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John Wiley & Sons (WLYB) Competitors

$36.15
-0.96 (-2.59%)
(As of 05/29/2024 ET)

WLYB vs. PSO, WLY, SCHL, NYT, INGR, CHWY, DAR, POST, FRPT, and BROS

Should you be buying John Wiley & Sons stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of John Wiley & Sons include Pearson (PSO), John Wiley & Sons (WLY), Scholastic (SCHL), New York Times (NYT), Ingredion (INGR), Chewy (CHWY), Darling Ingredients (DAR), Post (POST), Freshpet (FRPT), and Dutch Bros (BROS).

John Wiley & Sons vs.

John Wiley & Sons (NYSE:WLYB) and Pearson (NYSE:PSO) are both mid-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, media sentiment and risk.

Pearson received 403 more outperform votes than John Wiley & Sons when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 48.26% of users gave Pearson an outperform vote while only 0.00% of users gave John Wiley & Sons an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
John Wiley & SonsOutperform Votes
No Votes
Underperform Votes
3
100.00%
PearsonOutperform Votes
403
48.26%
Underperform Votes
432
51.74%

In the previous week, Pearson had 8 more articles in the media than John Wiley & Sons. MarketBeat recorded 9 mentions for Pearson and 1 mentions for John Wiley & Sons. Pearson's average media sentiment score of 0.05 beat John Wiley & Sons' score of 0.00 indicating that Pearson is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
John Wiley & Sons
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Pearson
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

0.5% of John Wiley & Sons shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 2.1% of Pearson shares are held by institutional investors. 29.7% of John Wiley & Sons shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Pearson shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

John Wiley & Sons pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.8%. Pearson pays an annual dividend of $0.39 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. John Wiley & Sons pays out -48.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

John Wiley & Sons has a beta of 0.75, meaning that its stock price is 25% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Pearson has a beta of 0.44, meaning that its stock price is 56% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Pearson has a consensus target price of $12.30, suggesting a potential upside of 3.97%. Given Pearson's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Pearson is more favorable than John Wiley & Sons.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
John Wiley & Sons
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Pearson
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33

Pearson has a net margin of 0.00% compared to John Wiley & Sons' net margin of -8.14%. John Wiley & Sons' return on equity of 18.83% beat Pearson's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
John Wiley & Sons-8.14% 18.83% 5.88%
Pearson N/A N/A N/A

Pearson has higher revenue and earnings than John Wiley & Sons.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
John Wiley & Sons$2.02B1.01$17.23M-$2.88-12.89
Pearson$4.57B1.75$470.19MN/AN/A

Summary

Pearson beats John Wiley & Sons on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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WLYB vs. The Competition

MetricJohn Wiley & SonsBook publishing IndustryStaples SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$2.03B$2.62B$14.12B$17.48B
Dividend Yield3.66%3.20%2.75%3.53%
P/E Ratio-12.895.1119.0823.47
Price / Sales1.010.885.0810.00
Price / Cash4.916.5233.6119.29
Price / Book1.961.316.205.82
Net Income$17.23M$118.18M$552.59M$975.91M
7 Day Performance-2.85%-1.53%-0.70%-1.86%
1 Month Performance-2.34%-2.04%2.03%1.20%
1 Year Performance5.49%2.89%-4.68%22.01%

John Wiley & Sons Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
PSO
Pearson
0.4442 of 5 stars
$12.03
+0.7%
$12.30
+2.2%
+21.5%$8.15B$4.57B0.0018,360Short Interest ↑
WLY
John Wiley & Sons
1.6715 of 5 stars
$37.90
+1.6%
N/A+3.1%$2.07B$2.02B-13.168,800News Coverage
Positive News
SCHL
Scholastic
4.7043 of 5 stars
$37.02
-0.3%
N/A-11.8%$1.06B$1.70B25.536,760Short Interest ↓
NYT
New York Times
3.4947 of 5 stars
$49.89
+1.3%
$46.71
-6.4%
+38.2%$8.20B$2.43B33.265,900
INGR
Ingredion
4.4178 of 5 stars
$117.70
+0.0%
$127.17
+8.0%
+8.3%$7.73B$8.16B11.7911,600Short Interest ↑
Positive News
CHWY
Chewy
3.0914 of 5 stars
$16.57
+1.9%
$26.60
+60.5%
-44.5%$7.21B$11.15B207.1518,100Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
Gap Up
DAR
Darling Ingredients
4.7889 of 5 stars
$40.80
+0.5%
$70.80
+73.5%
-34.2%$6.52B$6.79B12.2215,800
POST
Post
3.1864 of 5 stars
$106.43
+0.8%
$113.67
+6.8%
+23.0%$6.45B$6.99B20.3911,430
FRPT
Freshpet
3.2958 of 5 stars
$130.69
+2.0%
$124.63
-4.6%
+110.3%$6.33B$766.90M726.101,083Short Interest ↓
Positive News
BROS
Dutch Bros
2.7916 of 5 stars
$34.10
-0.5%
$37.33
+9.5%
+26.0%$6.04B$965.78M189.4524,000Gap Down

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This page (NYSE:WLYB) was last updated on 5/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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