NYSE:JW.A (USA) Also trade in: Germany

John Wiley & Sons Inc

$ 45.58 -0.12 (-0.26%)
Volume: 306,413 Avg Vol (1m): 338,500
Market Cap $: 2.60 Bil Enterprise Value $: 2.99 Bil
P/E (TTM): 15.62 P/B: 2.22
Earnings Power Value 52.29
Net Current Asset Value -22.06
Tangible Book -13.6
Projected FCF 55.39
Median P/S Value 52.08
Graham Number 0
Peter Lynch Value 0
DCF (FCF Based) 30.9
DCF (Earnings Based) 31.25
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 6/10

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.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.19
Cash-To-Debt ranked lower than
71.21% of 198 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 1.36, Min: 0.01
JW.A: 0.19
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.07, Med: 0.53, Max: 10000
Current: 0.19
0.07
10000
Equity-to-Asset 0.40
Equity-to-Asset ranked lower than
65.97% of 191 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 1, Med: 0.55, Min: -0.76
JW.A: 0.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.21, Med: 0.35, Max: 0.42
Current: 0.4
0.21
0.42
Debt-to-Equity 0.41
Debt-to-Equity ranked lower than
53.44% of 131 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 203.38, Med: 0.33, Min: 0.01
JW.A: 0.41
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.01, Med: 0.59, Max: 1.89
Current: 0.41
0.01
1.89
Debt-to-EBITDA 1.36
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
60.16% of 128 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 49.82, Med: 2.01, Min: 0.01
JW.A: 1.36
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.06, Med: 1.67, Max: 2.26
Current: 1.36
1.06
2.26
Interest Coverage 14.09
Interest Coverage ranked lower than
55.13% of 156 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 16833.92, Med: 23.58, Min: 0.18
JW.A: 14.09
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.97, Med: 14.97, Max: 31.03
Current: 14.09
7.97
31.03
Piotroski F-Score 5
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3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Altman Z-Score 1.61
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -2.23
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 11.5%
WACC 7.99%

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 12.62
Operating Margin ranked higher than
76.92% of 195 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 143.24, Med: 5.19, Min: -643.14
JW.A: 12.62
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 12.55, Med: 14.36, Max: 15.73
Current: 12.62
12.55
15.73
Net Margin % 9.35
Net Margin ranked higher than
76.29% of 194 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 69.91, Med: 3.25, Min: -725.1
JW.A: 9.35
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.61, Med: 9.2, Max: 11.93
Current: 9.35
6.61
11.93
ROE % 14.23
ROE ranked higher than
81.68% of 191 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 220.93, Med: 4.8, Min: -61633.33
JW.A: 14.23
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: 11.14, Med: 15.3, Max: 23.23
Current: 14.23
11.14
23.23
ROA % 5.95
ROA ranked higher than
76.00% of 200 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 44.07, Med: 3, Min: -750
JW.A: 5.95
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.11, Med: 5.83, Max: 8.57
Current: 5.95
4.11
8.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 79.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked higher than
79.80% of 198 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 11670.82, Med: 16.87, Min: -26292.4
JW.A: 79.56
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 79.13, Med: 108.33, Max: 159.05
Current: 79.56
79.13
159.05
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 1.40
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked higher than
53.63% of 179 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 63.4, Med: -1.3, Min: -100
JW.A: 1.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -0.3, Med: 9, Max: 21.6
Current: 1.9
-0.3
21.6
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate 4.70
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked lower than
53.79% of 145 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 202.2, Med: 3.7, Min: -85.8
JW.A: 5.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -1.4, Med: 10.4, Max: 27.7
Current: 5.2
-1.4
27.7
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate 5.50
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked lower than
70.90% of 134 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 98.1, Med: 4.4, Min: -143.8
JW.A: 5.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -10.3, Med: 14.9, Max: 67.1
Current: 5.5
-10.3
67.1

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Business Description

Industry Publishing » Publishing    NAICS : 511130    SIC : 2731
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Traded in other countries 2F7.Germany
Address 111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ, USA, 07030
John Wiley & Sons is a leading global provider of academic journals, books, pre-and post-hire assessments and training, test preparation, and online education program management solutions. Wiley derived 68% of its fiscal 2017 revenue from digital products and services, with 50% of the total top line coming from its Research segment, 37% from its Publishing effort, and 13% from its Solutions unit. Of fiscal 2017 revenue, 46% was derived in the U.S. and 11% in the U.K., with no other country accounting for more than 5% of sales.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 15.62
PE Ratio ranked lower than
59.12% of 137 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 4242.42, Med: 18.28, Min: 0.12
JW.A: 15.62
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 11.63, Med: 17.87, Max: 37.52
Current: 15.62
11.63
37.52
Forward PE Ratio 14.25
Forward P/E ranked lower than
68.00% of 25 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 29.85, Med: 14.27, Min: 2.3
JW.A: 14.25
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 15.62
PE without NRI ranked lower than
59.12% of 137 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 4242.42, Med: 18.28, Min: 0.12
JW.A: 15.62
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 11.63, Med: 17.87, Max: 37.52
Current: 15.62
11.63
37.52
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 27.97
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked lower than
58.70% of 92 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 525.53, Med: 15.2, Min: 1.53
JW.A: 27.97
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.94, Med: 18.42, Max: 604.74
Current: 27.97
5.94
604.74
PB Ratio 2.22
PB Ratio ranked lower than
79.03% of 186 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 73.74, Med: 1.4, Min: 0.01
JW.A: 2.22
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.96, Med: 2.96, Max: 5.14
Current: 2.22
1.96
5.14
PS Ratio 1.45
PS Ratio ranked lower than
71.50% of 193 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 106.47, Med: 1.07, Min: 0.01
JW.A: 1.45
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.64, Med: 1.67, Max: 2.21
Current: 1.45
0.64
2.21
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 15.80
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
71.05% of 76 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 11958.08, Med: 13.21, Min: 0.06
JW.A: 15.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.23, Med: 11.16, Max: 33.38
Current: 15.8
5.23
33.38
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 10.40
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
65.98% of 97 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 889.52, Med: 8.59, Min: 0.05
JW.A: 10.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.81, Med: 8.57, Max: 13.98
Current: 10.4
4.81
13.98
EV-to-EBIT 13.04
EV-to-EBIT ranked lower than
62.59% of 147 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 2832.61, Med: 14.27, Min: 0.65
JW.A: 13.04
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: 10, Med: 14.8, Max: 22.1
Current: 13.04
10
22.1
EV-to-EBITDA 8.44
EV-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
60.49% of 162 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 456.71, Med: 10.29, Min: 0.65
JW.A: 8.44
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.5, Med: 10.3, Max: 13.6
Current: 8.44
7.5
13.6
EV-to-Revenue 1.64
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
74.09% of 193 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 119.69, Med: 1, Min: 0.11
JW.A: 1.64
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.9, Med: 1.9, Max: 2.4
Current: 1.64
0.9
2.4
PEG Ratio 7.14
PEG Ratio ranked lower than
100.00% of 54 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 42.5, Med: 1.69, Min: 0.04
JW.A: 7.14
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PEG Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.95, Med: 6.54, Max: 96.92
Current: 7.14
0.95
96.92
Shiller PE Ratio 15.28
Shiller PE Ratio ranked lower than
61.11% of 54 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 289.75, Med: 17.87, Min: 0.27
JW.A: 15.28
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 13.97, Med: 20.6, Max: 30.74
Current: 15.28
13.97
30.74
Current Ratio 0.56
Current Ratio ranked lower than
90.11% of 182 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 30.4, Med: 1.53, Min: 0.11
JW.A: 0.56
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.46, Med: 0.91, Max: 1.73
Current: 0.56
0.46
1.73
Quick Ratio 0.52
Quick Ratio ranked lower than
89.56% of 182 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 30.4, Med: 1.25, Min: 0.11
JW.A: 0.52
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.4, Med: 0.76, Max: 1.35
Current: 0.52
0.4
1.35
Days Inventory 25.12
Days Inventory ranked higher than
51.20% of 166 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 503.45, Med: 36.17, Min: 0.01
JW.A: 25.12
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 24.7, Med: 53.79, Max: 74.96
Current: 25.12
24.7
74.96
Days Sales Outstanding 59.79
Days Sales Outstanding ranked higher than
69.18% of 159 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 626.37, Med: 70.13, Min: 0.32
JW.A: 59.79
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 29.48, Med: 35.33, Max: 59.79
Current: 59.79
29.48
59.79
Days Payable 62.78
Days Payable ranked lower than
100.00% of 132 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 543.79, Med: 80.31, Min: 0.41
JW.A: 62.78
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 59.86, Med: 100.4, Max: 130.15
Current: 62.78
59.86
130.15

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 2.90
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked lower than
64.84% of 219 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 16.67, Med: 2.69, Min: 0.25
JW.A: 2.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.94, Med: 1.89, Max: 3.16
Current: 2.9
0.94
3.16
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.45
Dividend Payout Ratio ranked higher than
54.55% of 110 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 11.5, Med: 0.43, Min: 0.04
JW.A: 0.45
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
Dividend Payout Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.23, Med: 0.39, Max: 0.64
Current: 0.45
0.23
0.64
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 3.20
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate ranked higher than
72.53% of 91 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 100, Med: 2.7, Min: -100
JW.A: 3.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 13, Max: 21.8
Current: 3.2
0
21.8
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.90
Forward Dividend Yield ranked lower than
70.62% of 211 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 21.61, Med: 3.09, Min: 0.25
JW.A: 2.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 3.68
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked lower than
50.51% of 295 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 206.6, Med: 3.1, Min: 0.01
JW.A: 3.68
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.2, Med: 2.41, Max: 4.03
Current: 3.68
1.2
4.03
3-Year Share Buyback Rate -0.20
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked higher than
87.61% of 113 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 37.4, Med: -0.9, Min: -516.5
JW.A: -0.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -8, Med: 0.4, Max: 8.2
Current: -0.2
-8
8.2

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Projected-FCF 0.82
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked higher than
55.67% of 97 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 27.95, Med: 1.26, Min: 0.18
JW.A: 0.82
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.59, Med: 0.92, Max: 5.82
Current: 0.82
0.59
5.82
Price-to-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.46
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) ranked lower than
100.00% of 7 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 1.13, Med: 0.65, Min: 0.27
JW.A: 1.46
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.62, Med: 0.9, Max: 1.86
Current: 1.46
0.62
1.86
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.88
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
66.88% of 157 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 9.5, Med: 1.07, Min: 0.01
JW.A: 0.88
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.35, Med: 1.04, Max: 1.55
Current: 0.88
0.35
1.55
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 7.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked higher than
54.23% of 201 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 153.85, Med: 4.53, Min: -175.44
JW.A: 7.67
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.5, Med: 6.8, Max: 10
Current: 7.67
4.5
10
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 10.44
Forward Rate of Return ranked higher than
54.87% of 113 companies
in the Publishing industry.
Industry Max: 2529.82, Med: 6.43, Min: -146.76
JW.A: 10.44
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.7, Med: 11.35, Max: 24.3
Current: 10.44
6.7
24.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 1,800.07
EPS (TTM) $ 2.92
Beta 1.1
Volatility % 28.01
52-Week Range $ 40.66 - 70.9
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 57.07

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 5
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy N
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy N
Higher Current Ratio yoy Y
Less Shares Outstanding yoy Y
Higher Gross Margin yoy N
Higher Asset Turnover yoy N