Big Money Are Crazy About Portfolio Recovery Associates Inc (NASDAQ:PRAA), Sentiment at 0.81

May 3, 2018 - By Daniel Cummings

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Portfolio Recovery Associates Inc’s Sentiment

“Big money sentiment for Portfolio Recovery Associates Inc (NASDAQ:PRAA) in 2017 Q4 increased to 0.81, revealed SEC filings. So its up 0.05, from 2017Q3’s 0.76. 79 institutional investors started new and increased positions, while 97 sold and decreased their stock positions in Portfolio Recovery Associates Inc so the sentiment improved. These funds own 50.53 million shares, that’s up from 49.44 million shares in 2017Q3. Funds holding Portfolio Recovery Associates Inc in top 10 increased from 3 to 5 for an increase of 2. 21 Investors Sold All; 76 Reduced Holdings; 51 increased holdings while 28 institutional investors bought holdings.

Biggest Portfolio Recovery Associates Inc Shareholders

As of 2017 Q4 Turtle Creek Asset Management Inc. has 14.94% invested in Portfolio Recovery Associates Inc. As of 2017 Q4, 2.37 million shares of Portfolio Recovery Associates Inc are owned by Bloombergsen Inc.. In addition, Account Management Llc reported 94,334 shares in Portfolio Recovery Associates Inc equivalent to 2.72% of its equity exposure. S&T Bank Pa revealed 461,522 shares position in Portfolio Recovery Associates Inc. The Ontario – Canada-based fund Nexus Investment Management Inc. looks positive on Portfolio Recovery Associates Inc, owning 467,423 shares.

PRA Group, Inc., a financial and business service company, engages in the purchase, collection, and management of portfolios of nonperforming loans that have been charged-off by the credit grantor in the Americas and Europe.The firm is worth $1.59 billion. It is involved in the acquisition of accounts that are primarily the unpaid obligations of individuals owed to credit grantors, which include banks and other types of consumer, retail, and auto finance companies.The P/E ratio is 9.92. The firm also acquires nonperforming loans, including Visa and MasterCard credit cards, private label and other credit cards, installment loans, lines of credit, deficiency balances of various types, legal judgments, and trade payables from banks, credit unions, consumer finance companies, telecommunication providers, retailers, utilities, automobile finance companies, student loan companies, and other debt owners.

Ticker’s shares touched $35.1 during the last trading session after 1.68% change.Currently PRA Group, Inc. is uptrending after 12.59% change in last May 3, 2017. PRAA has also 56,446 shares volume. The stock outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.04%.

Investors wait PRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA)’s quarterly earnings on May, 8., according to Zacks. Last year’s earnings per share was $0.38, while now analysts expect change of 5.26 % down from current $0.36 earnings per share. If PRAA’s EPS is $0.36 the profit will reach $16.28M for 24.38 P/E. After $0.36 EPS report previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00 % EPS growth of PRA Group, Inc..

The New York-based Goldman Sachs Gp has invested 0% in PRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA). Investment Counselors Of Maryland Limited Liability holds 687,092 shs. Comm Natl Bank invested in 0% or 9,150 shs. Loring Wolcott And Coolidge Fiduciary Advsrs Ltd Liability Partnership Ma invested in 0.05% or 87,024 shs. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 35,871 shs. New York State Teachers Retirement Systems reported 0.01% stake. Wendell David Associate holds 0.07% in PRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA) or 12,650 shs. Brown Brothers Harriman & invested in 100 shs or 0% of the stock. Management Pro reported 18 shs stake. 10,590 were reported by Susquehanna Intl Group Limited Liability Partnership. Invest Management Of Virginia Lc reported 1.99% stake. 131,907 were reported by Wells Fargo And Mn. Jefferies Gru Ltd Liability Corporation reported 2,100 shs or 0% of all its holdings. Boston Ptnrs reported 0.02% in PRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA). Staley Capital Advisers Incorporated accumulated 9,476 shs.

PRA Group, Inc. had 1 sale and 0 buys since December 29, 2017. This’s net activity of $66,064.

PRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA) Ratings Coverage

In total 4 analysts cover PRA Group (NASDAQ:PRAA). “Buy” rating has 0, “Sell” are 0, while 4 are “Hold”. (NASDAQ:PRAA) has 0 bullish analysts. 5 are the (NASDAQ:PRAA)’s ratings reports on 3 May 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. In Wednesday, February 28 report Raymond James upgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating. On Thursday, November 9 Janney Capital upgraded the shares of PRAA in report to “Neutral” rating. The stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Thursday, November 9. On Thursday, December 21 the firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given. On Monday, January 8 the stock of PRA Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRAA) has “Hold” rating given by Oppenheimer.

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