Pearson (PSON)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 100

485.60p
   
  • Change Today:
    -13.10p
  • 52 Week High: 860.80
  • 52 Week Low: 423.50
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 752.97m
  • Volume: 984,644
  • Market Cap: 3,656.40m
  • RiskGrade: 184

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 3.9% 3.5%
Div Cover 3.0 1.6
Op Mrgn 5.7% 8.6%
ROCE 8.7%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 8.6 17.5
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.0 1.1
Pr/Book 0.9  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -6.3% -10.9%
PBT -53.4% 27.2%
EPS -17.8% -50.6%
DPS 5.4% -9.5%

Pearson Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
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%
31-Dec-19 3,869.00 232.00 57.80p 11.0 n/a -18% 19.50p 3.1%

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-20 3,448.33 295.16 28.53p 17.5 n/a -51% 17.65p 3.5%
31-Dec-21 3,677.46 398.84 41.26p 12.1 0.3 +45% 20.54p 4.1%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Result of General Meeting 18-Sep-2020 12:18 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 15-Sep-2020 16:11 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 10-Sep-2020 15:35 RNS

Latest Pearson Director Deals

No deals were found in the last 28 days.

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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 485.60p
Change Today -13.10p
% Change -2.63 %
52 Week High 860.80
52 Week Low 423.50
Volume 984,644
Shares Issued 752.97m
Market Cap 3,656.40m
RiskGrade 184

Pearson Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
83.48% above the market average83.48% above the market average83.48% above the market average83.48% above the market average83.48% above the market average
70.49% above the sector average70.49% above the sector average70.49% above the sector average70.49% above the sector average70.49% above the sector average
Price Trend
77.04% below the market average77.04% below the market average77.04% below the market average77.04% below the market average77.04% below the market average
49.21% below the sector average49.21% below the sector average49.21% below the sector average49.21% below the sector average49.21% below the sector average
Income
65.15% above the market average65.15% above the market average65.15% above the market average65.15% above the market average65.15% above the market average
40.00% above the sector average40.00% above the sector average40.00% above the sector average40.00% above the sector average40.00% above the sector average
Growth
86.77% below the market average86.77% below the market average86.77% below the market average86.77% below the market average86.77% below the market average
82.76% below the sector average82.76% below the sector average82.76% below the sector average82.76% below the sector average82.76% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 4
Buy 1
Neutral 5
Sell 0
Strong Sell 5
Total 15
neutral
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Pearson Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 13-Aug-20 26-Mar-20
Paid 21-Sep-20 07-May-20
Amount 6.00p 13.50p

Trades for 21-Sep-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
14:32 272 @ 485.60p
14:31 1 @ 485.80p
14:31 328 @ 485.60p
14:31 210 @ 485.80p
14:31 74 @ 485.60p

Pearson Key Personnel

CEO John Fallon
Chair Sidney Taurel

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