Pearson (PSON)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 100

863.60p
   
  • Change Today:
      0.20p
  • 52 Week High: 868.20p
  • 52 Week Low: 484.00p
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 756.23m
  • Volume: 1,006,517
  • Market Cap: 6,531m
  • RiskGrade: 238

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 2.3% 2.4%
Div Cover 2.1 1.6
Op Mrgn 12.0% 9.0%
ROCE 13.2%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 21.1 25.5
PEG 1.0 n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.9 1.9
Pr/Book 1.6  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -12.2% 1.8%
PBT 52.6% -12.4%
EPS 20.6% -18.5%
DPS n/a 5.1%

Pearson Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
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 34.00p 18.7 n/a -52% 19.50p 3.1%
31-Dec-20 3,397.00 354.00 41.00p 16.6 0.8 +21% 19.50p 2.9%

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-21 3,458.20 310.02 33.43p 25.8 n/a -18% 20.49p 2.4%
31-Dec-22 3,581.96 360.77 39.44p 21.9 1.2 +18% 21.34p 2.5%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Result of Audit Tender 14-Jun-2021 09:09 RNS
Block listing Interim Review 03-Jun-2021 11:52 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 02-Jun-2021 15:45 RNS

Latest Pearson Director Deals

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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 863.60p
Change Today 0.20p
% Change 0.02 %
52 Week High 868.20p
52 Week Low 484.00p
Volume 1,006,517
Shares Issued 756.23m
Market Cap 6,531m
RiskGrade 238

Pearson Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
54.86% below the market average54.86% below the market average54.86% below the market average54.86% below the market average54.86% below the market average
49.09% below the sector average49.09% below the sector average49.09% below the sector average49.09% below the sector average49.09% below the sector average
Price Trend
41.69% above the market average41.69% above the market average41.69% above the market average41.69% above the market average41.69% above the market average
5.08% above the sector average5.08% above the sector average5.08% above the sector average5.08% above the sector average5.08% above the sector average
Income
22.58% above the market average22.58% above the market average22.58% above the market average22.58% above the market average22.58% above the market average
12.00% above the sector average12.00% above the sector average12.00% above the sector average12.00% above the sector average12.00% above the sector average
Growth
9.08% below the market average9.08% below the market average9.08% below the market average9.08% below the market average9.08% below the market average
20% below the sector average20% below the sector average20% below the sector average20% below the sector average20% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 3
Buy 0
Neutral 7
Sell 1
Strong Sell 4
Total 15
neutral
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Pearson Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 25-Mar-21 13-Aug-20
Paid 07-May-21 21-Sep-20
Amount 13.50p 6.00p

Trades for 17-Jun-2021

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 641,048 @ 863.60p
16:29 64 @ 864.60p
16:29 100 @ 864.60p
16:29 100 @ 864.60p
16:29 100 @ 864.60p

Pearson Key Personnel

Chair Sidney Taurel
CEO Andy Bird

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