possible loss of -18.05 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -1.02 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.49 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of PRAA's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -9.5 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. PRAA has a PEG ratio of -1.89.

In the trailing 52-weeks, PRAA hit 42.70 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 23.15. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 68.68 percent, and below the high by 8.55 percent. PRAA has a P/E ratio of 17.91. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PRAA value stock report compares PRAA to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of PRAA is $1.82 billion. PRAA is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.