How Will John Wiley & Sons (JW.A) Stock Be Affected By Its Fourth Quarter Earnings Results?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- John Wiley & Sons (JW.A) released its fourth quarter earnings before the bell onTuesday, reporting earnings and revenue ahead of analysts expectations for the quarter.

The academic publishing company reported a 2% year over year revenue increase to $457 million, ahead of analysts $441 million estimates.

The company also reported earnings of 77 cents per share, up 6 cents from the previous year's earnings.

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TheStreet Ratings team rates WILEY (JOHN) & SONS as a Buy with a ratings score of B. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:

"We rate WILEY (JOHN) & SONS (JW.A) a BUY. This is driven by multiple strengths, which we believe should have a greater impact than any weaknesses, and should give investors a better performance opportunity than most stocks we cover. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow."

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