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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.35
JW.A's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
66% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. JW.A: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
JW.A' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.25 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.35
Equity to Asset 0.37
JW.A's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
74% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. JW.A: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
JW.A' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.48
Current: 0.37
0.2
0.48
Interest Coverage 13.31
JW.A's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
63% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 41.14 vs. JW.A: 13.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
JW.A' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.37  Med: 14.13 Max: 31.03
Current: 13.31
3.37
31.03
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.47
M-Score: -2.88
WACC vs ROIC
8.23%
11.17%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 12.32
JW.A's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.55 vs. JW.A: 12.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
JW.A' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.33  Med: 13.51 Max: 15.73
Current: 12.32
11.33
15.73
Net-margin (%) 9.38
JW.A's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. JW.A: 9.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
JW.A' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.96  Med: 8.93 Max: 11.93
Current: 9.38
7.96
11.93
ROE (%) 15.18
JW.A's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.34 vs. JW.A: 15.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
JW.A' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.38  Med: 21.33 Max: 27.64
Current: 15.18
14.38
27.64
ROA (%) 5.64
JW.A's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. JW.A: 5.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
JW.A' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.34  Med: 5.79 Max: 10.72
Current: 5.64
5.34
10.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 113.70
JW.A's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 16.98 vs. JW.A: 113.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
JW.A' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 105.93  Med: 146.61 Max: 167.58
Current: 113.7
105.93
167.58
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.70
JW.A's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. JW.A: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
JW.A' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 11.30 Max: 21.6
Current: 1.7
0.2
21.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -0.20
JW.A's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. JW.A: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
JW.A' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.4  Med: 9.90 Max: 26.9
Current: -0.2
-1.4
26.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -5.10
JW.A's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -3.10 vs. JW.A: -5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
JW.A' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.1  Med: 14.10 Max: 37.7
Current: -5.1
-5.1
37.7
» JW.A's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

JW.A Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chuck Royce 1,225,346 sh (+74.10%)
Ray Dalio 4,547 sh (+1.07%)
John Hussman 3,500 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
James Barrow Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 3,423,936 sh (-0.05%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,167 sh (-1.82%)
David Dreman 73,508 sh (-25.02%)
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Q2 2015

JW.A Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 185,700 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 63,575 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 23,227 sh (+224.08%)
David Dreman 80,091 sh (+8.96%)
Chuck Royce 1,255,456 sh (+2.46%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 3,423,475 sh (-0.01%)
John Hussman 2,800 sh (-20.00%)
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Q3 2015

JW.A Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ray Dalio 22,647 sh (New)
Jim Simons 262,700 sh (+41.46%)
David Dreman 90,768 sh (+13.33%)
John Hussman 2,800 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 3,423,475 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,221,096 sh (-2.74%)
Joel Greenblatt 7,358 sh (-88.43%)
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Q4 2015

