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John Wiley & Sons, Inc. provides knowledge and knowledge-enabled services in the areas of research, professional practice, and education worldwide. Its 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 company’s 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; and directly to consumers. Its Education segment provides educational content and solutions, such as course management tools for instructors and students; and online program services for higher education institutions through college bookstores and online distributors; and directly to institutions in digital and custom print formats, as well as the traditional print textbook. The company was founded in 1807 and is headquartered in Hoboken, New Jersey.

4,900 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/26/15
Founded in 1807

wiley (john) & sons-cl b (JW/B) Top Compensated Officers

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

wiley (john) & sons-cl b (JW/B) Key Developments

John Wiley and Sons Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend on Class A and Class B Common Stock, Payable on July 22, 2015

John Wiley and Sons announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.30 per share on its Class A and Class B Common Stock, payable on July 22, 2015 to shareholders of record on July 7, 2015. The new quarterly dividend reflects an increase of 3% over the previous quarterly dividend of $0.29 per share, and follows a 16% increase in June 2014.

John Wiley & Sons Mulls Acquisitions

John Wiley & Sons Inc. (NYSE:JW.A) intends to make acquisitions. Mark Allin, Wiley's President and Chief Executive Officer of the company said: "We are proud of our consistent cash flow performance and our history of strong shareholder returns. We expect further long-term improvement in free cash flow, including expected gains in profitability from our near-term investments, enabling us to continue making strategic acquisitions and return cash to shareholders."

John Wiley & Sons Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended April 30, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2016

John Wiley & Sons Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended April 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of $441,646,000 against $457,089,000 a year ago. Operating income was $58,063,000 against $47,542,000 a year ago. Income before taxes was $53,754,000 against $44,327,000 a year ago. Net income was $46,897,000 against $35,891,000 a year ago. Earnings per diluted share were $0.79 against $0.60 a year ago. Adjusted earnings per diluted share was $0.81 against $0.77 a year ago, due to restructuring savings, higher gross margins from the shift to digital, and a lower effective income tax rate. For the full year, the company reported revenue of $1,822,440,000 against $1,775,195,000 a year ago. Operating income was $237,739,000 against $206,673,000 a year ago. Income before taxes was $225,461,000 against $195,534,000 a year ago. Net income was $176,868,000 against $160,510,000 a year ago. Earnings per diluted share were $2.97 against $2.70 a year ago. Adjusted earnings per diluted share were $3.26 against $3.05 a year ago. Cash Provided by Operating Activities was $355,122,000 against $348,224,000 a year ago. Additions to technology, property and equipment were $69,221,000 against $57,564,000 a year ago. Net debt (long-term debt less cash and cash equivalents) at the end of April was $293 million. Fiscal Year 2016 outlook of low-single-digit revenue growth and flat EPS growth on a constant currency basis and excluding the adverse transitional impact of shifting to time-based journal subscription agreements. Free cash flow will be lower in fiscal 2016 due to near-term investments with Capex expected to increase by roughly $35 million. Driving the Capex increase is the investment in ERP and related systems, which will enable future operating efficiency gains. The increase in capital expenditures also includes the remodeling and transformation of Hoboken headquarters, which will enable consolidation savings and productivity gains over time. All in, the company continues to see very positive long-term trends for cash flow, including the expected gains in profitability from near-term investments in the business.


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