NASDAQ:WRLD - World Acceptance Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$111.91 +1.31 (+1.18 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 03:58 AM ET)
Previous Close$110.60
Today's Range$110.72 - $113.92
52-Week Range$71.02 - $125.13
Volume51,100 shs
Average Volume82,632 shs
Market Capitalization$1.01 billion
P/E Ratio14.54
Dividend YieldN/A
World Acceptance logoWorld 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 computer software solutions for the consumer finance industry. It serves individuals with limited access to other sources of consumer credit, including banks, credit unions, other consumer finance businesses, and credit card lenders. As of May 31, 2017, the company operated 1,327 offices 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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Personal credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.45
Current Ratio13.78
Quick Ratio13.78


Trailing P/E Ratio14.54
Forward P/E Ratio12.12
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$548.71 million
Price / Sales1.86
Cash Flow$8.7225 per share
Price / Cash12.83
Book Value$59.58 per share
Price / Book1.88


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.71
Net Income$53.69 million
Net Margins9.78%
Return on Equity13.82%
Return on Assets8.05%


Outstanding Shares9,140,000
Market Cap$1,010.92

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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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 10th. The credit services provider reported $3.70 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $3.94 by $0.24. The credit services provider had revenue of $151.86 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $147.04 million. World Acceptance had a return on equity of 13.82% and a net margin of 9.78%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 5.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $3.64 earnings per share. 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, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for World Acceptance.

What price target have analysts set for WRLD?

3 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for World Acceptance's shares. Their forecasts range from $60.00 to $87.00. On average, they expect World Acceptance's stock price to reach $70.6667 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 36.9%. View Analyst Ratings for World Acceptance.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for World Acceptance?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for World Acceptance in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Sell."

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. John L. Calmes Jr., Sr. VP, Treasurer & CFO (Age 38)
  • Ms. Tara Elizabeth Bullock, Sr. VP, Sec. & Gen. Counsel (Age 46)
  • Mr. Daniel Clinton Dyer, Exec. VP & Chief Branch Operations Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Jeff L. Tinney, Sr. VP of Western Division (Age 56)
  • Mr. James H. Wanserski, Pres & CEO (Age 65)

Has World Acceptance been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about WRLD stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. World Acceptance earned a news impact score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the credit services provider an impact score of 45.39 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 $111.91.

How big of a company is World Acceptance?

World Acceptance has a market capitalization of $1.01 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.

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:  163 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  244 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  407
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This page was last updated on 7/17/2018 by Staff

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