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WRLD World Acceptance PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Jun 14, 2024, the WRLD stock has a PE ratio of 8.88. The calculation is based on the latest EPS of $13.45 and the stock price of $119.41 per share. A decrease of 35% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 13.7 of the past four quarters.

WRLD PE ratio history

How has WRLD's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of World Acceptance over the last ten years is 18.91. The current 8.88 price-to-earnings ratio is 53% less than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, WRLD's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Dec 2019 quarter at 135, with a price of $86.4 and an EPS of $0.64. The Sep 2015 quarter saw the lowest point at 2.17, with a price of $26.84 and an EPS of $12.38.


World Acceptance PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 181.08% in 2018

Maximum annual decrease: -52.24% in 2024

Year PE ratio Change
2024 10.78 -52.24%
2023 22.57 4.49%
2022 21.6 126.18%
2021 9.55 -35.99%
2020 14.92 -47.26%
2019 28.29 64.19%
2018 17.23 181.08%
2017 6.13 63.47%
2016 3.75 -37.71%
2015 6.02 -21.41%

WRLD average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of WRLD for the past years

The current PE ratio of WRLD is under its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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WRLD PE vs peers

What is WRLD's PE ratio compared to its peers

When compared to its peer PFSI, WRLD's PE ratio is lower, but it is higher than SLM's.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
SLM SLM Corp 6.18 $4.41B
WRLD World Acceptance Corp 8.88 $697.94M
PFSI PennyMac Financial Services Inc 29.79 $4.66B
FMCC Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp N/A $877.58M

Frequently asked questions

What is World Acceptance's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for WRLD stock as of Jun 14, 2024, stands at 8.88.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for World Acceptance (WRLD)?

The average PE ratio for WRLD stock over the past 3 years is 19.11.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for World Acceptance (WRLD)?

The average PE ratio for WRLD stock over the past 5 years is 26.77.

What is the highest PE ratio for WRLD?

Over the last ten years, the Dec 2019 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 135.

How does the current PE ratio for WRLD compare to its historical average?

WRLD's current price to earnings ratio is 53% below its 10-year historical average.

Why is World Acceptance's PE ratio so low?

WRLD's PE ratio is low because its earnings per share (EPS) is high relative to its stock price.

How is WRLD's PE ratio calculated (World Acceptance PE ratio formula)?

To determine the P/E ratio, divide the latest stock price by the TTM earnings per share (EPS). As of today (Jun 14, 2024), World Acceptance's share price is $119.41. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $13.45. Therefore, World Acceptance's price to earnings ratio for today is 8.88. PE RATIO(8.88) = STOCK PRICE($119.41) / TTM EPS($13.45)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.