NASDAQ:WRLD - World Acceptance Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$120.68 -0.31 (-0.26 %)
(As of 06/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$120.68
Today's Range$120.00 - $121.75
52-Week Range$71.02 - $125.13
Volume52,749 shs
Average Volume45,516 shs
Market Capitalization$1.10 billion
P/E Ratio15.65
Dividend YieldN/A
World Acceptance logoWorld 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 computer software solutions for the consumer finance industry. It serves individuals with limited access to other sources of consumer credit, including banks, credit unions, other consumer finance businesses, and credit card lenders. As of May 31, 2017, the company operated 1,327 offices 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Personal credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.45
Current Ratio13.78
Quick Ratio13.78


Trailing P/E Ratio15.65
Forward P/E Ratio13.07
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$548.71 million
Price / Sales2.01
Cash Flow$8.5954 per share
Price / Cash14.04
Book Value$59.58 per share
Price / Book2.03


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.71
Net Income$53.69 million
Net Margins9.78%
Return on Equity13.82%
Return on Assets8.05%


Outstanding Shares9,130,000

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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) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 10th. The credit services provider reported $3.70 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $3.94 by $0.24. The credit services provider had revenue of $151.86 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $147.04 million. World Acceptance had a net margin of 9.78% and a return on equity of 13.82%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 5.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $3.64 EPS. 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, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for World Acceptance.

What price target have analysts set for WRLD?

3 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for World Acceptance's shares. Their predictions range from $60.00 to $87.00. On average, they expect World Acceptance's share price to reach $70.6667 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for World Acceptance.

Who are some of World Acceptance's key competitors?

Who are World Acceptance's key executives?

World Acceptance's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John L. Calmes Jr., Sr. VP, Treasurer & CFO (Age 38)
  • Ms. Tara Elizabeth Bullock, Sr. VP, Sec. & Gen. Counsel (Age 46)
  • Mr. Daniel Clinton Dyer, Exec. VP & Chief Branch Operations Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Jeff L. Tinney, Sr. VP of Western Division (Age 56)
  • Mr. James H. Wanserski, Pres & CEO (Age 65)

Has World Acceptance been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about WRLD stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. World Acceptance earned a daily sentiment score of -0.05 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the credit services provider an impact score of 48.56 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are World Acceptance's major shareholders?

World Acceptance's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.93%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.09%), Indus Capital Partners LLC (2.73%), LSV Asset Management (1.63%), Northern Trust Corp (1.62%) and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.92%). Company insiders that own World Acceptance stock include Daniel Clinton Dyer, Darrell E Whitaker, Jackie C Willyard and Tara Elizabeth Bullock. 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 LSV Asset Management, Federated Investors Inc. PA, California Public Employees Retirement System, Spark Investment Management LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System, Royal Bank of Canada and New York State Common Retirement Fund. View Insider Buying and Selling for World Acceptance.

Which institutional investors are buying World Acceptance stock?

WRLD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including WINTON GROUP Ltd, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C., Indus Capital Partners LLC, BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Mackay Shields LLC and Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is World Acceptance's stock price today?

One share of WRLD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $120.68.

How big of a company is World Acceptance?

World Acceptance has a market capitalization of $1.10 billion and generates $548.71 million in revenue each year. The credit services provider earns $53.69 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.71 on an earnings per share basis. World Acceptance employs 3,419 workers across the globe.

How can I contact World Acceptance?

World Acceptance's mailing address is 108 FREDRICK STREET, GREENVILLE SC, 29607. The credit services provider can be reached via phone at 864-298-9800.

MarketBeat Community Rating for World Acceptance (WRLD)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  157 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  240 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  397
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 6/23/2018 by Staff

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