JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A (NYSE:JW.A) issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday morning. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.35-2.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.36. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.855-1.885 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.87 billion.

Shares of NYSE JW.A opened at $47.40 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.67 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.01 and a beta of 1.08. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79, a current ratio of 0.67 and a quick ratio of 0.61. JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A has a one year low of $40.66 and a one year high of $55.37. The firm’s 50 day simple moving average is $46.11 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $44.95.

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

About JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL 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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