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Shares Outstanding
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EX-Date
09/29/14
P/E TM
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$1.16
Dividend Yield
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John Wiley & Sons, Inc. provides knowledge and knowledge-enabled services in the areas of research, professional practice, and education worldwide. It operates in three segments: Research, Professional Development, and Education. The Research segment offers scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly research journals, books, reference works, databases, clinical decision support tools, laboratory manuals, and workflow tools in the areas of physical sciences and engineering, health sciences, social science and humanities, and life sciences. It serves academic, corporate, government, and public libraries; researchers; scientists; clinicians; engineers and technologists; scholarly and professional societies; students and professors; and bookstores, online booksellers, and other customers. This segment sells and distributes its products in digital and print formats through research libraries and library consortia and independent subscription agents, as well as directly The Professional Development segment acquires, develops, and publishes professional information and content through print and digital books, test preparation, assessments, online learning services, and certification and training services for business, finance, accounting, workplace learning, management, leadership, technology, behavioral health, engineering/architecture, and education communities. This segment distributes its products through chain and online booksellers, libraries, colleges and universities, corporations, Websites, distributor networks, and other online applications, as well as directly to consumers. The Education segment produces educational content and solutions, including online program management services for higher education institutions, and course management tools for instructors and students. This segment offers learning solutions through college bookstores and online distributors. The company was founded in 1807 and is headquartered in Hoboken, New Jersey.

5,100 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/27/14
Founded in 1807

wiley (john) & sons-cl b (JW/B) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director,...
Total Annual Compensation: $869.2K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $525.0K
Chief Operations Officer and Executive Vice P...
Total Annual Compensation: $676.7K
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $512.5K
Executive Vice President of Global Research
Total Annual Compensation: $512.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

wiley (john) & sons-cl b (JW/B) Key Developments

Wiley Announces Leadership Changes for Research Business Segment

John Wiley & Sons Inc. announced changes to the leadership of its Research segment. The changes are designed to simplify the organizational structure and increase the focus on activities that drive value for authors, customers and partners in each part of the Research business. Philip Carpenter, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Research Communications will become a member of the Executive Leadership Team. Mr. Carpenter is a seasoned business leader with more than 25 years of experience in research publishing. He has led Wiley's research journal publishing business since 2012. In his expanded role, he will report directly to Stephen Smith, President and CEO. Mark Allin will assume responsibility for Research book programs in conjunction with his current responsibilities as Executive Vice President, Professional Development. As a result of these changes, Steven Miron will step down as Executive Vice President, Global Research and will retire from Wiley on November 30 following a 21 year career during which he made a significant contribution to the Company's success, playing a valuable leading role in Wiley's expansion in Asia since the mid-1990s and leading the Research segment from May 2010.

Wiley Announces Earnings Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2014; Reaffirms Earnings Guidance for 2014

Wiley announced earnings results for the first quarter of fiscal 2014. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of $411.0 million against $398.3 million a year ago. Operating income was $43.3 million against $44.7 million a year ago. EPS were $0.51 against $0.52 a year ago. Net debt was $470 million as on first quarter ended of 2014. Total capital expenditure was $22.7 million against $27.8 million a year ago. Free cash flow was $79.3 million against $106.1 million a year ago. Adjusted revenue growth was driven by strength in journal subscriptions and contributions from recent acquisitions in education (Deltak) and Professional Development (ELS). Adjusted operating income declined slightly as increased technology investment related to the company’s transformation initiatives offset revenue growth and margin rate improvements. Adjusted EPS improved slightly. Net debt was at $470 million versus $365 million at prior year due to fiscal 2013 Deltak and ELS acquisitions totaling $244 million in cash. For 2014, the company reaffirmed earnings guidance of low single digit revenue growth and EPS between $2.85 and $2.95, both on an adjusted basis.

Wiley, Safari's PubFactory Announce Strategic Partnership on Eve of 2104 Charleston Conference

John Wiley & Sons Inc. and Safari announced a strategic partnership that will deliver the next generation in digital reference platforms for students, faculty and librarians. Wiley Reference Library will combine Safari's PubFactory platform with Wiley's prestigious online reference portfolio. Wiley Reference Library will enhance the visibility and usability of Wiley's acclaimed reference materials and will include entry portals for key subjects allowing users to search within a subject, within an individual reference work, or across Wiley's entire reference portfolio. www.wileyreferencelibrary.com will be available in the first half of 2015.

 

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