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World Acceptance - WRLD Stock Forecast, Price & News

$141.65
+2.16 (+1.55%)
(As of 08/16/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$135.50
$142.70
50-Day Range
$102.44
$141.65
52-Week Range
$98.96
$265.75
Volume
53,867 shs
Average Volume
45,855 shs
Market Capitalization
$889.85 million
P/E Ratio
31.34
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$78.50

World Acceptance MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Reduce
1.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
44.6% Downside
$78.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
16.31% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.12
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.72mentions of World Acceptance in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
89.25%
From $4.56 to $8.63 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.49 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

879th out of 924 stocks

Personal Credit Institutions Industry

12th out of 13 stocks

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About World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) Stock

World Acceptance Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in small-loan consumer finance business. The company offers short-term small installment loans, medium-term larger installment loans, related credit insurance, and ancillary products and services to individuals. It also provides automobile club memberships to its borrowers; and income tax return preparation and electronic filing services. In addition, the company markets and sells credit life, credit accident and health, credit property and auto, unemployment, and accidental death and dismemberment insurance in connection with its loans. It serves individuals with limited access to other sources of consumer credit, such as banks, credit unions, other consumer finance businesses, and credit card lenders. As of March 31, 2022, it operated 1,167 branches in Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin. World Acceptance Corporation was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina.

World Acceptance Trading Up 1.2 %

WRLD Stock opened at $139.49 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $876.28 million, a PE ratio of 30.86 and a beta of 1.48. World Acceptance has a 12 month low of $98.96 and a 12 month high of $265.75. The firm's 50-day moving average is $118.33 and its 200 day moving average is $159.28. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.19, a current ratio of 17.67 and a quick ratio of 17.67.

World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD - Get Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 27th. The credit services provider reported ($1.53) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.85 by ($2.38). World Acceptance had a return on equity of 11.50% and a net margin of 4.81%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.44 earnings per share. On average, research analysts anticipate that World Acceptance will post 4.56 EPS for the current year.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

WRLD has been the topic of several analyst reports. BMO Capital Markets dropped their target price on shares of World Acceptance from $57.00 to $52.00 in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Stephens decreased their price objective on shares of World Acceptance from $159.00 to $105.00 and set an "underweight" rating for the company in a report on Thursday, July 28th. StockNews.com raised shares of World Acceptance from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, May 2nd. Finally, TheStreet cut shares of World Acceptance from a "b-" rating to a "c+" rating in a research note on Thursday, May 12th.

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WRLD Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/27/2022
Today
8/16/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/25/2022
Fiscal Year End
3/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Personal credit institutions
Sub-Industry
Consumer Finance
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:WRLD
CUSIP
98141910
Employees
3,121
Year Founded
1962

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$78.50
High Stock Price Forecast
$105.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$52.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-44.6%
Consensus Rating
Reduce
Rating Score (0-4)
1.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$53.92 million
Pretax Margin
5.37%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$582.39 million
Cash Flow
$13.74 per share
Book Value
$56.98 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
3,706,000
Market Cap
$889.85 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.48

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WRLD Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell World Acceptance stock right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for World Acceptance in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "sell" WRLD shares.
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What is World Acceptance's stock price forecast for 2022?

1 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for World Acceptance's shares. Their WRLD share price forecasts range from $52.00 to $105.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $78.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 44.6%.
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How have WRLD shares performed in 2022?

World Acceptance's stock was trading at $245.43 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, WRLD stock has decreased by 42.3% and is now trading at $141.65.
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When is World Acceptance's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 25th 2022.
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How were World Acceptance's earnings last quarter?

World Acceptance Co. (NASDAQ:WRLD) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 27th. The credit services provider reported ($1.53) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.85 by $2.38. World Acceptance had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.50% and a net margin of 4.81%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $2.44 earnings per share.

What is R. Chad Prashad's approval rating as World Acceptance's CEO?

18 employees have rated World Acceptance Chief Executive Officer R. Chad Prashad on Glassdoor.com. R. Chad Prashad has an approval rating of 83% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of World Acceptance own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other World Acceptance investors own include Prudential Financial (PRU), Netflix (NFLX), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), Harley-Davidson (HOG), Helmerich & Payne (HP), Kohl's (KSS), Shaw Communications (SJR) and Southern (SO).

What is World Acceptance's stock symbol?

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

Who are World Acceptance's major shareholders?

World Acceptance's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Kize Capital LP (3.28%), State Street Corp (2.11%), Northern Trust Corp (1.10%), Landscape Capital Management L.L.C. (0.40%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.36%) and Millennium Management LLC (0.33%). Insiders that own company stock include Alice Lindsay Caulder, Charles D Way, Clifford Sosin, Daniel Clinton Dyer, Darrell E Whitaker, Jason E Childers, John L Calmes Jr, Ken R Bramlett Jr, Luke J Umstetter, R Chad Prashad and Scott Mcintyre.
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How do I buy shares of World Acceptance?

Shares of WRLD stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is World Acceptance's stock price today?

One share of WRLD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $141.65.

How much money does World Acceptance make?

World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) has a market capitalization of $889.85 million and generates $582.39 million in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $53.92 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.52 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does World Acceptance have?

The company employs 3,121 workers across the globe.

When was World Acceptance founded?

World Acceptance was founded in 1962.

How can I contact World Acceptance?

World Acceptance's mailing address is 108 FREDRICK STREET, GREENVILLE SC, 29606. The official website for the company is www.loansbyworld.com. The credit services provider can be reached via phone at (864) 298-9800 or via fax at 864-298-9810.

This page (NASDAQ:WRLD) was last updated on 8/16/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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