NASDAQ:WRLD

World Acceptance Competitors

$130.61
+0.30 (+0.23 %)
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Today's Range
$128.30
Now: $130.61
$131.00
50-Day Range
$120.33
MA: $133.20
$150.21
52-Week Range
$47.72
Now: $130.61
$170.98
Volume15,700 shs
Average Volume63,951 shs
Market Capitalization$888.80 million
P/E Ratio25.07
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.79

Competitors

World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) Vs. AXP, COF, DFS, SLM, CACC, and NNI

Should you be buying WRLD stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "consumer finance" are considered alternatives and competitors to World Acceptance, including American Express (AXP), Capital One Financial (COF), Discover Financial Services (DFS), SLM (SLM), Credit Acceptance (CACC), and Nelnet (NNI).

World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) and American Express (NYSE:AXP) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for World Acceptance and American Express, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
World Acceptance0000N/A
American Express2101002.36

American Express has a consensus price target of $121.60, suggesting a potential downside of 17.72%. Given American Express' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe American Express is more favorable than World Acceptance.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

94.5% of World Acceptance shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.5% of American Express shares are owned by institutional investors. 36.8% of World Acceptance shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of American Express shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

World Acceptance has a beta of 1.79, suggesting that its share price is 79% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, American Express has a beta of 1.36, suggesting that its share price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares World Acceptance and American Express' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
World Acceptance6.53%14.91%5.71%
American Express8.84%21.31%2.44%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares World Acceptance and American Express' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
World Acceptance$590.14 million1.51$28.16 million$6.5919.82
American Express$43.56 billion2.73$6.76 billion$8.2018.02

American Express has higher revenue and earnings than World Acceptance. American Express is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than World Acceptance, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

American Express beats World Acceptance on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) and Capital One Financial (NYSE:COF) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for World Acceptance and Capital One Financial, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
World Acceptance0000N/A
Capital One Financial021402.88

Capital One Financial has a consensus price target of $123.1429, suggesting a potential downside of 8.22%. Given Capital One Financial's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Capital One Financial is more favorable than World Acceptance.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

94.5% of World Acceptance shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.6% of Capital One Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 36.8% of World Acceptance shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Capital One Financial shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

World Acceptance has a beta of 1.79, suggesting that its share price is 79% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Capital One Financial has a beta of 1.72, suggesting that its share price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares World Acceptance and Capital One Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
World Acceptance6.53%14.91%5.71%
Capital One Financial4.08%3.05%0.43%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares World Acceptance and Capital One Financial's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
World Acceptance$590.14 million1.51$28.16 million$6.5919.82
Capital One Financial$33.77 billion1.81$5.55 billion$12.0911.10

Capital One Financial has higher revenue and earnings than World Acceptance. Capital One Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than World Acceptance, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Capital One Financial beats World Acceptance on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) and Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for World Acceptance and Discover Financial Services, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
World Acceptance0000N/A
Discover Financial Services08802.50

Discover Financial Services has a consensus price target of $92.5714, suggesting a potential downside of 7.59%. Given Discover Financial Services' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Discover Financial Services is more favorable than World Acceptance.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

94.5% of World Acceptance shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.7% of Discover Financial Services shares are owned by institutional investors. 36.8% of World Acceptance shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Discover Financial Services shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

World Acceptance has a beta of 1.79, suggesting that its share price is 79% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Discover Financial Services has a beta of 1.8, suggesting that its share price is 80% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares World Acceptance and Discover Financial Services' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
World Acceptance6.53%14.91%5.71%
Discover Financial Services7.89%11.00%0.90%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares World Acceptance and Discover Financial Services' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
World Acceptance$590.14 million1.51$28.16 million$6.5919.82
Discover Financial Services$13.99 billion2.19$2.96 billion$9.0811.03

Discover Financial Services has higher revenue and earnings than World Acceptance. Discover Financial Services is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than World Acceptance, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Discover Financial Services beats World Acceptance on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) and SLM (NASDAQ:SLM) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for World Acceptance and SLM, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
World Acceptance0000N/A
SLM02402.67

SLM has a consensus price target of $18.1875, suggesting a potential downside of 4.73%. Given SLM's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe SLM is more favorable than World Acceptance.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

94.5% of World Acceptance shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.7% of SLM shares are owned by institutional investors. 36.8% of World Acceptance shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of SLM shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

