World Acceptance Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:WRLD)

About World Acceptance Corporation

World Acceptance Corporation logoWorld Acceptance Corporation operates a small-loan consumer finance business in 15 states and Mexico as of March 31, 2016. The Company offers short-term small installment loans, medium-term larger installment loans, related credit insurance and ancillary products and services to individuals. The Company offers standardized installment loans generally between $300 and $4,000 through 1,339 branches in Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Mexico as of March 31, 2016. The Company generally serves individuals with limited access to other sources of consumer credit, such as banks, credit unions, other consumer finance businesses and credit card lenders. In the United States branches, the Company also offers income tax return preparation services to its loan customers and other individuals.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Credit Services
  • Sub-Industry: Consumer Finance
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: WRLD
  • CUSIP: 98141910
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $54.09
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $54.85
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $53.37
  • 52-Week Range: $32.40 - $68.83
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 6.63
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 7.88
  • P/E Growth: 4.85
  • Market Cap: $468.91M
  • Outstanding Shares: 8,669,000
  • Beta: 1.86
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 13.29%
  • Return on Equity: 17.20%
  • Return on Assets: 8.54%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.94%
  • Current Ratio: 18.82%
  • Quick Ratio: 18.82%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings
Consensus Rating:Sell (Score: 1.00)
Consensus Price Target: $50.67 (6.33% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/12/2017StephensDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$55.00View Rating Details
1/10/2017Jefferies Group LLCDowngradeHold -> Underperform$60.00 -> $53.00View Rating Details
11/18/2016BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeMarket Perform -> Underperform$44.00View Rating Details
8/11/2015Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$96.00 -> $38.00View Rating Details
7/25/2015FBR & CoReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/25/2015Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
3/27/2015MacquarieDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/3/2017        
1/26/2017Q317$1.56$1.10$131.06 million$130.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q217$1.73$1.76$128.86 million$129.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q117$2.22$1.89$130.91 million$127.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q416$3.71$3.29$138.85 million$142.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q316$2.01$1.70$143.07 million$139.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q216$2.12$2.22$145.03 million$136.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q116$2.58$2.71$144.68 million$137.22 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q415$3.67$4.24$152.70 million$173.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q315$2.19$2.01$158.59 million$153.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q215$2.30$2.16$153.20 million$152.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2014Q115$2.25$2.19$151.70 million$150.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q414$3.49$3.52$173.84 million$161.93 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2014Q314$1.75$1.98$160.24 million$160.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q214$2.00$1.80$153.50 million$150.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q1 2014$1.83$1.87$143.71 million$145.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q4 2013$3.08$3.01$160.86 million$161.84 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2013Q3 2013$1.65$1.58$149.62 million$149.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012Q213$1.93$1.72$142.94 million$139.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$1.50$1.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$2.47$2.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2012$1.32$1.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$1.45$1.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$1.27$1.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$2.10$2.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011$1.06$1.12ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.40 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.86 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$2.96$3.33$3.15
Q2 20162$2.18$2.52$2.35
Q3 20161$1.39$1.39$1.39
Q4 20162$1.24$1.69$1.47
Q1 20171$2.53$2.53$2.53
Q2 20171$1.56$1.56$1.56
Q3 20171$1.53$1.53$1.53
Q4 20171$2.75$2.75$2.75
Q1 20181$1.34$1.34$1.34
Q2 20181$1.55$1.55$1.55
Q3 20181$0.84$0.84$0.84
Q4 20181$2.02$2.02$2.02
Q1 20191$1.27$1.27$1.27
Q2 20191$1.31$1.31$1.31
Q3 20191$0.48$0.48$0.48
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 28.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 96.09%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/7/2016Darrell E WhitakerDirectorSell1,180$62.74$74,033.20View SEC Filing  
6/19/2015Francisco J SauzaSVPSell4,000$82.51$330,040.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2015Jeff L TinneySVPSell4,400$90.29$397,276.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Daniel Clinton DyerSVPSell4,000$82.99$331,960.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2014Scott J VassalluzzoInsiderBuy12,567$75.56$949,562.52View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014Scott J VassalluzzoInsiderBuy6,222$75.59$470,320.98View SEC Filing  
11/28/2014James R GilreathDirectorSell1,172$77.01$90,255.72View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Scott J VassalluzzoInsiderBuy18,453$76.25$1,407,041.25View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014Scott J VassalluzzoInsiderBuy6,972$76.00$529,872.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2014Scott J VassalluzzoInsiderBuy129,580$71.56$9,272,744.80View SEC Filing  
5/22/2014A Mclean IIICEOSell4,995$80.00$399,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Jeff TinneySVPSell2,400$80.35$192,840.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2014Ken Bramlett, Jr.DirectorSell3,000$91.09$273,270.00View SEC Filing  
1/30/2014James GilreathDirectorSell6,000$97.50$585,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2013Daniel Clinton DyerSVPSell7,311$86.41$631,743.51View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013James WaltersSVPSell6,400$90.18$577,152.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Francisco SauzaSVPSell2,000$87.46$174,920.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2013Jeff TinneySVPSell1,000$87.67$87,670.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2013Ken Bramlett, Jr.DirectorSell3,000$88.41$265,230.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013Charles WayDirectorSell6,000$86.54$519,240.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2013James D WaltersSVPSell1,800$93.82$168,876.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013Mark C RolandCOOSell1,758$88.76$156,040.08View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Scott J VassalluzzoInsiderSell190,190$92.93$17,674,356.70View SEC Filing  
2/25/2013A A Mclean IIICEOSell5,334$79.07$421,759.38View SEC Filing  
9/5/2012James R GilreathDirectorSell10,100$74.40$751,440.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2012Charles D WayDirectorSell4,500$72.74$327,330.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD)
DateHeadline
biz.yahoo.com logoWORLD ACCEPTANCE CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year, Financial (NASDAQ:WRLD)
biz.yahoo.com - February 23 at 3:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWORLD ACCEPTANCE CORP Financials (NASDAQ:WRLD)
finance.yahoo.com - February 11 at 6:22 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to World Acceptance Corp. : February 2, 2017 (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.capitalcube.com - February 3 at 6:48 AM
