Pearson PLC (PSON.L)

PSON.L on London Stock Exchange

1,360.00GBp
24 Apr 2015
Change (% chg)

-42.00p (-3.00%)
Prev Close
1,402.00p
Open
1,409.00p
Day's High
1,432.00p
Day's Low
1,358.00p
Volume
3,723,530
Avg. Vol
2,842,949
52-wk High
1,517.42p
52-wk Low
1,044.00p

PSON.L

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About

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: 0.70
Market Cap(Mil.): £11,155.90
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 820.29
Dividend: 34.00
Yield (%): 3.75

Financials

  PSON.L Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 45.58 25.26 19.06
EPS (TTM): 0.30 -- --
ROI: 2.72 4.80 13.94
ROE: 4.16 5.82 17.87
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BRIEF-Pearson chairman of over nine years to step down

* A committee of board, headed by senior independent director, Vivienne Cox, will select his successor Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

24 Apr 2015

BRIEF-Pearson ses EPS between 75p-80p for full year

* Trading in line with expectations set out in our full-year results announcement

24 Apr 2015

European shares retreat from multi-year highs, Casino and Pearson dip

LONDON, April 16 - European equities retreated from 14-year highs on Thursday, led lower by shares in French retailer Casino, which reported slower sales growth, and Pearson, on a report that one of its educational technology projects was in trouble.

16 Apr 2015

European equities retreat from highs on Greek concerns

LONDON, April 16 - European equities retreated on Thursday, with growing concerns about Greece's debt situation prompting investors to take some profits after the previous session's 14-year highs.

16 Apr 2015

Media stocks drag down European equities from highs

LONDON, April 16 - European equities retreated from a 14-year high on Thursday, with media stocks leading the market lower after Pearson fell sharply following troubles with one of its educational technology projects.

16 Apr 2015

Endo's bid for Salix shows its strategy as Valeant challenger

- Endo International Plc's $11 billion offer this week for Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd , an effort to trump an agreed $10 billion bid from Valeant Pharmaceutical Inc , illustrates CEO Rajiv De Silva's plan to be seen as not just a protege of Valeant chief Mike Pearson, but as a challenger.

13 Mar 2015

Analysis - Endo's bid for Salix shows its strategy as Valeant challenger

- Endo International Plc's $11 billion offer this week for Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd , an effort to trump an agreed $10 billion bid from Valeant Pharmaceutical Inc , illustrates CEO Rajiv De Silva's plan to be seen as not just a protege of Valeant chief Mike Pearson, but as a challenger.

13 Mar 2015

UPDATE 2-Pearson says benefits of restructuring coming through

* U.S. college enrolments show improving trend (Adds CEO quotes)

27 Feb 2015

FT to change the way it charges for digital news

- The Financial Times is changing the way it charges readers for digital access, shaking up the metered model it pioneered almost eight years ago, its chief executive officer said.

27 Feb 2015

Pearson posts 5 percent rise in 2014 profit as restructuring ends

LONDON, Feb 27 - British publisher Pearson reported an as expected 5 percent rise in 2014 underlying adjusted operating profit and reiterated its pledge to return to earnings growth in 2015 as two years of painful restructuring come to an end.

27 Feb 2015

Earnings vs. Estimates

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