Pearson (PSON)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 100

852.80p
   
  • Change Today:
    -7.00p
  • 52 Week High: 923.80
  • 52 Week Low: 571.80
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 728.18m
  • Volume: 907,659
  • Market Cap: 6,210m
  • 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% 2.6%
Div Cover 1.1 2.2
Op Mrgn 5.3% 11.2%
ROCE 6.2%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 39.3 18.0
PEG n/a 0.2
Pr/Revenue 1.8 1.7
Pr/Book 1.5  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 0.9% 9.1%
PBT -55.6% 167.8%
EPS -46.6% 118.4%
DPS 5.1% 7.8%

Pearson Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
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%
31-Dec-21 3,428.00 157.00 21.90p 28.0 n/a -47% 20.50p 3.3%

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-22 3,739.24 420.51 47.82p 18.0 0.2 +118% 22.10p 2.6%
31-Dec-23 3,902.96 513.63 55.57p 15.5 1.0 +16% 23.08p 2.7%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Shareholding 28-Sep-2022 09:21 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 28-Sep-2022 07:00 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 27-Sep-2022 07:00 RNS

Latest Pearson Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
26-Sep-22 Buy Dividends Sally Johnson 857.40p 117 1,003.16
20-Sep-22 Buy Dividends Lincoln Wallen 899.69p 111 998.65
20-Sep-22 Buy Dividends Sally Johnson 899.69p 90 809.72

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 852.80p
Change Today -7.00p
% Change -0.81 %
52 Week High 923.80
52 Week Low 571.80
Volume 907,659
Shares Issued 728.18m
Market Cap 6,210m
RiskGrade 238

Pearson Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
16.37% below the market average16.37% below the market average16.37% below the market average16.37% below the market average16.37% below the market average
12.50% above the sector average12.50% above the sector average12.50% above the sector average12.50% above the sector average12.50% above the sector average
Price Trend
91.21% above the market average91.21% above the market average91.21% above the market average91.21% above the market average91.21% above the market average
73.58% above the sector average73.58% above the sector average73.58% above the sector average73.58% above the sector average73.58% above the sector average
Income
77.8% below the market average77.8% below the market average77.8% below the market average77.8% below the market average77.8% below the market average
47.37% below the sector average47.37% below the sector average47.37% below the sector average47.37% below the sector average47.37% below the sector average
Growth
94.24% below the market average94.24% below the market average94.24% below the market average94.24% below the market average94.24% below the market average
100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average100% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 7
Buy 1
Neutral 6
Sell 1
Strong Sell 1
Total 16
buy
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Pearson Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 11-Aug-22 24-Mar-22
Paid 20-Sep-22 06-May-22
Amount 6.60p 14.20p

Trades for 28-Sep-2022

Time Volume / Share Price
13:54 179 @ 852.80p
13:54 477 @ 853.00p
13:54 103 @ 853.00p
13:54 58 @ 853.00p
13:53 40 @ 853.00p

Pearson Key Personnel

CEO Andy Bird

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