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

As of today, John Wiley & Sons Inc's current share price is $52.80. John Wiley & Sons Inc's E10 for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2016 was $2.70. John Wiley & Sons Inc's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is 19.56.

JW.A' s Shiller P/E Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15   Max: 37.43
Current: 19.57

15
37.43

During the past 13 years, John Wiley & Sons Inc's highest Shiller P/E Ratio was 37.43. The lowest was 15.00. And the median was 22.13.

JW.A's Shiller P/E Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.18 vs. JW.A: 19.57 )

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 Jan. 2016 was $0.610. Add all the adjusted EPS for the past 10 years together and divide 10 will get our E10, which is $2.70 for the trailing ten years ended in Jan. 2016.


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
=52.80/2.70
=19.56

* 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 Apr15 is calculated as:

For example, John Wiley & Sons Inc's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was:

Adj_EPS=Earnigns per Share/CPI of Jan. 2016 (Change)*Current CPI (Jan. 2016)
=0.61/236.916*236.916
=0.610

Current CPI (Jan. 2016) = 236.916.

John Wiley & Sons Inc Quarterly Data

201310201401201404201407201410201501201504201507201510201601
per share eps 0.6100.8800.5990.5600.9000.7200.7880.5500.7400.610
CPI 233.546233.916237.072238.250237.433233.707236.599238.654237.838236.916
Adj_EPS 0.6190.8910.5990.5570.8980.7300.7890.5460.7370.610
201104201107201110201201201204201207201210201301201304201307
per share eps 0.4610.8200.8301.0300.7870.6000.7100.9500.1330.610
CPI 224.906225.922226.421226.665230.085229.104231.317230.280232.531233.596
Adj_EPS 0.4860.8600.8681.0770.8100.6200.7270.9770.1360.619
200810200901200904200907200910201001201004201007201010201101
per share eps 0.6700.5700.4100.4500.7800.7100.4620.7200.8800.740
CPI 216.573211.143213.240215.351216.177216.687218.009218.011218.711220.223
Adj_EPS 0.7330.6400.4560.4950.8550.7760.5020.7820.9530.796
200604200607200610200701200704200707200710200801200804200807
per share eps 0.2480.3800.5200.5700.2440.6800.6500.6700.4850.500
CPI 201.500203.500201.800202.416206.686208.299208.936211.080214.823219.964
Adj_EPS 0.2920.4420.6100.6670.2800.7730.7370.7520.5350.539

Add all the adjusted EPS together and divide 10 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

Apr06Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15
ShillerPE 31.0929.3030.2220.6023.3324.8819.4815.8722.5921.27

John Wiley & Sons Inc Quarterly Data

Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16
ShillerPE 20.4921.8422.5923.2522.4824.0321.2719.6419.2415.50
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