Pearson (PSON)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 100

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628.50p
   
  • Change Today:
      1.00p
  • 52 Week High: 975.00
  • 52 Week Low: 573.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 822.59m
  • Volume: 3,815,571
  • Market Cap: 5,170m
  • RiskGrade: 217
  • Beta: 0.68

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 8.3% 4.2%
Div Cover 1.1 1.8
Op Mrgn -57.0% 11.0%
ROCE n/a  
Latest F'cast
P/E 10.7 12.7
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.1 1.1
Pr/Book 1.2  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 1.9% 0.8%
PBT n/a n/a
EPS -16.4% -16.0%
DPS n/a -48.6%

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 4,587.96 506.95 49.39p 12.7 n/a -16% 26.73p 4.2%
31-Dec-18 4,634.30 511.02 49.98p 12.6 10.6 +1% 26.53p 4.2%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Publication of 20-F 04-Apr-2017 12:32 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 04-Apr-2017 08:40 RNS
Total Voting Rights 03-Apr-2017 09:22 RNS

Latest Pearson Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
31-Mar-17 Buy Linda Lorimer 668.39p 1,083 7,238.69
31-Mar-17 Buy Joshua Lewis 668.39p 450 3,007.77
31-Mar-17 Buy Lincoln Wallen 672.00p 574 3,857.28

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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 628.50p
Change Today 1.00p
% Change 0.16 %
52 Week High 975.00
52 Week Low 573.00
Volume 3,815,571
Shares Issued 822.59m
Market Cap 5,170m
Beta 0.68
RiskGrade 217

Pearson Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
75.93% above the market average75.93% above the market average75.93% above the market average75.93% above the market average75.93% above the market average
66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average66.67% above the sector average
Price Trend
82.79% below the market average82.79% below the market average82.79% below the market average82.79% below the market average82.79% below the market average
75.68% below the sector average75.68% below the sector average75.68% below the sector average75.68% below the sector average75.68% below the sector average
Income
69.01% above the market average69.01% above the market average69.01% above the market average69.01% above the market average69.01% above the market average
58.97% above the sector average58.97% above the sector average58.97% above the sector average58.97% above the sector average58.97% above 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
80% below the sector average80% below the sector average80% below the sector average80% below the sector average80% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 3
Buy 1
Neutral 11
Sell 2
Strong Sell 7
Total 24
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-Apr-2017

Time Volume / Share Price
17:10 3,018 @ 628.44p
17:07 900 @ 628.06p
17:07 2,428 @ 625.38p
17:03 2,479 @ 629.33p
17:02 835 @ 627.58p

Pearson Key Personnel

Chair Glen Moreno
CEO John Fallon
Chair Sidney Taurel

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