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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.22
WTKWY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
75% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. WTKWY: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.13 Max: 0.32
Current: 0.22
0.03
0.32
Equity to Asset 0.29
WTKWY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
79% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. WTKWY: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.29
Current: 0.29
0.14
0.29
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.60
M-Score: -2.52
WACC vs ROIC
7.03%
14.20%
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 (%) 15.55
WTKWY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.31 vs. WTKWY: 15.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.65  Med: 15.05 Max: 24.39
Current: 15.55
2.65
24.39
Net-margin (%) 12.92
WTKWY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.39 vs. WTKWY: 12.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.01  Med: 9.28 Max: 26.9
Current: 12.92
-2.01
26.9
ROE (%) 26.97
WTKWY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.07 vs. WTKWY: 26.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -6.26  Med: 23.20 Max: 77.4
Current: 26.97
-6.26
77.4
ROA (%) 6.87
WTKWY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. WTKWY: 6.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.23  Med: 5.06 Max: 16.8
Current: 6.87
-1.23
16.8
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 451.59
WTKWY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 16.76 vs. WTKWY: 451.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 40.33  Med: 344.18 Max: 523.13
Current: 451.59
40.33
523.13
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.10
WTKWY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. WTKWY: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -0.30 Max: 5.3
Current: 3.1
0
5.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.10
WTKWY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -5.60 vs. WTKWY: 9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 2.95 Max: 9.1
Current: 9.1
0
9.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 24.90
WTKWY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -3.60 vs. WTKWY: 24.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.80 Max: 39.4
Current: 24.9
0
39.4
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 17.71
WTKWY's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
53% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. WTKWY: 17.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.05  Med: 17.85 Max: 41.59
Current: 17.71
4.05
41.59
Forward P/E 14.29
WTKWY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
52% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.56 vs. WTKWY: 14.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 17.90
WTKWY's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
53% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. WTKWY: 17.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.58  Med: 17.11 Max: 40.57
Current: 17.9
10.58
40.57
P/B 3.93
WTKWY's P/B is ranked lower than
85% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. WTKWY: 3.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.16  Med: 3.39 Max: 6.07
Current: 3.93
2.16
6.07
P/S 2.29
WTKWY's P/S is ranked lower than
76% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. WTKWY: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.41 Max: 2.6
Current: 2.29
0.99
2.6
PFCF 16.89
WTKWY's PFCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 17.10 vs. WTKWY: 16.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.73  Med: 11.89 Max: 19.4
Current: 16.89
8.73
19.4
POCF 13.04
WTKWY's POCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.54 vs. WTKWY: 13.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.37  Med: 8.99 Max: 15.68
Current: 13.04
6.37
15.68
EV-to-EBIT 17.98
WTKWY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
63% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.32 vs. WTKWY: 17.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.1  Med: 13.50 Max: 30.5
Current: 17.98
10.1
30.5
PEG 3.20
WTKWY's PEG is ranked lower than
61% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. WTKWY: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.9  Med: 3.99 Max: 10.96
Current: 3.2
1.9
10.96
Shiller P/E 29.68
WTKWY's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
72% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 17.98 vs. WTKWY: 29.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.03  Med: 12.91 Max: 33.71
Current: 29.68
9.03
33.71
Current Ratio 0.80
WTKWY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. WTKWY: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.67 Max: 1.31
Current: 0.8
0.45
1.31
Quick Ratio 0.75
WTKWY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. WTKWY: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.60 Max: 1.2
Current: 0.75
0.4
1.2
Days Inventory 34.95
WTKWY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
53% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 37.62 vs. WTKWY: 34.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 24.56  Med: 36.58 Max: 87.7
Current: 34.95
24.56
87.7
Days Sales Outstanding 90.05
WTKWY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
71% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 67.84 vs. WTKWY: 90.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 79.29  Med: 107.78 Max: 146.22
Current: 90.05
79.29
146.22

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.62
WTKWY's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
54% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. WTKWY: 2.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.21  Med: 3.75 Max: 5.81
Current: 2.62
2.21
5.81
Dividend Payout 0.44
WTKWY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
58% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. WTKWY: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.63 Max: 1.68
Current: 0.44
0.19
1.68
Dividend growth (3y) 1.50
WTKWY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
57% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. WTKWY: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 7.2
Current: 1.5
0
7.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.17
WTKWY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
53% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. WTKWY: 3.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.68  Med: 4.54 Max: 7.03
Current: 3.17
2.68
7.03
Share Buyback Rate 0.20
WTKWY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. WTKWY: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0  Med: -0.55 Max: -4.8
Current: 0.2

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.21
WTKWY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. WTKWY: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.72
Current: 1.21
0.82
1.72
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.85
WTKWY's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
60% of the 5 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. WTKWY: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.47
WTKWY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
88% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. WTKWY: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.47
Current: 1.47
0.82
1.47
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.76
WTKWY's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
79% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. WTKWY: 2.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.34  Med: 2.38 Max: 5.98
Current: 2.76
1.34
5.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.54
WTKWY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. WTKWY: 5.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.3  Med: 7.40 Max: 9.9
Current: 5.54
3.3
9.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 11.99
WTKWY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.27 vs. WTKWY: 11.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -8.8  Med: 11.90 Max: 15.2
Current: 11.99
-8.8
15.2

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 ans its subsidiaries 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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