Pearson (PSON)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 100

819.80p
   
  • Change Today:
    -4.80p
  • 52 Week High: 995.20
  • 52 Week Low: 734.60
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 716.12m
  • Volume: 2,198,053
  • Market Cap: 5,871m
  • 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 2.6% 0.0%
Div Cover 2.4 2.5
Op Mrgn 7.0% 14.5%
ROCE 10.8%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 15.8 15.1
PEG 0.3 1.7
Pr/Revenue 1.5 1.6
Pr/Book 1.3  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 12.0% 0.2%
PBT 82.5% 72.4%
EPS 48.4% 9.6%
DPS 4.9% 5.0%

Pearson Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
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%
31-Dec-21 3,428.00 177.00 34.90p 17.6 n/a -15% 20.50p 3.3%
31-Dec-22 3,841.00 323.00 51.80p 18.1 0.4 +48% 21.50p 2.3%

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-23 3,848.72 556.84 56.75p 14.4 1.5 +10% 22.58p 0.0%
31-Dec-24 3,997.02 617.82 62.32p 13.2 1.3 +10% 23.75p 0.0%
31-Dec-25 4,125.46 664.94 68.07p 12.0 1.3 +9% 26.34p 0.0%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Pearson Completes Acquisition of PDRI 23-Mar-2023 07:00 RNS
Pearson to sell POLS 21-Mar-2023 07:00 RNS
Annual Financial Report 16-Mar-2023 15:09 RNS

Latest Pearson Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
03-Mar-23 Buy Andy Bird 893.45p 223,795 1,999,505.76
03-Mar-23 Transfer From Andy Bird 0.000p 423,786 0.00

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 819.80p
Change Today -4.80p
% Change -0.58 %
52 Week High 995.20
52 Week Low 734.60
Volume 2,198,053
Shares Issued 716.12m
Market Cap 5,871m
RiskGrade 238

Pearson Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
83.82% below the market average83.82% below the market average83.82% below the market average83.82% below the market average83.82% below the market average
60.78% below the sector average60.78% below the sector average60.78% below the sector average60.78% below the sector average60.78% below the sector average
Price Trend
47.44% above the market average47.44% above the market average47.44% above the market average47.44% above the market average47.44% above the market average
29.63% above the sector average29.63% above the sector average29.63% above the sector average29.63% above the sector average29.63% above the sector average
Income
48.9% below the market average48.9% below the market average48.9% below the market average48.9% below the market average48.9% 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
Growth
5.27% below the market average5.27% below the market average5.27% below the market average5.27% below the market average5.27% below the market average
7.69% below the sector average7.69% below the sector average7.69% below the sector average7.69% below the sector average7.69% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 3
Buy 4
Neutral 6
Sell 1
Strong Sell 1
Total 15
neutral
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Pearson Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 23-Mar-23 11-Aug-22
Paid 05-May-23 20-Sep-22
Amount 14.90p 6.60p

Trades for 23-Mar-2023

Time Volume / Share Price
17:21 306 @ 815.02p
17:21 424 @ 819.59p
16:45 11,030 @ 817.80p
16:45 11,030 @ 817.80p
16:35 1,403,276 @ 819.80p

Pearson Key Personnel

CEO Andy Bird

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