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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M3,436Revenue $M1,775Net Margin (%)8.8Z-Score2.6
Enterprise Value $M3,968EPS $2.7Operating Margin %12.3F-Score5
P/E(ttm))21.9Cash Flow Per Share $5.5Pre-tax Margin (%)11.5Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book2.810-y EBITDA Growth Rate %4.3Quick Ratio0.9Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales1.95-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-0.5Current Ratio1.0Lower Leverage y-yN
Price/Cash Flow7.8y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %10.3ROA % (ttm)5.2Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %1.8Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)13.1Less Shares Outstanding y-yN
Payout Ratio %39.0Shares Outstanding M59.1ROI % (ttm)8.5Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with JW.A

Number of guru portfolios checked: 56. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
JW.AJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.04%$53.89 - $60.73
($56.78)
$ 57.992%Reduce -78.5%13,977
JW.AJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.08%$51.63 - $58.62
($55.54)
$ 57.994%Reduce -48.99%65,014
JW.AJohn Hussman 2014-03-31 Sold Out -0.03%$51.63 - $58.62
($55.48)
$ 57.994%Sold Out0
JW.AJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add0.06%$48.25 - $55.2
($50.52)
$ 57.9915%Add 54.06%127,456
JW.AJames Barrow 2013-12-31 Add0.04%$48.25 - $55.2
($50.52)
$ 57.9915%Add 113.11%1,035,465
JW.AJohn Hussman 2013-09-30 Add0.01%$40.92 - $47.46
($44.76)
$ 57.9930%Add 38.46%7,200
JW.ADavid Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce-0.28%$40.92 - $47.46
($44.76)
$ 57.9930%Reduce -71.81%82,836
JW.AJoel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce-0.05%$40.92 - $47.46
($44.76)
$ 57.9930%Reduce -26.54%82,731
JW.AJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add0.11%$36.09 - $40.73
($38.84)
$ 57.9949%Add 132.37%95,348
JW.AJohn Hussman 2013-03-31 Buy 0.01%$36.09 - $40.73
($38.84)
$ 57.9949%New holding, 5200 sh.5,200
JW.ADodge & Cox 2013-03-31 Sold Out $36.09 - $40.73
($38.84)
$ 57.9949%Sold Out0
JW.AJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add0.05%$36.53 - $45.89
($42.06)
$ 57.9938%Add 102.54%41,032
JW.AScott Black 2012-09-30 Sold Out -0.78%$45.95 - $51.4
($48.12)
$ 57.9920%Sold Out0
JW.AScott Black 2012-06-30 Add0.15%$43.52 - $48.8
($45.8)
$ 57.9927%Add 24.75%102,990
JW.AJoel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add0.02%$43.52 - $48.8
($45.8)
$ 57.9927%Add 25.69%21,520
JW.ADavid Dreman 2012-03-31 Buy 0.36%$43.5 - $47.93
($43.2)
$ 57.9934%New holding, 359716 sh.359,716
JW.AJoel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add0.03%$43.5 - $47.93
($43.2)
$ 57.9934%Add 77.02%17,121
JW.AJoel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add0.01%$42.5 - $50.71
($46.88)
$ 57.9924%Add 30.83%9,672
JW.AGlenn Greenberg 2011-09-30 Sold Out -2.2192%$42.35 - $52.92
($48.11)
$ 57.9920%Sold Out0
JW.ARay Dalio 2011-09-30 Sold Out -0.02%$42.35 - $52.92
($47.89)
$ 57.9921%Sold Out0
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

JW.A is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
JW.A David Dreman 2014-06-3095,6740.160.44-2.04%
JW.A James Barrow 2014-06-30997,6701.690.08-3.31%
JW.A Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-3013,9770.020.01-78.5%
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JW.A: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
SMITH STEPHENPresident and CEO 2014-07-18Sell33,138$60.21-3.8view
Elfenbein ReedSVP, International Development 2014-07-17Sell2,000$61.07-5.16view
Marzano VincentVP, Treasurer 2014-07-15Sell846$62-6.58view
Miron Steven J.SVP, STMS 2014-07-09Sell24,139$61.6-5.97view
RINCK GARY MSVP and General Counsel 2014-07-02Sell30,000$60.75-4.66view
Miron Steven J.SVP, STMS 2014-06-26Sell3,608$60.2-3.79view
PESCE WILLIAM JDirector 2014-06-24Sell27,491$59.73-3.03view
PESCE WILLIAM JDirector 2014-06-23Sell72,509$59.38-2.46view
Simons Steven KSVP, Operations & Services 2014-06-23Sell18,682$59.33-2.38view
Heider Joseph SSenior Vice President 2014-06-20Sell3,554$60-3.47view

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    Ney123456789
    ReplyNey123456789 - 9 months ago
    As long as they focus on being the dominant publication in each of their hundreds of small niches (which they can because of their network effects)they will be fine, think FORBES MAGAZINE.
    Ney123456789
    ReplyNey123456789 - 9 months ago
    Wiley's profits, mainly come from niche publication where they are the market dominant player, great margins and a sustainable, expanding competitive advantage which they are now focusing on. the book business will die eventually. They may not grow mcuh, but they can cut cost in the future thanks to the web.
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