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

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

Today's Latest Price: $34.89 USD

0.81 (-2.27%)

Updated Jul 9 11:32am

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Ranked of 9 in Entertainment - Publishing

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JW.A Stock Summary

  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 99.8%, John Wiley & Sons Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 87.54% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, John Wiley & Sons Inc is reporting a growth rate of -117.49%; that's higher than only 14.25% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of John Wiley & Sons Inc's share price is greater than that of only 15.29% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to John Wiley & Sons Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be PVH, AAME, FRBK, CPRI, and GHC.
  • JW.A's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit John Wiley & Sons Inc's official web site, go to
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JW.A Price/Volume Stats

Current price $34.89 52-week high $50.05
Prev. close $35.70 52-week low $30.42
Day low $34.64 Volume 32,760
Day high $35.72 Avg. volume 338,040
50-day MA $38.69 Dividend yield 3.84%
200-day MA $42.12 Market Cap 1.95B

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 28th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for JW.A, they are:

  • John Wiley & Sons Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than just 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -1.53. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 17.41% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 11. This value is greater than 73.35% stocks in the Consumer Cyclical sector that generate free cash flow.

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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.

Wiley adds Peloton's Garavaglia to board

John Wiley & Sons ([[JW.A]] -1.4%, [[JW.B]]) has added Peloton exec Mariana Garavaglia to its board. Garavaglia serves as Peloton's chief people and business operations officer, and she previously spent 11 years at holding leadership positions across human resources, operations and general management. “Having started my career in education,...

Seeking Alpha | June 30, 2020

John Wiley & Sons raises dividend by 0.7%

John Wiley & Sons (JW.A) declares $0.3425/share quarterly dividend, 0.7% increase from prior dividend of $0.3400.Forward yield 3.52%Payable July 22; for shareholders of record July 7; ex-div July 6.In fiscal year 2020, Wiley generated $170M in free cash flow, distributing $77M for dividends and $47M for share repurchases.The Company ended...

Seeking Alpha | June 25, 2020

Hedge Funds Ditching John Wiley & Sons Inc (JW)

We at Insider Monkey have gone over 821 13F filings that hedge funds and prominent investors are required to file by the SEC The 13F filings show the funds' and investors' portfolio positions as of March 31st, near the height of the coronavirus market crash. In this article, we look at what those

Yahoo Finance | June 24, 2020

The Institution of Engineering and Technology and Wiley Announce Open Access Publishing Partnership

HOBOKEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--John Wiley & Sons Inc. (NYSE: JWA)(NYSE: JWB), a global leader in research and education, and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) today announced their open access (OA) publishing partnership, transitioning the IET journal program to gold open access from January 2021. Under the terms of the publishing agreement, the IET will transition its entire hybrid subscription journals portfolio to a gold OA model, joining its existing gold open access

Business Wire | June 17, 2020

Publishers are suing the Internet Archive over 1.3M ‘free’ ebooks

A group of publishers is suing the Internet Archive over its trove of free ebooks. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins Publishers, John Wiley & Sons, and Penguin Random House, claims the Internet Archive is practically committing theft by putting over 1.3 million titles up for free for anyone to download, The New York Times reports. The books were previously available to one borrower at a time, but in March the Internet Archive lifted the restriction due to the coronavirus, essentially creating a National Emergency Library to serve “displaced learners.” That didn’t sit right with the publishers,… This story continues at The Next Web

The Next Web | June 2, 2020

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JW.A Price Returns

1-mo -17.69%
3-mo N/A
6-mo -25.15%
1-year -21.29%
3-year -27.79%
5-year -26.78%
YTD -26.77%
2019 6.41%
2018 -26.39%
2017 23.42%
2016 23.99%
2015 -22.20%

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