capitalcube.com logoWorld Acceptance Corp. :WRLD-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : January 31, 2017 (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.capitalcube.com - February 1 at 7:29 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2017 World Acceptance Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NASDAQ:WRLD)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 27 at 6:49 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoWorld Acceptance Corporation Reports Third Quarter Results (NASDAQ:WRLD)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 27 at 6:49 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo7:33 am World Acceptance misses by $0.39, reports revs in-line; updates on CFPB matter (NASDAQ:WRLD)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 27 at 6:49 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoWORLD ACCEPTANCE CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exh (NASDAQ:WRLD)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 27 at 6:49 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoWorld Acceptance misses 3Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:WRLD)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 27 at 6:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WRLD earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jan-17 3:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:WRLD)
finance.yahoo.com - January 27 at 6:49 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoMid-Afternoon Market Update: World Acceptance Falls On Earnings Miss; CARBO Ceramics Shares Spike Higher (NASDAQ:WRLD)
feeds.benzinga.com - January 26 at 3:33 PM
fool.com logoWhy World Acceptance Corp. Shares Fell Today (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.fool.com - January 26 at 1:27 PM
News IconNavigating a Trumpian world (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.thehindu.com - January 24 at 8:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWorld Acceptance Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2017 Conference Call On The Internet (NASDAQ:WRLD)
finance.yahoo.com - January 18 at 5:38 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to World Acceptance Corp. : January 17, 2017 (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.capitalcube.com - January 18 at 5:38 AM
capitalcube.com logoWorld Acceptance Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WRLD-US : January 13, 2017 (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.capitalcube.com - January 13 at 3:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWorld Acceptance downgraded by Jefferies (NASDAQ:WRLD)
finance.yahoo.com - January 10 at 4:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs World Acceptance a Great Stock for Value Investors? (NASDAQ:WRLD)
finance.yahoo.com - December 30 at 3:28 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to World Acceptance Corp. : December 12, 2016 (NASDAQ:WRLD)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 13 at 12:03 AM
News IconHedge Funds Are Betting On World Acceptance Corp. (WRLD) (NASDAQ:WRLD)
feedproxy.google.com - December 12 at 1:41 PM
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www.dailynewsegypt.com - December 12 at 8:09 AM
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abcnewsradioonline.com - December 11 at 7:32 PM
investorplace.com logoWorld Acceptance Corp. (WRLD) Will Be the CFPB’s Final Victim (NASDAQ:WRLD)
investorplace.com - December 8 at 10:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWorld Acceptance Corporation (Nasdaq: WRLD) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell (NASDAQ:WRLD)
finance.yahoo.com - November 28 at 11:46 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to World Acceptance Corp. : November 11, 2016 (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.capitalcube.com - November 11 at 8:09 PM
capitalcube.com logoWorld Acceptance Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WRLD-US : November 10, 2016 (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.capitalcube.com - November 10 at 12:08 PM
capitalcube.com logoWorld Acceptance Corp. :WRLD-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : November 7, 2016 (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.capitalcube.com - November 7 at 12:48 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoWORLD ACCEPTANCE CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:WRLD)
biz.yahoo.com - November 4 at 7:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WRLD earnings conference call or presentation 3-Nov-16 2:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:WRLD)
finance.yahoo.com - November 4 at 12:39 PM
rttnews.com logoWorld Acceptance Corp. Bottom Line Retreats 19% In Q2 (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.rttnews.com - November 3 at 12:47 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoWorld Acceptance posts 2Q profit (NASDAQ:WRLD)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - November 3 at 12:47 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to World Acceptance Corp. : November 1, 2016 (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.capitalcube.com - November 1 at 1:03 PM
capitalcube.com logoWorld Acceptance Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WRLD-US : October 27, 2016 (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.capitalcube.com - October 27 at 8:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWorld Acceptance Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2017 Conference Call On The Internet (NASDAQ:WRLD)
finance.yahoo.com - October 21 at 8:09 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 WORLD ACCEPTANCE CORP For: Oct 03 Filed by: Willyard Jackie C (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.streetinsider.com - October 6 at 5:53 AM
News IconGE Publishes Offer Document for the Public Takeover Offer for SLM Solutions Group AG – Acceptance Period until October 24, ... (NASDAQ:WRLD)
ih.advfn.com - September 26 at 7:20 AM
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www.globotimes.com - September 25 at 6:01 AM
capitalcube.com logoWorld Acceptance Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WRLD-US : September 23, 2016 (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.capitalcube.com - September 23 at 7:28 PM
4-traders.com logoWorld Acceptance : WRLD) Weighs on Financial Sector, Stock Falls 6.07% on September 13 (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.4-traders.com - September 16 at 11:47 AM
publicnow.com logoFinancials Feel Pain of 6.17% Drop in Shares of World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD) During Morning Session on September 13 (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.publicnow.com - September 16 at 11:47 AM
publicnow.com logoWorld Acceptance Corporation (WRLD) Weighs on Financial Sector, Stock Falls 6.07% on September 13 (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.publicnow.com - September 16 at 11:47 AM
4-traders.com logoWorld Acceptance : WRLD) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $-0.33 EPS (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.4-traders.com - September 14 at 12:31 PM
capitalcube.com logoWorld Acceptance Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WRLD-US : September 13, 2016 (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.capitalcube.com - September 14 at 12:31 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to World Acceptance Corp. : September 13, 2016 (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.capitalcube.com - September 14 at 12:31 PM
publicnow.com logoFinancials Get Upward Pressure from 3.31% Morning Gain by World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD) on September 8 (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.publicnow.com - September 9 at 7:45 PM
publicnow.com logoWorld Acceptance Corporation (WRLD) Surges 3.11% on September 8 to Lead Financial Sector (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.publicnow.com - September 9 at 7:45 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoWORLD ACCEPTANCE CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders (NASDAQ:WRLD)
biz.yahoo.com - September 2 at 7:55 PM
bizjournals.com logoWorld of Beer closing all Arizona locations (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.bizjournals.com - September 2 at 6:58 AM
capitalcube.com logoWorld Acceptance Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WRLD-US : August 31, 2016 (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.capitalcube.com - September 1 at 11:30 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to World Acceptance Corp. : August 22, 2016 (NASDAQ:WRLD)
www.capitalcube.com - August 22 at 8:15 PM

