Analyst Ratings for ProAssurance Corp. (PRA)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering ProAssurance Corp. (NYSE:PRA) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. About 30 days ago, PRA was issued an average rating of Overweight.

2 analysts declared PRA a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for PRA. The most optimistic price target was 70, implying a possible profit of 15.32 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 61, which equates to a potential downside of 0.49 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -0.91 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -3.57 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.87 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

PRA has an estimated earnings growth rate of -28.77 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of PRA is -0.65.

In the trailing 52-weeks, PRA hit 63.53 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 50.50. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 20.2 percent, and 4.45 percent lower than its 52-week high. PRA has a P/E ratio of 18.79. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PRA value stock report compares PRA to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of PRA is $3.29 billion. PRA is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.