About World Acceptance Corporation
World 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
- Previous Close: $54.09
- 50 Day Moving Average: $54.52
- 200 Day Moving Average: $53.42
- 52-Week Range: $32.40 - $68.83
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 6.61
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 7.86
- P/E Growth: 4.87
- Market Cap: $467.17M
- Outstanding Shares: 8,669,000
- Beta: 1.86
- Net Margins: 13.29%
- Return on Equity: 17.20%
- Return on Assets: 8.54%
Companies Related to World Acceptance Corporation:
- Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.94%
- Current Ratio: 18.82%
- Quick Ratio: 18.82%
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 12 month price targets for World Acceptance Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $44.00 to $55.00. On average, they expect World Acceptance Corporation's share 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 many different of retail and institutional 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 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 purchased 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 $53.89.