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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 0.56
JW.A's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. JW.A: 0.56 )
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: 0.56
Equity to Asset 0.33
JW.A's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
76% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. JW.A: 0.33 )
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: 0.33
0.2
0.48
Interest Coverage 12.26
JW.A's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
52% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 13.19 vs. JW.A: 12.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
JW.A' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.34  Med: 14.13 Max: 31.03
Current: 12.26
3.34
31.03
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.43
M-Score: -2.74
WACC vs ROIC
8.46%
11.28%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 11.70
JW.A's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.99 vs. JW.A: 11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
JW.A' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.33  Med: 13.44 Max: 15.73
Current: 11.7
11.33
15.73
Net-margin (%) 9.14
JW.A's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. JW.A: 9.14 )
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: 9.14
7.96
11.93
ROE (%) 14.94
JW.A's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. JW.A: 14.94 )
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: 14.94
14.38
27.64
ROA (%) 5.33
JW.A's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. JW.A: 5.33 )
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: 5.33
5.34
10.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 103.83
JW.A's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.38 vs. JW.A: 103.83 )
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: 167.64
Current: 103.83
105.93
167.64
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.70
JW.A's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 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: 11.00 Max: 21.6
Current: 1.7
0.2
21.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -0.20
JW.A's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 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: -2.6  Med: 10.00 Max: 27
Current: -0.2
-2.6
27
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -5.10
JW.A's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 106 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 (Next Earnings Date: 2016-06-14)


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

JW.A Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 63,575 sh (New)
Jim Simons 185,700 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)
David Dreman Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,201,406 sh (-1.61%)
Jim Simons 109,500 sh (-58.32%)
Ray Dalio 6,863 sh (-69.70%)
Pioneer Investments 952,200 sh (-72.19%)
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Q1 2016

JW.A Guru Trades in Q1 2016

David Dreman 90,804 sh (New)
John Hussman 2,800 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 516,952 sh (-45.71%)
Jim Simons 51,900 sh (-52.60%)
Chuck Royce 519,682 sh (-56.74%)
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Business Description

Industry: Publishing » Publishing
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John Wiley & Sons Inc provides knowledge and knowledge-enabled services to customers. Its segments includes research, professional practice and education.

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.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 20.04
JW.A's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
57% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 16.55 vs. JW.A: 20.04 )
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: 18.06 Max: 29.62
Current: 20.04
11.68
29.62
Forward P/E 17.09
JW.A's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
76% of the 34 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.84 vs. JW.A: 17.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.04
JW.A's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
57% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 16.71 vs. JW.A: 20.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
JW.A' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.67  Med: 18.08 Max: 29.56
Current: 20.04
11.67
29.56
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 17.17
JW.A's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
59% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.03 vs. JW.A: 17.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
JW.A' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.78  Med: 15.45 Max: 91.01
Current: 17.17
5.78
91.01
P/B 3.06
JW.A's P/B is ranked lower than
79% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. JW.A: 3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
JW.A' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.96  Med: 3.14 Max: 6.5
Current: 3.06
1.96
6.5
P/S 1.85
JW.A's P/S is ranked lower than
70% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. JW.A: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
JW.A' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.66 Max: 2.77
Current: 1.85
0.64
2.77
PFCF 13.87
JW.A's PFCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.61 vs. JW.A: 13.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
JW.A' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.23  Med: 11.08 Max: 69.11
Current: 13.87
5.23
69.11
POCF 9.93
JW.A's POCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 9.87 vs. JW.A: 9.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
JW.A' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.81  Med: 8.74 Max: 16.04
Current: 9.93
4.81
16.04
EV-to-EBIT 17.16
JW.A's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
63% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.77 vs. JW.A: 17.16 )
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: 22.6
Current: 17.16
10.3
22.6
EV-to-EBITDA 10.97
JW.A's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
59% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 9.46 vs. JW.A: 10.97 )
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: 10.10 Max: 14.7
Current: 10.97
7.5
14.7
PEG 15.31
JW.A's PEG is ranked lower than
98% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. JW.A: 15.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
JW.A' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 3.02 Max: 117.1
Current: 15.31
0.94
117.1
Shiller P/E 19.98
JW.A's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
55% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.11 vs. JW.A: 19.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
JW.A' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15  Med: 22.12 Max: 37.43
Current: 19.98
15
37.43
Current Ratio 1.08
JW.A's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. JW.A: 1.08 )
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: 1.08
0.62
1.43
Quick Ratio 1.02
JW.A's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. JW.A: 1.02 )
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: 1.02
0.44
1.11
Days Inventory 46.15
JW.A's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
57% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 35.08 vs. JW.A: 46.15 )
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: 46.15
50.87
91.67
Days Sales Outstanding 49.63
JW.A's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 73.52 vs. JW.A: 49.63 )
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: 49.63
29.48
59.53

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.22
JW.A's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
72% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. JW.A: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
JW.A' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.51 Max: 2.94
Current: 2.22
0.72
2.94
Dividend Payout 0.44
JW.A's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
53% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. JW.A: 0.44 )
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: 1.85
Current: 0.44
0.09
1.85
Dividend Growth (3y) 13.20
JW.A's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
79% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 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 2.24
JW.A's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
76% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. JW.A: 2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.64
JW.A's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
65% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.79 vs. JW.A: 4.64 )
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: 3.16 Max: 6.15
Current: 4.64
1.51
6.15
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.40
JW.A's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. JW.A: 0.40 )
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: -8  Med: 0.40 Max: 8.2
Current: 0.4
-8
8.2

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.97
JW.A's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. JW.A: 0.97 )
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: 0.97
0.53
13.61
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
JW.A's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
61% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. JW.A: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
JW.A' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.10 Max: 1.86
Current: 1.1
0.41
1.86
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.84
JW.A's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. JW.A: 5.84 )
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: 5.84
4.4
9.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 9.98
JW.A's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.88 vs. JW.A: 9.98 )
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: 15.10 Max: 24.5
Current: 9.98
7.1
24.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,734
EPS (TTM) $ 2.69
Beta1.09
Short Percentage of Float2.14%
52-Week Range $39.88 - 59.16
Shares Outstanding (Mil)57.73

Analyst Estimate

Apr16 Apr17
Revenue (Mil $) 1,743 1,790
EPS ($) 2.70 3.13
EPS without NRI ($) 2.70 3.13
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
4.34%
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