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World Acceptance Corp. (WRLD)

78.28 Up 0.04(0.05%) Apr 17, 4:00PM EDT
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World Acceptance Corp.
108 Frederick Street
Greenville, SC 29607
United States - Map
Phone: 864-298-9800

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Credit Services
Full Time Employees:4,483

Business Summary 

World Acceptance Corporation engages in small-loan consumer finance business in the United States and Mexico. The company’s products include short-term and medium-term loans, as well as related credit insurance, and ancillary products and services to individuals. It primarily offers consumer installment loans. The company also provides income tax return preparation and electronic filing services. 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. Further, the company, through its subsidiary, ParaData Financial Systems, markets financial services data processing systems to financial services companies. It serves individuals with limited access to consumer credit from banks, credit unions, other consumer finance businesses, and credit card lenders. As of March 31, 2013, the company operated 1,203 offices in South Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Tennessee, Illinois, Missouri, New Mexico, Kentucky, Alabama, Wisconsin, and Indiana, as well as in Mexico. World Acceptance Corporation was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina.

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Corporate Governance 
World Acceptance Corp.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Apr 1, 2014 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 9.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Augustus Alexander McLean III, 62
Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer
Ms. Kelly M. Malson , 44
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Sr. VP and Treasurer
Mr. James Daniel Walters , 46
Sr. VP of Southern Division
Mr. John L. Calmes Jr., 34
Chief Financial Officer, VP and Treasurer
Mr. Francisco Javier Sauza Del Pozo , 59
Sr. VP of Mexico Operations
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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