Pearson (PSON)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 100

824.80p
   
  • Change Today:
      17.40p
  • 52 Week High: 867.80
  • 52 Week Low: 423.50
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 756.23m
  • Volume: 462,012
  • Market Cap: 6,237m
  • RiskGrade: 238
  • Beta: 0.06

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 2.4% 2.4%
Div Cover 2.1 1.7
Op Mrgn 12.0% 9.1%
ROCE 13.2%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 19.7 23.9
PEG 1.0 n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.8 1.8
Pr/Book 1.5  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -12.2% 2.0%
PBT 52.6% -10.6%
EPS 20.6% -17.7%
DPS n/a 3.1%

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 3,465.82 316.62 33.76p 23.9 n/a -18% 20.11p 2.4%
31-Dec-22 3,593.65 370.08 39.97p 20.2 1.1 +18% 21.30p 2.6%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Total Voting Rights 04-May-2021 10:16 RNS
Pearson Plc Results of AGM 2021 30-Apr-2021 14:54 RNS
Additional Listing 27-Apr-2021 12:42 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 824.80p
Change Today 17.40p
% Change 2.16 %
52 Week High 867.80
52 Week Low 423.50
Volume 462,012
Shares Issued 756.23m
Market Cap 6,237m
Beta 0.06
RiskGrade 238

Pearson Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
38.92% below the market average38.92% below the market average38.92% below the market average38.92% below the market average38.92% 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
39.10% above the market average39.10% above the market average39.10% above the market average39.10% above the market average39.10% above the market average
13.79% below the sector average13.79% below the sector average13.79% below the sector average13.79% below the sector average13.79% below the sector average
Income
31.24% above the market average31.24% above the market average31.24% above the market average31.24% above the market average31.24% above the market average
33.33% above the sector average33.33% above the sector average33.33% above the sector average33.33% above the sector average33.33% above the sector average
Growth
16.69% below the market average16.69% below the market average16.69% below the market average16.69% below the market average16.69% below the market average
14.81% below the sector average14.81% below the sector average14.81% below the sector average14.81% below the sector average14.81% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 2
Buy 0
Neutral 8
Sell 0
Strong Sell 5
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 06-May-2021

Time Volume / Share Price
10:29 350 @ 824.80p
10:29 350 @ 824.60p
10:29 88 @ 824.60p
10:29 90 @ 824.60p
10:29 379 @ 824.40p

Pearson Key Personnel

Chair Sidney Taurel
CEO Andy Bird

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