Pearson (PSON)

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643.50p
   
  • Change Today:
      8.50p
  • 52 Week High: 975.00
  • 52 Week Low: 573.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 822.59m
  • Volume: 3,499,894
  • Market Cap: 5,293m
  • RiskGrade: 257
  • Beta: 0.60

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% 4.1%
Div Cover 1.1 1.8
Op Mrgn -57.0% 10.7%
ROCE n/a  
Latest F'cast
P/E 10.9 13.0
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.2 1.2
Pr/Book 1.2  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 1.9% 0.6%
PBT n/a n/a
EPS -16.4% -15.9%
DPS n/a -48.4%

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 4,581.57 492.23 49.44p 13.0 n/a -16% 26.84p 4.1%
31-Dec-18 4,635.35 494.01 50.09p 12.8 9.6 +1% 26.63p 4.1%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Annual Financial Report 24-Mar-2017 12:26 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 10-Mar-2017 09:29 RNS
Total Voting Rights 01-Mar-2017 09:34 RNS

Latest Pearson Director Deals

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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 643.50p
Change Today 8.50p
% Change 1.34 %
52 Week High 975.00
52 Week Low 573.00
Volume 3,499,894
Shares Issued 822.59m
Market Cap 5,293m
Beta 0.60
RiskGrade 257

Pearson Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
73.50% above the market average73.50% above the market average73.50% above the market average73.50% above the market average73.50% above the market average
61.19% above the sector average61.19% above the sector average61.19% above the sector average61.19% above the sector average61.19% above the sector average
Price Trend
82.91% below the market average82.91% below the market average82.91% below the market average82.91% below the market average82.91% below the market average
73.33% below the sector average73.33% below the sector average73.33% below the sector average73.33% below the sector average73.33% below the sector average
Income
67.26% above the market average67.26% above the market average67.26% above the market average67.26% above the market average67.26% above the market average
51.22% above the sector average51.22% above the sector average51.22% above the sector average51.22% above the sector average51.22% above the sector average
Growth
80.54% below the market average80.54% below the market average80.54% below the market average80.54% below the market average80.54% below the market average
82.61% below the sector average82.61% below the sector average82.61% below the sector average82.61% below the sector average82.61% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 3
Buy 1
Neutral 12
Sell 2
Strong Sell 5
Total 23
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 24-Mar-2017

Time Volume / Share Price
17:10 3,927 @ 643.44p
17:09 144 @ 633.43p
17:04 1,029 @ 637.47p
17:04 870 @ 637.47p
17:04 32,778 @ 637.46p

Pearson Key Personnel

Chair Glen Moreno
CEO John Fallon
Chair Sidney Taurel

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