Pearson (PSON)

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643.50p
   
  • Change Today:
      1.50p
  • 52 Week High: 974.00
  • 52 Week Low: 573.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 822.59m
  • Volume: 1,952,129
  • Market Cap: £5,293m
  • RiskGrade: 149

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 8.1% 3.5%
Div Cover 1.1 2.0
Op Mrgn -57.0% 10.5%
ROCE n/a  
Latest F'cast
P/E 10.9 13.1
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.2 1.2
Pr/Book 1.2  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 1.9% 0.7%
PBT n/a n/a
EPS -16.4% -16.8%
DPS n/a -53.9%

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 4,585.52 480.79 48.95p 13.1 n/a -17% 23.98p 3.5%
31-Dec-18 4,521.94 506.53 50.72p 12.7 3.5 +4% 24.44p 3.5%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Holding(s) in Company 21-Jul-2017 10:31 RNS
Disposal 11-Jul-2017 07:00 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 03-Jul-2017 13:15 RNS

Latest Pearson Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
30-Jun-17 Buy Sidney Taurel 691.67p 2,104 £14,552.67
30-Jun-17 Buy Linda Lorimer 691.67p 582 £4,025.50
30-Jun-17 Buy Joshua Lewis 691.67p 446 £3,084.83

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 643.50p
Change Today 1.50p
% Change 0.23 %
52 Week High 974.00
52 Week Low 573.00
Volume 1,952,129
Shares Issued 822.59m
Market Cap £5,293m
RiskGrade 149

Pearson Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
30.48% above the market average30.48% above the market average30.48% above the market average30.48% above the market average30.48% above the market average
37.50% above the sector average37.50% above the sector average37.50% above the sector average37.50% above the sector average37.50% above the sector average
Price Trend
56.67% below the market average56.67% below the market average56.67% below the market average56.67% below the market average56.67% below the market average
56.76% below the sector average56.76% below the sector average56.76% below the sector average56.76% below the sector average56.76% below the sector average
Income
10.58% above the market average10.58% above the market average10.58% above the market average10.58% above the market average10.58% above the market average
5.26% below the sector average5.26% below the sector average5.26% below the sector average5.26% below the sector average5.26% below the sector average
Growth
81.51% below the market average81.51% below the market average81.51% below the market average81.51% below the market average81.51% 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 1
Buy 1
Neutral 12
Sell 2
Strong Sell 6
Total 22
neutral
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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 21-Jul-2017

Time Volume / Share Price
17:03 7,050 @ 643.54p
17:04 11,210 @ 643.42p
17:04 10,002 @ 642.46p
17:03 3,716 @ 644.33p
17:03 100 @ 643.95p

Pearson Key Personnel

CEO John Fallon
Chair Sidney Taurel

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