July 15, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, is investigating potential securities fraud at World Acceptance Corp. ("World Acceptance" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: WRLD).
The investigation focuses on whether World Acceptance and certain of its executives and/or directors violated Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
July 3, 2013
, World Acceptance issued a press release stating that "we were unable to file certain portions of our Annual Report . . . because of unexpected delays in completing our financial statements relating to additional review and analysis needed to support the Company's allowance for loan losses" and, as a result of management's ongoing assessment of these issues, "it is possible that the Company's amended Form 10-K will report a material weakness in its internal control over financial reporting relating to its process for determining its allowance for loan losses. . . ."
Following this news, the price of World Acceptance stock fell more than 11%, to a closing price of
per share on
July 5, 2013
, on heavy trading volume.
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