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John Wiley & Sons Inc. (WLY) Stock Split History

John Wiley & Sons Inc. has split its stock 5 times since its initial public offering (IPO). The first stock split occurred on September 14, 1982 with the ratio of 5-for-2, meaning that for 2 shares of WLY owned pre-split, shareholders then owned 5 shares. 4 more splits have been implemented since then. The most recent stock split took place on June 01, 1999 on a 2-for-1 basis.

These splits have increased WLY stock's liquidity and made it more appealing to a larger group of investors. However, it's important to remember that these actions only change the number of shares and the price per share with no impact on John Wiley & Sons Inc.'s total market capitalization.

For more detailed information of John Wiley & Sons Inc.'s stock splits, view the table below:

WLY stock split list

Date Split Ratio
1999-06-01 2 - for - 1
1998-10-19 2 - for - 1
1995-10-19 2 - for - 1
1994-07-14 2 - for - 1
1982-09-14 5 - for - 2

Will John Wiley & Sons Inc. Stock Split in 2024?

The answer will depend on the decisions of the company's managers and market volatility. John Wiley & Sons Inc. has not made an official announcement regarding whether it will enact a stock split or reverse stock split, but it has a history of doing so when WLY stock prices become too high or too low for retail investors. Therefore, the ultimate decisions will certainly be made by John Wiley & Sons Inc.'s board of directors. Typically, no action is taken until its price per share reaches a specific threshold.

Stock Splits of Industry Leaders

Ticker Symbol Latest Split Date Split Ratio
NYT 1998-07-02 2 - for - 1
WLY 1999-06-01 2 - for - 1
SCHL 2001-01-17 2 - for - 1
LEE 2021-03-15 1 - for - 10
LEE 2021-03-15 1 - for - 10
DALN 2021-06-08 1 - for - 4
EDUC 2018-08-23 2 - for - 1
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