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Pearson (PSON)
Sector: Media
Share Price: 736.50p Change Today: -1.50p  Market Cap: 5,925m

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 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 4,577.08 470.06 49.37p 14.9 n/a -16% 15.73p 2.1%
31-Dec-18 4,464.32 458.58 49.82p 14.8 16.3 +1% 16.85p 2.3%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Transaction in Own Shares 14-Dec-2017 17:47 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 13-Dec-2017 17:02 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 12-Dec-2017 17:32 RNS

Latest Pearson Director Deals

No deals were found in the last 28 days.

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Note 2: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 3: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 4: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 5: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.


Price Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 736.50p
Change Today -1.50p
% Change -0.20 %
Volume 56,556
14-Dec-17 Close 738.00p
Shares Issued 804.54m
Market Cap 5,925m
Year End 31-Dec-16

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 4
Buy 1
Neutral 8
Sell 2
Strong Sell 6
Total 21
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Pearson Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 17-Aug-17 06-Apr-17
Paid 15-Sep-17 12-May-17
Amount 5.00p 34.00p

Trades for 15-Dec-2017

Time Volume / Share Price
08:10 105 @ 736.50p
08:08 45 @ 735.50p
08:08 1,602 @ 735.50p
08:08 836 @ 735.50p
08:08 51 @ 735.50p

Pearson Key Personnel

CEO John Fallon
Chair Sidney Taurel