JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A (NYSE:JW.A) Stock Price Crosses Above Two Hundred Day Moving Average of $44.91

JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A (NYSE:JW.A)’s share price passed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Tuesday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $44.91 and traded as high as $44.73. JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A shares last traded at $44.58, with a volume of 8,701 shares changing hands.

Separately, ValuEngine upgraded JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, August 1st.

The firm has a fifty day moving average of $44.43 and a 200-day moving average of $44.91. The firm has a market cap of $2.51 billion, a P/E ratio of 15.02 and a beta of 1.08. The company has a quick ratio of 0.61, a current ratio of 0.67 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79.

JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A (NYSE:JW.A) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, September 5th. The company reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.25 by ($0.04). The firm had revenue of $423.53 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $423.33 million. JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A had a net margin of 8.03% and a return on equity of 13.58%. Sell-side analysts anticipate that JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A will post 2.38 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 23rd. Investors of record on Tuesday, October 8th were issued a $0.34 dividend. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.06%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, October 7th. JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A’s dividend payout ratio is 45.95%.

About JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A (NYSE:JW.A)

John Wiley & Sons, Inc operates as a research and learning company worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Research, Publishing, and Solutions. The Research segment offers scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, as well as related content and services. This segment also publishes journals in the areas of physical sciences and engineering, health sciences, social science, and humanities and life sciences; and provides publishing software for scholarly and professional societies to deliver, host, enhance, market, and manage content on the Web.

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