JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A (NYSE:JW.A)’s stock price crossed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Friday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $45.32 and traded as high as $46.70. JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A shares last traded at $46.35, with a volume of 118,400 shares trading hands.

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

The company has a market capitalization of $2.55 billion, a P/E ratio of 15.67 and a beta of 1.09. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79, a quick ratio of 0.61 and a current ratio of 0.67. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $43.87 and a 200 day moving average price of $45.32.

JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A (NYSE:JW.A) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, June 11th. The company reported $1.05 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $491.18 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $490.00 million. JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A had a return on equity of 13.58% and a net margin of 8.03%. As a group, sell-side analysts expect that JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A will post 2.38 earnings per share for the current year.

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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