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

$55.58
-2.42 (-4.17 %)
(As of 03/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$51.29
Now: $55.58
$58.33
50-Day Range
$54.10
MA: $72.83
$84.60
52-Week Range
$50.70
Now: $55.58
$175.78
Volume116,351 shs
Average Volume97,398 shs
Market Capitalization$440.75 million
P/E Ratio11.30
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.14
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$8.23 per share
Book Value$57.38 per share

Profitability

Net Income$37.24 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,624
Market Cap$440.75 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 13.5% and is now trading at $55.58. 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) posted its 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 had revenue of $147.10 million for 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%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 6.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.67 EPS. View World Acceptance's earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for WRLD?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for World Acceptance's stock. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $87.00. On average, they expect World Acceptance's share price to reach $76.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 36.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for World Acceptance.

Has World Acceptance been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about WRLD stock have trended positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. World Acceptance earned a daily sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the credit services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutWorld Acceptance.

Are investors shorting World Acceptance?

World Acceptance saw a decline in short interest in the month of February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totaling 1,600,000 shares, a decline of 7.5% from the January 30th total of 1,730,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 102,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 15.7 days. Approximately 21.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View World Acceptance's Current Options Chain.

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."

Who are World Acceptance's major shareholders?

World Acceptance's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include CAS Investment Partners LLC (7.54%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.21%), State Street Corp (2.37%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.10%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.04%) and DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main (1.03%). Company insiders that own World Acceptance stock include Alice Lindsay Caulder, Jason E Childers, R Chad Prashad and Scott Mcintyre. 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, Landscape Capital Management L.L.C., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Principal Financial Group Inc., State Street Corp, California Public Employees Retirement System, and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold World Acceptance company stock in the last year include Alice Lindsay Caulder, Jason E Childers, R Chad Prashad, and Scott Mcintyre. View insider buying and selling activity 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 CAS Investment Partners LLC, Berylson Capital Partners LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Public Sector Pension Investment Board, DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, and Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is World Acceptance's stock price today?

One share of WRLD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $55.58.

How big of a company is World Acceptance?

World Acceptance has a market capitalization of $440.75 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:  256 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  379 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  635
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This page was last updated on 3/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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