NASDAQ:WRLD - World Acceptance Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$114.42 -0.87 (-0.75 %)
(As of 01/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$115.29
Today's Range$113.71 - $115.97
52-Week Range$88.75 - $125.14
Volume95,700 shs
Average Volume98,379 shs
Market Capitalization$1.13 billion
P/E Ratio14.84
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.52
World Acceptance Corporation engages in small-loan consumer finance business. The company offers short-term small and medium-term larger installment loans, as well as 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 unemployment insurance in connection with its loans; and develops and provides software solutions for the consumer finance industry. 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, 2018, the company operated 1,308 branches in Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee, and Wisconsin, as well as Mexico. World Acceptance Corporation was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Personal credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WRLD
CUSIP98141910
Phone864-298-9800

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$548.71 million
Cash Flow$8.5516 per share
Book Value$59.58 per share

Profitability

Net Income$53.69 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,419
Market Cap$1.13 billion
OptionableOptionable

World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) Frequently Asked Questions

What is World Acceptance's stock symbol?

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

How were World Acceptance's earnings last quarter?

World Acceptance Corp. (NASDAQ:WRLD) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The credit services provider reported $1.56 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.46 by $0.10. The credit services provider had revenue of $127.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $123.30 million. World Acceptance had a net margin of 4.43% and a return on equity of 14.37%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 6.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.10 EPS. View World Acceptance's Earnings History.

When is World Acceptance's next earnings date?

World Acceptance is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 31st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for World Acceptance.

What price target have analysts set for WRLD?

1 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for World Acceptance's stock. Their predictions range from $82.00 to $82.00. On average, they anticipate World Acceptance's share price to reach $82.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 28.3%. View Analyst Price Targets for World Acceptance.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for World Acceptance?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for World Acceptance in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Sell." View Analyst Ratings for World Acceptance.

Has World Acceptance been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about WRLD stock has trended very positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. World Acceptance earned a media sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the credit services provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of World Acceptance's key competitors?

Who are World Acceptance's key executives?

World Acceptance's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Ravin Chad Prashad, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 38)
  • Mr. John L. Calmes Jr., Exec. VP, CFO, Chief Strategy Officer & Treasurer (Age 39)
  • Mr. Daniel Clinton Dyer, Exec. VP & Chief Branch Operations Officer (Age 46)
  • Mr. Jeff L. Tinney, Sr. VP of Western Division (Age 56)
  • Scott McIntyre, Sr. VP of Accounting

Who are World Acceptance's major shareholders?

World Acceptance's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management (0.20%), James Investment Research Inc. (0.11%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). Company insiders that own World Acceptance stock include Daniel Clinton Dyer, Jackie C Willyard and Tara Elizabeth Bullock. View Institutional Ownership Trends for World Acceptance.

Which major investors are selling World Acceptance stock?

WRLD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for World Acceptance.

Which major investors are buying World Acceptance stock?

WRLD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including James Investment Research Inc. and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View Insider Buying and Selling for World Acceptance.

How do I buy shares of World Acceptance?

Shares of WRLD can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is World Acceptance's stock price today?

One share of WRLD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $114.42.

How big of a company is World Acceptance?

World Acceptance has a market capitalization of $1.13 billion and generates $548.71 million in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $53.69 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.71 on an earnings per share basis. World Acceptance employs 3,419 workers across the globe.

What is World Acceptance's official website?

The official website for World Acceptance is http://www.loansbyworld.com.

How can I contact World Acceptance?

World Acceptance's mailing address is 108 FREDRICK STREET, GREENVILLE SC, 29607. The credit services provider can be reached via phone at 864-298-9800.


MarketBeat Community Rating for World Acceptance (NASDAQ WRLD)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  184 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  284 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  468
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about World Acceptance and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WRLD will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WRLD will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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