JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A (NYSE:JW.A) Updates FY20 Earnings Guidance

JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A (NYSE:JW.A) updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.45-2.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.19. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.84-1.87 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.84 billion.

A number of research firms have issued reports on JW.A. ValuEngine cut shares of JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 19th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A from a strong sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 7th. Finally, TheStreet cut shares of JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A from a b- rating to a c+ rating in a research report on Monday, April 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A presently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of $63.50.

Shares of NYSE JW.A opened at $43.08 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $2.46 billion, a PE ratio of 12.56 and a beta of 1.06. JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A has a 52-week low of $40.66 and a 52-week high of $71.75. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53, a quick ratio of 0.58 and a current ratio of 0.64.

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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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