World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD): Price and Financial Metrics

World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD)

Today's Latest Price: $103.77 USD

7.61 (-6.83%)

Updated Oct 22 4:00pm

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Ranked of 46 in Consumer Financial Services

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WRLD Stock Summary

  • 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

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WRLD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $103.77 52-week high $133.98
Prev. close $111.38 52-week low $43.16
Day low $101.89 Volume 109,000
Day high $114.50 Avg. volume 77,857
50-day MA $98.62 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $76.74 Market Cap 769.97M

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.

WRLD Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$103.77$296.51 160%

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 FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest WRLD News From Around the Web

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The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz Announces Investigation of World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD) on Behalf of Investors

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

Business Wire | August 14, 2020

World Acceptance to pay $21.7M to settle SEC charges of bribery

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...

Seeking Alpha | August 6, 2020

U.S. SEC fines World Acceptance Corp $21.7 million for Mexican bribes

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.

Devdiscourse | August 6, 2020

INVESTIGATION ALERT: The Schall Law Firm Announces it is Investigating Claims Against World Acceptance Corporation and Encourages Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 to Contact the Firm

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $WRLD #WRLD--INVESTIGATION ALERT: The Schall Law Firm Announces it is Investigating Claims Against World Acceptance Corporation.

Business Wire | August 6, 2020

US SEC fines World Acceptance Corp US$21.7 million for Mexican bribes

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced Thursday that it had fined World Acceptance Corp , a consumer loan company, US$21.7 million …

Channel NewsAsia | August 6, 2020

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WRLD Price Returns

1-mo 11.58%
3-mo 52.22%
6-mo 82.02%
1-year -15.96%
3-year 25.78%
5-year 197.08%
YTD 20.10%
2019 -15.51%
2018 26.68%
2017 25.58%
2016 73.26%
2015 -53.30%

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