World Acceptance has a beta of 1.79, suggesting that its share price is 79% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SLM has a beta of 1.4, suggesting that its share price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares World Acceptance and SLM's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
World Acceptance6.53%14.91%5.71%
SLM23.87%28.69%1.84%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares World Acceptance and SLM's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
World Acceptance$590.14 million1.51$28.16 million$6.5919.82
SLM$2.38 billion2.92$578.28 million$1.2715.03

SLM has higher revenue and earnings than World Acceptance. SLM is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than World Acceptance, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

SLM beats World Acceptance on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Credit Acceptance (NASDAQ:CACC) and World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends and profitability.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Credit Acceptance and World Acceptance's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Credit Acceptance$1.49 billion4.09$656.10 million$34.7010.44
World Acceptance$590.14 million1.51$28.16 million$6.5919.82

Credit Acceptance has higher revenue and earnings than World Acceptance. Credit Acceptance is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than World Acceptance, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Credit Acceptance and World Acceptance, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Credit Acceptance12001.67
World Acceptance0000N/A

Credit Acceptance presently has a consensus target price of $355.25, suggesting a potential downside of 1.97%. Given Credit Acceptance's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Credit Acceptance is more favorable than World Acceptance.

Profitability

This table compares Credit Acceptance and World Acceptance's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Credit Acceptance25.91%30.84%9.11%
World Acceptance6.53%14.91%5.71%

Risk & Volatility

Credit Acceptance has a beta of 1.22, meaning that its stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, World Acceptance has a beta of 1.79, meaning that its stock price is 79% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

71.4% of Credit Acceptance shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.5% of World Acceptance shares are held by institutional investors. 5.2% of Credit Acceptance shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 36.8% of World Acceptance shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Credit Acceptance beats World Acceptance on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nelnet (NYSE:NNI) and World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends and profitability.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Nelnet and World Acceptance's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Nelnet$1.78 billion1.63$141.80 millionN/AN/A
World Acceptance$590.14 million1.51$28.16 million$6.5919.82

Nelnet has higher revenue and earnings than World Acceptance.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Nelnet and World Acceptance, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Nelnet00103.00
World Acceptance0000N/A

Nelnet presently has a consensus target price of $75.00, suggesting a potential downside of 0.91%. Given Nelnet's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Nelnet is more favorable than World Acceptance.

Profitability

This table compares Nelnet and World Acceptance's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Nelnet10.09%7.53%0.78%
World Acceptance6.53%14.91%5.71%

Risk & Volatility

Nelnet has a beta of 0.7, meaning that its stock price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, World Acceptance has a beta of 1.79, meaning that its stock price is 79% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

34.7% of Nelnet shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.5% of World Acceptance shares are held by institutional investors. 45.0% of Nelnet shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 36.8% of World Acceptance shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Nelnet beats World Acceptance on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.


World Acceptance Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
American Express logo
AXP
American Express
1.9$147.78+0.5%$118.73 billion$43.56 billion36.67
Capital One Financial logo
COF
Capital One Financial
2.1$134.17+1.1%$61.27 billion$33.77 billion67.09Analyst Revision
Discover Financial Services logo
DFS
Discover Financial Services
2.3$100.18+0.7%$30.69 billion$13.99 billion30.82Analyst Revision
SLM logo
SLM
SLM
2.4$19.09+0.3%$6.94 billion$2.38 billion13.54Analyst Report
Credit Acceptance logo
CACC
Credit Acceptance
1.1$362.39+0.2%$6.10 billion$1.49 billion15.79
Nelnet logo
NNI
Nelnet
1.4$75.69+1.2%$2.90 billion$1.78 billion18.37
Green Dot logo
GDOT
Green Dot
1.6$46.81+1.3%$2.54 billion$1.11 billion52.01
PRA Group logo
PRAA
PRA Group
1.0$36.73+0.6%$1.67 billion$1.02 billion11.48News Coverage
Encore Capital Group logo
ECPG
Encore Capital Group
1.3$38.85+0.5%$1.22 billion$1.40 billion5.65
Regional Management logo
RM
Regional Management
1.8$36.18+1.4%$393.13 million$355.71 million14.41
EZCORP logo
EZPW
EZCORP
1.8$5.37+1.5%$298.57 million$822.81 million-4.33
Nicholas Financial logo
NICK
Nicholas Financial
1.2$10.50+0.5%$132.30 million$62.10 million15.67
This page was last updated on 4/12/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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