Pra Group (PRAA) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.47

News headlines about Pra Group (NASDAQ:PRAA) have been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Pra Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.47 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the business services provider an impact score of 45.6570912966051 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

PRAA has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. BidaskClub upgraded Pra Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 7th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Pra Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 31st. Oppenheimer initiated coverage on Pra Group in a report on Monday, January 8th. They set a “hold” rating on the stock. UBS Group began coverage on Pra Group in a report on Monday, January 8th. They set a “market perform” rating on the stock. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott upgraded Pra Group from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, November 9th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $40.00.

Shares of Pra Group (NASDAQ PRAA) opened at $36.60 on Monday. Pra Group has a fifty-two week low of $25.72 and a fifty-two week high of $42.70. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,653.19, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.52 and a beta of 1.65.

In other news, Director Penelope W. Kyle sold 1,975 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $33.45, for a total transaction of $66,063.75. Following the sale, the director now owns 36,425 shares in the company, valued at $1,218,416.25. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. 2.10% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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Pra Group Company Profile

PRA Group, Inc (PRA Group) is a financial and business services company with operations in the Americas and Europe. The Company’s primary business is the purchase, collection and management of portfolios of nonperforming loans. The Company operates through the account receivables management segment. It also provides fee-based services, such as vehicle location, skip tracing and collateral recovery for auto lenders, government entities and law enforcement; revenue administration, audit and revenue discovery/recovery services for local government entities; class action claims recovery services and purchases; servicing of consumer bankruptcy accounts in the United States, and contingent collections of nonperforming loans in Europe and South America.

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