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

$153.57
-2.70 (-1.73 %)
(As of 06/18/2019 02:52 AM ET)
Today's Range
$153.48
Now: $153.57
$156.67
50-Day Range
$126.81
MA: $138.10
$156.27
52-Week Range
$89.78
Now: $153.57
$157.12
Volume99,096 shs
Average Volume76,673 shs
Market Capitalization$1.43 billion
P/E Ratio19.12
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.32
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. Read More…

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$8.4379 per share
Book Value$57.38 per share

Profitability

Net Income$37.24 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,624
Market Cap$1.43 billion
Next Earnings Date7/25/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 9th. The credit services provider reported $4.22 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $3.56 by $0.66. The credit services provider had revenue of $157 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $146.60 million. World Acceptance had a net margin of 6.84% and a return on equity of 13.39%. World Acceptance's revenue for the quarter was up 11.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $3.70 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, July 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for World Acceptance.

What price target have analysts set for WRLD?

1 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for World Acceptance's shares. Their predictions range from $66.00 to $66.00. On average, they expect World Acceptance's share price to reach $66.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 57.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for World Acceptance.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for World Acceptance?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for World Acceptance in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Sell." View Analyst Ratings for World Acceptance.

Has World Acceptance been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about WRLD stock have trended positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the credit services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for World 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 folowing 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

Who are World Acceptance's major shareholders?

World Acceptance's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bronte Capital Management Pty Ltd. (1.42%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.28%), Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management (0.20%), Arizona State Retirement System (0.10%), Great West Life Assurance Co. Can (0.10%) and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (0.06%). 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 California Public Employees Retirement System, Cambria Investment Management L.P., Seizert Capital Partners LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P, Quantamental Technologies LLC, Alpha Windward LLC, Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management and Arizona State Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 Marshall Wace LLP, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board, Bronte Capital Management Pty Ltd., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank and Bank of Montreal Can. 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 $153.57.

How big of a company is World Acceptance?

World Acceptance has a market capitalization of $1.43 billion 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 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 (NASDAQ WRLD)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  206 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  316 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  522
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 6/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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