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World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD)

NASDAQ: WRLD · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
208.18 5.06 (2.49%)
Oct 20, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap1.39B
Revenue (ttm)531.33M
Net Income (ttm)88.54M
Shares Out6.16M
EPS (ttm)13.50
PE Ratio15.42
Forward PE16.69
Dividendn/a
Ex-Dividend Daten/a
Volume12,155
Open201.23
Previous Close203.12
Day's Range201.23 - 208.60
52-Week Range82.44 - 209.00
Beta1.59
AnalystsSell
Price Target97.25 (-53.3%)
Est. Earnings DateOct 20, 2021

About WRLD

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 ...

IndustryConsumer Finance
IPO DateNov 26, 1991
CEOA. Alexander McLean
Employees3,175
Stock ExchangeNASDAQ
Ticker SymbolWRLD
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2020, WRLD's revenue was $525.53 million, a decrease of -10.93% compared to the previous year's $590.03 million. Earnings were $88.28 million, an increase of 213.53%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 4 analysts, the average rating for WRLD stock is "Sell." The 12-month stock price forecast is 97.25, which is a decrease of -53.29% from the latest price.

Price Target
$97.25
(-53.29% downside)
Analyst Consensus: Sell

News

World Acceptance Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2022 Conference Call on the Internet

GREENVILLE, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $WRLD--World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD) will provide an online, real-time webcast and rebroadcast of its second quarter conference call to be held on Tues...

1 day ago - Business Wire

New Strong Buy Stocks for October 14th

DLTH, MTG, WRLD, OOMA, and SU have been added to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) List on October 14, 2021.

Other symbols:DLTHMTGOOMASU
6 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

World Acceptance Announces Pricing of $300.0 Million of Senior Notes Due 2026

GREENVILLE, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $WRLD--World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLD) (“World Acceptance” or “the Company”) today announced that it priced its $300.0 million aggregate principal amoun...

4 weeks ago - Business Wire

World Acceptance Announces Proposed Offering of $300.0 Million of Senior Notes Due 2026

GREENVILLE, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $WRLD--World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLD) (“World Acceptance” or “the Company”) today announced that it plans to offer $300.0 million aggregate principal a...

4 weeks ago - Business Wire

Boost Your Portfolio With These Top 3 Consumer Loan Stocks

ALLY, WRLD and CACC seem tailor-made for the investment portfolio at a time when the consumer loan industry is reaping the fruits of economic recovery and the consumer turnaround in the market.

Other symbols:ALLYCACC
1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

World Finance Named One of New Mexico's Top Workplaces in 2021

GREENVILLE, SC / ACCESSWIRE / August 31, 2021 / World Finance, a people-focused finance company that provides personal installment loan solutions and personal tax preparation services, today announced t...

1 month ago - Accesswire

World Acceptance (WRLD) Q1 Earnings and Revenues Top Estimates

World Acceptance (WRLD) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 21.39% and 5.62%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

World Acceptance: Q1 Earnings Insights

Shares of World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) were unchanged after the company reported Q1 results. Quarterly Results Earnings per share increased 8.93% year over year to $2.44, which beat the estimate of $2...

2 months ago - Benzinga

World Acceptance Corporation Reports Fiscal 2022 First Quarter Results

GREENVILLE, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $WRLD--World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLD) today reported financial results for its first fiscal quarter 2022 and three months ended June 30, 2021. First qu...

2 months ago - Business Wire

World Acceptance Corporation Announces First Quarter 2022 Conference Call on the Internet

GREENVILLE, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $WRLD--World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD) will provide an online, real-time webcast and rebroadcast of its first quarter conference call to be held on Wedne...

3 months ago - Business Wire

World Acceptance Corporation Expands Its Board

GREENVILLE, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $WRLD--World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLD) today announced the appointment of two new independent directors, Elizabeth Russell Neuhoff and Benjamin Robinson...

3 months ago - Business Wire

Should Value Investors Pick World Acceptance (WRLD) Stock?

Let's see if World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD) stock is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now, or if investors subscribing to this methodology should look elsewhere for top picks.

4 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

3 Small Cap Stocks That Are Short Squeeze Candidates

Low float stocks can be some of the most volatile stocks in the market. If you mix in a short squeeze, the potential short-term gains in a low float stock can be extreme.

Other symbols:GTHRXDX
5 months ago - Benzinga

World Acceptance (WRLD) Beats Q4 Earnings Estimates

World Acceptance (WRLD) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 48.40% and -4.52%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

5 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

World Acceptance Corporation Reports Fiscal 2021 Fourth Quarter Results

GREENVILLE, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $WRLD--World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLD) today reported financial results for its fourth fiscal quarter and twelve months ended March 31, 2021. Our fiscal...

5 months ago - Business Wire

Earnings Preview: World Acceptance (WRLD) Q4 Earnings Expected to Decline

World Acceptance (WRLD) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

5 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

World Acceptance Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2021 Conference Call On The Internet

GREENVILLE, S.C., April 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD) will provide an online, real-time webcast and rebroadcast of its fourth quarter conference call to be held on ...

5 months ago - PRNewsWire

ONGOING INVESTIGATION ALERT: The Schall Law Firm Announces it is Investigating Claims Against World Acceptance Corpor...

Los Angeles, California--(Newsfile Corp. - March 22, 2021) - The Schall Law Firm, a national shareholder rights litigation firm, announces that it is investigating claims on behalf of investors in World...

6 months ago - Newsfile Corp

3 Short Squeeze Candidates In The Financial Sector

Low float stocks can be some of the most volatile stocks in the market. If you mix in a short squeeze, the potential short-term gains in a low float stock can be extreme.

Other symbols:MILETDAC
7 months ago - Benzinga

World Acceptance Corp (WRLD) CEO Chad Prashad on Q3 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

World Acceptance Corp (WRLD) CEO Chad Prashad on Q3 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

8 months ago - Seeking Alpha

World Acceptance (WRLD) Q3 Earnings Surpass Estimates

World Acceptance (WRLD) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 476.92% and -2.79%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

8 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

World Acceptance: Q3 Earnings Insights

Shares of World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) remained unaffected after the company reported Q3 results. Quarterly Results Earnings per share were up 675.86% over the past year to $2.25, which may not compar...

8 months ago - Benzinga

World Acceptance Corporation Reports Fiscal 2021 Third Quarter Results

GREENVILLE, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $WRLD--World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLD) today reported financial results for its third fiscal quarter and nine months ended December 31, 2020. Portfolio ...

8 months ago - Business Wire

World Acceptance Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2021 Conference Call On The Internet

GREENVILLE, S.C., Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLD) will provide an online, real-time webcast and rebroadcast of its third quarter conference call to be held on F...

9 months ago - PRNewsWire

Notable Insider Buys Of The Past Week: Howard Hughes, Party City, Perrigo And More

Conventional wisdom says that insiders and 10% owners really only buy shares of a company for one reason — they believe the stock price will rise and they want to profit from it. So insider buying can b...

9 months ago - Benzinga