GURUFOCUS.COM » STOCK LIST » Latin America » Mexico » MEX » World Acceptance Corp (MEX:WRLD) » Definitions » Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
Switch to:

World Acceptance (MEX:WRLD) Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)

: 7 Mil (As of Mar. 2023)
View and export this data going back to 2013. Start your Free Trial

Shares outstanding are shares that have been authorized, issued, and purchased by investors and are held by them. World Acceptance's average diluted shares outstanding for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2023 was 7 Mil.


World Acceptance Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) Historical Data

The historical data trend for World Acceptance's Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) 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.

* Premium members only.

World Acceptance Annual Data
Trend Mar14 Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19 Mar20 Mar21 Mar22 Mar23
Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average)
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 9.20 7.95 6.67 6.81 6.81

World Acceptance Quarterly Data
Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23
Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) 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 6.69 6.69 6.69 6.69 6.69

World Acceptance Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) Calculation

Shares outstanding are shares that have been authorized, issued, and purchased by investors and are held by them. They have voting rights and represent ownership in the corporation by the person that holds the shares. They should be distinguished from treasury shares, which are shares held by the corporation itself, having no exercisable rights.

Shares outstanding can be calculated as either basic or fully diluted. The fully diluted shares outstanding count includes diluting securities, such as options, warrants or convertibles.

Please note: GuruFocus named Shares Outstanding (EOP) is the shares for that exact time point. It is usually used to calculate balance sheet related items, such as Book Value per Share, etc. While Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) and Shares Outstanding (Basic Average) are the weighted average shares over a period of time (a year, a quarter, or so). They are usually used to calculate income statement or cashflow statement related items, such as Earnings per Share (Diluted), etc.


World Acceptance  (MEX:WRLD) Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) Explanation

A company may buy back shares or issue shares in any fiscal period. If a company buys back shares, we should observe that the total number of shares decline. If the company issues new shares, the number of shares outstanding increases.


Be Aware

Usually the presence of treasury shares and a history of buyback are good indicators that company has competitive advantage. But studies have shown that companies usually buy back at wrong time. Buying back shares below its intrinsic value increases value for remaining shareholders. Buying back overvalued shares destroys value for existing shareholders.


World Acceptance Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) Related Terms

Thank you for viewing the detailed overview of World Acceptance's Shares Outstanding (Diluted Average) provided by GuruFocus.com. Please click on the following links to see related term pages.


World Acceptance (MEX:WRLD) Business Description

World Acceptance logo
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.

World Acceptance (MEX:WRLD) Headlines

Other Sources