NASDAQ:WRLD - World Acceptance Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $98.50
  • Forecasted Upside: -52.69 %
  • Number of Analysts: 2
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 0 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$208.18
▲ +5.06 (2.49%)

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Analyst Price Target for WRLD

Analyst Price Target is $98.50
▼ -52.69% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 2 analysts offering 12 month price targets for World Acceptance in the last 3 months. The average price target is $98.50, with a high forecast of $140.00 and a low forecast of $57.00. The average price target represents a -52.69% upside from the last price of $208.18.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 2 investment analysts is to hold stock in World Acceptance. This rating has held steady since June 2021, when it changed from a Sell consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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4/28/2020
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7/27/2020
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10/25/2020
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7/22/2021
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9/20/2021
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10/20/2021

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/22/2021StephensUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$112.00 ➝ $140.00High
4/13/2021Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingSell$57.00Low
12/18/2019Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$87.00High
10/18/2019Janney Montgomery ScottReiterated RatingSellN/A
7/26/2019BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetUnderperform$65.00Low
7/25/2019Janney Montgomery ScottReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Sell$108.00 ➝ $87.00High
2/1/2019BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetUnderperform$66.00Medium
11/5/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetUnderperform ➝ Underperform$79.00 ➝ $82.00Low
7/27/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSell$79.00High
7/23/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetUnderperform ➝ Underperform$82.00 ➝ $79.00High
5/11/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetUnderperform$87.00Low
1/29/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingAverage ➝ Sell$80.00High
1/4/2018StephensReiterated RatingSell$65.00Medium
10/12/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingSell$60.00N/A
6/16/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSell$62.00Low
5/8/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingSell$40.00High
4/11/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSell$40.00Low
1/12/2017StephensDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$55.00N/A
1/10/2017Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeHold ➝ Underperform$60.00 ➝ $53.00N/A
11/18/2016BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ Underperform$44.00N/A
11/9/2016StephensUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal WeightN/A
11/1/2016StephensInitiated CoverageUnderweight$44.00N/A
(Data available from 10/20/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

1.53 (Strong Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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Current Sentiment

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World Acceptance logo
World Acceptance Corp. engages in the small-loan consumer finance business. It offers short-term small instalment, medium-term larger loans, related credit insurance, ancillary products and services to individuals. The firm also offers income tax return preparation services to customers. The company also markets computer software and related services to financial services companies through its subsidiary ParaData Financial Systems. World Acceptance was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Greenville, SC.
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Today's Range

Now: $208.18
Low: $201.23
High: $208.60

50 Day Range

MA: $192.91
Low: $179.86
High: $206.10

52 Week Range

Now: $208.18
Low: $82.44
High: $209.00

Volume

12,155 shs

Average Volume

36,707 shs

Market Capitalization

$1.39 billion

P/E Ratio

15.30

Dividend Yield

N/A

Beta

1.62

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of World Acceptance?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued stock ratings on World Acceptance in the last twelve months: Jefferies Financial Group Inc., Stephens, TheStreet, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for World Acceptance?

2 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for World Acceptance in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $98.50, suggesting a possible downside of 51.5%. Stephens has the highest price target set, predicting WRLD will reach $140.00 in the next twelve months. Jefferies Financial Group Inc. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $57.00 for World Acceptance in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for World Acceptance?

World Acceptance currently has 1 sell rating and 1 hold rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in WRLD, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact World Acceptance's investor relations team?

World Acceptance's physical mailing address is 108 FREDRICK STREET, GREENVILLE SC, 29606. The credit services provider's listed phone number is (864) 298-9800. The official website for World Acceptance is www.loansbyworld.com.