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

JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A (NYSE:JW.A) updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.45-2.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS 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.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on JW.A shares. ValuEngine upgraded shares of JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Wednesday. TheStreet downgraded shares of JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A from a b- rating to a c+ rating in a research note on Monday, April 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A from a strong sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 7th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $63.50.

Shares of JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A stock opened at $47.26 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 0.56, a quick ratio of 0.58 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41. 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 market capitalization of $2.58 billion, a PE ratio of 15.97 and a beta of 1.06.

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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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