John Wiley & Sons Inc. reported fiscal first quarter adjusted earnings of $0.36 per share, which was below consensus of $0.67.
Sales fell - 0.1% year-on-year to $487.57 million, missing the consensus estimate of $501.60 million.
Revenue from Research was flat, Academic & Professional Learning decreased -5%, and that from Education Services rose by +7%. Adjusted EBITDA margin was 13.1%, narrowing from 19.5% a year ago.
John Wiley reaffirmed its FY23 forecast on sales range of $2.125 billion to $2.165 billion, compared to consensus expectation of $2.14 billion. The company’s adjusted EPS guidance is $3.70 to $4.05 a share, vs. consensus estimate of $3.85.
WLY saw its Momentum Indicator move above the 0 level on May 22, 2023. This is an indication that the stock could be shifting in to a new upward move. Traders may want to consider buying the stock or buying call options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 92 similar instances where the indicator turned positive. In of the 92 cases, the stock moved higher in the following days. The odds of a move higher are at .
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) for WLY just turned positive on May 17, 2023. Looking at past instances where WLY's MACD turned positive, the stock continued to rise in of 50 cases over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
WLY moved above its 50-day moving average on June 02, 2023 date and that indicates a change from a downward trend to an upward trend.
Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where WLY advanced for three days, in of 327 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
The Stochastic Oscillator entered the overbought zone. Expect a price pull-back in the foreseeable future.
Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where WLY declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
WLY broke above its upper Bollinger Band on June 02, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is set to drop as the stock moves back below the upper band and toward the middle band. You may want to consider selling the stock or exploring put options.
The Aroon Indicator for WLY entered a downward trend on May 22, 2023. This could indicate a strong downward move is ahead for the stock. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or buying put options.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is slightly undervalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (2.063) is normal, around the industry mean (2.242). P/E Ratio (20.661) is within average values for comparable stocks, (23.655). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (1.884) is also within normal values, averaging (1.740). Dividend Yield (0.036) settles around the average of (0.039) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (1.048) is also within normal values, averaging (17.280).
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to consistent earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating fairly steady price growth. WLY’s price grows at a lower rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating weak sales and an unprofitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating that the returns do not compensate for the risks. WLY’s unstable profits reported over time resulted in significant Drawdowns within these last five years. A stable profit reduces stock drawdown and volatility. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 89, placing this stock worse than average.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
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A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, WLY has been loosely correlated with RELX. These tickers have moved in lockstep 42% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is some statistical probability that if WLY jumps, then RELX could also see price increases.
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