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 29th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 61%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for John Wiley & Sons Inc ended up being:
The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.46 years comes in at -0.01%; that's greater than merely 22.66% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
John Wiley & Sons Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -0.19. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 24.76% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
As a business, John Wiley & Sons Inc experienced a tax rate of about 149% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Consumer Cyclical), this tax rate is higher than 97.38% of stocks generating free cash flow.
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Return Relative to Current Share Price
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