John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (JW.A): Price and Financial Metrics

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (JW.A): $56.11

-0.50 (-0.88%)

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JW.A POWR Grades

  • Momentum is the dimension where JW.A ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 92.54% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for JW.A is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 47 weeks.
  • JW.A ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 8th percentile.

JW.A Stock Summary

  • John Wiley & Sons Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 72.96% of US listed stocks.
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 83.77% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, John Wiley & Sons Inc is reporting a growth rate of -1,608.34%; that's higher than merely 1.11% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to JW.A, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are KINS, KWR, OMI, BECN, and ALK.
  • Visit JW.A's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

JW.A Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, JW.A's EV/EBIT ratio is 28.74% higher, now standing at 21.5.
  • Over the past 243 months, JW.A's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, JW.A's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for JW.A.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
JW.A 2021-08-27 1.7 3.0 22.1 21.5
JW.A 2021-08-26 1.6 2.9 21.4 21.0
JW.A 2021-08-25 1.7 3.0 22.0 21.4
JW.A 2021-08-24 1.7 3.0 21.9 21.4
JW.A 2021-08-23 1.7 3.0 21.8 21.3
JW.A 2021-08-20 1.6 2.9 21.5 21.1

JW.A Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -150.96%.
  • The 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -138.65%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -53.67%.
Over the past 33 months, JW.A's revenue has gone up $206,112,000.

The table below shows JW.A's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 1,998.563 395.932 145.752
2021-03-31 1,941.501 359.923 148.256
2020-12-31 1,879.866 354.374 -51.117
2020-09-30 1,864.085 311.334 -37.835
2020-06-30 1,839.279 261.82 -61.577
2020-03-31 1,831.483 288.435 -74.287

JW.A's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • JW.A has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 81.76% of graded US stocks.
  • JW.A's asset turnover comes in at 0.603 -- ranking 9th of 14 Printing and Publishing stocks.
  • DALN, DJCO, and DLX are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with JW.A.

The table below shows JW.A's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-31 0.603 0.677 0.165
2021-04-30 0.599 0.678 0.155
2021-01-31 0.593 0.677 -0.018
2020-10-31 0.593 0.676 -0.003
2020-07-31 0.582 0.678 -0.011
2020-04-30 0.577 0.677 -0.032

JW.A Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of JW.A, see our JW.A price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $66.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

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JW.A Price/Volume Stats

Current price $56.11 52-week high $66.04
Prev. close $56.61 52-week low $30.00
Day low $55.78 Volume 614,000
Day high $56.87 Avg. volume 375,859
50-day MA $57.62 Dividend yield 2.46%
200-day MA $54.65 Market Cap 3.13B

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (JW.A) Company Bio

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. provides knowledge and knowledge-enabled services in the areas of research, professional practice and education. The Company operates through three segments: Research, Professional Development and Education. The company was founded in 1807 and is based in Hoboken, New Jersey.

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Wiley Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2022 Results

HOBOKEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JWA) (NYSE:JWB), a global leader in research and education, today announced results for the first quarter ended July 31, 2021. SUMMARY GAAP Results: Revenue of $488 million (+13%), Operating Income of $41 million (+36%), and EPS of $0.24 (-17%) Adjusted Results (at constant currency): Revenue of $488 million (+9%), Adjusted EBITDA of $95 million (+12%), and Adjusted EPS of $0.54 (+17%) Dividend: 28th consecutive raise in annualiz

Business Wire | September 2, 2021

Wiley Schedules First Quarter Fiscal 2022 Earnings Release and Conference Call

HOBOKEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JWA)(NYSE:JWB), a global leader in research and education, will release its First Quarter 2022 results prior to market open on Thursday, September 2, 2021. The Company has scheduled a conference call beginning at 10 am ET that day to discuss the results. The live audio webcast and presentation slides will be available at, or on Wileys Investor Relations websit

Business Wire | August 26, 2021

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JW.A Price Returns

1-mo -1.91%
3-mo -1.63%
6-mo 8.51%
1-year 75.25%
3-year 5.91%
5-year 30.85%
YTD 24.37%
2020 -2.43%
2019 6.41%
2018 -26.39%
2017 23.42%
2016 23.99%

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