ProAssurance Corporation (NYSE:PRA) has a beta value of 0.24 and has seen 604,906 shares traded in the last trading session. The company, currently valued at $812.65 Million, closed the last trade at $15.08 per share which meant it lost -$0.09 on the day or -0.59% during that session. The PRA stock price is -178.71% off its 52-week high price of $42.03 and 15.98% above the 52-week low of $12.67. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 300.15 Million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 389.92 Million shares.
The consensus among analysts is that ProAssurance Corporation (PRA) is a Hold stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 2.8. None of the analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while none rate it as Overweight. 5 out of 6 have rated it as a Hold, with 1 advising it as a Buy. None have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is $0.1.
ProAssurance Corporation (NYSE:PRA) trade information
Despite being -0.59% in the red today, the stock has traded in the green over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Monday, Oct 12 when the PRA stock price touched $16.76- or saw a rise of 10.02%. Year-to-date, ProAssurance Corporation shares have moved -58.27%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change -6.68%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of ProAssurance Corporation (NYSE:PRA) have changed 6.57%. Short interest in the company has seen 948.45 Million shares shorted with days to cover at 2.43.
Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $21, which means that the shares’ value could jump 39.26% from current levels. The projected low price target is $17 while the price target rests at a high of $28. In that case, then, we find that the current price level is +85.68% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock lose 12.73% from current levels.
ProAssurance Corporation (PRA) estimates and forecasts
Figures show that ProAssurance Corporation shares have underperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have lost -28.09% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of -46.91%, compared to -5.7% for the industry. Other than that, the company has, however, lowered its growth outlook for the 2020 fiscal year revenue. Growth estimates for the current quarter are -66.7% and 104.7% for the next quarter. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be -11.4%.
3 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $229.25 Million for the current quarter. 3 have an estimated revenue figure of $180.33 Million for the next quarter concluding in December 01, 2020. Year-ago sales stood $265.48 Million and $200.84 Million respectively for this quarter and the next, and analysts expect sales will grow by -13.6% for the current quarter and -10.2% for the next.
If we evaluate the company’s growth over the last 5-year and for the next 5-year period, we find that annual earnings growth was -64.5% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2020 is a modest -97.9% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to increase by 27.3%.
ProAssurance Corporation is expected to release its next earnings report between November 05 and November 05 this year, and investors are excited at the prospect of better dividends despite the company’s debt issue. The forward dividend is 0.2 at a share yield of 1.32%. The company’s dividend yield has gone up over the past 12 months, with a 5 Year Average Dividend Yield of 3.11%.