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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for PRA. The highest price target was 70, implying a possible profit of 15.32 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 61, implying potential capital losses of 0.49 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.87 percent.

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 made negative revisions. 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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 price/earnings 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.