Pearson (PSON)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 100

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576.50p
   
  • Change Today:
      10.00p
  • 52 Week High: 832.50
  • 52 Week Low: 563.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 823.05m
  • Volume: 2,969,085
  • Market Cap: 4,744.88m
  • RiskGrade: 110

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 (22-09-2017)

6 Month Chart

Pearson Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 9.0% 2.9%
Div Cover 1.1 2.9
Op Mrgn -57.0% 10.2%
ROCE n/a  
Latest F'cast
P/E 9.8 12.1
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.0 1.0
Pr/Book 1.1  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 1.9% 0.6%
PBT n/a n/a
EPS -16.4% -19.3%
DPS n/a -68.2%

Pearson Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-12 4,959.00 391.00 82.60p 14.4 n/a -4% 45.00p 3.8%
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%

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-17 4,580.86 467.55 47.46p 12.1 n/a -19% 16.52p 2.9%
31-Dec-18 4,492.13 452.35 48.51p 11.9 5.4 +2% 17.56p 3.1%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Holding(s) in Company 20-Sep-2017 13:20 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 18-Sep-2017 15:11 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 11-Sep-2017 15:11 RNS

Latest Pearson Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
15-Sep-17 Buy Dividends Lincoln Wallen 580.64p 27 156.77
30-Jun-17 Buy Sidney Taurel 691.67p 2,104 14,552.67
30-Jun-17 Buy Linda Lorimer 691.67p 582 4,025.50

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 576.50p
Change Today 10.00p
% Change 1.77 %
52 Week High 832.50
52 Week Low 563.00
Volume 2,969,085
Shares Issued 823.05m
Market Cap 4,744.88m
RiskGrade 110

Pearson Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
85.62% above the market average85.62% above the market average85.62% above the market average85.62% above the market average85.62% above the market average
69.70% above the sector average69.70% above the sector average69.70% above the sector average69.70% above the sector average69.70% above the sector average
Price Trend
75.9% below the market average75.9% below the market average75.9% below the market average75.9% below the market average75.9% below the market average
75.34% below the sector average75.34% below the sector average75.34% below the sector average75.34% below the sector average75.34% below the sector average
Income
33.01% above the market average33.01% above the market average33.01% above the market average33.01% above the market average33.01% above the market average
12.82% above the sector average12.82% above the sector average12.82% above the sector average12.82% above the sector average12.82% above the sector average
Growth
82.28% below the market average82.28% below the market average82.28% below the market average82.28% below the market average82.28% below the market average
80.28% below the sector average80.28% below the sector average80.28% below the sector average80.28% below the sector average80.28% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 5
Buy 0
Neutral 7
Sell 2
Strong Sell 7
Total 21
neutral
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Pearson Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 17-Aug-17 06-Apr-17
Paid 15-Sep-17 12-May-17
Amount 5.00p 34.00p

Trades for 22-Sep-2017

Time Volume / Share Price
17:03 10,888 @ 575.07p
17:02 842 @ 566.02p
17:02 96,366 @ 573.27p
16:59 215 @ 574.09p
16:59 6,837 @ 576.12p

Pearson Key Personnel

CEO John Fallon
Chair Sidney Taurel

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