Pearson (PSON)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 100

659.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -24.00p
  • 52 Week High: 869.40
  • 52 Week Low: 571.80
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 756.80m
  • Volume: 2,450,334
  • Market Cap: 4,987.32m
  • 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.

1 Day Chart (21-01-2022)

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Pearson Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 3.0% 3.4%
Div Cover 2.1 1.6
Op Mrgn 12.0% 9.1%
ROCE 13.2%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 16.1 19.7
PEG 0.8 n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.5 1.4
Pr/Book 1.2  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -12.2% 1.3%
PBT 52.6% -11.2%
EPS 20.6% -18.2%
DPS n/a 4.6%

Pearson Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
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 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%

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-21 3,441.79 314.18 33.52p 19.7 n/a -18% 20.40p 3.4%
31-Dec-22 3,574.22 362.58 38.39p 17.2 1.2 +14% 21.48p 3.6%
31-Dec-23 3,688.14 405.21 42.91p 15.4 1.3 +12% 22.14p 3.7%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Directorate Change 19-Jan-2022 07:01 RNS
Trading Statement 19-Jan-2022 07:00 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 14-Jan-2022 16:34 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 659.00p
Change Today -24.00p
% Change -3.51 %
52 Week High 869.40
52 Week Low 571.80
Volume 2,450,334
Shares Issued 756.80m
Market Cap 4,987.32m
RiskGrade 238

Pearson Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
19.87% below the market average19.87% below the market average19.87% below the market average19.87% below the market average19.87% below the market average
52.94% above the sector average52.94% above the sector average52.94% above the sector average52.94% above the sector average52.94% above the sector average
Price Trend
44.5% below the market average44.5% below the market average44.5% below the market average44.5% below the market average44.5% below the market average
49.15% below the sector average49.15% below the sector average49.15% below the sector average49.15% below the sector average49.15% below the sector average
Income
50.77% above the market average50.77% above the market average50.77% above the market average50.77% above the market average50.77% above the market average
88.89% above the sector average88.89% above the sector average88.89% above the sector average88.89% above the sector average88.89% above the sector average
Growth
16.29% below the market average16.29% below the market average16.29% below the market average16.29% below the market average16.29% below the market average
9.43% below the sector average9.43% below the sector average9.43% below the sector average9.43% below the sector average9.43% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 4
Buy 1
Neutral 8
Sell 0
Strong Sell 1
Total 14
buy
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Pearson Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 12-Aug-21 25-Mar-21
Paid 20-Sep-21 07-May-21
Amount 6.30p 13.50p

Trades for 21-Jan-2022

Time Volume / Share Price
16:45 469 @ 658.20p
16:45 469 @ 658.20p
16:38 26 @ 659.00p
16:35 1,266,351 @ 659.00p
16:29 344 @ 658.20p

Pearson Key Personnel

Chair Sidney Taurel
CEO Andy Bird

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