John Wiley & Sons (NYSE:JW.A) had its target price increased by Stifel Nicolaus from $56.00 to $58.00 in a report released on Thursday morning. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a hold rating on the stock.

JW.A has been the topic of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of John Wiley & Sons from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $59.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Monday, September 11th. Sidoti cut shares of John Wiley & Sons from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 29th. Finally, TheStreet cut shares of John Wiley & Sons from a b- rating to a c rating in a research note on Thursday, September 7th.

John Wiley & Sons (NYSE JW.A) opened at $63.45 on Thursday. John Wiley & Sons has a 52 week low of $49.00 and a 52 week high of $64.10. The stock has a market cap of $3,629.28, a P/E ratio of 18.88 and a beta of 1.12. The company has a quick ratio of 0.55, a current ratio of 0.63 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54.

John Wiley & Sons (NYSE:JW.A) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, September 7th. The company reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.62 by ($0.03). John Wiley & Sons had a net margin of 9.33% and a return on equity of 19.04%. The business had revenue of $411.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $406.41 million. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.52 earnings per share. John Wiley & Sons’s revenue was up 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that John Wiley & Sons will post 3.32 EPS for the current year.

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John Wiley & Sons Company Profile

John Wiley & Sons, Inc provides knowledge and knowledge-enabled services in the areas of research, professional practice and education. The Company operates through three segments: Research, Professional Development and Education. Through the Research segment, the Company provides digital and print scientific, technical, medical and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services and advertising.

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