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World Acceptance Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:WRLD)

$122.23
+0.51 (+0.42 %)
(As of 10/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$122.02
Now: $122.23
$124.52
50-Day Range
$114.95
MA: $129.04
$140.50
52-Week Range
$89.78
Now: $122.23
$175.78
Volume37,400 shs
Average Volume103,286 shs
Market Capitalization$1.11 billion
P/E Ratio15.22
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.4
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$8.99 per share
Book Value$57.38 per share

Profitability

Net Income$37.24 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,624
Market Cap$1.11 billion
Next Earnings Date11/7/2019 (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) released its earnings results on Thursday, July, 25th. The credit services provider reported $0.97 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.05 by $1.08. The credit services provider earned $138.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $134.64 million. World Acceptance had a return on equity of 11.94% and a net margin of 12.02%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 12.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.69 earnings per share. 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, November 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for World Acceptance.

What price target have analysts set for WRLD?

2 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for World Acceptance's stock. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $87.00. On average, they anticipate World Acceptance's share price to reach $76.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 37.8%. 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 2 sell ratings 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 stories about WRLD stock have trended somewhat negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. World Acceptance earned a coverage optimism score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the credit services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news 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 during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,060,000 shares, an increase of 6.0% from the August 15th total of 1,000,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 146,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.2 days. Approximately 12.5% of the shares of the 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 Tesla (TSLA), Prudential Financial (PRU), Netflix (NFLX), Alibaba Group (BABA), Square (SQ), Baidu (BIDU), Concert Pharmaceuticals (CNCE), Eyepoint Pharmaceuticals (EYPT), Micron Technology (MU) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Ingalls & Snyder LLC (0.85%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%), Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.05%) and Alpha Windward LLC (0.04%). 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 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. 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.

Which institutional investors are buying World Acceptance stock?

WRLD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Ingalls & Snyder LLC. 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 $122.23.

How big of a company is World Acceptance?

World Acceptance has a market capitalization of $1.11 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:  229 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  337 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  566
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 10/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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