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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for PRA. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 70, implying potential capital gains of 15.32 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 61, which equates to a potential downside of 0.49 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.91 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -3.57 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of PRA's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -28.77 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. PRA has a PEG ratio of -0.65.

PRA has traded between a high of 63.53 and a low of 50.50 over the past year. Today's price is 20.2 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 4.45 percent. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $3.29 billion. PRA is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.