Pearson (PSON)

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Media

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818.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -2.00p
  • 52 Week High: 1,027.50
  • 52 Week Low: 769.20
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 781.77m
  • Volume: 1,253,773
  • Market Cap: 6,395m
  • RiskGrade: 116
  • Beta: 0.01

Pearson Overview

UK higher education-focused publisher of courseware and assessment services provider. Its product offering includes Wall Street English, a global language school for adults, online program management, academic and vocal qualifications and digital learning for schoolchildren. Pearson's stated strategy is to combine its core capabilities and learning technology with related services to enable its partners to achieve scale online.

1 Day Chart (23-08-2019)

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6 Month Chart

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Pearson Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 2.3% 2.5%
Div Cover 3.8 2.9
Op Mrgn 12.3% 13.4%
ROCE 17.4%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 11.6 14.0
PEG 0.4 n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.5 1.6
Pr/Book 1.4  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -8.5% -5.1%
PBT 18.3% 5.3%
EPS 29.9% -16.5%
DPS 8.8% 10.3%

Pearson Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-14 4,540.00 255.00 66.70p 17.8 n/a -5% 51.00p 4.3%
31-Dec-15 4,468.00 (433.00) 70.30p 10.5 2.1 +5% 52.00p 7.1%
31-Dec-16 4,552.00 (2,557.00) 58.80p 13.9 n/a -16% 52.00p 6.4%
31-Dec-17 4,513.00 421.00 54.10p 13.6 n/a -8% 17.00p 2.3%
31-Dec-18 4,129.00 498.00 70.30p 13.3 0.4 +30% 18.50p 2.0%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

Pearson Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-19 3,919.78 524.21 58.72p 13.9 n/a -16% 20.40p 2.5%
31-Dec-20 3,965.99 564.19 61.83p 13.2 2.5 +5% 22.08p 2.7%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Shareholding 15-Aug-2019 14:03 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 09-Aug-2019 10:28 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 08-Aug-2019 14:22 RNS

Latest Pearson Director Deals

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Note 2: RiskGrade figures are provided by RiskMetrics.

Note 3: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 4: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 5: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 6: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

Pearson Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 818.00p
Change Today -2.00p
% Change -0.24 %
52 Week High 1,027.50
52 Week Low 769.20
Volume 1,253,773
Shares Issued 781.77m
Market Cap 6,395m
Beta 0.01
RiskGrade 116

Pearson Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
43.56% below the market average43.56% below the market average43.56% below the market average43.56% below the market average43.56% below the market average
40.62% below the sector average40.62% below the sector average40.62% below the sector average40.62% below the sector average40.62% below the sector average
Price Trend
12.39% above the market average12.39% above the market average12.39% above the market average12.39% above the market average12.39% above the market average
22.39% above the sector average22.39% above the sector average22.39% above the sector average22.39% above the sector average22.39% above the sector average
Income
16.65% below the market average16.65% below the market average16.65% below the market average16.65% below the market average16.65% below the market average
3.03% above the sector average3.03% above the sector average3.03% above the sector average3.03% above the sector average3.03% above the sector average
Growth
46.84% below the market average46.84% below the market average46.84% below the market average46.84% below the market average46.84% below the market average
39.68% below the sector average39.68% below the sector average39.68% below the sector average39.68% below the sector average39.68% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 4
Buy 0
Neutral 5
Sell 2
Strong Sell 7
Total 18
neutral
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Pearson Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 15-Aug-19 04-Apr-19
Paid 13-Sep-19 10-May-19
Amount 6.00p 13.00p

Trades for 23-Aug-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
16:46 500 @ 824.88p
16:46 600 @ 824.77p
16:46 7,327 @ 822.29p
16:35 582,637 @ 818.00p
16:29 261 @ 818.60p

Pearson Key Personnel

CEO John Fallon
Chair Sidney Taurel

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