Pearson (PSON)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 100

948.80p
   
  • Change Today:
      8.40p
  • 52 Week High: 1,042.00
  • 52 Week Low: 798.20
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 671.71m
  • Volume: 142,290
  • Market Cap: 6,373m
  • 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 2.4% 0.0%
Div Cover 2.6 2.6
Op Mrgn 13.5% 16.6%
ROCE 23.5%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 16.2 15.2
PEG 1.3 1.9
Pr/Revenue 1.7 1.8
Pr/Book 1.6  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -4.3% -0.1%
PBT 52.6% 23.4%
EPS 12.4% 8.0%
DPS 5.6% 5.2%

Pearson Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
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%
31-Dec-23 3,674.00 493.00 58.20p 16.6 1.4 +12% 22.70p 2.4%

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-24 3,670.56 608.29 62.85p 15.0 1.9 +8% 23.89p 0.0%
31-Dec-25 3,835.50 655.03 70.26p 13.4 1.1 +12% 26.22p 0.0%
31-Dec-26 3,983.78 680.69 76.52p 12.3 1.4 +9% 28.65p 0.0%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Transaction in Own Shares 23-May-2024 07:00 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 22-May-2024 07:00 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 21-May-2024 07:00 RNS

Latest Pearson Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
03-May-24 Buy Dividends Lincoln Wallen 985.59p 291 2,868.07
28-Mar-24 Buy Esther Lee 1,042.60p 378 3,941.02
28-Mar-24 Buy Omid Kordestani 1,042.60p 6,934 72,293.72

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 948.80p
Change Today 8.40p
% Change 0.89 %
52 Week High 1,042.00
52 Week Low 798.20
Volume 142,290
Shares Issued 671.71m
Market Cap 6,373m
RiskGrade 238

Pearson Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
82.53% below the market average82.53% below the market average82.53% below the market average82.53% below the market average82.53% below the market average
68.89% below the sector average68.89% below the sector average68.89% below the sector average68.89% below the sector average68.89% below the sector average
Price Trend
32.48% above the market average32.48% above the market average32.48% above the market average32.48% above the market average32.48% above the market average
31.91% above the sector average31.91% above the sector average31.91% above the sector average31.91% above the sector average31.91% above the sector average
Income
30.81% below the market average30.81% below the market average30.81% below the market average30.81% below the market average30.81% below the market average
10% below the sector average10% below the sector average10% below the sector average10% below the sector average10% below the sector average
Growth
3.79% above the market average3.79% above the market average3.79% above the market average3.79% above the market average3.79% above the market average
6.98% above the sector average6.98% above the sector average6.98% above the sector average6.98% above the sector average6.98% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 4
Buy 4
Neutral 4
Sell 0
Strong Sell 1
Total 13
buy
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Pearson Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 21-Mar-24 10-Aug-23
Paid 03-May-24 18-Sep-23
Amount 15.70p 7.00p

Trades for 23-May-2024

Time Volume / Share Price
10:22 10 @ 948.80p
10:20 157 @ 948.40p
10:20 150 @ 948.20p
10:20 307 @ 948.20p
10:20 351 @ 948.20p

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