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

EV/EBITDA ratio is calculated as enterprise value divided by its EBITDA. As of today, John Wiley & Sons Inc's enterprise value is $3,352 Mil. John Wiley & Sons Inc's earnings before depreciation and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was $305 Mil. Therefore, John Wiley & Sons Inc's EV/EBITDA ratio for today is 10.98.

JW.A' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.5   Max: 14.9
Current: 10.32

7.5
14.9

During the past 13 years, the highest EV/EBITDA Ratio of John Wiley & Sons Inc was 14.90. The lowest was 7.50. And the median was 10.20.

JW.A's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
54% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 10.71 vs. JW.A: 10.32 )

EV/EBITDA (Enterprise value/EBITDA) is a valuation multiple used in finance and investment to measure the value of a company. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the P/E Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

As of today, John Wiley & Sons Inc's stock price is $53.05. John Wiley & Sons Inc's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was $1.73. Therefore, John Wiley & Sons Inc's P/E Ratio for today is 30.66.

The "classic" EV/EBITDA ratio is much better in capturing debt and net cash than the P/E Ratio.


Definition

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

EV/EBITDA=Enterprise Value (Today)/Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization (TTM)
=3352.214/305.274
=10.98

John Wiley & Sons Inc's current Enterprise Value is $3,352 Mil.
John Wiley & Sons Inc's Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was 71.344 (Apr. 2016 ) + 74.11 (Jul. 2016 ) + 76.982 (Oct. 2016 ) + 82.838 (Jan. 2017 ) = $305 Mil.

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


Explanation

EV/EBITDA (Enterprise value/EBITDA) is a valuation multiple used in finance and investment to measure the value of a company. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the P/E Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

John Wiley & Sons Inc's P/E Ratio for today is calculated as:

P/E Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings Per Share (TTM)
=53.05/1.73
=30.66

John Wiley & Sons Inc's share price for today is $53.05.
John Wiley & Sons Inc's Earnings Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was 0.58 (Apr. 2016 ) + 0.53 (Jul. 2016 ) + -0.2 (Oct. 2016 ) + 0.82 (Jan. 2017 ) = $1.73.

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

Study has found that the companies with the lowest EV/EBITDA outperforms companies measured as cheap by other ratios such as P/E Ratio.

Please read Which price ratio outperforms the enterprise multiple?


Related Terms

Enterprise Value, Earnings Before Depreciation and Amortization, P/E Ratio


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

Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15Apr16Apr17
ev2ebitda 11.129.479.8510.157.898.6511.5410.2310.0610.26

John Wiley & Sons Inc Quarterly Data

Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17Apr17
ev2ebitda 11.8210.2310.1710.758.8210.0612.3412.1811.610.00
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