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Last $51.60 USD
Change Today -0.56 / -1.07%
Volume 101.0
JW/B On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
New York
As of 8:04 PM 08/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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

Open
$51.60
Previous Close
$52.16
Day High
$51.60
Day Low
$51.60
52 Week High
02/23/15 - $64.94
52 Week Low
08/24/15 - $48.24
Market Cap
3.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
277.1
EPS TTM
$3.49
Shares Outstanding
9.4M
EX-Date
07/2/15
P/E TM
14.8x
Dividend
$1.20
Dividend Yield
2.27%
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wiley (john) & sons-cl b (JW/B) Details

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, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $472.9K
Chief Financial & Operations Officer and Exec...
Total Annual Compensation: $616.7K
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $531.7K
Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice Pre...
Total Annual Compensation: $394.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

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

John Wiley’s Partnership with the University of Delaware Expands Access to Graduate Education

John Wiley & Sons Inc. announced a new partnership with the University of Delaware that will support the extension of the University's graduate education to new student markets. The partnership will help grow the current online Master of Education in Teacher Leadership program, and bring the current Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Master of Science in Cybersecurity degrees fully online The programs will enable online students to receive the same excellent educational resources, faculty teaching, and learning outcomes as their on-campus counterparts. Through the partnership, Wiley will provide market research and marketing, enrollment and retention, instructional design, online course delivery, and assessment services. These highly targeted services will allow the University of Delaware to attract and support new student populations as well as further the efforts, goals, and initiatives of the institution as outlined in the University of Delaware's new strategic plan, DelawareWill Shine [1], which stresses student success, affordability, and access.

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."

 

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