World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD): Price and Financial Metrics

World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD): $129.82

4.33 (+3.45%)

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WRLD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $129.82 52-week high $160.07
Prev. close $125.49 52-week low $75.19
Day low $125.55 Volume 44,200
Day high $132.71 Avg. volume 48,481
50-day MA $132.73 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $126.88 Market Cap 789.31M

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  • Quality is the dimension where WRLD ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.65% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WRLD is in Value, which has been heading up over the past 26 weeks.
  • WRLD ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 33rd percentile.

WRLD Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for WORLD ACCEPTANCE CORP is higher than only 8.7% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • Over the past twelve months, WRLD has reported earnings growth of 100.49%, putting it ahead of 89.5% of US stocks in our set.
  • WORLD ACCEPTANCE CORP's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 23.07%, greater than the shareholder yield of 92.55% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to WORLD ACCEPTANCE CORP are ULH, KEX, UONE, AGO, and AVA.
  • Visit WRLD's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

WRLD Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, WRLD's price/earnings ratio is 31.82% higher, now standing at 14.5.
  • Over the past 243 months, WRLD's price/earnings ratio has gone down 0.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WRLD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WRLD 2023-12-22 1.4 2.0 14.5 11.6
WRLD 2023-12-21 1.5 2.1 15.1 11.8
WRLD 2023-12-20 1.5 2.1 14.9 11.8
WRLD 2023-12-19 1.5 2.1 15.2 11.9
WRLD 2023-12-18 1.5 2.1 14.9 11.8
WRLD 2023-12-15 1.5 2.1 14.9 11.8

WRLD Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 10.96%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at -10.39%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 44.81%.
Over the past 34 months, WRLD's revenue has gone up $31,617,753.

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
2022-12-31 621.6468 316.3 13.9723
2022-09-30 623.7221 307.5459 15.54006
2022-06-30 610.3228 290.1288 29.34612
2022-03-31 582.3875 281.4786 53.91984
2021-12-31 562.3378 239.6446 80.4216
2021-09-30 544.7117 230.2353 87.58548

WRLD's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • WRLD has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 93.84% of graded US stocks.
  • WRLD's asset turnover comes in at 0.539 -- ranking 14th of 430 Banking stocks.
  • COOP, CIZN, and BHLB are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WRLD.

The table below shows WRLD's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.539 1 0.091
2021-03-31 0.550 1 0.095
2020-12-31 0.556 1 0.073
2020-09-30 0.557 1 0.056
2020-06-30 0.554 1 0.046
2020-06-30 0.554 1 0.046

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 $96.50 Average Broker Recommendation 2.38 (Moderate Sell)

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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World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD) Q2 2024 Earnings Call Transcript

World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD) Q2 2024 Earnings Call Transcript October 20, 2023 World Acceptance Corporation beats earnings expectations. Reported EPS is $2.71, expectations were $1.44. Operator: Good morning, and welcome to World Acceptance Corporation’s Second Quarter 2024 Earnings Conference Call. This call is being recorded. At this time, all participants have been placed on listen-only […]

Yahoo | October 23, 2023

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WRLD Price Returns

1-mo -6.79%
3-mo 17.34%
6-mo -0.08%
1-year 38.33%
3-year 2.45%
5-year 8.52%
YTD -0.54%
2023 97.95%
2022 -73.13%
2021 140.10%
2020 18.31%
2019 -15.51%

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