World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD) Jumps 6.66% on January 05

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World Acceptance Corporation (WRLD) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Tuesday January 05 as the stock popped 6.66% to $39.74, representing a gain of $2.48 per share. Some 158,757 shares traded hands on 1,265 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 178,243 shares out of a total float of 8.92 million. The stock opened at $37.77 and traded with an intraday range of $39.94 to $37.16.

After today's gains, World Acceptance Corporation reached a market cap of $354.43 million. World Acceptance Corporation has had a trading range between $96.23 and $25.30 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $39.34 and a 200-day SMA of $54.07.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 3.

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 Corporation is based out of Greenville, SC and has some 4,643 employees. Its CEO is Janet Lewis Matricciani.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of World Acceptance Corporation, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for WRLD. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell's indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It's a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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