NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- WILEY JOHN & SONS (NYSE: JW.A) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it traded at $51.31 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $50.98. WILEY JOHN & SONS is changing hands at $51.31 with 1,004 shares traded as of 9:30 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 144,000 shares over the past 30 days.

WILEY JOHN & SONS has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 12.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 18.1, equal to the average media industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.4.
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TheStreet Ratings rates WILEY JOHN & SONS as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity, growth in earnings per share and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full WILEY JOHN & SONS Ratings Report.

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