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Pearson plc

PSON.L

Latest Trade

553.20GBp

Change

-8.20(-1.46%)

Volume

2,044,505

Today's Range

551.00

 - 

565.80

52 Week Range

412.08

 - 

951.20

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

Pricing

Previous Close
561.40
Open
556.00
Volume
2,044,505
3M AVG Volume
63.34
Today's High
565.80
Today's Low
551.00
52 Week High
951.20
52 Week Low
412.08
Shares Out (MIL)
752.41
Market Cap (MIL)
4,224.03
Forward P/E
16.03
Dividend (Yield %)
3.47

Next Event

Half Year 2020 Pearson PLC Earnings Release

Latest Developments

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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

WC2R 0RL

United Kingdom

+44.20.70102000

https://www.pearson.com/

Executive Leadership

Sidney Taurel

Independent Chairman of the Board

John Fallon

Chief Executive officer, Executive Director

Sally Johnson

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Tim Bozik

President – North American Courseware & Global Product

Rod Bristow

President – UK & Global Online Learning

Key Stats

3.12 mean rating - 17 analysts
Sell
Hold
Buy
Revenue (MM, GBP)

2017

4.5K

2018

4.1K

2019

3.9K

2020(E)

3.5K
EPS (GBp)

2017

54.100

2018

70.200

2019

57.700

2020(E)

34.864
Price To Earnings (TTM)
16.55
Price To Sales (TTM)
1.09
Price To Book (MRQ)
1.02
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
7.16
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
38.58
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
36.45
Return on Investment (TTM)
4.26
Return on Equity (TTM)
3.42

Latest News

Latest News

BRIEF-Pearson Says Will Retain Proceeds From Disposal Of 25% Stake In Penguin Random House

* COMPLETED SALE OF ITS REMAINING 25% STAKE IN PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE FOR APPROXIMATELY $675M TO BERTELSMANN SE & CO KGAA

Adecco Group appoints Pearson's Williams as CFO

Swiss staffing firm Adecco Group <ADEN.S> on Friday said Pearson Plc's <PSON.L> Coram Williams would take over as chief financial officer from mid-2020.

Adecco Group taps Pearson exec Williams as finance chief

Switzerland's Adecco Group on Friday said Coram Williams would take over as the temporary staffing company's next chief financial officer from mid-2020, following in the footsteps of Hans Ploos van Amstel.

UK's Pearson notifies thousands of U.S. students of data breach

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

Pearson enters into 500 million sterling pension insurance deal with L&G: Sky News

British education company Pearson Plc has entered into a 500 million pounds ($651.70 million) pension insurance deal with Legal & General Group Plc, Sky News reported on Thursday.

Pearson sees cost cuts bearing fruit as digital push advances

British education publisher Pearson said on Wednesday it expects higher savings from cost cuts as it goes through a major restructuring to focus on and ramp up 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 mln 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 , 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

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