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

$57.50
+1.92 (+3.45 %)
(As of 03/31/2020 06:18 AM ET)
Today's Range
$52.92
Now: $57.50
$58.02
50-Day Range
$54.10
MA: $71.42
$84.60
52-Week Range
$50.70
Now: $57.50
$175.78
Volume72,503 shs
Average Volume87,723 shs
Market Capitalization$456.09 million
P/E Ratio11.69
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.13
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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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$8.89 per share
Book Value$57.38 per share

Profitability

Net Income$37.24 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,624
Market Cap$456.09 million
Next Earnings Date5/14/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 stock has decreased by 10.5% and is now trading at $57.50. View which stocks have been mosted 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, May 14th 2020. View our earnings forecast for World Acceptance.

How were World Acceptance's earnings last quarter?

World Acceptance Corp. (NASDAQ:WRLD) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 30th. The credit services provider reported ($0.78) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate 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%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 6.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.67 EPS. View World Acceptance's earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for WRLD?

2 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for World Acceptance's shares. 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 32.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for World Acceptance.

Has World Acceptance been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about WRLD stock have trended very negative on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. World Acceptance earned a daily sentiment score of -3.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the credit services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutWorld Acceptance.

Are investors shorting World Acceptance?

World Acceptance saw a decrease in short interest during the month of February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totaling 1,600,000 shares, a decrease of 7.5% from the January 30th total of 1,730,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 102,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 15.7 days. Approximately 21.6% of the shares of the stock are short sold. 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 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."

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 $57.50.

How big of a company is World Acceptance?

World Acceptance has a market capitalization of $456.09 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:  256 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  380 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  636
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 3/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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