Pearson (PSON)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 100

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902.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -9.00p
  • 52 Week High: 1,027.50
  • 52 Week Low: 696.60
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 781.41m
  • Volume: 2,415,889
  • Market Cap: 7,048m
  • RiskGrade: 122
  • Beta: 0.02

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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 (19-02-2019)

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6 Month Chart

6 Month Chart

Pearson Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 1.9% 2.2%
Div Cover 3.2 3.1
Op Mrgn 8.3% 11.4%
ROCE 18.0%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 16.7 14.4
PEG n/a 0.9
Pr/Revenue 1.6 1.7
Pr/Book 1.8  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -0.9% -6.2%
PBT n/a 15.0%
EPS -8.0% 15.7%
DPS -67.3% 18.2%

Pearson Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-13 5,069.00 382.00 70.10p 19.1 n/a -15% 48.00p 3.6%
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%

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-18 4,234.17 484.27 62.60p 14.4 0.9 +16% 20.09p 2.2%
31-Dec-19 4,275.64 536.56 58.51p 15.4 n/a -6% 20.92p 2.3%
31-Dec-20 4,309.85 603.68 64.80p 13.9 1.3 +11% 23.11p 2.5%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Holding(s) in Company 18-Feb-2019 10:21 RNS
Disposal 18-Feb-2019 07:00 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 15-Feb-2019 09:44 RNS

Latest Pearson Director Deals

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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 902.00p
Change Today -9.00p
% Change -0.99 %
52 Week High 1,027.50
52 Week Low 696.60
Volume 2,415,889
Shares Issued 781.41m
Market Cap 7,048m
Beta 0.02
RiskGrade 122

Pearson Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
4.87% above the market average4.87% above the market average4.87% above the market average4.87% above the market average4.87% above the market average
5.88% below the sector average5.88% below the sector average5.88% below the sector average5.88% below the sector average5.88% below the sector average
Price Trend
79.30% above the market average79.30% above the market average79.30% above the market average79.30% above the market average79.30% above the market average
74.29% above the sector average74.29% above the sector average74.29% above the sector average74.29% above the sector average74.29% above the sector average
Income
45.81% below the market average45.81% below the market average45.81% below the market average45.81% below the market average45.81% below the market average
48.57% below the sector average48.57% below the sector average48.57% below the sector average48.57% below the sector average48.57% below the sector average
Growth
73.15% below the market average73.15% below the market average73.15% below the market average73.15% below the market average73.15% below the market average
69.7% below the sector average69.7% below the sector average69.7% below the sector average69.7% below the sector average69.7% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 1
Buy 0
Neutral 6
Sell 2
Strong Sell 9
Total 18
sell
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Pearson Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 16-Aug-18 05-Apr-18
Paid 14-Sep-18 11-May-18
Amount 5.50p 12.00p

Trades for 19-Feb-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
17:01 20,000 @ 900.60p
17:01 20,000 @ 900.60p
17:01 40,000 @ 900.60p
16:35 1,062,277 @ 902.00p
16:29 200 @ 900.80p

Pearson Key Personnel

CEO John Fallon
Chair Sidney Taurel

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