World Acceptance (WRLD) Set to Announce Earnings on Thursday

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World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) will post its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, January 31st. Analysts expect World Acceptance to post earnings of $1.13 per share for the quarter.

World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, November 1st. The credit services provider reported $1.56 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.46 by $0.10. World Acceptance had a net margin of 4.43% and a return on equity of 14.37%. The business had revenue of $127.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $123.30 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.10 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 6.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect World Acceptance to post $8 EPS for the current fiscal year and $9 EPS for the next fiscal year.

WRLD opened at $111.37 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41, a quick ratio of 17.26 and a current ratio of 17.26. World Acceptance has a twelve month low of $89.78 and a twelve month high of $125.14. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.14 billion, a PE ratio of 14.72 and a beta of 2.52.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of World Acceptance from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, January 12th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of World Acceptance from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 21st. Finally, BMO Capital Markets upped their price target on shares of World Acceptance from $79.00 to $82.00 and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a research report on Monday, November 5th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $102.00.

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About World Acceptance

World Acceptance Corporation engages in small-loan consumer finance business. The company offers short-term small and medium-term larger installment loans, as well as related credit insurance and ancillary products and services to individuals. It also provides automobile club memberships to its borrowers; and income tax return preparation and electronic filing services.

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