World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD): Price and Financial Metrics

World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD): $188.42

1.46 (+0.78%)

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  • WRLD scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 97.66% of US stocks.
  • WRLD's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • WRLD ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 6th percentile.

WRLD Stock Summary

  • WRLD's went public 29.68 years ago, making it older than 82.37% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, World Acceptance Corp is reporting a growth rate of 90.34%; that's higher than 82.81% of US stocks.
  • World Acceptance Corp's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 10.76%, greater than the shareholder yield of 81.02% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to World Acceptance Corp are CEMI, SANW, ORN, ATRO, and AZZ.
  • WRLD's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit World Acceptance Corp's official web site, go to

WRLD Valuation Summary

  • WRLD's price/earnings ratio is 13.9; this is 14.88% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, WRLD's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.9.
  • Over the past 243 months, WRLD's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WRLD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WRLD 2020-02-19 1.1 1.7 14.8 17.7
WRLD 2017-09-28 1.4 1.5 10.4 7.9
WRLD 2016-02-26 0.5 0.8 2.9 4.1
WRLD 2015-03-25 1.4 2.7 8.3 7.7
WRLD 2011-12-27 2.1 2.6 11.2 8.1
WRLD 2003-03-26 1.0 1.5 7.3 7.6

WRLD Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 24.91%.
  • The 5 year revenue growth rate now stands at 1.56%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 54.22%.
WRLD's revenue has moved down $13,163,661 over the prior 30 months.

The table below shows WRLD's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 525.5333 199.5593 88.28283
2020-12-31 542.1882 217.8084 64.55202
2020-09-30 558.3218 219.1468 44.23735
2020-06-30 575.4538 251.0838 35.05873
2020-06-30 575.4538 251.0838 35.05873
2020-03-31 590.029 257.4092 28.15748

WRLD Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WRLD, see our WRLD price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $81.00 Average Broker Recommendation 2.5 (Moderate Sell)

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WRLD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $188.42 52-week high $194.85
Prev. close $186.96 52-week low $68.74
Day low $188.00 Volume 5,394
Day high $189.36 Avg. volume 45,018
50-day MA $164.85 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $132.97 Market Cap 1.28B

World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD) Company Bio

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.

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Benzinga''s Top Ratings Upgrades, Downgrades For July 22, 2021

Upgrades According to Stephens Co., the prior rating for World Acceptance Corp (NASDAQ: WRLD ) was changed from Underweight to Equal-Weight. For the first quarter, World Acceptance had an EPS of $2.44, compared to year-ago quarter

Business Insider Markets | July 22, 2021

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 quarter highlights: Loans outstanding of $1.22 billion, a 14.5% increase from the same quarter prior year Total revenues of $129.7 million, a 4.7% increase from the same quarter prior year Net income of $15.8 million, a $0.3 million increase from $15.5 million in same quarter prior year Net income per dilute

Business Wire | July 21, 2021

World Acceptance Corp (WRLD) Q1 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

Good morning and welcome to the World Acceptance Corporation sponsored First Quarter Press Release Conference Call. The comments made during this conference call may contain certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 that represent the corporation's expectations and beliefs concerning future events. Such forward-looking statements are about matters that are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties.

Yahoo | July 21, 2021

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?

Yahoo | July 21, 2021

World Acceptance earnings: here''s what Wall Street expects

World Acceptance will release figures for the most recent quarter on July 21. Wall Street predict expect World Acceptance will report earnings per share of $2.00 Go here to follow World Acceptance stock price in real-time ahead

Business Insider Markets | July 19, 2021

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WRLD Price Returns

1-mo 16.67%
3-mo 44.12%
6-mo 31.38%
1-year 165.12%
3-year 85.29%
5-year 333.55%
YTD 84.33%
2020 18.31%
2019 -15.51%
2018 26.68%
2017 25.58%
2016 73.26%

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