Pearson (PSON)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 100

557.60p
   
  • Change Today:
    -11.80p
  • 52 Week High: 927.00
  • 52 Week Low: 544.60
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 767.72m
  • Volume: 5,951,363
  • Market Cap: 4,280.80m
  • RiskGrade: 169

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 3.5% 3.5%
Div Cover 3.0 2.3
Op Mrgn 5.7% 11.5%
ROCE 8.7%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 9.6 12.2
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.1 1.1
Pr/Book 1.0  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -6.3% -1.8%
PBT -53.4% 88.6%
EPS -17.8% -21.1%
DPS 5.4% 1.7%

Pearson Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
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%
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 57.80p 11.0 n/a -18% 19.50p 3.1%

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-20 3,799.89 437.54 45.62p 12.2 n/a -21% 19.83p 3.5%
31-Dec-21 3,822.44 412.80 44.54p 12.5 n/a -2% 20.31p 3.6%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Transaction in Own Shares 28-Feb-2020 17:12 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 27-Feb-2020 17:18 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 27-Feb-2020 07:00 RNS

Latest Pearson Director Deals

No deals were found in the last 28 days.

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 557.60p
Change Today -11.80p
% Change -2.07 %
52 Week High 927.00
52 Week Low 544.60
Volume 5,951,363
Shares Issued 767.72m
Market Cap 4,280.80m
RiskGrade 169

Pearson Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
82.03% above the market average82.03% above the market average82.03% above the market average82.03% above the market average82.03% above the market average
75.86% above the sector average75.86% above the sector average75.86% above the sector average75.86% above the sector average75.86% above the sector average
Price Trend
61.42% below the market average61.42% below the market average61.42% below the market average61.42% below the market average61.42% below the market average
41.18% below the sector average41.18% below the sector average41.18% below the sector average41.18% below the sector average41.18% below the sector average
Income
52.68% above the market average52.68% above the market average52.68% above the market average52.68% above the market average52.68% above the market average
48.39% above the sector average48.39% above the sector average48.39% above the sector average48.39% above the sector average48.39% above the sector average
Growth
91.13% below the market average91.13% below the market average91.13% below the market average91.13% below the market average91.13% below the market average
90% below the sector average90% below the sector average90% below the sector average90% below the sector average90% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 2
Buy 2
Neutral 5
Sell 1
Strong Sell 6
Total 16
neutral
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Pearson Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 26-Mar-20 15-Aug-19
Paid 07-May-20 13-Sep-19
Amount 13.50p 6.00p

Trades for 28-Feb-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
16:50 213 @ 547.20p
16:50 16 @ 547.20p
16:50 165 @ 547.20p
16:50 43 @ 547.20p
16:58 25,300 @ 550.25p

Pearson Key Personnel

CEO John Fallon
Chair Sidney Taurel

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