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Our quantitative data points are meant to provide a high-level understanding of factors in equity risk models for Pra Group Inc. Portfolio managers use these models to forecast risk, optimize portfolios and review performance.
We show how PRAA stock compares to 2,000+ US-based stocks, and to peers in the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services sector and Collection Agencies industry.
Please do not consider this data as investment advice. Data is downloaded from sources we deem reliable, but errors may occur.
PRA Group, Inc. or PRA, is a company acquiring and collecting nonperforming loans based in Norfolk, Virginia. PRA was listed in the Federal Trade Commission's Report on the Debt Buying Industry as one of the largest debt buyers in the US. PRA was among the top five debt buyers in the FTC Report. According to SEC filings, PRA's revenue for 2017 was $813 million. Hundreds of companies are debt buyers, but PRA Group is among the few that are publicly traded corporations. In 2014, the company was referred to as a "major player in the debt-collection industry". PRA was also listed as one of the largest debt buyer in Human Rights Watch's report "Rubber Stamp Justice", dated February 2016, which questioned the collection practices of debt buyers.
Many of the following risk metrics are standardized and transformed into quantitative factors in institutional-level risk models.
Rankings below represent percentiles from 1 to 100, with 1 being the lowest rating of risk.
Stocks with higher beta exhibit higher sensitivity to the ups and downs in the market. (↑↑)
Stocks with higher market capitalization often have lower risk. (↑↓)
Higher average daily dollar volume over the past 30 days implies lower liquidity risk. (↑↓)
Higher price momentum stocks, aka recent winners, equate to lower risk for many investors. (↑↓)
Style risk factors often include measures of profitability and payout levels.
Companies with higher earnings generally provide lower risk. (↑↓)
Companies with higher dividend yields, if sustaintable, are perceived to have lower risk. (↑↓)
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