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

$48.04
-1.97 (-3.94 %)
(As of 04/3/2020 04:58 AM ET)
Today's Range
$46.82
Now: $48.04
$52.80
50-Day Range
$48.04
MA: $69.74
$84.60
52-Week Range
$46.82
Now: $48.04
$175.78
Volume100,400 shs
Average Volume89,142 shs
Market Capitalization$381.05 million
P/E Ratio9.76
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.16
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$544.54 million
Cash Flow$7.55 per share
Book Value$57.38 per share

Profitability

Net Income$37.24 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,624
Market Cap$381.05 million
Next Earnings Date5/14/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) Frequently Asked Questions

How has World Acceptance's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

World Acceptance's stock was trading at $64.22 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WRLD shares have decreased by 25.2% and is now trading at $48.04. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of World Acceptance?

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

When is World Acceptance's next earnings date?

World Acceptance is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 14th 2020. View our earnings forecast for World Acceptance.

How were World Acceptance's earnings last quarter?

World Acceptance Corp. (NASDAQ:WRLD) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 30th. The credit services provider reported ($0.78) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.48 by $1.26. The credit services provider earned $147.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $152.64 million. World Acceptance had a net margin of 7.69% and a return on equity of 11.21%. World Acceptance's revenue was up 6.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.67 earnings per share. View World Acceptance's earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for WRLD?

2 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for World Acceptance's stock. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $87.00. On average, they anticipate World Acceptance's share price to reach $76.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 58.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for World Acceptance.

Has World Acceptance been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about WRLD stock have been trending very negative on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. World Acceptance earned a coverage optimism score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the credit services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutWorld Acceptance.

Who are some of World Acceptance's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of World Acceptance own?

Who are World Acceptance's key executives?

World Acceptance's management team includes the following 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

What is World Acceptance's stock symbol?

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

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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is World Acceptance's stock price today?

One share of WRLD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $48.04.

How big of a company is World Acceptance?

World Acceptance has a market capitalization of $381.05 million and generates $544.54 million in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $37.24 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.03 on an earnings per share basis. World Acceptance employs 3,624 workers across the globe. View additional information about World Acceptance.

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 104 S MAIN STREET, GREENVILLE SC, 29606. 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:  258 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  383 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  641
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 4/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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