World Acceptance Corp. (NASDAQ:WRLD) in a temporary turn?


World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD) has released results for the last fiscal year, reporting EPS of $8.18. That works to P/E of 10.76. For this year, EPS is expected to grow -15.50% over the previous year, while next year’s EPS is projected to increase -7.88%.

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 88% Buy and ranks in the Top 1% of all short term signal directions. Longer term, the trend strength is Maximum. Long term indicators mostly agree with the trend. The market is in highly overbought territory. Beware of a trend reversal.

World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $55.67 to a high of $63.05. Yesterday, the shares gained 10.6%, which took the trading range above the 3-day high of $56.27 on volume of 265,000 shares. Often times after large one-day gains, short term traders will seek to take profits and, as such, investors should be cautious.

For the last five years, EPS at World Acceptance Corporation has increased 12.30%, while rise sales have increased 2.60% over the same period. Tthe combined EPS growth for the next five years is expected to be 1.50%.

Shares of World Acceptance Corporation are now trading at $88.00, giving it market capitalization of $771.76M. Over the last 12 months, shares of World Acceptance Corporation have risen to maximum of $27.85% and dropped to a minimum of $132.80%.

The stock?s beta, which is a measure of volatility, is 2.23. For the sake of clarifty, keep in mind that a bet of less than 1 indicates that a stock is less volatile compared to the overall market, while a beta greater than 1 implies a stock is more volatile than the market.

World Acceptance Corporation has 20-Day Simple Moving Average of $63.74% and 50-Day Simple Moving Average of $68.87%. The 200-Day Simple Moving Average is $66.85%.

The stock’s weekly performance stands at 64.49% while its monthly performance is 69.62%. Year-to-date the stock has moved 36.90% compared to a performance of 115.53% over the last 12 months.

World Acceptance Corporation has witnessed -10.06% insider transactions, leading to insider ownership of 0.20%. That compares to 99.90% ownership by institutional investors following 4.60% institutional transactions.

Return on investments in World Acceptance Corporation for the trailing 12 months is 11.40%, while return on assets for the same period is 8.70%. Return on equity for the trailing 12 months, on the other hand, is 17.50%.

World Acceptance Corporation has RSI (Relative Strength Index) of 93.48.

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