PRA Group, Inc. (PRAA): Price and Financial Metrics

PRA Group, Inc. (PRAA): $39.88

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  • PRAA scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 81.14% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for PRAA is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • PRAA's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 25.79% of US stocks).

PRAA Stock Summary

  • PRAA's current price/earnings ratio is 9.68, which is higher than just 16.11% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, PRAA is more volatile than just 4.96% of stocks we're observing.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for PRAA comes in at 26.18% -- higher than that of 91.2% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Pra Group Inc are SMTS, AVNT, EBIX, PNM, and FTI.
  • PRAA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Pra Group Inc's official web site, go to

PRAA Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, PRAA's price/sales ratio is 41.67% higher, now standing at 1.7.
  • PRAA's price/earnings ratio has moved down $10.4 over the prior 226 months.
  • Over the past 226 months, PRAA's price/sales ratio has gone down $3.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PRAA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PRAA 2021-01-29 1.4 1.2 10.2 12.5
PRAA 2020-11-19 1.8 1.5 12.6 13.7
PRAA 2018-03-16 2.1 1.6 10.7 15.2
PRAA 2016-10-17 1.6 1.7 11.8 12.4
PRAA 2005-12-09 5.1 3.9 20.4 11.3
PRAA 2003-01-09 6.6 7.9 27.0 23.5

PRAA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of PRAA, see our PRAA price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $47.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.6 (Moderate Buy)

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PRAA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $39.88 52-week high $47.35
Prev. close $39.82 52-week low $32.78
Day low $39.19 Volume 439,100
Day high $40.27 Avg. volume 263,801
50-day MA $38.46 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $38.48 Market Cap 1.83B

PRA Group, Inc. (PRAA) Company Bio

PRA Group engages in the purchase, collection, and management of portfolios of defaulted consumer receivables in North America and Europe. It is involved in the acquisition, collection, and processing of unpaid and normal-course accounts receivable owed to credit grantors, governments, retailers, and others. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Norfolk, Virginia.

PRAA Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$39.88$7.92 -79%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Pra Group Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Pra Group Inc ranked in the 20th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 79.33%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for PRAA, they are:

  • The stock's equity weight, or the proportion of capital from equity relative to debt, is 41. Notably, its equity weight is greater than only 13.01% of US equities in the Financial Services sector yielding a positive free cash flow.
  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.75 years comes in at -0.14%; that's greater than just 11.28% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • Pra Group Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than only 14.61% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

PROS, V, LPLA, MA, and STFC can be thought of as valuation peers to PRAA, in the sense that they are in the Financial Services sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest PRAA News From Around the Web

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PRA Group Appoints Peggy Turner to Board of Directors

NORFOLK, Va., June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- PRA Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRAA), a global leader in acquiring and collecting nonperforming loans, announced today that Peggy Turner was appointed to the Company''s Board of Directors effective June 10, 2021. Turner, who is independent, will serve

PR Newswire | June 14, 2021

Should Value Investors Choose PRA Group (PRAA) Stock Now?

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Yahoo | June 7, 2021

PRA Group to Present at the William Blair 41st Annual Growth Stock Conference

PRA Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRAA), a global leader in acquiring and collecting nonperforming loans, will present to investors attending the William Blair 41st Annual Growth Stock Conference on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at 2:20pm ET. A webcast of this event will be available at PRA Group's Investor Relations website,

Yahoo | May 27, 2021

PRA Group, INC. -- Moody''s announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of PRA Group, INC.

Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody''s announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of PRA Group, INC. Read the full article at Moody''s

Business Insider Markets | May 21, 2021

PRA Group, Inc. Forecasted to Post FY2021 Earnings of $3.40 Per Share (NASDAQ:PRAA)

PRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA) Equities researchers at William Blair raised their FY2021 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for PRA Group in a note issued to investors on Monday, May 10th. William Blair analyst R. Napoli now anticipates that the business services provider will earn $3.40 per share for the year, up from their previous []

Dakota Financial News | May 12, 2021

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PRAA Price Returns

1-mo 4.13%
3-mo 14.20%
6-mo 2.73%
1-year 3.67%
3-year -4.59%
5-year 58.51%
YTD 0.55%
2020 9.26%
2019 48.95%
2018 -26.60%
2017 -15.09%
2016 12.71%

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