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Pearson plc

PSON.L

Latest Trade

674.60GBp

Change

-7.60(-1.11%)

Volume

2,885,846

Today's Range

673.40

 - 

681.60

52 Week Range

673.40

 - 

1,030.00

As of on the London Stock Exchange (LON) ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Pricing

Previous Close
682.20
Open
680.00
Volume
2,885,846
3M AVG Volume
64.57
Today's High
681.60
Today's Low
673.40
52 Week High
1,030.00
52 Week Low
673.40
Shares Out (MIL)
782.05
Market Cap (MIL)
5,335.18
Forward P/E
11.84
Dividend (Yield %)
--

Next Event

Full Year 2019 Pearson PLC Earnings Release

Latest Developments

More

Majedie Asset Management Limited Discloses 4.99% Stake In Pearson

Pearson Updates On Simplification Of Group Structure

Pearson Hack Exposed Details On Thousands Of U.S. Students - WSJ

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About Pearson plc

Pearson plc (Pearson) is a learning company. The Company delivers learning through providing a range of educational products and services to institutions, governments, professional bodies and individual learners. The Company operates through three segments, which include North America, Core and Growth. The Company's North America segment includes Assessments and Services businesses in the United States and Canada. The Company's Core segment includes Assessments and Services businesses in more mature markets including the United Kingdom, Australia and Italy. The Company's Growth segment includes Assessments and Services businesses in emerging markets including Brazil, China, India and South Africa. The Company provides content, assessment and digital services to schools, colleges and universities, as well as professional and vocational education to learners to help increase their skills and employability prospects.

Industry

Printing & Publishing

Contact Info

Shell Mex House, 80 Strand

+44.20.70102000

https://www.pearson.com/

Executive Leadership

Sidney Taurel

Independent Chairman of the Board

John Fallon

Chief Executive officer, Executive Director

Coram John Williams

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Tim Bozik

President - Global Product

Rod Bristow

President - UK and Core Markets

Key Stats

3.26 mean rating - 19 analysts
Sell
Hold
Buy
Revenue (MM, GBP)

2016

4.6K

2017

4.5K

2018

4.1K

2019(E)

4.0K
EPS (GBp)

2016

58.800

2017

54.100

2018

70.200

2019(E)

57.641
Price To Earnings (TTM)
11.87
Price To Sales (TTM)
1.30
Price To Book (MRQ)
1.24
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
7.24
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
46.94
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
43.65
Return on Investment (TTM)
7.08
Return on Equity (TTM)
5.76

Latest News

Latest News

Pearson notifies thousands of U.S. students of data breach

British education company Pearson Plc <PSON.L> on Thursday said it has notified customers of a data breach that resulted in unauthorised access to about 13,000 school and university accounts, mainly in the United States.

Pearson enters into £500 million pension insurance deal with L&G - Sky News

British education company Pearson Plc has entered into a 500 million pounds pension insurance deal with Legal & General Group Plc, Sky News reported on Thursday.

Pearson shares down as core U.S. business revenue stumbles

Pearson Plc <PSON.L> said revenue at a key U.S. business fell 5 percent and forecast a possible similar drop next year as the education publisher undergoes a major restructuring to focus on boosting its digital content.

UPDATE 3-U.S./German 2-year bond yield gap widest since 1989 as rate views diverge

* Euro zone periphery govt bond yields http://tmsnrt.rs/2ii2Bqr (Updates prices)

BRIEF-Pearson Announces Results Of Tender Offers

* PEARSON FUNDING FIVE PLC AND PEARSON PLC ANNOUNCE FINAL RESULTS OF CASH TENDER OFFERS

BRIEF-Pearson Plc Appoints Michael Lynton To Board Of Directors

* APPOINTS MICHAEL LYNTON, CHAIRMAN OF SNAPCHAT AND FORMER CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF SONY ENTERTAINMENT TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

BRIEF-Pearson To Sell Wall Street English To A Consortium Of Funds​

* PEARSON - HAS AGREED SALE OF WALL STREET ENGLISH (WSE) TO A CONSORTIUM CONSISTING OF FUNDS AFFILIATED WITH BARING PRIVATE EQUITY ASIA AND CITIC CAPITAL

BRIEF-Pearson completes sale of 22 pct stake in Penguin Random House

* HAS TODAY COMPLETED SALE OF A 22 PCT STAKE IN PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE VENTURE TO OUR PARTNER BERTELSMANN SE & CO KGAA Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

PE firm MBK Partners preparing bid for Pearson's $400 million English language unit -sources

North Asia private equity firm MBK Partners is preparing a bid to buy language learning business Wall Street English (WSE) from Pearson PLC <PSON.L>, the world's biggest education company, three people with direct knowledge of the matter said.

BRIEF-Pearson says to sell Global Education business

* COMPLETED DISPOSAL, TOGETHER WITH SALE OF ASSOCIATED PROPERTY ASSETS, IS EXPECTED TO GENERATE GROSS CASH PROCEEDS TO PEARSON IN REGION OF $80M

BRIEF-Pearson announces strategic review of Wall Street English business, Global Education business

* Initiated processes to explore a potential partnership for its english language learning business Wall Street English

UPDATE 1-Brazil's SEB considers IPO after buying back Pueri unit from Pearson

Grupo SEB do Brasil could seek an initial public offering following the repurchase of a learning system division from Pearson Plc, to fund growth of the profitable business unit across privately owned elite schools, Chief Executive Officer Chaim Zaher said on Monday.

Brazil's Grupo SEB reacquires Pueri Domus learning systems from UK's Pearson

Brazil's Grupo SEB has reacquired Pueri Domus learning systems from Britain's Pearson Plc for an undisclosed value on Monday, the Brazilian company said.

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