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John Wiley & Sons Inc (JW.A) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on April 30, 2017

John Wiley & Sons Inc (NYSE:JW.A) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on April 30, 2017. John Wiley & Sons Inc is a content publisher having its major market in the United States. Among its products are of academic journals, books and online education program management solutions. John Wiley & Sons Inc has a market cap of $3.03 billion; its shares were traded at around $52.95 with a P/E ratio of 27.02 and P/S ratio of 1.83. The dividend yield of John Wiley & Sons Inc stocks is 2.35%. John Wiley & Sons Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 1.80% over the past ten years.

For the last quarter John Wiley & Sons Inc reported a revenue of $452.2 million, compared with the revenue of $434.3 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $1.7 billion, a decrease of 0.5% from the previous year. For the last five years John Wiley & Sons Inc had an average revenue decline of 0.6% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $1.95 for the year, a decline of 21.4% from the previous year. Over the last five years John Wiley & Sons Inc had an average EPS decline of 7.4% a year. The John Wiley & Sons Inc had a decent operating margin of 12%, compared with the operating margin of 10.89% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of John Wiley & Sons Inc is 13.26%. The profitability rank of the company is 7 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, John Wiley & Sons Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $58.5 million, compared with $363.8 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $365.0 million, compared with $605.0 million in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is at a comfortable level of 12.2. John Wiley & Sons Inc has a financial strength rank of 4 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $52.95, John Wiley & Sons Inc is traded at close to its historical median P/S valuation band of $48.86 . The P/S ratio of the stock is 1.83, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.67. The stock gained 12.86% during the past 12 months.

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