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Last $61.55 USD
Change Today +0.89 / 1.47%
Volume 139.8K
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wiley (john) & sons-class a (JW/A) Key Developments

John Wiley & Sons Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended January 31, 2015; Reaffirms Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2015

John Wiley & Sons Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended January 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of $465,905,000 compared to $457,933,000 a year ago. Operating Income was $54,042,000 compared to $73,380,000 a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $78,076,000 compared to $77,636,000 a year ago. Income before taxes was $53,260,000 compared to $70,390,000 a year ago. Adjusted income before income tax was $77,294,000 compared to $74,646,000 a year ago. Net Income was $42,548,000 compared to $52,489,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income was $58,904,000 compared to $55,398,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $0.72 compared to $0.88 a year ago. Adjusted diluted earnings per share of $0.99 compared to $0.93 a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported revenue of $1,380,794,000 compared to $1,318,106,000 a year ago. Operating Income was $179,676,000 compared to $159,131,000 a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $203,555,000 compared to $191,244,000 a year ago. Income before taxes was $171,707,000 compared to $151,207,000 a year ago. Adjusted income before income tax was $195,586,000 compared to $183,320,000 a year ago. Net Income was $129,971,000 compared to $124,619,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income was $146,196,000 compared to $135,606,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were $2.18 compared to $2.10 a year ago. Adjusted diluted earnings per share of $2.45 compared to $2.28 a year ago. Cash provided by operating activities was $154,151,000 compared to $153,797,000 a year ago. Additions to technology, property and equipment were $47,293,000 compared to $38,733,000 a year ago. Free Cash Flow was $79,986,000 compared to $84,604,000 a year ago. Net debt grew $110 million over prior year due to Talent Solutions acquisitions, which were acquired for a combined $214 million in cash. The company reaffirms its fiscal year 2015 outlook of mid-single-digit revenue growth on a constant currency basis and adjusted EPS in a range of $3.25 to $3.35.

John Wiley & Sons Inc., Q3 2015 Earnings Call, Mar 10, 2015

John Wiley & Sons Inc., Q3 2015 Earnings Call, Mar 10, 2015

Steve Smith President and CEO of John Wiley & Sons Inc., to Take Medical Leave; Accelerates COO Mark Allin to Lead in the Interim

John Wiley & Sons Inc. announced that President and Chief Executive Officer, Stephen M. Smith, has been diagnosed with a recurrence of urological cancer and will be taking a period of medical leave in order to focus on treatment. As a result, the company has accelerated its previously announced promotion of Mark Allin to Chief Operating Officer (COO), to be effective February 10, 2015. In this role and during this period, Wiley’s Executive Leadership Team will report to Mr. Allin, and Mr. Allin will report to the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. Mr. Allin, a 14-year Wiley veteran, is currently the Executive Vice President, Professional Development, and was formerly the Managing Director of Wiley Asia. He was originally scheduled to take on the COO role effective May 1, 2015.

John Wiley & Sons Appoints Mark Allin as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Effective May 1, 2015

John Wiley & Sons has appointed Mark Allin as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective May 1, 2015. In this new role, Allin will continue to report to Steve Smith, President and CEO, and have strategic and operational responsibility for Wiley's three businesses. Allin joined Wiley with the acquisition of Capstone in 2000 (where he was co-founder), after holding numerous senior positions at Blackwell, Simon & Schuster, and Pearson. In 2003, he became Vice President and Managing Director, Wiley Asia. In 2010, Allin was promoted to Senior Vice President, Professional Development.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Mark Allin as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Effective May 1, 2015

John Wiley & Sons Inc. announced the appointment of Mark Allin as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective May 1, 2015. In this new role, Mr. Allin will continue to report to Steve Smith, President and CEO, and have strategic and operational responsibility for Wiley as three businesses. Mr. Allin previously served as Executive Vice President, Professional Development. Mr. Allin joined Wiley with the acquisition of Capstone in 2000 (where he was co-founder), after holding numerous senior positions at Blackwell, Simon & Schuster, and Pearson. In 2003, he became Vice President and Managing Director, Wiley Asia, providing him with extensive experience across all three Wiley businesses. In 2010, Mr. Allin was promoted to Senior Vice President, Professional Development.

 

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