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World Acceptance Stock Forecast, Price & News

-2.71 (-2.09 %)
(As of 02/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $126.71
50-Day Range
MA: $130.30
52-Week Range
Now: $126.71
Volume28,270 shs
Average Volume90,859 shs
Market Capitalization$862.26 million
P/E Ratio24.32
Dividend YieldN/A
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, 2020, it operates 1,243 branches in Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee, Utah, and Wisconsin. World Acceptance Corporation was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina.
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Third quarter highlights:
January 22, 2021 |  businesswire.com
World Acceptance: Q3 Earnings Insights
January 22, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
World Acceptance (WRLD) Q3 Earnings Surpass Estimates
January 22, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Earnings Preview for World Acceptance
January 21, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
WRLD Dec 2020 100.000 call
December 21, 2020 |  uk.finance.yahoo.com
WRLD Dec 2020 110.000 put
December 21, 2020 |  uk.finance.yahoo.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Personal credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WRLD
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$590.14 million
Cash Flow$9.38 per share
Book Value$51.94 per share


Net Income$28.16 million


Market Cap$862.26 million
Next Earnings Date5/6/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.03 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

1015th out of 1,931 stocks

Personal Credit Institutions Industry

12th out of 16 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-2.71 (-2.09 %)
(As of 02/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) Frequently Asked Questions

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Are investors shorting World Acceptance?

World Acceptance saw a decline in short interest in January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 866,700 shares, a decline of 21.9% from the January 14th total of 1,110,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 76,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 11.4 days. Currently, 15.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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, May 6th 2021.
View our earnings forecast for World Acceptance

How were World Acceptance's earnings last quarter?

World Acceptance Co. (NASDAQ:WRLD) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 21st. The credit services provider reported $2.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.69 by $1.56. World Acceptance had a net margin of 6.53% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.91%.
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How has World Acceptance's stock price 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 97.3% and is now trading at $126.71.
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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 Glassdoor.com. R. Chad Prashad has an approval rating of 83% among World Acceptance's employees.

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 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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.27%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.94%), Northern Trust Corp (1.84%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.99%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.78%) and Morgan Stanley (0.63%). 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Northern Trust Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Principal Financial Group Inc., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., and Wells Fargo & Company MN. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, ExodusPoint Capital Management LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Voloridge Investment Management LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Credit Suisse AG, and Citigroup 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 $126.71.

How much money does World Acceptance make?

World Acceptance has a market capitalization of $862.26 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.

How many employees does World Acceptance have?

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.

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 2/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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