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World Acceptance Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.66 (+2.87 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $95.21
50-Day Range
MA: $91.60
52-Week Range
Now: $95.21
Volume66,339 shs
Average Volume78,460 shs
Market Capitalization$706.46 million
P/E Ratio18.27
Dividend YieldN/A
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.13 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Personal credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WRLD



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$590.14 million
Cash Flow$9.02 per share
Book Value$51.94 per share


Net Income$28.16 million


Market Cap$706.46 million
Next Earnings Date10/29/2020 (Estimated)
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World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) Frequently Asked Questions

How has World Acceptance's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

World Acceptance's stock was trading at $64.22 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WRLD stock has increased by 48.3% and is now trading at $95.21.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of World Acceptance?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for World Acceptance in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is World Acceptance's next earnings date?

World Acceptance is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 29th 2020.
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How were World Acceptance's earnings last quarter?

World Acceptance Corp. (NASDAQ:WRLD) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The credit services provider reported $2.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.40 by $1.84. The credit services provider earned $123.87 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $140.44 million. World Acceptance had a net margin of 6.53% and a return on equity of 14.91%.
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What price target have analysts set for WRLD?

1 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for World Acceptance's stock. Their forecasts range from $87.00 to $87.00. On average, they anticipate World Acceptance's share price to reach $87.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.6%.
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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), 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).

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 investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.50%), Nantahala Capital Management LLC (4.99%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.02%), Ingalls & Snyder LLC (0.98%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.94%) and Federated Hermes Inc. (0.79%). Company insiders that own World Acceptance stock include Alice Lindsay Caulder, Darrell E Whitaker, Jason E Childers, John L Calmes Jr, 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 Vanguard Group Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., WINTON GROUP Ltd, Bridgeway Capital Management Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., and Principal Financial Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold World Acceptance company stock in the last year include Darrell E Whitaker, Jason E Childers, John L Calmes Jr, and Scott Mcintyre.
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Which institutional investors are buying World Acceptance stock?

WRLD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Federated Hermes Inc., Jane Street Group LLC, Nantahala Capital Management LLC, Captrust Financial Advisors, SG Americas Securities LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Trexquant Investment LP, and Swiss National Bank.
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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 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 $95.21.

How big of a company is World Acceptance?

World Acceptance has a market capitalization of $706.46 million and generates $590.14 million in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $28.16 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.59 on an earnings per share basis. World Acceptance employs 3,744 workers across the globe.

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.

This page was last updated on 9/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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