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Last $61.55 USD
Change Today +0.89 / 1.47%
Volume 139.8K
JW/A On Other Exchanges
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As of 8:04 PM 03/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

wiley (john) & sons-class a (JW/A) Snapshot

Open
$60.44
Previous Close
$60.66
Day High
$61.90
Day Low
$60.43
52 Week High
02/25/15 - $65.50
52 Week Low
10/14/14 - $50.82
Market Cap
3.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
245.6K
EPS TTM
$3.35
Shares Outstanding
49.2M
EX-Date
12/24/14
P/E TM
18.4x
Dividend
$1.16
Dividend Yield
1.82%
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wiley (john) & sons-class a (JW/A) Details

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. provides knowledge and knowledge-enabled services in the areas of research, professional practice, and education worldwide. It operates in three segments: Research, Professional Development, and Education. The Research segment offers scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly research journals, books, reference works, databases, clinical decision support tools, laboratory manuals, and workflow tools in the areas of physical sciences and engineering, health sciences, social science and humanities, and life sciences. It serves academic, corporate, government, and public libraries; researchers; scientists; clinicians; engineers and technologists; scholarly and professional societies; students and professors; and bookstores, online booksellers, and other customers. This segment sells and distributes its products in digital and print formats through research libraries and library consortia and independent subscription agents, as well as directly The Professional Development segment acquires, develops, and publishes professional information and content through print and digital books, test preparation, assessments, online learning services, and certification and training services for business, finance, accounting, workplace learning, management, leadership, technology, behavioral health, engineering/architecture, and education communities. This segment distributes its products through chain and online booksellers, libraries, colleges and universities, corporations, Websites, distributor networks, and other online applications, as well as directly to consumers. The Education segment produces educational content and solutions, including online program management services for higher education institutions, and course management tools for instructors and students. This segment offers learning solutions through college bookstores and online distributors. The company was founded in 1807 and is headquartered in Hoboken, New Jersey.

5,100 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/27/14
Founded in 1807

wiley (john) & sons-class a (JW/A) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $869.2K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $525.0K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $421.6K
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $512.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

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.

 

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