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

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

Today's Latest Price: $41.57 USD

1.14 (2.82%)

Updated Jun 3 3:13pm

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Ranked of 9 in Entertainment - Publishing

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JW.A Stock Summary

  • John Wiley & Sons Inc's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 83.88% of US equities in our set.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 54.25%, John Wiley & Sons Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 80.38% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, JW.A is more volatile than merely 15.34% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to John Wiley & Sons Inc are KFY, VPG, URBN, HOFT, and SYKE.
  • Visit JW.A's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to
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JW.A Price/Volume Stats

Current price $41.57 52-week high $50.05
Prev. close $40.43 52-week low $30.42
Day low $40.32 Volume 106,117
Day high $41.77 Avg. volume 327,235
50-day MA $37.35 Dividend yield 3.36%
200-day MA $42.82 Market Cap 2.33B

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.

JW.A Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

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We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for John Wiley & Sons Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that John Wiley & Sons Inc ranked in the 45th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for JW.A, they are:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 15.66 -- which is good for besting 82.15% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Consumer Cyclical sector with positive cash flow).
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than merely 13.27% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • JW.A's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than merely 13.27% of tickers in our DCF set.

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Latest JW.A News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about John Wiley & Sons Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate JW.A as an investment opportunity.

John Wiley (JW.A) Cuts FY20 View on Coronavirus Impacts

Decline in print book sales is hurting John Wiley's (JW.A) performance. Also, the pandemic is leading to higher FX woes.

Zacks Investment Research | April 13, 2020

Why Is John Wiley & Sons (JW.A) Down 2.7% Since Last Earnings Report?

John Wiley & Sons (JW.A) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Zacks Investment Research | April 3, 2020

John Wiley (JW.A) Stock Up on Q3 Earnings Beat & Raised View

John Wiley & Sons' (JW.A) third-quarter fiscal 2020 results reflect strength in Research Publishing & Platforms, Education Services and Education Services and Academic & Professional Learning units.

Zacks Investment Research | March 5, 2020

Earnings Scheduled For March 4, 2020

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Benzinga Feeds | March 4, 2020

Techstars and Wiley Partner to Publish Techstars Press

The new publishing imprint will curate and publish breakout ideas from entrepreneurs, innovators and industry disruptors Boulder, Colo. (January 16, 2020) – Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, today announces plans with John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWA and JWB), a global leader in research and education, to launch a new publishing imprint, […]

Techstars | January 16, 2020

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JW.A Price Returns

1-mo 12.47%
3-mo 7.80%
6-mo -13.10%
1-year -3.04%
3-year -11.64%
5-year -17.81%
YTD -13.55%
2019 6.41%
2018 -26.39%
2017 23.42%
2016 23.99%
2015 -22.20%

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