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Pearson (PSON)
Sector: Media
Share Price: 758.80p Change Today: 13.60p  Market Cap: 5,658m

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 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 3,672.95 389.88 43.86p 17.3 0.2 +100% 21.95p 3.0%
31-Dec-23 3,840.36 417.65 46.50p 16.3 2.7 +6% 22.63p 3.0%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Transaction in Own Shares 20-May-2022 07:00 RNS
Holding(s) in Company 18-May-2022 16:00 RNS
Director/PDMR Shareholding 18-May-2022 16:00 RNS

Latest Pearson Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
13-May-22 Buy Dividends Sally Johnson 735.00p 157 1,153.95
06-May-22 Buy Dividends Lincoln Wallen 771.44p 245 1,890.02
06-May-22 Buy Dividends Sally Johnson 771.44p 220 1,697.16

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Note 2: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 3: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 4: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 5: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.


Price Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 758.80p
Change Today 13.60p
% Change 1.83 %
Volume 1,300,434
20-May-22 Close 758.80p
Shares Issued 745.71m
Market Cap 5,658m
Year End 31-Dec-21

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 6
Buy 1
Neutral 8
Sell 1
Strong Sell 0
Total 16
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Pearson Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 24-Mar-22 12-Aug-21
Paid 06-May-22 20-Sep-21
Amount 14.20p 6.30p

Trades for 20-May-2022

Time Volume / Share Price
16:45 3,300 @ 759.20p
16:45 3,300 @ 759.20p
16:45 84 @ 759.20p
16:45 84 @ 759.20p
16:36 867 @ 758.80p

Pearson Key Personnel

CEO Andy Bird