Pearson (PSON)

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884.20p
   
  • Change Today:
      1.00p
  • 52 Week High: 924.80
  • 52 Week Low: 566.50
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 780.67m
  • Volume: 5,269,355
  • Market Cap: 6,903m
  • RiskGrade: 98
  • Beta: 0.02

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 (15-06-2018)

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6 Month Chart

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Pearson Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 1.9% 2.1%
Div Cover 3.2 2.7
Op Mrgn 8.3% 11.3%
ROCE 18.0%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 16.3 17.5
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.5 1.6
Pr/Book 1.7  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -0.9% -6.8%
PBT n/a 13.3%
EPS -8.0% -6.5%
DPS -67.3% 9.3%

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 4,205.92 477.05 50.60p 17.5 n/a -6% 18.58p 2.1%
31-Dec-19 4,196.38 534.25 57.61p 15.3 1.1 +14% 21.78p 2.5%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Holding(s) in Company 08-Jun-2018 14:51 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 04-Jun-2018 09:00 RNS
Block listing Interim Review 01-Jun-2018 09:21 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 884.20p
Change Today 1.00p
% Change 0.11 %
52 Week High 924.80
52 Week Low 566.50
Volume 5,269,355
Shares Issued 780.67m
Market Cap 6,903m
Beta 0.02
RiskGrade 98

Pearson Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
14.72% above the market average14.72% above the market average14.72% above the market average14.72% above the market average14.72% above the market average
34.29% above the sector average34.29% above the sector average34.29% above the sector average34.29% above the sector average34.29% above the sector average
Price Trend
60.34% above the market average60.34% above the market average60.34% above the market average60.34% above the market average60.34% above the market average
43.24% above the sector average43.24% above the sector average43.24% above the sector average43.24% above the sector average43.24% above the sector average
Income
21.66% below the market average21.66% below the market average21.66% below the market average21.66% below the market average21.66% below the market average
5.26% below the sector average5.26% below the sector average5.26% below the sector average5.26% below the sector average5.26% below the sector average
Growth
74.34% below the market average74.34% below the market average74.34% below the market average74.34% below the market average74.34% below the market average
72.22% below the sector average72.22% below the sector average72.22% below the sector average72.22% below the sector average72.22% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 3
Buy 0
Neutral 6
Sell 2
Strong Sell 8
Total 19
sell
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Pearson Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 05-Apr-18 17-Aug-17
Paid 11-May-18 15-Sep-17
Amount 12.00p 5.00p

Trades for 15-Jun-2018

Time Volume / Share Price
17:11 5,219 @ 877.00p
16:56 54,800 @ 884.20p
16:55 36,300 @ 880.91p
16:55 739 @ 887.30p
16:55 1,544 @ 887.44p

Pearson Key Personnel

CEO John Fallon
Chair Sidney Taurel

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