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Recent Fundamentals: World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLD)

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World Acceptance Corporation trades as part of the credit services industry and trades as part of the financial services sector. The company CEO is Ravin C. Prashad. World Acceptance Corp is a small-loan consumer finance company. It provides short-term small loans, medium-term larger loans, related credit insurance products and ancillary products and services to individuals.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The WRLD stock showed a previous change of 0.13% with an open at 111.60 and a close of 112.03. It reached an intraday high of 115.64 and a low of 110.87.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $1.1b with 9.9m shares outstanding, of which the float is 8.2m shares. Trading volume reached 105,317 shares compared to its average volume of 82,189 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, World Acceptance Corporation shares returned 3.25% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 8.33%. Over three months, it changed 11.64%. In one year it has changed 36.44% and within that year its 52-week high was 125.14 and its 52-week low was 81.66. WRLD stock is 37.19% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 108.84 and a 50 day moving average of 103.82. Currently WRLD stock is trading 2.93% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 6 that ended on 31st of March 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 18.67. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 3.81. The TTM EPS is 7.66, which comes to a TTM PE of 14.63. Historically, the PE high was 18.67 and the PE low was 2.10. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 16.08, which is a decrease of -85.65%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  1.51
06-30-2018:  1.69
03-31-2018:  3.71
12-31-2017:  1.37

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 118.53, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 5.48%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 18.50% of insider ownership and 123.60% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 2.66

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 4.52%, return on assets is 2.81%, profit margin is 5.52%, price-to-sales is 2.75 and price-to-book is 1.95.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 2  :Valuation Score
 1  :Past Performance Score
 5  :Financial Strength Score
 3  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.

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