Pearson (PSON)

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699.50p
   
  • Change Today:
      0.50p
  • 52 Week High: 975.00
  • 52 Week Low: 573.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 822.59m
  • Volume: 592,025
  • Market Cap: 5,754m
  • RiskGrade: 201
  • Beta: 0.77

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 7.4% 3.5%
Div Cover 1.1 2.0
Op Mrgn -57.0% 10.7%
ROCE n/a  
Latest F'cast
P/E 11.9 14.2
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.3 1.3
Pr/Book 1.3  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 1.9% 0.5%
PBT n/a n/a
EPS -16.4% -16.9%
DPS n/a -53.3%

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 4,576.14 487.95 48.88p 14.3 n/a -17% 24.27p 3.5%
31-Dec-18 4,505.87 514.62 49.89p 14.0 6.8 +2% 24.73p 3.5%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Shareholding 25-May-2017 11:27 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 15-May-2017 13:32 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 10-May-2017 10:07 RNS

Latest Pearson Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
17-May-17 Buy Melinda Wolfe 691.83p 2,955 20,443.64
12-May-17 Buy Lincoln Wallen 710.93p 117 831.79
05-May-17 Buy Sidney Taurel 725.65p 2,000 14,512.96

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 699.50p
Change Today 0.50p
% Change 0.07 %
52 Week High 975.00
52 Week Low 573.00
Volume 592,025
Shares Issued 822.59m
Market Cap 5,754m
Beta 0.77
RiskGrade 201

Pearson Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
66.26% above the market average66.26% above the market average66.26% above the market average66.26% above the market average66.26% above the market average
55.22% above the sector average55.22% above the sector average55.22% above the sector average55.22% above the sector average55.22% above the sector average
Price Trend
79.05% below the market average79.05% below the market average79.05% below the market average79.05% below the market average79.05% below the market average
78.38% below the sector average78.38% below the sector average78.38% below the sector average78.38% below the sector average78.38% below the sector average
Income
61.44% above the market average61.44% above the market average61.44% above the market average61.44% above the market average61.44% above the market average
38.46% above the sector average38.46% above the sector average38.46% above the sector average38.46% above the sector average38.46% above the sector average
Growth
81.07% below the market average81.07% below the market average81.07% below the market average81.07% below the market average81.07% below the market average
77.14% below the sector average77.14% below the sector average77.14% below the sector average77.14% below the sector average77.14% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 0
Buy 1
Neutral 13
Sell 2
Strong Sell 6
Total 22
sell
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Pearson Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 06-Apr-17 18-Aug-16
Paid 12-May-17 16-Sep-16
Amount 34.00p 18.00p

Trades for 30-May-2017

Time Volume / Share Price
09:49 314 @ 699.50p
09:49 259 @ 699.50p
09:49 520 @ 700.00p
09:47 1,214 @ 700.00p
09:46 880 @ 700.00p

Pearson Key Personnel

CEO John Fallon
Chair Sidney Taurel

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