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

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$124.98 -1.30 (-1.03 %)
(As of 04/19/2019 10:35 AM ET)
Previous Close$126.28
Today's Range$121.98 - $126.70
52-Week Range$89.78 - $128.61
Volume124,592 shs
Average Volume73,783 shs
Market Capitalization$1.20 billion
P/E Ratio16.21
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.52
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$548.71 million
Cash Flow$8.6134 per share
Book Value$59.58 per share

Profitability

Net Income$53.69 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,533
Market Cap$1.20 billion
Next Earnings Date5/9/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 earnings results on Thursday, January, 31st. The credit services provider reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.25 by $0.58. The credit services provider earned $137.64 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $130.16 million. World Acceptance had a return on equity of 12.73% and a net margin of 5.27%. 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, May 9th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for World Acceptance.

What price target have analysts set for WRLD?

1 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for World Acceptance's shares. Their forecasts 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 47.2%. 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?

Media coverage about WRLD stock has been trending positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. World Acceptance earned a news impact score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the credit services provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

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 investors include Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management (0.20%), Alpha Windward LLC (0.04%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%). Company insiders that own World Acceptance stock include Daniel Clinton Dyer, 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 Alpha Windward LLC, Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 $124.98.

How big of a company is World Acceptance?

World Acceptance has a market capitalization of $1.20 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 4,533 workers across the globe.

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:  196 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  306 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  502
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 4/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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