Of note is the ratio of World Acceptance Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.83% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
With a year-over-year growth in debt of -29.6%, World Acceptance Corp's debt growth rate surpasses merely 9.75% of about US stocks.
World Acceptance Corp's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 20.34%, greater than the shareholder yield of 88.08% of stocks in our set.
If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to World Acceptance Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be GPX, TRS, MGPI, UFI, and NR.
WRLD's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit World Acceptance Corp's official web site, go to www.loansbyworld.com.
World Acceptance Corporation offers short-term small and medium-term larger installment loans, related credit insurance and ancillary products and services to individuals. The company was founded in 1962 and is based in Greenville, South Carolina.
WRLD Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
DCF Fair Value Target:
The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for World Acceptance Corp. To summarize, we found that World Acceptance Corp ranked in the 67th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 161.67%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of World Acceptance Corp, consider:
The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 37% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately 60.79% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
The company's cost of debt, derived from its interest coverage, tax rate, and market capitalization, is greater than 54.64% of stocks in its sector (Financial Services).
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
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LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $WRLD #classaction--The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of World Acceptance Corporation (“World Acceptance” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: WRLD) concerning whether the board breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders. If you are a shareholder, click here to participate. On August 6, 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced that World Acceptance would pay $21.7 million to resolve claims that its for
World Acceptance ([[WRLD]] +5.1%) agrees to pay $21.7M to resolve charges that its former Mexican subsidiary paid more than $4M in bribes to Mexican and government officials and union officials.According to the SEC order, WAC Mexico paid the bribes from at least December 2017 through June 2017 to secure the...
Through a lack of adequate internal accounting controls and a culture that undermined its internal audit and compliance functions, World Acceptance Corporation created the perfect environment for illicit activity to occur for nearly a decade,” Charles Cain, a senior SEC enforcement official, said in a statement.