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John Wiley & Sons Inc (NYSE:JW.A)
EV-to-EBIT
13.16 (As of Today)

EV/EBIT ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT). As of today, John Wiley & Sons Inc's enterprise value is $2,491 Mil. John Wiley & Sons Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was $189 Mil. Therefore, John Wiley & Sons Inc's EV/EBIT ratio for today is 13.16.

JW.A' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.3   Max: 22.6
Current: 13.14

10.3
22.6

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBIT Ratio of John Wiley & Sons Inc was 22.60. The lowest was 10.30. And the median was 14.50.

JW.A's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 13.67 vs. JW.A: 13.14 )

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt). John Wiley & Sons Inc's enterprise value for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was $3,543 Mil. John Wiley & Sons Inc's earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was $189 Mil. John Wiley & Sons Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was 5.34%.


Definition

John Wiley & Sons Inc's EV/EBIT for today is calculated as:

EV/EBIT=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) (TTM)
=2491.076/189.313
=13.16

John Wiley & Sons Inc's current Enterprise Value is $2,491 Mil.
John Wiley & Sons Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was 43.224 (Apr. 2016 ) + 44.412 (Jul. 2016 ) + 47.762 (Oct. 2016 ) + 53.915 (Jan. 2017 ) = $189 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Explanation

This is a more accurate valuation of companies' operation because it consider the debt and cash on its balance sheet, and non-operating items such as interest payment, tax, and one-time items are not included in the Operating Income.

Joel Greenblatt calls the inversion of this ratio Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt).

John Wiley & Sons Inc's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as:

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) (Q: Jan. 2017 )=EBIT (TTM)/Enterprise Value (Q: Jan. 2017 )
=189.313/3542.813
=5.34 %

John Wiley & Sons Inc's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was $3,543 Mil.
John Wiley & Sons Inc's Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was 43.224 (Apr. 2016 ) + 44.412 (Jul. 2016 ) + 47.762 (Oct. 2016 ) + 53.915 (Jan. 2017 ) = $189 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Related Terms

Enterprise Value, Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt), Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT)


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

John Wiley & Sons Inc Annual Data

Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15Apr16
ev2ebit 16.4615.2612.6813.0413.4610.3312.8917.2215.0116.17

John Wiley & Sons Inc Quarterly Data

Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17
ev2ebit 16.2317.4815.0115.0516.3113.7916.1719.9120.2318.71
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