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John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JW.A)
Dividend Payout Ratio
0.28 (As of Jan. 2014)

John Wiley & Sons, Inc.'s dividend payout ratio for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was 0.28.

JW.A' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Ratio Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 1.81
Current: 0

0.09
1.81

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. was 1.81. The lowest was 0.09. And the median was 0.22.

JW.A's Dividend Payout Ratiois ranked higher than
73% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. JW.A: 0.00 )

As of Today, the Dividend Yield of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. is 1.80%.

Warning Sign:

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. stock dividend yield is close to 2-year low.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. was 2.58%. The lowest was 0.72%. And the median was 1.24%.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc.'s Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $0.25.

During the past 12 months, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.'s average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 7.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 19.70% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 17.20% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 14.70% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. was 21.60% per year. The lowest was 11.90% per year. And the median was 13.30% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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Definition

Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc.'s Dividend Payout Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Apr. 2013 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (A: Apr. 2013 )/Earnings per Share (A: Apr. 2013 )
=0.96/2.39
=0.40

John Wiley & Sons, Inc.'s Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jan. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Jan. 2014 )
=0.25/0.88
=0.28

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


Explanation

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.


Related Terms

Net Income, Dividends Per Share, Earnings per Share, Dividend Yield, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate


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

Apr04Apr05Apr06Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13
payout 0.180.220.200.230.180.240.230.230.230.40

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Quarterly Data

Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14
payout 0.240.190.250.400.340.251.810.410.410.28
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