John Wiley & Sons (NYSE:WLYB) Shares Gap Up to $40.10

Shares of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:WLYBGet Rating) gapped up prior to trading on Monday . The stock had previously closed at $40.10, but opened at $43.68. John Wiley & Sons shares last traded at $43.68, with a volume of 1 shares traded.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Separately, TheStreet cut shares of John Wiley & Sons from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 7th.

John Wiley & Sons Stock Down 1.0 %

The company has a quick ratio of 0.60, a current ratio of 0.64 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.85. The company has a market capitalization of $2.38 billion, a PE ratio of 20.72 and a beta of 0.72. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $48.24.

John Wiley & Sons Increases Dividend

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, July 20th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, July 6th were paid a $0.3475 dividend. This represents a $1.39 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.26%. This is a boost from John Wiley & Sons’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.35. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, July 5th. John Wiley & Sons’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 67.48%.

John Wiley & Sons Company Profile

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John Wiley & Sons, Inc operates as a research and education company worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Research Publishing & Platforms, Academic & Professional Learning, and Education Services. The Research Publishing & Platforms segment offers scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, as well as related content and services to learned societies, individual researchers, other professionals, and academic, corporate, and government libraries.

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