John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (WLY)

NYSE: WLY · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-1.70 (-3.54%)
Jul 5, 2022 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed

Total Valuation

WLY has a market cap or net worth of $2.58 billion. The enterprise value is $3.42 billion.

Market Cap 2.58B
Enterprise Value 3.42B

Important Dates

The latest earnings date was Wednesday, June 15, 2022, before market open.

Last Earnings Date Jun 15, 2022
Ex-Dividend Date Jul 5, 2022

Share Statistics

WLY has 55.74 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has decreased by -0.27% in one year.

Shares Outstanding 55.74M
Shares Change (YoY) -0.27%
Shares Change (QoQ) -0.06%
Owned by Insiders (%) 8.81%
Owned by Institutions (%) 93.74%
Float 44.68M

Valuation Ratios

The trailing PE ratio is 17.70 and the forward PE ratio is 10.88. WLY's PEG ratio is 1.69.

PE Ratio 17.70
Forward PE 10.88
PS Ratio 1.24
PB Ratio 2.26
P/FCF Ratio 10.19
PEG Ratio 1.69
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

The stock's EV/EBITDA ratio is 7.70, with a EV/FCF ratio of 13.50.

EV / Earnings 23.09
EV / Sales 1.64
EV / EBITDA 7.70
EV / EBIT 14.92
EV / FCF 13.50

Financial Position

The company has a current ratio of 0.57, with a Debt / Equity ratio of 0.82.

Current Ratio 0.57
Quick Ratio 0.45
Debt / Equity 0.82
Debt / EBITDA 2.11
Debt / FCF 3.71

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is 13.30%, which is not very high. The company has a high ROIC of 17.90%.

Return on Equity (ROE) 13.30%
Return on Assets (ROA) 4.40%
Return on Capital (ROIC) 17.90%
Revenue Per Employee $219,256
Profits Per Employee $15,611
Employee Count 9,500
Asset Turnover 0.62
Inventory Turnover 17.71


In the past 12 months, WLY has paid $61.35 million in taxes.

Income Tax 61.35M
Effective Tax Rate 29.26%

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has decreased by -23.39% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 0.78, so WLY's price volatility has been lower than the market average.

Beta (1Y) 0.78
52-Week Price Change -23.39%
50-Day Moving Average 50.30
200-Day Moving Average 52.04
Average Volume (30 Days) 225,353

Short Selling Information

The latest short interest is 1.22 million, so 2.19% of the outstanding shares have been sold short.

Short Interest 1.22M
Short % of Shares Out 2.19%
Short % of Float 2.73%
Short Ratio (days to cover) 8.36

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, WLY had revenue of $2.08 billion and earned 148.31 million in profits. Earnings per share was $2.62.

Revenue 2.08B
Gross Profit 1.38B
Operating Income 222.97M
Pretax Income 209.66M
Net Income 148.31M
EBITDA 444.63M
EBIT 229.46M
Earnings Per Share (EPS) $2.62
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $100.40 million in cash and $940.14 million in debt, giving a net cash position of -$839.75 million or -$15.07 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents 100.40M
Total Debt 940.14M
Net Cash -839.75M
Net Cash Per Share -$15.07
Book Value 1.14B
Book Value Per Share 20.49
Working Capital -418.55M
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was $339.10 million and capital expenditures -$85.47 million, giving a free cash flow of $253.63 million.

Operating Cash Flow 339.10M
Capital Expenditures -85.47M
Free Cash Flow 253.63M
FCF Per Share $4.55
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 66.36%, with operating and profit margins of 10.70% and 7.12%.

Gross Margin 66.36%
Operating Margin 10.70%
Pretax Margin 10.07%
Profit Margin 7.12%
EBITDA Margin 21.35%
EBIT Margin 11.02%
FCF Margin 12.18%

Dividends & Yields

This stock pays an annual dividend of $1.38, which amounts to a dividend yield of 2.98%.

Dividend Per Share $1.38
Dividend Yield 2.98%
Earnings Yield 5.74%
FCF Yield 9.81%
Dividend Growth (YoY) 0.58%
Payout Ratio 38.90%
Buyback Yield -0.24%
Shareholder Yield 2.74%
Dividend Details

Analyst Forecast

The average price target for WLY is $66.30, which is 42.98% higher than the current price. The consensus rating is "Buy".

Price Target $66.30
Price Target Difference 42.98%
Analyst Consensus Buy
Analyst Count 5
Stock Forecasts

Stock Splits

The last stock split was on June 1, 1999. It was a forward split with a ratio of 2:1.

Last Split Date Jun 1, 1999
Split Type Forward
Split Ratio 2:1