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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.32
WTKWY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. WTKWY: 0.32 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.32
Current: 0.32

0.03
0.32
Equity to Asset 0.23
WTKWY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. WTKWY: 0.23 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 0.26
Current: 0.23

0.14
0.26
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 1.26
M-Score: -2.73
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 15.48
WTKWY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.25 vs. WTKWY: 15.48 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.65   Max: 24.39
Current: 15.48

2.65
24.39
Net-margin (%) 10.79
WTKWY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.87 vs. WTKWY: 10.79 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.01   Max: 26.9
Current: 10.79

-2.01
26.9
ROE (%) 24.31
WTKWY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.57 vs. WTKWY: 24.31 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -6.45   Max: 77.4
Current: 24.31

-6.45
77.4
ROA (%) 5.75
WTKWY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. WTKWY: 5.75 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.23   Max: 16.8
Current: 5.75

-1.23
16.8
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 431.50
WTKWY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. WTKWY: 431.50 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 24.97   Max: 523.13
Current: 431.5

24.97
523.13
Revenue Growth (%) 2.60
WTKWY's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. WTKWY: 2.60 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 5.3
Current: 2.6

0
5.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 7.50
WTKWY's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -5.40 vs. WTKWY: 7.50 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 10.3
Current: 7.5

0
10.3
EPS Growth (%) 5.70
WTKWY's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -4.50 vs. WTKWY: 5.70 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 39.4
Current: 5.7

0
39.4
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 17.00
WTKWY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
79% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 23.60 vs. WTKWY: 17.00 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.05   Max: 41.59
Current: 17

4.05
41.59
P/B 3.65
WTKWY's P/B is ranked higher than
56% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. WTKWY: 3.65 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.16   Max: 6.07
Current: 3.65

2.16
6.07
P/S 1.64
WTKWY's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. WTKWY: 1.64 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 2.25
Current: 1.64

0.99
2.25
PFCF 12.16
WTKWY's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 45.37 vs. WTKWY: 12.16 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.73   Max: 19.4
Current: 12.16

8.73
19.4
EV-to-EBIT 12.06
WTKWY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
81% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 18.74 vs. WTKWY: 12.06 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.1   Max: 30.5
Current: 12.06

10.1
30.5
PEG 2.49
WTKWY's PEG is ranked higher than
93% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WTKWY: 2.49 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 10.96
Current: 2.49

1.9
10.96
Shiller P/E 22.29
WTKWY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 158.55 vs. WTKWY: 22.29 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.03   Max: 29.59
Current: 22.29

9.03
29.59
Current Ratio 0.69
WTKWY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. WTKWY: 0.69 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 1.31
Current: 0.69

0.45
1.31
Quick Ratio 0.65
WTKWY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. WTKWY: 0.65 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.2
Current: 0.65

0.4
1.2

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.26
WTKWY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
54% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. WTKWY: 3.26 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.55   Max: 5.67
Current: 3.26

2.55
5.67
Dividend Payout 0.46
WTKWY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
84% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. WTKWY: 0.46 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 1.43
Current: 0.46

0.19
1.43
Dividend growth (3y) -3.80
WTKWY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
73% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. WTKWY: -3.80 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 4.4
Current: -3.8

0
4.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.28
WTKWY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
50% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. WTKWY: 3.28 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.54   Max: 5.64
Current: 3.28

2.54
5.64
Share Buyback Rate 0.10
WTKWY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
81% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. WTKWY: 0.10 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -4.8
Current: 0.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.12
WTKWY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. WTKWY: 1.12 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 1.42
Current: 1.12

0.78
1.42
Price/Median PS Value 1.21
WTKWY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. WTKWY: 1.21 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 1.52
Current: 1.21

0.85
1.52
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.50
WTKWY's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WTKWY: 2.50 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 5.98
Current: 2.5

1.34
5.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.30
WTKWY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
73% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. WTKWY: 8.30 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 9.9
Current: 8.3

3.3
9.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 12.76
WTKWY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
84% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 8.07 vs. WTKWY: 12.76 )
WTKWY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -7.4   Max: 17.1
Current: 12.76

-7.4
17.1

Business Description

Industry: Publishing » Publishing
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Traded in other countries:WKL.Netherlands, 0NMU.UK, WOSB.Germany
Wolters Kluwer NV was founded in 1836. The Company provides information, software and services to professionals in legal and regulatory, tax and accounting, health, and financial & compliance services. It delivers vital insights, intelligent tools, and guidance of subject-matter experts. Healthcare professionals and organizations use the information, tools, and solutions provided by the company to improve their clinical practice and improve access to high-quality, cost-effective healthcare. It provides medical, nursing, and allied health information resources in electronic media, book, journal, newsletter, and loose leaf formats Customers depend on its services and solutions to successfully move through the complex layers of data and regulation that define modern business and government. It maintains operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America.
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