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Market Price

55.62 

0.18 0.3%

as of Feb 19 '19

52 Week Range:

39.90 56.34


Stock Analyzer Tutorials

S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


type: video (mp4); length: 3:30

Demonstrates how to use Stock Analyzer, shows how to analyze a stock and explains in detail "General Info" section of the Stock Analyzer result page.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


type: video (mp4); length: 5:10

Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


type: video (mp4); length: 5:09

Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Value Price

Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


type: video (mp4); length: 8:34

Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

Wolters Kluwer N.V., together with its subsidiaries, provides information, software, and services in Europe, North America, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company operates through four divisions: Health; Tax & Accounting; Governance, Risk & Compliance; and Legal & Regulatory. The Health division offers solutions in the areas of clinical decision support, clinical drug information, patient engagement, clinical terminologies, clinical surveillance, nursing education and practice, medical research, and continuing education services; and medical, nursing, and allied health journal and book publishing solutions to healthcare professionals, medical librarians, and corporate researchers. The Tax & Accounting division provides solutions in the areas of compliance, collaboration, internal and external audit management, and firm management to accounting firms; corporate finance, tax, and auditing departments; government agencies; corporations; libraries; and universities. The Governance, Risk & Compliance division offers solutions, such as legal compliance and enterprise-wide legal management, as well as addresses regulatory and industry requirements through workflow, analytics, and reporting solutions and services in financial markets. This division serves corporations and small business owners in various industries; banks; and securities and insurance firms. The Legal & Regulatory division provides information, analytics, software, and integrated workflow solutions to law firms, corporate legal departments, corporations, universities, and government agencies. The company has strategic partnership with CRMNEXT, Inc. Wolters Kluwer N.V. was founded in 1836 and is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Equity (BVPS) 4.19
4.94
4.57
5.40
4.52
5.20
5.08
5.39
7.51
8.34
8.56
growth rate 17.9% -7.5% 18.2% -16.3% 15.0% -2.3% 6.1% 39.3% 11.1% 2.6%
Earnings BIT 430.00
386.00
113.00
353.00
310.00
457.00
583.00
602.00
683.00
763.00
817.00
growth rate -10.2% -70.7% 212.4% -12.2% 47.4% 27.6% 3.3% 13.5% 11.7% 7.1%
Avg.PE 20.83
12.42
38.02
16.89
16.47
13.57
17.73
8.81
8.81
23.05
17.89
growth rate -40.4% 206.1% -55.6% -2.5% -17.6% 30.7% -50.3% 0.0% 161.6% -22.4%
ROA 16.78
5.40
1.90
4.57
1.81
4.86
5.14
6.65
5.47
5.78
7.75
growth rate -67.8% -64.8% 140.5% -60.4% 168.5% 5.8% 29.4% -17.7% 5.7% 34.1%
ROE 77.32
24.31
8.59
19.55
7.61
20.93
22.25
25.78
18.48
19.20
27.11
growth rate -68.6% -64.7% 127.6% -61.1% 175.0% 6.3% 15.9% -28.3% 3.9% 41.2%
ROIC 44.89
19.43
6.29
10.13
5.47
10.92
10.55
12.80
10.44
10.62
13.84
growth rate -56.7% -67.6% 61.1% -46.0% 99.6% -3.4% 21.3% -18.4% 1.7% 30.3%
