Pearson (PSON)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 100

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843.40p
   
  • Change Today:
      4.80p
  • 52 Week High: 1,027.50
  • 52 Week Low: 774.40
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 781.42m
  • Volume: 2,180,255
  • Market Cap: 6,590m
  • RiskGrade: 107

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 (18-04-2019)

1 Day Chart

6 Month Chart

6 Month Chart

Pearson Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 2.2% 2.4%
Div Cover 3.8 2.8
Op Mrgn 12.3% 13.9%
ROCE 17.4%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 12.0 14.8
PEG 0.4 n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.6 1.7
Pr/Book 1.5  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -8.5% -3.9%
PBT 18.3% 10.6%
EPS 29.9% -18.9%
DPS 8.8% 10.1%

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 3,966.16 550.62 57.01p 14.8 n/a -19% 20.37p 2.4%
31-Dec-20 3,951.43 610.04 62.20p 13.6 1.5 +9% 22.71p 2.7%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Form 20-F for the year ended 31 December 2018 05-Apr-2019 09:24 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 02-Apr-2019 13:48 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 02-Apr-2019 12:14 RNS

Latest Pearson Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
29-Mar-19 Buy Sidney Taurel 847.57p 3,094 26,223.88
29-Mar-19 Buy Michael Lynton 1,105.70p 345 3,814.67
29-Mar-19 Buy Linda Lorimer 847.57p 479 4,059.87

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

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 843.40p
Change Today 4.80p
% Change 0.57 %
52 Week High 1,027.50
52 Week Low 774.40
Volume 2,180,255
Shares Issued 781.42m
Market Cap 6,590m
RiskGrade 107

Pearson Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
42.74% below the market average42.74% below the market average42.74% below the market average42.74% below the market average42.74% below the market average
56.52% below the sector average56.52% below the sector average56.52% below the sector average56.52% below the sector average56.52% below the sector average
Price Trend
52.86% above the market average52.86% above the market average52.86% above the market average52.86% above the market average52.86% above the market average
51.43% above the sector average51.43% above the sector average51.43% above the sector average51.43% above the sector average51.43% above the sector average
Income
20.63% below the market average20.63% below the market average20.63% below the market average20.63% below the market average20.63% below the market average
33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average33.33% below the sector average
Growth
52.24% below the market average52.24% below the market average52.24% below the market average52.24% below the market average52.24% below the market average
45.45% below the sector average45.45% below the sector average45.45% below the sector average45.45% below the sector average45.45% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 2
Buy 0
Neutral 6
Sell 2
Strong Sell 8
Total 18
sell
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Pearson Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 04-Apr-19 16-Aug-18
Paid 10-May-19 14-Sep-18
Amount 13.00p 5.50p

Trades for 18-Apr-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
17:05 3,727 @ 843.21p
17:05 5 @ 841.20p
17:05 2 @ 841.20p
17:05 4,022 @ 838.25p
17:05 2,155 @ 834.50p

Pearson Key Personnel

CEO John Fallon
Chair Sidney Taurel

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