Pearson PLC (PSON.L)

PSON.L on London Stock Exchange

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1 Apr 2015
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Pearson plc, (Pearson) is a holding, media and education company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, performs principal operations, which include education, business information and consumer publishing markets. Pearson consists of three businesses across the world: Pearson Education is a provider of educational materials and... (more)

Overall

Beta: 0.74
Market Cap(Mil.): £11,902.23
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 820.28
Dividend: 34.00
Yield (%): 3.51

Financials

  PSON.L Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 48.63 29.02 19.73
EPS (TTM): 0.30 -- --
ROI: 2.72 4.72 14.35
ROE: 4.16 5.79 18.24
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