Pearson (PSON)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 100

1,005.50p
   
  • Change Today:
      2.50p
  • 52 Week High: 1,042.00
  • 52 Week Low: 754.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 680.19m
  • Volume: 1,111,067
  • Market Cap: 6,839m
  • 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 2.3% 0.0%
Div Cover 2.6 2.6
Op Mrgn 13.5% 16.7%
ROCE 23.5%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 17.3 16.0
PEG 1.4 2.0
Pr/Revenue 1.9 1.9
Pr/Book 1.7  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -4.3% 0.1%
PBT 52.6% 24.8%
EPS 12.4% 8.0%
DPS 5.6% 5.4%

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 3,676.14 615.46 62.88p 16.0 2.0 +8% 23.92p 0.0%
31-Dec-25 3,841.53 662.66 70.09p 14.3 1.2 +12% 26.35p 0.0%
31-Dec-26 3,992.30 686.66 76.80p 13.1 1.4 +10% 29.26p 0.0%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Transaction in Own Shares 12-Apr-2024 07:00 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 11-Apr-2024 15:59 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 11-Apr-2024 07:00 RNS

Latest Pearson Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
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
28-Mar-24 Buy Alex Hardiman 1,042.60p 309 3,221.63

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 1,005.50p
Change Today 2.50p
% Change 0.25 %
52 Week High 1,042.00
52 Week Low 754.00
Volume 1,111,067
Shares Issued 680.19m
Market Cap 6,839m
RiskGrade 238

Pearson Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
91.52% below the market average91.52% below the market average91.52% below the market average91.52% below the market average91.52% below the market average
90.7% below the sector average90.7% below the sector average90.7% below the sector average90.7% below the sector average90.7% below the sector average
Price Trend
75.14% above the market average75.14% above the market average75.14% above the market average75.14% above the market average75.14% above the market average
61.70% above the sector average61.70% above the sector average61.70% above the sector average61.70% above the sector average61.70% above the sector average
Income
54.21% below the market average54.21% below the market average54.21% below the market average54.21% below the market average54.21% below the market average
50% below the sector average50% below the sector average50% below the sector average50% below the sector average50% below the sector average
Growth
4.42% below the market average4.42% below the market average4.42% below the market average4.42% below the market average4.42% below the market average
9.09% below the sector average9.09% below the sector average9.09% below the sector average9.09% below the sector average9.09% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 3
Buy 4
Neutral 4
Sell 0
Strong Sell 1
Total 12
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 12-Apr-2024

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 3 @ 1,005.50p
16:35 387,439 @ 1,005.50p
16:35 321 @ 1,005.50p
16:35 100 @ 1,005.50p
16:35 1,146 @ 1,005.50p

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