Pearson (PSON)

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936.80p
   
  • Change Today:
      13.80p
  • 52 Week High: 966.60
  • 52 Week Low: 653.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 781.07m
  • Volume: 617,773
  • Market Cap: 7,317m
  • RiskGrade: 108
  • 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 1.8% 2.1%
Div Cover 3.2 3.1
Op Mrgn 8.3% 11.3%
ROCE 18.0%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 17.1 15.3
PEG n/a 1.4
Pr/Revenue 1.6 1.7
Pr/Book 1.8  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -0.9% -7.6%
PBT n/a 12.1%
EPS -8.0% 11.2%
DPS -67.3% 13.0%

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 4,172.03 471.90 60.16p 15.3 1.4 +11% 19.21p 2.1%
31-Dec-19 4,178.94 521.29 57.02p 16.2 n/a -5% 20.46p 2.2%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Holding(s) in Company 11-Dec-2018 09:24 RNS
Total Voting Rights 03-Dec-2018 10:07 RNS
Block listing Interim Review 03-Dec-2018 09:45 RNS

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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.

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Note 6: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

Pearson Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 936.80p
Change Today 13.80p
% Change 1.50 %
52 Week High 966.60
52 Week Low 653.00
Volume 617,773
Shares Issued 781.07m
Market Cap 7,317m
Beta 0.77
RiskGrade 108

Pearson Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
30.74% below the market average30.74% below the market average30.74% below the market average30.74% below the market average30.74% below the market average
28.36% below the sector average28.36% below the sector average28.36% below the sector average28.36% below the sector average28.36% below the sector average
Price Trend
86.76% above the market average86.76% above the market average86.76% above the market average86.76% above the market average86.76% above the market average
77.14% above the sector average77.14% above the sector average77.14% above the sector average77.14% above the sector average77.14% above the sector average
Income
64.38% below the market average64.38% below the market average64.38% below the market average64.38% below the market average64.38% below the market average
54.29% below the sector average54.29% below the sector average54.29% below the sector average54.29% below the sector average54.29% below the sector average
Growth
73.75% below the market average73.75% below the market average73.75% below the market average73.75% below the market average73.75% below the market average
69.7% below the sector average69.7% below the sector average69.7% below the sector average69.7% below the sector average69.7% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 1
Buy 0
Neutral 7
Sell 2
Strong Sell 8
Total 18
sell
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Pearson Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 16-Aug-18 05-Apr-18
Paid 14-Sep-18 11-May-18
Amount 5.50p 12.00p

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Pearson Key Personnel

CEO John Fallon
Chair Sidney Taurel

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