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

$84.60
+0.91 (+1.09 %)
(As of 02/23/2020 02:36 PM ET)
Today's Range
$82.70
Now: $84.60
$85.10
50-Day Range
$78.51
MA: $85.80
$91.75
52-Week Range
$71.08
Now: $84.60
$175.78
Volume40,177 shs
Average Volume92,184 shs
Market Capitalization$670.88 million
P/E Ratio17.20
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.26
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$8.68 per share
Book Value$49.44 per share

Profitability

Net Income$37.24 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,624
Market Cap$670.88 million
Next Earnings Date5/14/2020 (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 quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 30th. The credit services provider reported ($0.78) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.48 by $1.26. The credit services provider earned $147.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $152.64 million. World Acceptance had a return on equity of 11.21% and a net margin of 7.69%. World Acceptance's revenue for the quarter was up 6.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.67 earnings per share. 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, May 14th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for World Acceptance.

What price target have analysts set for WRLD?

2 Wall Street 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 that the stock has a possible downside of 10.2%. 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 1 sell rating and 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for World Acceptance.

Has World Acceptance been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about WRLD stock have been trending very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. World Acceptance earned a news impact score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the credit services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for World Acceptance.

Are investors shorting World Acceptance?

World Acceptance saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,710,000 shares, an increase of 23.0% from the December 31st total of 1,390,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 109,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 15.6 days. Currently, 23.1% of the company's 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?

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 many different of retail and institutional 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 Ingalls & Snyder LLC (0.93%). 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 institutional 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., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Principal Financial Group Inc., State Street Corp, California Public Employees Retirement System, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. and New York State Common Retirement Fund. 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 institutional investors are buying World Acceptance stock?

WRLD stock was purchased 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, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC and Oxford Asset Management LLP. 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 $84.60.

How big of a company is World Acceptance?

World Acceptance has a market capitalization of $670.88 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:  250 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  372 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  622
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 2/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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