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World Acceptance (WRLD) Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.53 (-0.40%)
(As of 05/20/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
40,788 shs
Average Volume
38,191 shs
Market Capitalization
$866.43 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About World Acceptance

World Acceptance Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in small-loan consumer finance business. The company offers short-term small installment loans, medium-term larger installment loans, 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 auto, unemployment, and accidental death and dismemberment insurance in connection with its loans. 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, 2021, it operated 1,205 branches in Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin. World Acceptance Corporation was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Personal credit institutions
Consumer Finance
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$582.39 million
Cash Flow
$14.48 per share
Book Value
$56.98 per share


Net Income
$53.92 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$866.43 million

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Social Links


Overall MarketRank

2.15 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

648th out of 1,356 stocks

Personal Credit Institutions Industry

13th out of 14 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 4.2Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) Frequently Asked Questions

Is World Acceptance a buy right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for World Acceptance in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" World Acceptance stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WRLD, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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When is World Acceptance's next earnings date?

World Acceptance is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 20th 2022.
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How were World Acceptance's earnings last quarter?

World Acceptance Co. (NASDAQ:WRLD) released its earnings results on Thursday, May, 5th. The credit services provider reported $2.97 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $6.88 by $3.91. The credit services provider had revenue of $166.33 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $173.91 million. World Acceptance had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.42% and a net margin of 9.26%.
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What price target have analysts set for WRLD?

1 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for World Acceptance's shares. Their forecasts range from $140.00 to $140.00. On average, they expect World Acceptance's stock price to reach $140.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are World Acceptance's key executives?
World Acceptance's management team includes the following people:
What is R. Chad Prashad's approval rating as World Acceptance's CEO?

18 employees have rated World Acceptance CEO R. Chad Prashad on Glassdoor.com. R. Chad Prashad has an approval rating of 83% among World Acceptance's employees.

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), Netflix (NFLX), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), Harley-Davidson (HOG), Helmerich & Payne (HP), Kohl's (KSS), Shaw Communications (SJR) and Southern (SO).

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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.10%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.29%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.93%), State Street Corp (2.11%), Northern Trust Corp (1.10%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.83%). Company insiders that own World Acceptance stock include Alice Lindsay Caulder, Charles D Way, Clifford Sosin, Daniel Clinton Dyer, Darrell E Whitaker, Jason E Childers, John L Calmes Jr, Ken R Bramlett Jr, Luke J Umstetter, R Chad Prashad and Scott Mcintyre.
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Which institutional investors are selling World Acceptance stock?

WRLD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Invesco Ltd., BlackRock Inc., RBO & Co. LLC, Citigroup Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Principal Financial Group Inc., and SG Americas Securities LLC. Company insiders that have sold World Acceptance company stock in the last year include Alice Lindsay Caulder, Charles D Way, Daniel Clinton Dyer, Darrell E Whitaker, Jason E Childers, John L Calmes Jr, Luke J Umstetter, R Chad Prashad, and Scott Mcintyre.
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Which institutional investors are buying World Acceptance stock?

WRLD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FinTrust Capital Advisors LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., State Street Corp, Landscape Capital Management L.L.C., American Century Companies Inc., Dixon Hughes Goodman Wealth Advisors LLC, Inspire Investing LLC, and Everence Capital Management Inc..
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is World Acceptance's stock price today?

One share of WRLD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $132.36.

How much money does World Acceptance make?

World Acceptance has a market capitalization of $866.43 million and generates $582.39 million in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $53.92 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.489990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does World Acceptance have?

World Acceptance employs 3,175 workers across the globe.

When was World Acceptance founded?

World Acceptance was founded in 1962.

What is World Acceptance's official website?

The official website for World Acceptance is www.loansbyworld.com.

How can I contact World Acceptance?

World Acceptance's mailing address is 108 FREDRICK STREET, GREENVILLE SC, 29606. The credit services provider can be reached via phone at (864) 298-9800 or via fax at 864-298-9810.

This page was last updated on 5/21/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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