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Technicals and Fundamentals: World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ: WRLD)


World Acceptance Corporation trades as part of the credit services industry and is in 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 1.43% with an open at 133.89 and a close of 135.04. It reached an intraday high of 137.52 and a low of 132.91.

SeekingAlpha:  World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD) CEO Chad Prashad on Q4 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript


The stock has a market cap of $1.1b with 8.5m shares outstanding, of which the float is 6.8m shares. Trading volume reached 49,716 shares compared to its average volume of 71,477 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 -4.07% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 11.35%. Over three months, it changed 17.60%. In one year it has changed 23.70% and within that year its 52-week high was 146.62 and its 52-week low was 89.78. WRLD stock is 50.41% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 112.93 and a 50 day moving average of 123.35. Currently WRLD stock is trading 19.58% above its 200 day moving average.

SeekingAlpha:  World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD) CEO Chad Prashad on Q4 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 4.08 that ended on 31st of March 2019, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 33.10. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.95. The TTM EPS is 7.87, which comes to a TTM PE of 17.16. Historically, the PE high was 33.10 and the PE low was 2.10. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 16.53, which is a decrease of -87.76%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 153.25, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 11.88%

Indicators to Watch:

The current calculated beta is 2.47

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 7.55%, return on assets is 4.59%, profit margin is 7.03%, price-to-sales is 2.08 and price-to-book is 2.38.

Company Scores:

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

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