Nantahala Capital Management LLC Holds Stake in World Accep Corp Del (WRLD)

December 8, 2017 - By Max Morgan

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.25, from 0.89 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 18 investors sold WRLD shares while 41 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 8.27 million shares or 1.73% less from 8.41 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Int Group holds 4,419 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Natl Bank Of America De invested 0% in World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD). Ameriprise reported 52,012 shares stake. The Massachusetts-based State Street Corporation has invested 0% in World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD). Dimensional Fund Advisors Limited Partnership stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD). Alaska-based State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has invested 0.01% in World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD). Parkside Bank & Trust And, a Missouri-based fund reported 5 shares. Spark Investment Mgmt Limited reported 34,000 shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. Sg Americas Ltd Liability Co owns 0% invested in World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD) for 3,440 shares. Prescott General Partners Limited Liability Company reported 8.19% in World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD). Northern Trust Corporation reported 0% in World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD). Aperio Group Inc Ltd Liability holds 7,709 shares. Deutsche Financial Bank Ag reported 51,250 shares. Koch Indus Inc invested in 268,949 shares. Moreover, Great West Life Assurance Can has 0% invested in World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD) for 8,651 shares.

Wilmot B. Harkey increased its stake in World Accep Corp Del (WRLD) by 12.55% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nantahala Capital Management Llc bought 49,507 shares as the company’s stock rose 52.59% with the market. The hedge fund run by Wilmot B. Harkey held 443,861 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $33.25 million, up from 394,354 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nantahala Capital Management Llc who had been investing in World Accep Corp Del for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $695.67 million market cap company. The stock decreased 0.59% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $79.51. About 90,244 shares traded or 4.04% up from the average. World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD) has risen 103.20% since December 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 86.50% the S&P500.

More notable recent World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “World Acceptance Corporation Reports Fiscal 2018 First Quarter Results” on August 03, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: “Why World Acceptance Corp. Stock Is Surging by 29%” published on May 09, 2017, Prnewswire.com published: “World Acceptance Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2018 Conference Call On …” on October 24, 2017. More interesting news about World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “World Acceptance Corporation Reports Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Results” published on November 01, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “World Acceptance Corp’s (WRLD) CEO Janet Matricciani on Q1 2018 Results …” with publication date: August 06, 2017.

World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering World Acceptance (NASDAQ:WRLD), 1 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. World Acceptance had 11 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Thursday, June 15 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 7 by Jefferies. FBR Capital maintained the stock with “Mkt Perform” rating in Friday, July 24 report. As per Wednesday, June 14, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Friday, November 18 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Sell” on Friday, October 6. Janney Capital downgraded World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD) rating on Tuesday, August 11. Janney Capital has “Buy” rating and $38 target. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Thursday, July 27 by Jefferies. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of World Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:WRLD) has “Underperform” rating given on Tuesday, January 10 by Jefferies.

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