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NASDAQ:WRLD

World Acceptance Stock Forecast, Price & News

$113.44
-1.08 (-0.94 %)
(As of 11/30/2020 02:05 PM ET)
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$112.28
Now: $113.44
$113.94
50-Day Range
$83.99
MA: $103.17
$117.70
52-Week Range
$43.16
Now: $113.44
$118.58
Volume164 shs
Average Volume75,034 shs
Market Capitalization$779.67 million
P/E Ratio21.77
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.79
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.23 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Personal credit institutions
Sub-IndustryConsumer Finance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WRLD
CUSIP98141910
Phone864-298-9800
Employees3,744

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$590.14 million
Cash Flow$8.40 per share
Book Value$51.94 per share

Profitability

Net Income$28.16 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$779.67 million
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$113.44
-1.08 (-0.94 %)
(As of 11/30/2020 02:05 PM ET)
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World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) Frequently Asked Questions

How has World Acceptance's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

World Acceptance's stock was trading at $64.22 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WRLD stock has increased by 76.6% and is now trading at $113.44.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of World Acceptance?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for World Acceptance in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than World Acceptance?

Wall Street analysts have given World Acceptance a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but World Acceptance wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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, February 4th 2021.
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How were World Acceptance's earnings last quarter?

World Acceptance Co. (NASDAQ:WRLD) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 22nd. The credit services provider reported $1.96 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.67 by $1.29. The credit services provider had revenue of $124.44 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $126.26 million. World Acceptance had a return on equity of 14.91% and a net margin of 6.53%.
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What price target have analysts set for WRLD?

1 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for World Acceptance's shares. Their forecasts range from $87.00 to $87.00. On average, they expect World Acceptance's stock price to reach $87.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 23.3%.
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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).

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 40, Pay $509.95k)
  • Mr. Luke J. Umstetter, Sr. VP, Sec. & Gen. Counsel (Age 40, Pay $370.83k)
  • Ms. Alice Lindsay Caulder, Sr. VP of HR (Age 44, Pay $327.97k)
  • Mr. Daniel Clinton Dyer, Exec. VP & Chief Branch Operations Officer (Age 47, Pay $505.43k)
  • Scott McIntyre, Sr. VP of Accounting (Age 43)
  • Victoria G. Hammond, VP of Marketing
  • Mr. Jeff L. Tinney, Sr. VP of Western Division (Age 57)
  • Mr. Ricardo Cavazos Saldana, Sr. VP of Mexico Operations (Age 48)
  • Mr. Jackie C. Willyard, Sr. VP of South Eastern Division (Age 57)

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. (9.35%), Nantahala Capital Management LLC (3.09%), Great West Life Assurance Co. Can (2.21%), State Street Corp (2.01%), Ingalls & Snyder LLC (0.97%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.05%). Company insiders that own World Acceptance stock include Alice Lindsay Caulder, Darrell E Whitaker, Jason E Childers, John L Calmes Jr, 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 Nantahala Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Federated Hermes Inc., State Street Corp, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Principal Financial Group Inc., and WINTON GROUP Ltd. Company insiders that have sold World Acceptance company stock in the last year include Darrell E Whitaker, Jason E Childers, John L Calmes Jr, and Scott Mcintyre.
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Which institutional investors are buying World Acceptance stock?

WRLD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Paradigm Financial Partners LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, and Jane Street Group LLC.
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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 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 $113.44.

How big of a company is World Acceptance?

World Acceptance has a market capitalization of $779.67 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. 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.

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 11/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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