Companies - Wolters Kluwer

Price

 
Price
€ 42,22
Change
€ -0,24
Change %
-0,58%
Open
€ 42,46
High
€ 42,48
Low
€ 42,08
Volume
875.580

Profile

 
Profile
Wolters Kluwer is a leading multinational publisher and information provider. The company focuses on the following markets: medical, tax, legal, accountancy, financial services, laws and regulations, and education. In more than 80% of the markets where the company operates, it is the largest or second largest player in the field of information, software and services. All markets are served with strong durable brands, such as CCH in the United States, the largest supplier of products to tax-software products and scientific field; Ovid, the largest online supplier of medical information; and Kluwer, the leader in the Netherlands for information in the areas of legislation and tax.
Industry
Publishers
Description
Companies in the publishing industry print and sell books, magazines and newspapers. There are many areas in which a publisher can specialize, such as the aforementioned product categories, but also the information which is written in their products. There are publishers specialized in schoolbooks, literature etc. Many publishers are increasing their activities on the internet, besides their historical activities of printing paper. The business model of a publisher is thereby extended with generating advertisement revenue, in addition to selling books.

Key figures (2016)

 
The ratios below are calculated using the last known share price and the last known company financials.

Ratios per share

Price to Earnings
25,174
Price to Earnings (3 years)
26,664
Price to Earnings (5 years)
29,995
Price to earnings growth
2,310
Price/cashflow
14,499
Price/net cashflow
-76,459
Price/book value
4,688
Price to sales
2,865

Ratios for dividend

Dividend yield
1,87%
Pay out
47,11%

Valuation ratios

Market value/PE
4,688
Market value/turnover
2,865
Enterprise value/turnover
3,033

Return ratios

Return on private equity
18,62%
Return on total equity
5,55%
Profit margin
11,38%

Risk ratios

Solvability
0,298
Solvability
1,424
Current ratio
0,772
Debt to Equity
2,356

Value invest ratios

Grahams Number
€ -12,81
Grahams Value
€ -55,03
Grahams Product
118,006
Grahams Product (3 years)
124,993

2016

 

Profit and loss

Net profit (x 1 mln)
€ 489,00
Turnover (x 1 mln)
€ 4.297,00
Cashflow(x 1 mln)
€ 849,00
Net cashflow(x 1 mln)
€ -161,00

Balance

Private equity (x 1 mln)
€ 2.626,00
Foreign equity (x 1 mln)
€ 6.187,00
Current assets (x 1 mln)
€ 2.451,00
Current liabilities (x 1 mln)
€ 3.175,00
Working capital (x 1 mln)
€ -724,00
Balance total (x 1 mln)
€ 8.813,00

Share

Outstanding shares (x 1 mln)
291,600
Price year-end
€ 34,42
Dividend per share
€ 0,79
Earnings per share
€ 1,68
Cashflow per share
€ 2,91
Net cashflow per share
€ -0,55
Book value per share
€ 9,01
Stockmarket value (x 1 mln)
€ 10.036,87

History

 
Year
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
Net profit (x 1 mln)
€ 489,00
€ 423,00
€ 473,00
€ 345,00
€ 322,00
Turnover (x 1 mln)
€ 4.297,00
€ 4.208,00
€ 3.660,00
€ 3.565,00
€ 3.603,00
Price year-end
€ 34,42
€ 30,97
€ 25,35
€ 20,75
€ 15,48
Year high
€ 38,69
€ 33,56
€ 25,67
€ 21,01
€ 15,76
Year low
€ 28,24
€ 24,71
€ 18,62
€ 14,41
€ 11,39
Outstanding shares (x 1 mln)
291,600
293,600
295,100
295,700
296,900
Price to Earnings
20,525
21,492
15,816
17,781
14,269
Earnings per share
€ 1,68
€ 1,44
€ 1,60
€ 1,17
€ 1,08
Dividends
€ 0,79
€ 0,75
€ 0,71
€ 0,70
€ 0,69
Dividend yield
2,30%
2,42%
2,80%
3,37%
4,46%
Pay out
47,11%
52,06%
44,30%
60,00%
63,62%
Private equity (x 1 mln)
€ 2.626,00
€ 2.477,00
€ 2.121,00
€ 1.584,00
€ 1.557,00
PE per share
€ 9,01
€ 8,44
€ 7,19
€ 5,36
€ 5,24
Balance total (x 1 mln)
€ 8.813,00
€ 8.099,00
€ 7.367,00
€ 6.864,00
€ 6.556,00
Stockmarket value (x 1 mln)
€ 10.036,87
€ 9.091,32
€ 7.480,79
€ 6.134,30
€ 4.594,53

Company analysis

 

Analysis of profit indicators

Average profit per share (10 years)
€ 1,18
Standard deviation average profit
€ 0,44 (37,09%)
Average annual growth rate
14,14%
Compound annual growth percentage
6,84%