John Wiley & Sons

Communication Services

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$2.01 billion
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Revenue TTM:
$2.02 billion
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Gross Profit TTM:
$1.38 billion
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Company Profile

John Wiley & Sons had its IPO on 2022-04-01 under the ticker symbol WLY.

The company operates in the Communication Services sector and Publishing industry. John Wiley & Sons has a staff strength of 8,800 employees.

Stock update

Shares of John Wiley & Sons opened at $35.71 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-09-12.

The stocks traded within a range of $35.44 - $35.96, and closed at $35.8.

This is a -0.5% slip from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 355,700 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of John Wiley & Sons have slipped by -1.54%.

John Wiley & Sons's Key Ratios

John Wiley & Sons has a market cap of $2.01 billion, indicating a price to book ratio of 2.1231 and a price to sales ratio of 1.0861.

In the last 12-months John Wiley & Sons’s revenue was $2.02 billion with a gross profit of $1.38 billion and an EBITDA of $315.40 million. The EBITDA ratio measures John Wiley & Sons's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, John Wiley & Sons’s operating margin was 10.77% while its return on assets stood at 4.2% with a return of equity of 1.58%.

In Q1.3333333333333, John Wiley & Sons’s quarterly earnings growth was a positive 59.9% while revenue growth was a negative 3.6%.

John Wiley & Sons’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $0.31 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 10.8342 and a PEG multiple of 2.4803. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into John Wiley & Sons’s profitability.

John Wiley & Sons stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 1.6046 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 9.1343. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 1.0861.

John Wiley & Sons stock pays annual dividends of $1.39 per share, indicating a yield of 3.85% and a payout ratio of 39.79%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$2.93 billion
Total Liabilities
$705.94 million
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$24.70 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

John Wiley & Sons ended 2023 with $2.93 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $2.93 billion while shareholder equity stood at $937.21 million.

John Wiley & Sons ended 2023 with $0 in deferred long-term liabilities, $705.94 million in other current liabilities, 83182000.00 in common stock, $1.75 billion in retained earnings and $1.10 billion in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $75.14 million and cash and short-term investments were $75.14 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $22,869,000 while long-term debt stood at $890.92 million.

John Wiley & Sons’s total current assets stands at $477.78 million while long-term investments were $0 and short-term investments were $0. Its net receivables were $153.39 million compared to accounts payable of $43.71 million and inventory worth $30.29 million.

In 2023, John Wiley & Sons's operating cash flow was $0 while its capital expenditure stood at $24.70 million.

Comparatively, John Wiley & Sons paid $0.40 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

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Analyst Target Price

John Wiley & Sons stock is currently trading at $35.8 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $48.6231 and a 52-week low of $48.6231. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $45.

Its 50-day moving average was $35.07 and 200-day moving average was $38.28 The short ratio stood at 1.35 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 930.1% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 9261.2% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About John Wiley & Sons

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of John Wiley & Sons is WLY

The IPO of John Wiley & Sons took place on 2022-04-01

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John Wiley & Sons, Inc. operates as a research and education company worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Research, Academic, and Talent. The company offers scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, as well as related content and services to learned societies, individual researchers, other professionals, and academic, corporate, and government libraries. It publishes physical sciences and engineering, health sciences, social sciences, and humanities and life sciences journals; and provides a publishing software and service for scholarly and professional societies, and publishers to deliver, host, enhance, market, and manage their content on the web through the Literatum platform. In addition, it sells and distributes its products through various channels, including research libraries and library consortia, and independent subscription agents, as well as directly to professional society members, bookstores, online booksellers, and other customers. Further, it provides education publishing and professional learning products and services, including scientific, professional, and education print and digital books, digital courseware, and test preparation services to libraries, corporations, students, professionals, and researchers. Furthermore, it distributes its products through chain and online booksellers, libraries, colleges and universities, corporations, direct to consumer, websites, distributor networks, and other online applications; and offers talent development for professionals and businesses, assessments, and corporate learning. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. was founded in 1807 and is headquartered in Hoboken, New Jersey.


111 River Street, Hoboken, NJ, United States, 07030-5774