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Last $91.04 USD
Change Today +0.43 / 0.47%
Volume 208.3K
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world acceptance corp (WRLD) Details

World Acceptance Corporation is engaged in small-loan consumer finance business in the United States and Mexico. The company primarily offers short-term and medium-term consumer installment loans, as well as related credit insurance, and ancillary products and services to individuals. It also provides income tax return preparation and electronic filing services; and computer software solutions for the consumer finance industry. In addition, it markets and sells credit life, credit accident and health, credit property, and unemployment insurance products in connection with its loans; markets automobile club memberships to its borrowers; and markets electronic products and appliances to borrowers. It serves individuals with limited access to consumer credit from banks, credit unions, other consumer finance businesses, and credit card lenders. As of September 30, 2014, the company operated 1,293 offices in 14 states and Mexico. World Acceptance Corporation was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina.

world acceptance corp (WRLD) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $443.4K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $60.0K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $65.6K
Senior Vice President of Mexico
Total Annual Compensation: $234.1K
Senior Vice President of Southern Division
Total Annual Compensation: $192.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

world acceptance corp (WRLD) Key Developments

World Acceptance Reports Un-Audited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended March 31, 2015

World Acceptance reported un-audited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net income of $48.5 million or $5.34 per diluted share on total revenues of $173.0 million compared to net income of $39.0 million or $3.73 per diluted share on total revenue of $161.9 million in the year-earlier period. The company’s growth in earnings per share benefitted from the ongoing share repurchase program during the past year. The company reported income before taxes of $76.8 million compared to $62.6 million for the last year. For the year, the company’s net income increased 4.0% to $110.8 million compared with $106.6 million for the year ended March 31, 2014. Fully diluted net income per share rose 23.9% to $11.90 for fiscal 2015 compared to a revised $9.60 for fiscal 2014. Total revenues for fiscal 2015 rose to $629.5 million, a 1.9% increase over the $617.6 million in fiscal 2014. The company reported income before taxes of $176.0 million compared to $170.2 million, return on average assets (rolling 12 month period) of 12.5% compared to 12.3% and return on average equity (rolling 12 month period) of 36.6% compared to 31.2% for the last year.

World Acceptance Corp. to Report Q4, 2015 Results on Apr 30, 2015

World Acceptance Corp. announced that they will report Q4, 2015 results at 3:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time on Apr 30, 2015

World Acceptance Corp., Q4 2015 Earnings Call, Apr 30, 2015

World Acceptance Corp., Q4 2015 Earnings Call, Apr 30, 2015


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