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What is World Acceptance Corporation's stock symbol?

World Acceptance Corporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WRLD."

Where is World Acceptance Corporation's stock going? Where will World Acceptance Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for World Acceptance Corporation's shares. Their predictions range from $44.00 to $55.00. On average, they expect World Acceptance Corporation's stock price to reach $50.67 in the next year.

When will World Acceptance Corporation announce their earnings?

World Acceptance Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May, 3rd 2017.

Who owns World Acceptance Corporation stock?

World Acceptance Corporation's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.57%), Numeric Investors LLC (2.29%), State Street Corp (1.70%), Goodnow Investment Group LLC (1.03%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.77%) and Oxford Asset Management (0.68%). Company insiders that own World Acceptance Corporation stock include Daniel Clinton Dyer, Darrell E Whitaker, Francisco J Sauza and Jeff L Tinney.

Who sold World Acceptance Corporation stock? Who is selling World Acceptance Corporation stock?

World Acceptance Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goodnow Investment Group LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Guggenheim Capital LLC, State Street Corp, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System, Martingale Asset Management L P and New York State Teachers Retirement System.

Who bought World Acceptance Corporation stock? Who is buying World Acceptance Corporation stock?

World Acceptance Corporation's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main, Two Sigma Investments LP, Leuthold Group LLC, Numeric Investors LLC, Allianz Asset Management AG, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Strategic Investment Management LLC.

How do I buy World Acceptance Corporation stock?

Shares of World Acceptance Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of World Acceptance Corporation stock cost?

One share of World Acceptance Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.09.

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Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff