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John Wiley & Sons Debt-to-EBITDA

: 3.05 As of Jul. 2020
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Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

John Wiley & Sons's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2020 was $32 Mil. John Wiley & Sons's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2020 was $992 Mil. John Wiley & Sons's annualized EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2020 was $335 Mil. John Wiley & Sons's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2020 was 3.05.

A high Debt-to-EBITDA ratio generally means that a company may spend more time to paying off its debt. According to Joel Tillinghast's BIG MONEY THINKS SMALL: Biases, Blind Spots, and Smarter Investing, a ratio of Debt-to-EBITDA exceeding four is usually considered scary unless tangible assets cover the debt.

NYSE:JW.A' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94   Med: 1.56   Max: 6.98
Current: 6.07

0.94
6.98

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-EBITDA Ratio of John Wiley & Sons was 6.98. The lowest was 0.94. And the median was 1.56.

NYSE:JW.A's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
79% of the 546 Companies
in the Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. NYSE:JW.A: 6.07 )

John Wiley & Sons Debt-to-EBITDA Historical Data

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

* Premium members only.

John Wiley & Sons Annual Data
Apr11 Apr12 Apr13 Apr14 Apr15 Apr16 Apr17 Apr18 Apr19 Apr20
Debt-to-EBITDA Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.74 1.00 0.94 1.23 6.98

John Wiley & Sons Quarterly Data
Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20
Debt-to-EBITDA Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 4.38 2.31 2.58 -2.07 3.05

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


John Wiley & Sons Debt-to-EBITDA Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where John Wiley & Sons's Debt-to-EBITDA falls into.



John Wiley & Sons Debt-to-EBITDA Calculation

Debt-to-EBITDA measures a company's ability to pay off its debt.

John Wiley & Sons's Debt-to-EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in Apr. 2020 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(31.185 + 925.432) / 136.994
=6.98

John Wiley & Sons's annualized Debt-to-EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2020 is calculated as

Debt-to-EBITDA=Total Debt / EBITDA
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / EBITDA
=(31.585 + 992.407) / 335.42
=3.05

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

In the calculation of annual Debt-to-EBITDA, the EBITDA of the last fiscal year is used. In calculating the annualized quarterly data, the EBITDA data used here is four times the quarterly (Jul. 2020) EBITDA data.


John Wiley & Sons  (NYSE:JW.A) Debt-to-EBITDA Explanation

In the calculation of Debt-to-EBITDA, we use the total of Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divided by EBITDA. In some calculations, Total Liabilities is used to for calculation.


Be Aware

A high Debt-to-EBITDA ratio generally means that a company may spend more time to paying off its debt.

According to Joel Tillinghast's BIG MONEY THINKS SMALL: Biases, Blind Spots, and Smarter Investing, a ratio of Debt-to-EBITDA exceeding four is usually considered scary unless tangible assets cover the debt.


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