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

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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.

Industry, Sector and SymbolStock ExchangeNASDAQIndustryPersonal credit institutionsSub-IndustryConsumer FinanceSectorFinanceCurrent SymbolNASDAQ:WRLDPrevious SymbolCUSIP98141910CIK108385WebPhoneDebtDebt-to-Equity Ratio1.62Current Ratio19.33Quick Ratio19.32Price-To-EarningsTrailing P/E Ratio11.83Forward P/E Ratio15.37P/E GrowthN/ASales & Book ValueAnnual Sales$544.54 millionPrice / Sales1.38Cash Flow$8.65 per sharePrice / Cash Flow10.98Book Value$57.38 per sharePrice / Book1.66ProfitabilityEPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$8.03Net Income$37.24 millionNet Margins9.92%Return on Equity11.02%Return on Assets5.85%MiscellaneousEmployees3,624Outstanding Shares7,915,000Market Cap$751.77 millionNext Earnings Date1/30/2020 (Estimated)OptionableOptionableNASDAQ:WRLD Ratesby TradingViewReceive WRLD News and Ratings via Email

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World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) Frequently Asked QuestionsWhat is World Acceptances stock symbol?

World Acceptance trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol WRLD.

World Acceptance Corp. (NASDAQ:WRLD) released its earnings results on Thursday, October, 31st. The credit services provider reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.63. The credit services provider earned $141.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $145.72 million. World Acceptance had a net margin of 9.92% and a return on equity of 11.02%. World Acceptances quarterly revenue was up 11.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.56 earnings per share.View World Acceptances Earnings History.

World Acceptance is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 30th 2020.View Earnings Estimates for World Acceptance.

2 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for World Acceptances shares. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $87.00. On average, they expect World Acceptances stock price to reach $76.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 20.0%.View Analyst Price Targets 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.

News stories about WRLD stock have trended positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. 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 2.1 on InfoTries scale. They also gave press coverage about the credit services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stocks share price in the near term.View News Stories for World Acceptance.

World Acceptance saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,310,000 shares, an increase of 21.3% from the September 15th total of 1,080,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 150,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 8.7 days. Currently, 15.5% of the companys stock are sold short.View World Acceptances Current Options Chain.

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Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other World Acceptance investors own includePrudential Financial (PRU)Concert Pharmaceuticals (CNCE)Eyepoint Pharmaceuticals (EYPT)Netflix (NFLX)PTC Therapeutics (PTCT)Tesla (TSLA)Bausch Health Companies (BHC)Square (SQ)CEL-SCI (CVM)andTransEnterix (TRXC).

World Acceptances management team includes the folowing people:

Exec. VP, CFO, Chief Strategy Officer & Treasurer

Who are World Acceptances major shareholders?

World Acceptances stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Ingalls & Snyder LLC (0.85%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.30%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.22%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.22%), Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management (0.20%) and Hancock Whitney Corp (0.07%). 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.

WRLD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Hancock Whitney Corp, Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Alpha Windward LLC and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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.

WRLD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including California Public Employees Retirement System, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Financial Architects Inc, Rhumbline Advisers and Ingalls & Snyder LLC.View Insider Buying and Selling for 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.

One share of WRLD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $94.98.

World Acceptance has a market capitalization of $751.77 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.

World Acceptances mailing address is 108 FREDRICK STREET, GREENVILLE SC, 29607. The credit services provider can be reached via phone at .

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