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Last $36.69 USD
Change Today +0.138 / 0.38%
Volume 877.0
As of 9:30 AM 08/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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world acceptance corp (WRLD) Details

World Acceptance Corporation engages in small-loan consumer finance business. The company offers short-term small and medium-term larger installment loans, related credit insurance and ancillary products and services to individuals. It provides automobile club memberships to its borrowers; income tax return preparation and electronic filing services; and electronic products and appliances to its borrowers. In addition, the company markets and sells credit life, credit accident and health, credit property, and unemployment insurance in connection with its loans; and markets computer software and related services to financial services companies. It serves individuals with limited access to other sources of consumer credit, such as banks, credit unions, other consumer finance businesses, and credit card lenders. As of March 31, 2015, the company operates 1,320 branches in Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Mexico. World Acceptance Corporation was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina.

4,643 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/2/15
Founded in 1962

world acceptance corp (WRLD) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $454.5K
Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and T...
Total Annual Compensation: $167.5K
Chief Operating Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $302.6K
Senior Vice President of Mexico
Total Annual Compensation: $240.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

world acceptance corp (WRLD) Key Developments

World Acceptance Corp. Plans to Open New Offices in 2016

World Acceptance Corp. announced the expansion of branch network during the first fiscal quarter was in line with projections. The company began fiscal 2016 with 1,320 offices and opened 12 new offices; however, this was offset by the merging of 1 office, leaving the company at 1,331 offices at June 30, 2015. The company plans for fiscal 2016 are to open approximately 30 offices in the US and 10 in Mexico, plus evaluate acquisitions as opportunities arise.

World Acceptance Corp. Reports Un-Audited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended June 30, 2015

World Acceptance Corp. reported un-audited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net income of $23.6 million, or $2.71 per diluted share compared to $22.6 million or $2.32 per diluted share for the prior year quarter. This represents a 4.8% increase in net income and a 16.7% increase in diluted earnings per share when comparing the two quarterly periods. Total revenue for the quarter amounted to $137.2 million, a 6.0% decrease over the $145.9 million during the first quarter of the prior fiscal year. Revenues continue to be negatively impacted by lower volumes and a higher number of accounts 60+ days past due, which are no longer accruing revenue. The company reported income before taxes of $38.0 million compared to $36.1 million, return on average assets (trailing 12 months) of 12.6% compared to 12.1% and return on average equity (trailing 12 months) 36.3% compared to 32.6% for the last year.

World Acceptance Corp. to Report Q1, 2016 Results on Jul 23, 2015

World Acceptance Corp. announced that they will report Q1, 2016 results at 10:00 AM, US Eastern Standard Time on Jul 23, 2015


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