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NASDAQ:WRLDWorld Acceptance Stock Price, Forecast & News

-1.42 (-2.07 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $67.08
50-Day Range
MA: $59.41
52-Week Range
Now: $67.08
Volume103,100 shs
Average Volume71,069 shs
Market Capitalization$531.94 million
P/E Ratio17.03
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: 1.8Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.20 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$8.59 per share
Book Value$52.25 per share


Net Income$30.68 million


Market Cap$531.94 million
Next Earnings Date7/23/2020 (Estimated)

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World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) Frequently Asked Questions

How has World Acceptance's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

World Acceptance's stock was trading at $64.22 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WRLD shares have increased by 4.5% and is now trading at $67.08. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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.

When is World Acceptance's next earnings date?

World Acceptance is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for World Acceptance.

How were World Acceptance's earnings last quarter?

World Acceptance Corp. (NASDAQ:WRLD) issued its earnings results on Thursday, May, 7th. The credit services provider reported $3.24 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $4.04 by $0.80. The credit services provider earned $163.05 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $169.49 million. World Acceptance had a net margin of 5.20% and a return on equity of 11.96%. View World Acceptance's earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for WRLD?

2 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for World Acceptance's stock. 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 a possible upside of 13.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for World Acceptance.

Has World Acceptance been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about WRLD stock has trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. World Acceptance earned a news sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the credit services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutWorld Acceptance.

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 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 shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.70%), CAS Investment Partners LLC (8.86%), State Street Corp (2.46%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.05%), Ingalls & Snyder LLC (0.92%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.90%). 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 BlackRock Inc., Public Sector Pension Investment Board, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Quantitative Investment Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, and Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management. 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 activity for World Acceptance.

Which major investors are buying World Acceptance stock?

WRLD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CAS Investment Partners LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, State Street Corp, Invesco Ltd., and Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $67.08.

How big of a company is World Acceptance?

World Acceptance has a market capitalization of $531.94 million and generates $590.14 million in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $30.68 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.59 on an earnings per share basis. World Acceptance employs 3,624 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 104 S MAIN STREET, GREENVILLE SC, 29606. The credit services provider can be reached via phone at 864-298-9800.

This page was last updated on 5/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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