World Acceptance Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.45 (+0.77 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume14,406 shs
Average Volume29,008 shs
Market Capitalization$1.28 billion
P/E Ratio13.93
Dividend YieldN/A
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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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1.63 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

866th out of 2,044 stocks

Personal Credit Institutions Industry

12th out of 16 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.8Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) Frequently Asked Questions

Is World Acceptance a buy right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for World Acceptance in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating and 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than World Acceptance?

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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 28th 2021.
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How were World Acceptance's earnings last quarter?

World Acceptance Co. (NASDAQ:WRLD) released its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 20th. The credit services provider reported $2.44 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.01 by $0.43. World Acceptance had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 23.05% and a net margin of 16.67%.
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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 (WHO). Since then, WRLD shares have increased by 195.2% and is now trading at $189.57.
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What price target have analysts set for WRLD?

2 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for World Acceptance's shares. Their forecasts range from $57.00 to $140.00. On average, they expect World Acceptance's share price to reach $98.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 48.0%.
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Who are World Acceptance's key executives?

World Acceptance's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Ravin Chad Prashad, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 39, Pay $871k)
  • Mr. John L. Calmes Jr., Exec. VP, CFO, Chief Strategy Officer & Treasurer (Age 41, Pay $509.95k)
  • Mr. Luke J. Umstetter, Sr. VP, Sec. & Gen. Counsel (Age 41, Pay $370.83k)
  • Ms. Alice Lindsay Caulder, Sr. VP of HR (Age 45, Pay $327.97k)
  • Mr. Daniel Clinton Dyer, Exec. VP & Chief Branch Operations Officer (Age 48, Pay $505.43k)
  • Scott McIntyre, Sr. VP of Accounting (Age 44)
  • Victoria G. Hammond, VP of Marketing
  • Mr. Jeff L. Tinney, Sr. VP of Western Division (Age 58)
  • Mr. Ricardo Cavazos Saldana, Sr. VP of Mexico Operations (Age 49)
  • Mr. Jackie C. Willyard, Sr. VP of South Eastern Division (Age 58)

What is R. Chad Prashad's approval rating as World Acceptance's CEO?

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

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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 The 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.06%) and 6 Meridian (0.02%). Company insiders that own World Acceptance stock include Alice Lindsay Caulder, 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 Alliancebernstein L.P.. Company insiders that have sold World Acceptance company stock in the last year include Alice Lindsay Caulder, 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 buying World Acceptance stock?

WRLD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 6 Meridian.
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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 $189.57.

How much money does World Acceptance make?

World Acceptance has a market capitalization of $1.28 billion and generates $525.53 million in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $88.28 million in net income (profit) each year or $13.23 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

Where are World Acceptance's headquarters?

World Acceptance is headquartered at 108 FREDRICK STREET, GREENVILLE SC, 29606.

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 7/31/2021 by Staff
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