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World Acceptance Corp (WRLD) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on March 31, 2019

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World Acceptance Corp (WRLD) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on March 31, 2019. 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. World Acceptance Corp has a market cap of $1.19 billion; its shares were traded at around $140.00 with a P/E ratio of 34.30 and P/S ratio of 2.32.


For the last quarter World Acceptance Corp reported a revenue of $152.1 million, compared with the revenue of $182.4 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $526.6 million, a decrease of 0.6% from the previous year. For the last five years World Acceptance Corp had an average revenue decline of 2.3% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $4.05 for the year, a decline of 32.4% from the previous year. Over the last five years World Acceptance Corp had an average EPS decline of 17.1% a year. The profitability rank of the company is 3 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, World Acceptance Corp has the cash and cash equivalents of $9.34 million, compared with $32.1 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $251.9 million, compared with $244.9 million in the previous year. World Acceptance Corp has a financial strength rank of 5 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $140.00, World Acceptance Corp is traded at 51.8% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $92.20. The P/S ratio of the stock is 2.32, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.53. The stock gained 23.31% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of WRLD, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.