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

$93.76
+1.45 (+1.57 %)
(As of 12/8/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$93.27
Now: $93.76
$95.81
50-Day Range
$91.33
MA: $103.92
$132.69
52-Week Range
$89.63
Now: $93.76
$175.78
Volume69,905 shs
Average Volume91,065 shs
Market Capitalization$742.58 million
P/E Ratio11.68
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.29
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. Read More…

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$8.72 per share
Book Value$57.38 per share

Profitability

Net Income$37.24 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,624
Market Cap$742.58 million
Next Earnings Date1/30/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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) posted its earnings results on Thursday, October, 31st. The credit services provider reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.14 by $0.63. The credit services provider had revenue of $141.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $145.72 million. World Acceptance had a return on equity of 11.02% and a net margin of 9.92%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 11.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.56 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 30th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for World Acceptance.

What price target have analysts set for WRLD?

2 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for World Acceptance's shares. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $87.00. On average, they anticipate World Acceptance's stock price to reach $76.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 18.9%. View Analyst Price Targets for World Acceptance.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for World Acceptance?

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

Has World Acceptance been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about WRLD stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the credit services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for World Acceptance.

Are investors shorting World Acceptance?

World Acceptance saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,310,000 shares, an increase of 21.3% from the September 15th total of 1,080,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 150,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 8.7 days. Approximately 15.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short. 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?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other World Acceptance investors own include Prudential Financial (PRU), Concert Pharmaceuticals (CNCE), Eyepoint Pharmaceuticals (EYPT), Netflix (NFLX), PTC Therapeutics (PTCT), Tesla (TSLA), Bausch Health Companies (BHC), Square (SQ), CEL-SCI (CVM) and TransEnterix (TRXC).

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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (2.44%), Ingalls & Snyder LLC (0.85%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.30%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.22%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.22%) and Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management (0.20%). 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 First Trust Advisors LP, State Street Corp, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Barclays PLC, Hancock Whitney Corp, California State Teachers Retirement System, Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management and New York State Teachers Retirement System. 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 for World Acceptance.

Which major investors are buying World Acceptance stock?

WRLD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including California Public Employees Retirement System, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Financial Architects Inc, Rhumbline Advisers, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY and Ingalls & Snyder LLC. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is World Acceptance's stock price today?

One share of WRLD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $93.76.

How big of a company is World Acceptance?

World Acceptance has a market capitalization of $742.58 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 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:  240 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  353 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  593
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 12/8/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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