Pearson (PSON)

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826.20p
   
  • Change Today:
      7.20p
  • 52 Week High: 1,027.50
  • 52 Week Low: 769.20
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 781.77m
  • Volume: 195,276
  • Market Cap: 6,459m
  • RiskGrade: 119

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 2.3% 2.5%
Div Cover 3.8 2.9
Op Mrgn 12.3% 13.4%
ROCE 17.4%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 11.7 14.0
PEG 0.4 n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.6 1.6
Pr/Book 1.4  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -8.5% -5.3%
PBT 18.3% 5.0%
EPS 29.9% -16.8%
DPS 8.8% 10.3%

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 3,909.94 522.96 58.51p 14.0 n/a -17% 20.40p 2.5%
31-Dec-20 3,948.89 562.41 61.64p 13.3 2.5 +5% 22.08p 2.7%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Shareholding 15-Aug-2019 14:03 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 09-Aug-2019 10:28 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 08-Aug-2019 14:22 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 826.20p
Change Today 7.20p
% Change 0.88 %
52 Week High 1,027.50
52 Week Low 769.20
Volume 195,276
Shares Issued 781.77m
Market Cap 6,459m
RiskGrade 119

Pearson Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
44.8% below the market average44.8% below the market average44.8% below the market average44.8% below the market average44.8% below the market average
40.62% below the sector average40.62% below the sector average40.62% below the sector average40.62% below the sector average40.62% below the sector average
Price Trend
15.38% above the market average15.38% above the market average15.38% above the market average15.38% above the market average15.38% above the market average
28.36% above the sector average28.36% above the sector average28.36% above the sector average28.36% above the sector average28.36% above the sector average
Income
17.82% below the market average17.82% below the market average17.82% below the market average17.82% below the market average17.82% below the market average
3.03% above the sector average3.03% above the sector average3.03% above the sector average3.03% above the sector average3.03% above the sector average
Growth
46.63% below the market average46.63% below the market average46.63% below the market average46.63% below the market average46.63% below the market average
39.68% below the sector average39.68% below the sector average39.68% below the sector average39.68% below the sector average39.68% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 4
Buy 0
Neutral 5
Sell 2
Strong Sell 7
Total 18
neutral
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Pearson Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 15-Aug-19 04-Apr-19
Paid 13-Sep-19 10-May-19
Amount 6.00p 13.00p

Trades for 21-Aug-2019

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Pearson Key Personnel

CEO John Fallon
Chair Sidney Taurel

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