Technical Analysis for PRAA - Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change $ Change
grade F $32.80 0.15% 0.05
PRAA closed up 0.15 percent on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, on approximately normal volume. Its advance stalled at its 200 day moving average, an important long-term support / resistance line. The price action carved out a bullish hammer (or hammer-like) candlestick pattern. That may indicate an upside reversal. Look for price to trade above the high of the hammer for confirmation. Due to the stock's strong downtrend, it may remain oversold for a while. So, if you're looking for a reason to buy, don't put too much weight on it being oversold.
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Strong Flat Down Down
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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Mar 22 200 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.00%
Mar 22 Hammer Candlestick Bullish 0.00%
Mar 21 Downside 200 DMA Break Bearish 0.15%
Mar 20 NR7 Range Contraction -2.24%
Mar 15 Slingshot Bearish Bearish Swing Setup -3.53%
Mar 14 200 DMA Support Bullish -1.94%
Mar 14 Bullish Engulfing Bullish -1.94%
Mar 10 Slingshot Bearish Bearish Swing Setup -1.65%
Mar 10 180 Bearish Setup Bearish Swing Setup -1.65%
Mar 9 NR7 Range Contraction -1.80%

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Profile
Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc., a financial and business service company, engages in the purchase, collection, and management of portfolios of defaulted consumer receivables in the United States and the United Kingdom. It detects, collects, and processes unpaid and normal-course accounts receivables owed primarily to credit grantors, governments, retailers, and others. The company also acquires receivables of Visa and MasterCard credit cards, private label and other credit cards, installment loans, lines of credit, bankrupt accounts, deficiency balances of various types, legal judgments, and trade payables from various debt owners, including banks, credit unions, consumer finance companies, telecommunication providers, retailers, utilities, insurance companies, medical groups, hospitals, auto finance companies, and other debt buyers. In addition, it provides fee-based services comprising vehicle location, skip tracing, and collateral recovery services for auto lenders, governments, and law enforcement; revenue administration, audit, and debt discovery/recovery services for local government entities; and class action claims settlement recovery and related payment processing services. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia.
Is PRAA a Buy, Sell or Hold?
Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength
Summary: Counts: 0 bullish, 3 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicators
Indicator Value
52 Week High 42.7
52 Week Low 21.93
Average Volume 428,712
200-Day Moving Average 32.8721
50-Day Moving Average 37.943
20-Day Moving Average 35.335
10-Day Moving Average 33.495
Average True Range 1.1271
ADX 31.62
+DI 17.48
-DI: 34.2
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 39.3187
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 35.5313
Upper Bollinger Band 41.5842
Lower Bollinger Band 29.0858
Percent B (%b) 0.3
Bandwidth 0.353712