Cur. Ratio 0.46
0.58
0.63
0.67
0.63
0.60
0.69
0.80
0.83
0.77
0.76
growth rate 26.1% 8.6% 6.4% -6.0% -4.8% 15.0% 15.9% 3.8% -7.2% -1.3%
Quick Ratio 0.42
0.53
0.59
0.63
0.55
0.50
0.60
0.68
0.72
0.68
0.60
growth rate 26.2% 11.3% 6.8% -12.7% -9.1% 20.0% 13.3% 5.9% -5.6% -11.8%
Leverage 4.48
4.52
4.54
4.07
4.34
4.27
4.39
3.50
3.28
3.36
3.66
growth rate 0.9% 0.4% -10.4% 6.6% -1.6% 2.8% -20.3% -6.3% 2.4% 8.9%
Balance Sheet Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Acct.Receivable 902.00
877.00
934.00
960.00
1,046.00
1,028.00
1,114.00
1,224.00
1,241.00
1,132.00
growth rate -2.8% 6.5% 2.8% 9.0% -1.7% 8.4% 9.9% 1.4% -8.8%
Acct.Payable 383.00
368.00
384.00
392.00
414.00
335.00
growth rate -3.9% 4.4% 2.1% 5.6% -19.1%
Cur.Assets 1,515.00
1,514.00
1,600.00
1,586.00
1,579.00
2,002.00
1,916.00
2,311.00
2,451.00
2,684.00
growth rate -0.1% 5.7% -0.9% -0.4% 26.8% -4.3% 20.6% 6.1% 9.5%
Total Assets 6,388.00
6,053.00
6,557.00
6,691.00
6,556.00
6,864.00
7,336.00
8,099.00
8,839.00
8,486.00
growth rate -5.2% 8.3% 2.0% -2.0% 4.7% 6.9% 10.4% 9.1% -4.0%
Cash 345.00
409.00
458.00
295.00
328.00
755.00
535.00
812.00
940.00
1,020.00
growth rate 18.6% 12.0% -35.6% 11.2% 130.2% -29.1% 51.8% 15.8% 8.5%
Inventory 86.00
79.00
85.00
81.00
95.00
104.00
120.00
140.00
118.00
95.00
growth rate -8.1% 7.6% -4.7% 17.3% 9.5% 15.4% 16.7% -15.7% -19.5%
Cur.Liabilities 2,614.00
2,398.00
2,380.00
2,517.00
2,655.00
2,914.00
2,393.00
2,770.00
3,202.00
3,518.00
growth rate -8.3% -0.8% 5.8% 5.5% 9.8% -17.9% 15.8% 15.6% 9.9%
Liabilities 4,974.00
4,719.00
4,945.00
5,151.00
4,998.00
5,280.00
5,215.00
5,622.00
6,213.00
6,161.00
growth rate -5.1% 4.8% 4.2% -3.0% 5.6% -1.2% 7.8% 10.5% -0.8%
LT Debt 986.00
1,914.00
1,742.00
1,712.00
2,158.00
1,918.00
1,909.00
2,304.00
2,306.00
2,314.00
2,040.00
growth rate 94.1% -9.0% -1.7% 26.1% -11.1% -0.5% 20.7% 0.1% 0.4% -11.8%
Equity 1,178.00
1,414.00
1,334.00
1,612.00
1,561.00
1,558.00
1,564.00
2,106.00
2,472.00
2,621.00
2,321.00
growth rate 20.0% -5.7% 20.8% -3.2% -0.2% 0.4% 34.7% 17.4% 6.0% -11.5%
Common Shares 305.00
288.00
290.00
300.00
302.00
300.00
300.00
299.00
297.00
295.00
287.00
growth rate -5.6% 0.7% 3.5% 0.7% -0.7% 0.0% -0.3% -0.7% -0.7% -2.7%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Capital Expenditures 125.00
140.00
123.00
138.00
143.00
144.00
148.00
148.00
188.00
224.00
210.00
growth rate 12.0% -12.1% 12.2% 3.6% 0.7% 2.8% 0.0% 27.0% 19.2% -6.3%
Cash Dividends 111.00
125.00
125.00
118.00
127.00
92.00
204.00
207.00
263.00
222.00
229.00
growth rate 12.6% 0.0% -5.6% 7.6% -27.6% 121.7% 1.5% 27.1% -15.6% 3.2%
Cash From OA 512.00
521.00
510.00
532.00
528.00
590.00
627.00
663.00
843.00
927.00
940.00
growth rate 1.8% -2.1% 4.3% -0.8% 11.7% 6.3% 5.7% 27.2% 10.0% 1.4%
FCF per Share 1.27
1.32
1.32
1.35
1.22
1.58
1.60
1.60
1.85
2.36
2.48
growth rate 3.9% 0.0% 2.3% -9.6% 29.5% 1.3% 0.0% 15.6% 27.6% 5.1%
FCF 387.00
381.00
387.00
401.00
393.00
475.00
482.00
497.00
655.00
703.00
730.00
growth rate -1.6% 1.6% 3.6% -2.0% 20.9% 1.5% 3.1% 31.8% 7.3% 3.8%
Income Statement Dec '07 Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Dec '17
Sales 3,410.00
3,374.00
3,425.00
3,308.00
3,354.00
3,597.00
3,565.00
3,660.00
4,208.00
4,286.00
4,422.00
growth rate -1.1% 1.5% -3.4% 1.4% 7.3% -0.9% 2.7% 15.0% 1.9% 3.2%
Op.Income 503.00
234.00
498.00
428.00
333.00
583.00
602.00
683.00
763.00
817.00
growth rate -53.5% 112.8% -14.1% -22.2% 75.1% 3.3% 13.5% 11.7% 7.1%
IBT 386.00
