Pearson (PSON)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 100

574.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -1.00p
  • 52 Week High: 927.00
  • 52 Week Low: 423.50
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 752.41m
  • Volume: 1,978,556
  • Market Cap: 4,318.83m
  • RiskGrade: 244

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.

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Pearson Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 3.4% 3.2%
Div Cover 3.0 1.8
Op Mrgn 5.7% 8.9%
ROCE 8.7%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 9.9 17.7
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.1 1.2
Pr/Book 1.0  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -6.3% -9.0%
PBT -53.4% 35.3%
EPS -17.8% -43.8%
DPS 5.4% -7.2%

Pearson Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
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%
31-Dec-19 3,869.00 232.00 57.80p 11.0 n/a -18% 19.50p 3.1%

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-20 3,522.51 313.88 32.50p 17.7 n/a -44% 18.10p 3.2%
31-Dec-21 3,760.33 414.45 42.51p 13.5 0.4 +31% 20.93p 3.7%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Holding(s) in Company 02-Jul-2020 13:26 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 01-Jul-2020 14:55 RNS
Total Voting Rights - Replacement 01-Jul-2020 10:00 RNS

Latest Pearson Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
30-Jun-20 Buy Sidney Taurel 575.71p 4,880 28,094.67
30-Jun-20 Buy Michael Lynton 575.71p 2,335 13,442.84
30-Jun-20 Buy Linda Lorimer 575.71p 688 3,960.89

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 574.00p
Change Today -1.00p
% Change -0.17 %
52 Week High 927.00
52 Week Low 423.50
Volume 1,978,556
Shares Issued 752.41m
Market Cap 4,318.83m
RiskGrade 244

Pearson Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
69.20% above the market average69.20% above the market average69.20% above the market average69.20% above the market average69.20% above the market average
61.90% above the sector average61.90% above the sector average61.90% above the sector average61.90% above the sector average61.90% above the sector average
Price Trend
25.71% below the market average25.71% below the market average25.71% below the market average25.71% below the market average25.71% below the market average
20.00% above the sector average20.00% above the sector average20.00% above the sector average20.00% above the sector average20.00% above the sector average
Income
46.65% above the market average46.65% above the market average46.65% above the market average46.65% above the market average46.65% above the market average
20% below the sector average20% below the sector average20% below the sector average20% below the sector average20% below the sector average
Growth
90.16% below the market average90.16% below the market average90.16% below the market average90.16% below the market average90.16% below the market average
80% below the sector average80% below the sector average80% below the sector average80% below the sector average80% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 4
Buy 1
Neutral 6
Sell 1
Strong Sell 5
Total 17
neutral
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Pearson Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 26-Mar-20 15-Aug-19
Paid 07-May-20 13-Sep-19
Amount 13.50p 6.00p

Trades for 03-Jul-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 682,711 @ 574.00p
16:29 140 @ 573.20p
16:29 3 @ 573.20p
16:29 1,067 @ 573.20p
16:29 149 @ 573.20p

Pearson Key Personnel

CEO John Fallon
Chair Sidney Taurel

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