Pearson (PSON)

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Media

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FTSE 100

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699.50p
   
  • Change Today:
      5.00p
  • 52 Week High: 827.50
  • 52 Week Low: 566.50
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 809.90m
  • Volume: 2,428,949
  • Market Cap: 5,665m
  • RiskGrade: 114

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% 2.3%
Div Cover 1.1 3.1
Op Mrgn -57.0% 10.1%
ROCE n/a  
Latest F'cast
P/E 11.9 14.2
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.2 1.2
Pr/Book 1.3  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 1.9% 0.6%
PBT n/a n/a
EPS -16.4% -16.2%
DPS n/a -69.4%

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 4,578.85 464.29 49.25p 14.2 n/a -16% 15.93p 2.3%
31-Dec-18 4,473.75 448.92 49.23p 14.2 n/a -0% 16.81p 2.4%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Transaction in Own Shares 21-Nov-2017 17:39 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 20-Nov-2017 17:12 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 17-Nov-2017 16:53 RNS

Latest Pearson Director Deals

No deals were found in the last 28 days.

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 5.00p
% Change 0.72 %
52 Week High 827.50
52 Week Low 566.50
Volume 2,428,949
Shares Issued 809.90m
Market Cap 5,665m
RiskGrade 114

Pearson Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
62.52% above the market average62.52% above the market average62.52% above the market average62.52% above the market average62.52% above the market average
67.16% above the sector average67.16% above the sector average67.16% above the sector average67.16% above the sector average67.16% above the sector average
Price Trend
43.17% below the market average43.17% below the market average43.17% below the market average43.17% below the market average43.17% below the market average
23.29% below the sector average23.29% below the sector average23.29% below the sector average23.29% below the sector average23.29% below the sector average
Income
8.52% below the market average8.52% below the market average8.52% below the market average8.52% below the market average8.52% below the market average
10% below the sector average10% below the sector average10% below the sector average10% below the sector average10% below the sector average
Growth
81% below the market average81% below the market average81% below the market average81% below the market average81% 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 4
Buy 1
Neutral 8
Sell 2
Strong Sell 7
Total 22
neutral
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Pearson Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 17-Aug-17 06-Apr-17
Paid 15-Sep-17 12-May-17
Amount 5.00p 34.00p

Trades for 21-Nov-2017

Time Volume / Share Price
17:03 200 @ 698.95p
17:03 200 @ 698.95p
17:02 950 @ 699.48p
17:02 950 @ 699.48p
17:00 8,000 @ 697.62p

Pearson Key Personnel

CEO John Fallon
Chair Sidney Taurel

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