NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- WILEY JOHN & SONS (NYSE: JW.A) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it traded at $48.80 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $48.78. WILEY JOHN & SONS is changing hands at $48.80 with 14,090 shares traded as of 10:25 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 142,500 shares over the past 30 days.

WILEY JOHN & SONS has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, publishes print and electronic products that provide content and digital solutions to customers worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.1, equal to the average media industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.3.

TheStreet Ratings rates WILEY JOHN & SONS as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, notable return on equity, compelling growth in net income, increase in stock price during the past year and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally poor debt management on most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full WILEY JOHN & SONS Ratings Report.

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