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

$91.57
-0.24 (-0.26 %)
(As of 01/20/2020 02:16 AM ET)
Today's Range
$90.80
Now: $91.57
$92.35
50-Day Range
$85.45
MA: $89.18
$95.18
52-Week Range
$84.56
Now: $91.57
$175.78
Volume47,017 shs
Average Volume87,977 shs
Market Capitalization$725.23 million
P/E Ratio14.38
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.26
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$8.57 per share
Book Value$57.38 per share

Profitability

Net Income$37.24 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,624
Market Cap$725.23 million
Next Earnings Date1/30/2020 (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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 31st. The credit services provider reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.63. The credit services provider had revenue of $141.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $145.72 million. World Acceptance had a net margin of 9.92% and a return on equity of 11.02%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 11.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.56 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, January 30th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for World Acceptance.

What price target have analysts set for WRLD?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for World Acceptance's stock. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $87.00. On average, they expect World Acceptance's share price to reach $76.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 17.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for World Acceptance.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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.

Has World Acceptance been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about WRLD stock have been trending extremely negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. World Acceptance earned a news sentiment score of -5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the credit services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for World Acceptance.

Are investors shorting World Acceptance?

World Acceptance saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,710,000 shares, an increase of 23.0% from the December 15th total of 1,390,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 114,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 15.0 days. Approximately 23.1% of the company's stock are sold short. 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?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other World Acceptance investors own include Prudential Financial (PRU), Concert Pharmaceuticals (CNCE), Eyepoint Pharmaceuticals (EYPT), Netflix (NFLX), PTC Therapeutics (PTCT), Tesla (TSLA), Bausch Health Companies (BHC), Square (SQ), TransEnterix (TRXC) and Abeona Therapeutics (ABEO).

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 Ingalls & Snyder LLC (0.93%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%). Company insiders that own World Acceptance stock include Alice Lindsay Caulder, Jason E Childers, R Chad Prashad and Scott Mcintyre. 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 Ingalls & Snyder LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold World Acceptance company stock in the last year include Alice Lindsay Caulder, Jason E Childers, R Chad Prashad and Scott Mcintyre. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is World Acceptance's stock price today?

One share of WRLD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $91.57.

How big of a company is World Acceptance?

World Acceptance has a market capitalization of $725.23 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 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:  246 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  360 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  606
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 1/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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