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John Wiley & Sons Inc (NYSE:JW.A)
Shiller P/E Ratio
20.84 (As of Today)

As of today, John Wiley & Sons Inc's current share price is $58.85. John Wiley & Sons Inc's E10 for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2014 was $2.82. John Wiley & Sons Inc's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is 20.84.

JW.A' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Ratio Range
Min: 13.18   Max: 34.96
Current: 20.84

13.18
34.96

During the past 13 years, John Wiley & Sons Inc's highest Shiller P/E Ratio was 34.96. The lowest was 13.18. And the median was 21.02.

JW.A's Shiller P/E Ratiois ranked higher than
86% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 192.60 vs. JW.A: 20.84 )

E10 is a concept invented by Prof. Robert Shiller, who uses E10 for his Shiller P/E calculation. E10 is the average of the inflation adjusted earnings of a company over the past 10 years.

John Wiley & Sons Inc's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $0.560. Since most companies do not have as long as 10 years history, here we use 6 years to calculate. Add all the adjusted EPS for the past 6 years together and divide 6 will get our E10, which is $2.82 for the trailing six years ended in Jul. 2014.


Definition

For the Shiller P/E, the earnings of the past 10 years are inflation-adjusted and averaged. The result is used for P/E calculation. Since it looks at the average over the last 10 years, the Shiller P/E is also called PE10.

The Shiller P/E was first used by professor Robert Shiller to measure the valuation of the overall market. The same calculation is applied here to individual companies.

John Wiley & Sons Inc's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is calculated as

Shiller P/E Ratio=Share Price/E10
=58.85/2.82
=20.87

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

John Wiley & Sons Inc's E10 for the fiscal year that ended in Apr14 is calculated as:

For example, John Wiley & Sons Inc's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was:

Adj_EPS=Earnigns per Share/CPI of Jul. 2014*CPI of Current
=0.56/238.25*238.389
=0.560

Since most companies do not have as long as 10 years history, here we use 6 years to calculate:

Current CPI = 238.389.

John Wiley & Sons Inc Quarterly Data

201204201207201210201301201304201307201310201401201404201407
per share eps 0.7870.6000.7100.9500.1330.6100.6100.8800.5990.560
CPI 230.085229.104231.317230.280232.531233.596233.546233.916237.072238.250
Adj_EPS 0.8150.6240.7320.9830.1360.6230.6230.8970.6020.560
200910201001201004201007201010201101201104201107201110201201
per share eps 0.7800.7100.4620.7200.8800.7400.4610.8200.8301.030
CPI 216.177216.687218.009218.011218.711220.223224.906225.922226.421226.665
Adj_EPS 0.8600.7810.5050.7870.9590.8010.4890.8650.8741.083
200810200901200904200907
per share eps 0.6700.5700.4100.450
CPI 216.573211.143213.240215.351
Adj_EPS 0.7370.6440.4580.498

Add all the adjusted EPS together and divide 6 will get our E10.


Explanation

Compared with the regular P/E ratio, which works poorly for cyclical businesses, the Shiller P/E smoothed out the fluctuations of profit margins during business cycles. Therefore it is more accurate in reflecting the valuation of the company.

If a company has consistent business performance, the Shiller P/E should give similar results to regular P/E.

Compared with the P/S ratio, the Shiller P/E makes the comparison between different industries more meaningful.


Be Aware

The Shiller P/E assumes that over the long term, businesses and profitability revert to their means. If a company’s business model does not work in the future compared with the past, the Shiller P/E and P/S ratio will give false valuations.


Related Terms

P/E Ratio, P/B Ratio, P/S Ratio, Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio, E10


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

John Wiley & Sons Inc Annual Data

Apr05Apr06Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14
ShillerPE 29.7325.8024.1024.7517.6020.1021.4517.0713.8920.58

John Wiley & Sons Inc Quarterly Data

Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14
ShillerPE 17.0717.8115.9413.9513.8916.4118.4119.6620.5821.28
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