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Pearson PLC (PSON.L)

PSON.L on London Stock Exchange

725.00GBp
15 Dec 2017
Change (% chg)

-13.00 (-1.76%)
Prev Close
738.00
Open
740.00
Day's High
740.00
Day's Low
724.50
Volume
7,459,483
Avg. Vol
3,779,874
52-wk High
832.50
52-wk Low
552.00

Revenue & Earnings Per Share

    Revenue* Earnings Per Share**
FY 2017 Jun '17 2,047.00 -0.021
FY 2016 Dec '16 2,686.00 -2.598
Jun '16 1,866.00 -0.271
FY 2015 Dec '15 2,471.00 -0.320
Jun '15 1,997.00 -0.113
 
*Note: Units in Millions ofBritish Pounds
**Note: Units in British Pounds

Consensus Estimates Analysis

  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year Ago
SALES (in millions)
Year Ending Dec-17 18 4,576.02 4,773.00 4,253.00 4,797.57
Year Ending Dec-18 18 4,458.09 4,714.00 4,051.11 4,837.96
Earnings (per share)
Year Ending Dec-17 19 49.32 53.69 41.62 64.21
Year Ending Dec-18 20 49.51 58.30 33.38 68.88
LT Growth Rate (%) 4 -2.42 2.52 -6.30 -1.39
Sales and Profit Figures in British Pound (GBP);

Valuation Ratios

  Company industry sector
P/E Ratio (TTM) -- 22.76 19.09
P/E High - Last 5 Yrs. 48.31 53.02 32.95
P/E Low - Last 5 Yrs. 36.90 18.73 12.89
Beta 0.53 0.65 1.28
Price to Sales (TTM) 1.09 2.17 4,115.96
Price to Book (MRQ) 1.31 1.64 2.28
Price to Tangible Book (MRQ) 7.50 1.13 2.77
Price to Cash Flow (TTM) -- 15.06 460,408.22
% Owned Institutions -- 1.29 0.20

Dividends

  Company industry sector
Dividend Yield -- 1.50 2.13
Dividend Yield - 5 Year Avg 4.70 1.59 2.25
Dividend 5 Year Growth Rate 4.36 -1.33 8.19
Payout Ratio(TTM) -- 16.58 42.95

Growth Rates

  Company industry sector
Sales (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 9.70 5.97 6.55
Sales (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 9.13 5.32 4.61
Sales - 5 Yr. Growth Rate -1.13 7.17 4.01
EPS (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 92.31 117.28 30.88
EPS (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago -343.19 -- --
EPS - 5 Yr. Growth Rate -- 7.29 1.74
Capital Spending - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 11.21 -0.40 1.18

Financial Strength

  Company industry sector
Quick Ratio (MRQ) 1.49 0.72 1.12
Current Ratio (MRQ) 1.62 0.94 1.37
LT Debt to Equity (MRQ) 45.89 22.31 34.60
Total Debt to Equity (MRQ) 52.62 29.15 70.69
Interest Coverage (TTM) -- 12.00 5.20

Profitability Ratios

  Company industry sector
Gross Margin (TTM) 54.07 58.35 23.39
Gross Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 55.09 55.89 22.61
EBITD Margin (TTM) 12.02 -- --
EBITD - 5 Yr. Avg 17.11 19.62 36.55
Operating Margin (TTM) -46.38 14.23 14.05
Operating Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. -6.82 14.09 40.69
Pre-Tax Margin (TTM) -47.77 14.85 16.28
Pre-Tax Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. -8.32 14.27 43.21
Net Profit Margin (TTM) -45.02 9.67 13.80
Net Profit Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. -8.22 9.38 39.97
Effective Tax Rate (TTM) -- 28.25 21.05
Effective Tax Rate - 5 Yr. Avg. -- 26.23 22.26

Efficiency

  Company industry sector
Revenue/Employee (TTM) 144,656 10,272,305 761,933,040
Net Income/Employee (TTM) -65,130 429,831 85,213,936
Receivable Turnover (TTM) 3.67 3.16 13.15
Inventory Turnover (TTM) 8.49 809.17 10.48
Asset Turnover (TTM) 0.46 0.39 0.70

Management Effectiveness

  Company industry sector
Return on Assets (TTM) -20.62 2.16 6.26
Return on Assets - 5 Yr. Avg. -3.47 9.04 7.76
Return on Investment (TTM) -24.86 2.99 10.55
Return on Investment - 5 Yr. Avg. -4.28 12.37 12.60
Return on Equity (TTM) -40.96 4.38 12.64
Return on Equity - 5 Yr. Avg. -6.72 14.94 16.57
  1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Sales % 1.88 -3.52 -1.13
EPS (TTM) % -562.71 -- --
Dividend % 0.00 2.70 4.36
Note: Units in Millions of US Dollars

Performance for Pearson PLC

Period %
Actual
% vs.
S&P 500
Rank In
Industry
Industry
Rank
4 Week 7.42 5.22 99 42
13 Week -8.17 -10.56 43 11
26 Week -1.56 -4.37 99 20
52 Week -20.72 -26.85 29 19
YTD -23.09 -27.84 30 26
Note:: Rank is a percentile that ranges from 0 to 99, with 99 = best.

Institutional Holders

% Shares Owned: 77.08%
# of Holders: 294
Total Shares Held: 620,127,381
3 Mo. Net Change: -6,052,965
# New Positions: 26
# Closed Positions: 30
# Increased Positions: 102
# Reduced Positions: 90
# Net Buyers: 12
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