JW.A Guru Trades in Q4 2015

John Hussman 2,800 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 14.48
JW.A's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
55% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.80 vs. JW.A: 14.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
JW.A' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.68  Med: 18.15 Max: 29.62
Current: 14.48
11.68
29.62
Forward P/E 12.77
JW.A's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
57% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 13.28 vs. JW.A: 12.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.48
JW.A's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
57% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. JW.A: 14.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
JW.A' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.67  Med: 18.16 Max: 29.56
Current: 14.48
11.67
29.56
P/B 2.21
JW.A's P/B is ranked lower than
74% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. JW.A: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
JW.A' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.96  Med: 3.19 Max: 6.5
Current: 2.21
1.96
6.5
P/S 1.36
JW.A's P/S is ranked lower than
65% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. JW.A: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
JW.A' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.67 Max: 2.75
Current: 1.36
0.64
2.75
PFCF 10.19
JW.A's PFCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.00 vs. JW.A: 10.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
JW.A' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.24  Med: 10.93 Max: 70.21
Current: 10.19
5.24
70.21
POCF 7.49
JW.A's POCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 11.33 vs. JW.A: 7.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
JW.A' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.8  Med: 8.81 Max: 16.14
Current: 7.49
4.8
16.14
EV-to-EBIT 13.24
JW.A's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
57% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.05 vs. JW.A: 13.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
JW.A' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.3  Med: 14.50 Max: 22.8
Current: 13.24
10.3
22.8
EV-to-EBITDA 8.73
JW.A's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
53% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. JW.A: 8.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
JW.A' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.5  Med: 10.20 Max: 14.9
Current: 8.73
7.5
14.9
PEG 11.31
JW.A's PEG is ranked lower than
98% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. JW.A: 11.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
JW.A' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 3.07 Max: 96.92
Current: 11.31
0.94
96.92
Shiller P/E 15.08
JW.A's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
55% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.79 vs. JW.A: 15.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
JW.A' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.08  Med: 22.25 Max: 37.43
Current: 15.08
15.08
37.43
Current Ratio 1.04
JW.A's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. JW.A: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
JW.A' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.43
Current: 1.04
0.62
1.43
Quick Ratio 0.94
JW.A's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. JW.A: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
JW.A' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.11
Current: 0.94
0.44
1.11
Days Inventory 48.39
JW.A's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
58% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 38.01 vs. JW.A: 48.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
JW.A' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.87  Med: 73.79 Max: 91.67
Current: 48.39
50.87
91.67
Days Sales Outstanding 37.96
JW.A's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 69.66 vs. JW.A: 37.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
JW.A' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.48  Med: 35.33 Max: 59.53
Current: 37.96
29.48
59.53

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.93
JW.A's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
60% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. JW.A: 2.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
JW.A' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.47 Max: 2.94
Current: 2.93
0.72
2.94
Dividend Payout 0.42
JW.A's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
57% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. JW.A: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
JW.A' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.23 Max: 1.81
Current: 0.42
0.09
1.81
Dividend Growth (3y) 13.20
JW.A's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
79% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. JW.A: 13.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
JW.A' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.9  Med: 13.30 Max: 21.6
Current: 13.2
11.9
21.6
Forward Dividend Yield 2.96
JW.A's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
61% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. JW.A: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.15
JW.A's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
75% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. JW.A: 6.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
JW.A' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.51  Med: 3.07 Max: 6.15
Current: 6.15
1.51
6.15
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.90
JW.A's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. JW.A: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
JW.A' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.1  Med: 0.50 Max: 2.7
Current: 0.9
-1.1
2.7

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.72
JW.A's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. JW.A: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
JW.A' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.91 Max: 13.61
Current: 0.72
0.53
13.61
Price/Median PS Value 0.82
JW.A's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. JW.A: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
JW.A' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.86
Current: 0.82
0.4
1.86
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.58
JW.A's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. JW.A: 7.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
JW.A' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4  Med: 6.90 Max: 9.7
Current: 7.58
4.4
9.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 11.17
JW.A's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. JW.A: 11.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
JW.A' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.1  Med: 15.00 Max: 24.5
Current: 11.17
7.1
24.5

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1764
EPS $ 2.80
Beta1.10
Short Percentage of Float1.46%
52-Week Range $39.99 - 65.50
Shares Outstanding(Mil)58.07

Analyst Estimate

Apr16 Apr17
Revenue(Mil) 1,778 1,801
EPS($) 2.71 3.18
EPS without NRI($) 2.71 3.18

Business Description

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John Wiley & Sons Inc was incorporated in the state of New York on January 15, 1904. The Company provides knowledge and knowledge-enabled services to customers. Its segments include research, professional practice and education. Through the Research segment, the Company provides digital and print scientific, technical, medical and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services and advertising. The Professional Development segment provides digital and print books, online assessment and training services, and test prep and certification. In Education, the Company provides print and digital content, and education solutions including online program management services for higher education institutions and course management tools for instructors and students. Its customer base includes researchers, professionals, students, and educators. The Company's operations are located in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
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