World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD) is scheduled to post its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Wednesday, November 1st. Analysts expect World Acceptance Corporation to post earnings of $1.87 per share for the quarter.

World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The credit services provider reported $1.48 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.02 by ($0.54). World Acceptance Corporation had a net margin of 13.13% and a return on equity of 15.75%. The business had revenue of $128.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $125.74 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.89 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect World Acceptance Corporation to post $7.67 EPS for the current fiscal year and $8.1 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD) opened at 82.50 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $718.16 million, a PE ratio of 10.36 and a beta of 2.39. World Acceptance Corporation has a 52-week low of $42.01 and a 52-week high of $88.26. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $81.61 and its 200-day moving average price is $74.89.

Several research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub lowered shares of World Acceptance Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of World Acceptance Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “sell” rating and set a $60.00 target price on shares of World Acceptance Corporation in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of World Acceptance Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $59.00.

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World Acceptance Corporation Company Profile

World Acceptance Corporation operates a small-loan consumer finance business in 15 states and Mexico as of March 31, 2016. The Company offers short-term small installment loans, medium-term larger installment loans, related credit insurance and ancillary products and services to individuals. The Company offers standardized installment loans generally between $300 and $4,000 through 1,339 branches in Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Mexico as of March 31, 2016.

Earnings History for World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD)

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