113.00
370.00
310.00
442.00
490.00
512.00
542.00
655.00
765.00
growth rate -70.7% 227.4% -16.2% 42.6% 10.9% 4.5% 5.9% 20.9% 16.8%
Net Income 313.00
118.00
288.00
120.00
333.00
345.00
473.00
423.00
489.00
670.00
growth rate -62.3% 144.1% -58.3% 177.5% 3.6% 37.1% -10.6% 15.6% 37.0%
EPS 3.01
1.09
0.40
0.96
0.40
1.04
1.15
1.58
1.42
1.66
2.33
growth rate -63.8% -63.3% 140.0% -58.3% 160.0% 10.6% 37.4% -10.1% 16.9% 40.4%
Gross Profit 2,177.00
2,172.00
2,199.00
2,191.00
2,240.00
2,427.00
2,422.00
2,487.00
2,885.00
2,971.00
3,087.00
growth rate -0.2% 1.2% -0.4% 2.2% 8.4% -0.2% 2.7% 16.0% 3.0% 3.9%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18
Earnings BIT 176.50
232.00
232.00
182.50
182.50
growth rate 31.4% 0.0% -21.3% 0.0%
Balance Sheet Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18
Acct.Receivable 1,184.00
1,132.00
1,132.00
1,106.00
1,106.00
growth rate -4.4% 0.0% -2.3% 0.0%
Acct.Payable 333.00
335.00
335.00
273.00
273.00
growth rate 0.6% 0.0% -18.5% 0.0%
Cur.Assets 2,303.00
2,684.00
2,684.00
1,832.00
1,832.00
growth rate 16.5% 0.0% -31.7% 0.0%
Total Assets 8,634.00
8,486.00
8,486.00
7,726.00
7,726.00
growth rate -1.7% 0.0% -9.0% 0.0%
Cash 1,009.00
1,020.00
1,020.00
654.00
654.00
growth rate 1.1% 0.0% -35.9% 0.0%
Inventory 110.00
95.00
95.00
72.00
72.00
growth rate -13.6% 0.0% -24.2% 0.0%
Cur.Liabilities 3,478.00
3,518.00
3,518.00
2,852.00
2,852.00
growth rate 1.2% 0.0% -18.9% 0.0%
Liabilities 6,221.00
6,161.00
6,161.00
5,491.00
5,491.00
growth rate -1.0% 0.0% -10.9% 0.0%
LT Debt 2,049.00
2,040.00
2,040.00
2,043.00
2,043.00
growth rate -0.4% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0%
Equity 2,408.00
2,321.00
2,321.00
2,234.00
2,234.00
growth rate -3.6% 0.0% -3.8% 0.0%
Common Shares 36.00
35.00
35.00
35.00
35.00
growth rate -2.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Cash Flow Statement Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18
Capital Expenditures 48.00
57.00
57.00
44.00
44.00
growth rate 18.8% 0.0% -22.8% 0.0%
Cash Dividends 86.00
28.50
28.50
90.50
90.50
growth rate -66.9% 0.0% 217.5% 0.0%
Cash From OA 171.00
299.00
299.00
159.50
159.50
growth rate 74.9% 0.0% -46.7% 0.0%
FCF 123.00
242.00
242.00
115.50
115.50
growth rate 96.8% 0.0% -52.3% 0.0%
Income Statement Jun '17 Sep '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jun '18
Sales 1,087.00
1,124.00
1,124.00
1,010.00
1,010.00
growth rate 3.4% 0.0% -10.1% 0.0%
Op.Income 176.50
232.00
232.00
182.50
182.50
growth rate 31.4% 0.0% -21.3% 0.0%
IBT 169.00
213.50
213.50
237.50
237.50
growth rate 26.3% 0.0% 11.2% 0.0%
Net Income 133.00
202.00
202.00
179.50
179.50
growth rate 51.9% 0.0% -11.1% 0.0%
Gross Profit 751.00
792.50
792.50
704.50
704.50
growth rate 5.5% 0.0% -11.1% 0.0%

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

C (60.35)

YOY Growth Grade:

D (40.87)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 20.94 20.80 21.13
EPS / Growth 24.4% 2.67 6.5%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 3.9%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 3.9% 5.2% 5.2%
Future PE 7.88 17.50 17.50
Future EPS 3.94 4.45 4.45
Value Price
MOS %
7.67
-86.2%
19.24
-65.4%
19.24
-65.4%
MOS Price 3.83 9.62 9.62
IRT 15.04 13.93 13.93

Graham Number:

NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

Read more about Graham Number in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

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