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Pearson (PSON)
Sector: Media
Share Price: 880.40p Change Today: -1.20p  Market Cap: 6,480m

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 3,741.56 421.32 47.04p 18.7 0.2 +115% 22.03p 2.5%
31-Dec-23 3,898.37 526.89 55.30p 15.9 0.9 +18% 22.98p 2.6%

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Pearson Company Announcements

Transaction in Own Shares 15-Aug-2022 18:45 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 15-Aug-2022 07:00 RNS
Pearson Announces Sale - Local Courseware Business 12-Aug-2022 11:21 RNS

Latest Pearson Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
10-Aug-22 Buy Sally Johnson 677.00p 2,658 17,994.66
30-Jun-22 Buy Linda Lorimer 746.43p 579 4,321.85
30-Jun-22 Buy Esther Lee 746.43p 458 3,418.67

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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 880.40p
Change Today -1.20p
% Change -0.14 %
Volume 1,008,754
15-Aug-22 Close 880.40p
Shares Issued 736.01m
Market Cap 6,480m
Year End 31-Dec-21

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 6
Buy 1
Neutral 6
Sell 0
Strong Sell 1
Total 14
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Pearson Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 11-Aug-22 24-Mar-22
Paid 19-Sep-22 06-May-22
Amount 6.60p 14.20p

Trades for 15-Aug-2022

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 589,099 @ 880.40p
16:29 99 @ 880.40p
16:29 2 @ 880.40p
16:29 34 @ 880.40p
16:29 81 @ 880.00p

Pearson Key Personnel

CEO Andy Bird