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Pearson PLC (PSON.L)

PSON.L on London Stock Exchange

914.00GBp
24 Jun 2016
Change (% chg)

26.00p (+2.93%)
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888.00p
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847.00p
Volume
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PSON.L

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About

Pearson plc (Pearson) is an international education and media company. The Company has operations in the education, business information and consumer publishing markets. The Company operates through three segments: North America, Core and Growth. The North American business serves educators and students in the United States and... (more)

Overall

Beta: 0.36
Market Cap(Mil.): £7,509.79
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 821.64
Dividend: 34.00
Yield (%): --

Financials

  PSON.L Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): -- 25.73 25.00
EPS (TTM): -0.43 -- --
ROI: -3.72 14.78 9.12
ROE: -5.68 17.30 12.13

UPDATE 2-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 9

June 9 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 20 points, or 0.3 percent, on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down about 0.25 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on

09 Jun 2016

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 9

June 9 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 20 points, or 0.3 percent, on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue chip index closed up 16.99 points, or 0.3 percent, at 6,285.21 points on Wednesday, with a recovery in commodities prices underpinning basic resources and energy stocks. * VODAFONE: Britain's Vodafone Group Plc on Thursday announced an effective takeover of leadin

09 Jun 2016

Pearson sees possible Brazil targets as education deals heat up

SAO PAULO, June 8 Pearson Plc is looking at several possible acquisitions in Brazil amid a wave of merger talks, an executive told Reuters, as the British education company aims to take advantage of a favorable exchange rate in a market where it is fast expanding.

09 Jun 2016

BRIEF-Valeant's former CEO may remain as consultant through 2017

* Under separation agreement with former CEO pearson, he will provide consulting services to company through december 31, 2017

31 May 2016

BRIEF-Valeant says 3 new independent directors nominated to board

April 29 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc :

29 Apr 2016

Reuters Business News Schedule at 1230 GMT/0830 AM ET

LONDON - The yen hit an 18-month high as investors wager the Bank of Japan might be done adding fresh stimulus to the economy, culminating in a sharp rise on the week that dragged stocks around the world lower. (GLOBAL-MARKETS/ (WRAPUP 5), moved, by Jamie McGeever, 710 words)

29 Apr 2016

UPDATE 2-U.S. contract losses hit education firm Pearson's first quarter

* Says sentiment improving in some markets (Adds CEO comments, share price, analyst reaction)

29 Apr 2016

Pearson Q1 sales down 4 pct on U.S. and UK weakness

LONDON, April 29 Pearson Plc, the British education company struggling to cope with a downturn in its biggest markets, reported a 4 percent fall in first-quarter underlying sales due to weak assessment revenues in the United States and Britain.

29 Apr 2016

Ackman, Valeant pledge reforms after spiking drug prices

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Activist investor William Ackman promised U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday that he will urge the board of Valeant Pharmaceuticals to reduce the high prices of four life-saving drugs that are now at the heart of two congressional probes.

28 Apr 2016

Valeant CEO to tell U.S. Senate he regrets raising heart drug prices

WASHINGTON, April 27 Outgoing Valeant Pharmaceuticals Chief Executive Michael Pearson plans to tell a U.S. Senate panel on Wednesday that he regrets his decision to acquire and jack up the price of two life-saving heart drugs, saying it was all a "mistake."

27 Apr 2016

Earnings vs. Estimates