Pearson PLC (PSON.L)
21 Oct 2014
|Market Cap (Mil.):||£9,337.97|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||819.84|
* Chief financial officer to stand down in 2015 after 10 years service
LONDON, Oct 24 - British education and media group Pearson posted flat underlying revenue for the nine months to end-September, a result it said showed the company was performing competitively in difficult markets.
FRANKFURT - Germany's Bertelsmann plans to increase its stake in book publisher Penguin Random House as early as next year, Bloomberg News reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
GLASGOW - After a week of controversy surrounding a feud with her coach, Australia’s Sally Pearson felt the weight of the world lifted from her shoulders as she raced to 100 metres hurdles gold at the Commonwealth Games on Friday.
LONDON, July 25 - Publishing group Pearson posted a 41 percent slump in first-half profit, reflecting increased restructuring charges, currency movements and the impact on margins of the phasing of revenues into the second half.
LONDON, July 25 - Publishing group Pearson posted a sharp fall in first-half profit, reflecting increased restructuring charges, currency movements and the impact on margins of the phasing of revenues.
* As expected, our first-half adjusted operating profit and adjusted eps will be lower this year than in 2013, primarily reflecting outlook given at our full-year results
- Barnes & Noble Inc said it would spin off its Nook tablets and college books business, letting go of the loss-making Nook e-reader business to focus on its book stores.
* Expects full-year bookstore sales to drop in low-single digits
June 25 - Bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc reported a smaller quarterly loss and said it would separate its retail and Nook Media businesses, sending its shares up about 9 percent.