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 maximum price target given was 70, implying a possible profit of 15.32 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 61, implying a possible loss 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.91 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -3.57 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.87 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. 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. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.