NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for John Wiley & Sons (NYSE: JW.A) is tomorrow, March 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 20 cents per share. At a price of $47.40 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7%.

The average volume for John Wiley & Sons has been 140,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. John Wiley & Sons has a market cap of $2.33 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 6.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. publishes and sells print and electronic products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.2, below the average media industry P/E ratio of 16.1 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates John Wiley & Sons as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full John Wiley & Sons Ratings Report.

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