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World Acceptance Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation

: $557.6 Mil (As of Jun. 2021)
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Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation is the debt and capital lease obligation due more than 12 months in the future. World Acceptance's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 was $557.6 Mil.

Warning Sign:

World Acceptance Corp has been issuing new debt. Over the past 3 years, it issued USD 227.704 million of debt. But overall, its debt level is acceptable.

LT-Debt-to-Total-Asset is a measurement representing the percentage of a corporation's assets that are financed with loans and financial obligations lasting more than one year. The ratio provides a general measure of the financial position of a company, including its ability to meet financial requirements for outstanding loans. It is calculated as a company's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divides by its Total Assets. World Acceptance's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 was $557.6 Mil. World Acceptance's Total Assets for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 was $1,023.7 Mil. World Acceptance's LT-Debt-to-Total-Asset for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 was 0.55.

World Acceptance's LT-Debt-to-Total-Asset increased from Jun. 2020 (0.50) to Jun. 2021 (0.55). It may suggest that World Acceptance is progressively becoming more dependent on debt to grow their business.


World Acceptance Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation Historical Data

The historical data trend for World Acceptance's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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World Acceptance Annual Data
Trend Mar12 Mar13 Mar14 Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19 Mar20 Mar21
Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 295.14 244.90 251.94 553.86 496.73

World Acceptance Quarterly Data
Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21
Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 449.82 521.38 633.99 496.73 557.57

World Acceptance Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation Calculation

Long-Term Debt is the debt due more than 12 months in the future. The debt can be owed to banks or bondholders. Some companies issue bonds to investors and pay interest on the bonds.

Long-Term Capital Lease Obligation represents the total liability for long-term leases lasting over one year. It's amount equal to the present value (the principal) at the beginning of the lease term less lease payments during the lease term.

The interest paid on companies' debt is reflected in the income statement as interest expense. If a company has too much debt and it cannot serve the interest payment on the debt or repay the matured debt, the company risks bankruptcy. Peter Lynch famously said: A company that does not have debt cannot go bankrupt.

A company's long term debt may have different dates of maturity and interest rates, depending on the terms.

Usually a company issues long term debt to pay for its capital expenditures. Borrowing allows the company to do things that otherwise cannot be done with only the capital it has. But debt can be risky.


World Acceptance  (NAS:WRLD) Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation Explanation

LT-Debt-to-Total-Asset is a measurement representing the percentage of a corporation's assets that are financed with loans and financial obligations lasting more than one year. The ratio provides a general measure of the financial position of a company, including its ability to meet financial requirements for outstanding loans. A year-over-year decrease in this metric would suggest the company is progressively becoming less dependent on debt to grow their business.

World Acceptance's LT-Debt-to-Total-Asset ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 is calculated as:

LT-Debt-to-Total-Asset (Q: Jun. 2021 )=Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation (Q: Jun. 2021 )/Total Assets (Q: Jun. 2021 )
=557.571/1023.677
=0.54

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

Buffett says that durable competitive advantages carry little to no long-term debt because the company is so profitable that even expansions or acquisitions are self financed.

We are interested in long term debt load for the last ten years. If the ten years of operation show little to no long term debt, then the company has some kind of strong competitive advantage.

Warren Buffett's historic purchases indicate that on any given year, the company should have sufficient yearly net earnings to pay all long term within 3 or 4 year earnings period. (e.g. Coke + Moody's = 1yr)

Companies with enough earning power to pay long term debt in less than 3 or 4 years is a good candidate in our search for long term competitive advantage.

BUT, these companies are targets for leveraged buy outs, which saddles the business with long term debt.

If all else indicates the company has a moat, but it has ton of debt, a leveraged buyout may have created the debt. In these cases the company's bonds offer the better bet, in that the company’s earnings power is focused on paying off the debt and not growth.

Important: little or no long term debt often means a Good Long Term Bet


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World Acceptance Business Description

World Acceptance logo
Industry
Financial Services » Credit Services NAICS : 522291 SIC : 6141
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
104 S. Main Street, Greenville, SC, USA, 29601
World Acceptance Corp operates a small-loan consumer finance business. The company offers short-term small installment loans, medium-term larger installment loans, related credit insurance and ancillary products and services to individuals. It also offers income tax return preparation services to its loan customers and other individuals.
Executives
Caulder Alice Lindsay officer: SVP, Human Resources 108 FREDERICK STREET GREENVILLE SC 29607
Mcintyre Scott officer: SVP, Accounting 108 FREDERICK STREET GREENVILLE SC 29607
Childers Jason E. officer: SVP, IT Strategic Solutions 108 FREDERICK STREET GREENVILLE SC 29607
Umstetter Luke J. officer: SVP, General Counsel 108 FREDERICK STREET GREENVILLE SC 29607
Prashad R Chad director, officer: President and CEO 108 FREDERICK STREET GREENVILLE SC 29607
Calmes John L Jr officer: See remarks C/O WORLD ACCEPTANCE CORPORATION 108 FREDERICK STREET GREENVILLE SC 29607
Whitaker Darrell E director 14 BATSON ORCHARD CT. TAYLORS SC 29687
Dyer Daniel Clinton officer: Chief Branch Operation Officer 230 4TH AVENUE NORTH SUITE 500 NASHVILLE TN 37219
Bramlett Ken R Jr director 2709 WATER RIDGE PARKWAY 2ND FLOOR CHARLOTTE NC 28217
Way Charles D director PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: WAY CHARLES D a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Tinney Jeff L officer: SVP, Western Division 550 HIGHWAY 377 NORTH STE A WHITESBORO TX 76273
Brown Erik T. officer: SVP Central Division P.O. BOX 548 JACKSON MO 63755
Willyard Jackie C officer: SVP, Southeastern Division 108 FREDERICK STREET GREENVILLE SC 29607
Labruyere Alison N officer: SVP and General Counsel 108 FREDERICK STREET GREENVILLE SC 29607
Wanserski James H officer: Interim President & CEO C/O 22 CANTEY PLACE, NW ATLANTA 2Q 30327

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