Switch to:

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.B's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
66% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. JW.B: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
JW.B' 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.B's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
74% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. JW.B: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
JW.B' 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.B's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
57% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 23.84 vs. JW.B: 13.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
JW.B' 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: 2.45
M-Score: -2.88
WACC vs ROIC
8.00%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 12.32
JW.B's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.65 vs. JW.B: 12.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
JW.B' 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.B's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.11 vs. JW.B: 9.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
JW.B' 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.B's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.67 vs. JW.B: 15.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
JW.B' 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.B's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. JW.B: 5.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
JW.B' 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.B's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 16.80 vs. JW.B: 113.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
JW.B' 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.B's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. JW.B: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
JW.B' 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.B's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -3.30 vs. JW.B: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
JW.B' 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.B's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. JW.B: -5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
JW.B' 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.B's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with JW.B

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 14.50
JW.B's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
50% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.50 vs. JW.B: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
JW.B' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.71  Med: 18.15 Max: 29.56
Current: 14.5
11.71
29.56
Forward P/E 12.74
JW.B's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
56% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 13.12 vs. JW.B: 12.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.50
JW.B's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
51% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.50 vs. JW.B: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
JW.B' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.67  Med: 18.14 Max: 29.56
Current: 14.5
11.67
29.56
P/B 2.20
JW.B's P/B is ranked lower than
74% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. JW.B: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
JW.B' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.96  Med: 3.19 Max: 6.5
Current: 2.2
1.96
6.5
P/S 1.36
JW.B's P/S is ranked lower than
69% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. JW.B: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
JW.B' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.67 Max: 2.77
Current: 1.36
0.64
2.77
PFCF 10.18
JW.B's PFCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.45 vs. JW.B: 10.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
JW.B' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.23  Med: 10.92 Max: 69.11
Current: 10.18
5.23
69.11
POCF 7.47
JW.B's POCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 11.28 vs. JW.B: 7.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
JW.B' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.8  Med: 8.79 Max: 16.03
Current: 7.47
4.8
16.03
EV-to-EBIT 13.38
JW.B's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
60% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 11.18 vs. JW.B: 13.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
JW.B' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.3  Med: 14.50 Max: 22.6
Current: 13.38
10.3
22.6
EV-to-EBITDA 8.81
JW.B's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
56% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. JW.B: 8.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
JW.B' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.5  Med: 10.20 Max: 14.7
Current: 8.81
7.5
14.7
PEG 11.15
JW.B's PEG is ranked lower than
100% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. JW.B: 11.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
JW.B' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 3.07 Max: 96.92
Current: 11.15
0.94
96.92
Shiller P/E 15.07
JW.B's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
51% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 13.76 vs. JW.B: 15.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
JW.B' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.06  Med: 22.29 Max: 37.48
Current: 15.07
15.06
37.48
Current Ratio 1.04
JW.B's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. JW.B: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
JW.B' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.43
Current: 1.04
0.62
1.43
Quick Ratio 0.94
JW.B's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. JW.B: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
JW.B' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.11
Current: 0.94
0.44
1.11
Days Inventory 48.39
JW.B's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
61% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 35.80 vs. JW.B: 48.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
JW.B' 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.B's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 69.66 vs. JW.B: 37.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
JW.B' 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 2.92
JW.B's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
59% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. JW.B: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
JW.B' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.48 Max: 2.91
Current: 2.92
0.72
2.91
Dividend Payout 0.42
JW.B's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
57% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. JW.B: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
JW.B' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.23 Max: 1.85
Current: 0.42
0.09
1.85
Dividend Growth (3y) 13.20
JW.B's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
79% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. JW.B: 13.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
JW.B' 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 2.95
JW.B's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
62% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. JW.B: 2.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.11
JW.B's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
75% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. JW.B: 6.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
JW.B' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.51  Med: 3.07 Max: 6.19
Current: 6.11
1.51
6.19
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.90
JW.B's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. JW.B: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
JW.B' 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 0.71
JW.B's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. JW.B: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
JW.B' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.91 Max: 13.61
Current: 0.71
0.53
13.61
Price/Median PS Value 0.81
JW.B's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. JW.B: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
JW.B' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.86
Current: 0.81
0.41
1.86
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.50
JW.B's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. JW.B: 7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
JW.B' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4  Med: 6.90 Max: 9.7
Current: 7.5
4.4
9.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 11.30
JW.B's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. JW.B: 11.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
JW.B' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.1  Med: 15.00 Max: 24.5
Current: 11.3
7.1
24.5

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1764
EPS $ 2.80
Beta1.07
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $40.18 - 64.94
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

Industry: Publishing » Publishing
Compare:PSO, MHP, WTKWY, SGPRY, IFPJY » details
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.
» More Articles for JW.B

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: Tyson Foods, Facebook, Loews Corp. Feb 14 2016 
Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: Covisint Corp., Citigroup Inc., Cavium Inc. Feb 14 2016 
Weekly CEO Sales Highlight: Monolithic Power Systems, Five Prime Therapeutics, Nektar Therapeutics Feb 14 2016 
Tom Gayner Discusses His Evolution as an Investor Feb 13 2016 
Eaton Vance: 4 Reasons to Take a Good Look Feb 13 2016 
Cubic Corp. Insider Purchases 2,000 Shares Feb 13 2016 
Bill Ackman Reports Taking 19% Stake in Euro Food Company Nomad in December Feb 12 2016 
Mohnish Pabrai Cuts Losses With Struggling Steelmaker Posco Feb 12 2016 
Daniel Loeb Buys Axalta, Morgan Stanley, Chubb Feb 12 2016 
Chubb Merger With ACE Creates Strong Insurance Firm Feb 12 2016 

More From Other Websites
Wiley is Named One of the Best B2B Marketing Brands of 2015 by Kapost Jan 08 2016
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers Dec 21 2015
Wiley Announces Quarterly Dividend Dec 17 2015
Is John Wiley & Sons Inc (JW.A) Going to Burn These Hedge Funds? Dec 14 2015
John Wiley & Sons Tanks on Q2 Earnings & Revenue Miss Dec 09 2015
John Wiley & Sons posts 2Q profit Dec 08 2015
John Wiley & Sons posts 2Q profit Dec 08 2015
John Wiley & Sons posts 2Q profit Dec 08 2015
Wiley Reports Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2016 Results Dec 08 2015
Wiley Reports Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2016 Results Dec 08 2015
John Wiley & Sons (JW.A) Q2 Earnings: What's in Store? Dec 07 2015
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : December 3, 2015 Dec 03 2015
Wiley Announces Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2016 Conference Call Schedule Dec 01 2015
Wiley Announces Appointment of Worcester Polytechnic Institute President Laurie A. Leshin to Its... Nov 16 2015
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : November 16, 2015 Nov 16 2015
Wiley Announces Partnership with ACT to Enhance Test Prep Solutions in Order to Help People Achieve... Nov 09 2015
Wiley acquires AnalystSuccess.com, a leading provider of CFA® exam content Oct 29 2015
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : October 26, 2015 Oct 26 2015
Wiley and ASME Announce Co-Branding Agreement Oct 15 2015

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
FEEDBACK