World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD): Price and Financial Metrics

World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD): $124.81

3.67 (+3.03%)

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Industry: Consumer Financial Services




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WRLD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $124.81 52-week high $146.66
Prev. close $121.14 52-week low $58.44
Day low $123.00 Volume 45,100
Day high $128.20 Avg. volume 84,879
50-day MA $98.30 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $91.05 Market Cap 777.44M

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  • WRLD scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 99.16% of US stocks.
  • WRLD's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • WRLD ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 17th percentile.

WRLD Stock Summary

  • WRLD's went public 31.5 years ago, making it older than 84.73% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • WRLD's current price/earnings ratio is 50.37, which is higher than 88.46% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for WORLD ACCEPTANCE CORP is higher than just 10.05% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to WORLD ACCEPTANCE CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be GSM, AMCX, NATR, KEX, and FWRD.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 112.04% higher, now standing at 22.9.
  • Over the past 243 months, WRLD's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WRLD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WRLD 2023-05-19 1.1 2.0 50.2 22.9
WRLD 2023-05-18 1.1 1.9 50.2 22.9
WRLD 2023-05-17 1.1 1.8 47.5 22.3
WRLD 2023-05-16 1.0 1.8 45.1 21.8
WRLD 2023-05-15 1.0 1.8 46.3 22.0
WRLD 2023-05-12 1.1 1.8 46.8 22.1

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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Latest WRLD News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about WORLD ACCEPTANCE CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WRLD as an investment opportunity.

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Yahoo | May 14, 2023

World Acceptance (WRLD) Q4 Earnings and Revenues Surpass Estimates

World Acceptance (WRLD) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 32.21% and 8.26%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2023. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | May 4, 2023

World Acceptance Corporation Reports Fiscal 2023 Fourth Quarter Results

GREENVILLE, S.C., May 04, 2023--World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLD) today reported financial results for its fourth quarter of fiscal 2023 and twelve months ended March 31, 2023.

Yahoo | May 4, 2023

World Acceptance Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2023 Conference Call on the Internet

GREENVILLE, S.C., April 28, 2023--World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD) will provide an online, real-time webcast and rebroadcast of its fourth quarter conference call to be held on Thursday, May 4. The earnings release will be issued prior to the call.

Yahoo | April 28, 2023

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WRLD Price Returns

1-mo 17.59%
3-mo 49.53%
6-mo 76.73%
1-year -4.59%
3-year 55.02%
5-year 10.13%
YTD 89.28%
2022 -73.13%
2021 140.10%
2020 18.31%
2019 -15.51%
2018 26.68%

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