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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.22
WTKWY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
76% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 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
80% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 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: 1.59
M-Score: -2.52
WACC vs ROIC
7.34%
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 (%) 16.06
WTKWY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.92 vs. WTKWY: 16.06 )
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: 16.06
2.65
24.39
Net-margin (%) 10.99
WTKWY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. WTKWY: 10.99 )
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: 10.99
-2.01
26.9
ROE (%) 22.16
WTKWY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. WTKWY: 22.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -6.26  Med: 23.20 Max: 77.4
Current: 22.16
-6.26
77.4
ROA (%) 6.15
WTKWY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. WTKWY: 6.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.23  Med: 5.06 Max: 16.8
Current: 6.15
-1.23
16.8
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 483.04
WTKWY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 17.37 vs. WTKWY: 483.04 )
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: 483.04
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: -0.25 Max: 5.3
Current: 3.1
0
5.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.80
WTKWY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -5.40 vs. WTKWY: 8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 2.95 Max: 8.8
Current: 8.8
0
8.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 24.90
WTKWY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -3.40 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
» WTKWY's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with WTKWY

(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) 17.90
WTKWY's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
54% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 16.70 vs. WTKWY: 17.90 )
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: 17.9
4.05
41.59
Forward P/E 14.03
WTKWY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
55% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.43 vs. WTKWY: 14.03 )
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 133 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 17.10 vs. WTKWY: 17.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.58  Med: 17.15 Max: 40.57
Current: 17.9
10.58
40.57
P/B 3.77
WTKWY's P/B is ranked lower than
86% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. WTKWY: 3.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.16  Med: 3.40 Max: 6.07
Current: 3.77
2.16
6.07
P/S 2.32
WTKWY's P/S is ranked lower than
78% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. WTKWY: 2.32 )
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: 2.32
0.99
2.6
PFCF 17.05
WTKWY's PFCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 16.50 vs. WTKWY: 17.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.73  Med: 12.06 Max: 19.4
Current: 17.05
8.73
19.4
POCF 13.17
WTKWY's POCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 11.84 vs. WTKWY: 13.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.37  Med: 9.07 Max: 15.68
Current: 13.17
6.37
15.68
EV-to-EBIT 17.82
WTKWY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
63% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.11 vs. WTKWY: 17.82 )
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: 17.82
10.1
30.5
PEG 3.14
WTKWY's PEG is ranked lower than
59% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. WTKWY: 3.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.9  Med: 3.93 Max: 10.96
Current: 3.14
1.9
10.96
Shiller P/E 29.97
WTKWY's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
75% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 16.62 vs. WTKWY: 29.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WTKWY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.03  Med: 12.94 Max: 33.71
Current: 29.97
9.03
33.71
Current Ratio 0.80
WTKWY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 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
77% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 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 35.80
WTKWY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
52% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 37.93 vs. WTKWY: 35.80 )
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: 35.8
24.56
87.7

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.54
WTKWY's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
61% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. WTKWY: 2.54 )
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: 2.54
2.21
5.81
Dividend Payout 0.50
WTKWY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
57% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WTKWY: 0.50 )
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: 0.5
0.19
1.68
Dividend growth (3y) 1.50
WTKWY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
56% of the 78 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) 3.06
WTKWY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
59% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. WTKWY: 3.06 )
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: 3.06
2.68
7.03
Share Buyback Rate 0.20
WTKWY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 109 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 1.46
WTKWY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. WTKWY: 1.46 )
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: 1.46
0.82
1.72
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.02
WTKWY's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
80% of the 5 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. WTKWY: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.64
WTKWY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
88% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. WTKWY: 1.64 )
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: 1.64
0.82
1.47
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.69
WTKWY's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. WTKWY: 2.69 )
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: 2.41 Max: 5.98
Current: 2.69
1.34
5.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.60
WTKWY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. WTKWY: 5.60 )
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: 5.6
3.3
9.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 11.86
WTKWY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.86 vs. WTKWY: 11.86 )
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: 11.80 Max: 15.2
Current: 11.86
-8.8
15.2

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 4,428 4,535 4,592
EPS($) 2.02 2.16 2.24
EPS without NRI($) 2.02 2.16 2.24

Business Description

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

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Learning From the Worlds’ Best – Francisco Garcia Parames’ Top 5 Nov 03 2014 
Spanish Favorite Francisco Garcia Parames' Top Five Second Quarter Stocks Aug 01 2014 
Spanish Favorite Francisco Garcia Parames' Top Five First Quarter Holdings Apr 30 2014 
Spanis Guru Francisco Garcia Paramés’ Top Five Stocks Feb 02 2014 
'We buy good companies with good teams' - A Look at the Success and Strategies of Spanish Guru Franc Nov 25 2013 
Span's Guru Francisco Garcia Paramés' Top Five Positions Nov 04 2013 
Spanish Guru Francisco Garcia Paramés' Top Holdings Aug 30 2013 

More From Other Websites
Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Recognized as Category Leader in RiskTech Quadrant for Enterprise... Aug 21 2015
Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Expert to Help Money Services Businesses Address Regulatory Risk Aug 20 2015
Complete Resection of High-Grade Brain Cancer Yields Better Survival in Children Especially Girls Aug 20 2015
Trisha Crombie & Associates, Inc. Deploys Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accountings CCH Axcess to Streamline... Aug 20 2015
Wolters Kluwer NV : Neutral outlook but great fundamentals Aug 18 2015
Wolters Kluwer Agrees to Acquire Learner’s Digest International, a Leading Provider of Continuing... Aug 14 2015
Wolters Kluwer Agrees to Acquire Learner's Digest International, a Leading Provider of Continuing... Aug 14 2015
The Royal College of General Practitioners Gives Nod to Clinical Decision Support Resource for CPD Aug 13 2015
Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Launches New HMDA Resource Center Aug 13 2015
FTSE4Good Index Series Aug 12 2015
São Paulo’s Sírio-Libanês Hospital Improves Patient Care with Mobile Clinical Decision Support Aug 12 2015
Vanita Gupta to Keynote 19th Annual CRA & Fair Lending Colloquium Aug 12 2015
Wolters Kluwer Appoints Dr. Denise Basow as President & CEO of Clinical Effectiveness and David Del... Aug 11 2015
American Society of Plastic Surgery Journals Announce 2015 Best Paper Awards Aug 11 2015
Actionable Mobile Health Applications by Wolters Kluwer Redefine Healthcare Delivery in India Aug 10 2015
Dewar Meeks + Ekrem PC Deploys Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accountings CCH Axcess for Tax Preparation,... Aug 10 2015
Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Launches OneSumX VAT Management for China Aug 05 2015
Wolters Kluwer Appoints Diana Nole as new CEO for its Health Division Aug 04 2015
Wolters Kluwer Appoints Diana Nole as new CEO for its Health Division Aug 04 2015
Banks Urged to Explore Impact of Net Stable Funding Ratio Jul 31 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