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Pearson PLC (PSON.L)

PSON.L on London Stock Exchange

688.00GBp
19 Jan 2018
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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... (more)

Overall

Beta: 0.53
Market Cap(Mil.): £5,181.09
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 823.05
Dividend: 5.00
Yield (%): --

Financials

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P/E (TTM): -- 22.35 16.58
EPS (TTM): -- -- --
ROI: -- 2.83 10.60
ROE: -- 4.13 14.19

Global Markets: World stocks pause after rally; bond yields climb

NEW YORK A gauge of world stock markets dipped on Thursday, pausing after notching a string of record highs, as a decline in Boeing and healthcare names weighed on U.S. equities.

19 Jan 2018

World stocks climb as Wall St. rallies; dollar steadies

NEW YORK World shares advanced on Wednesday to touch a record as Wall Street rallied on a rebound in technology shares while economic reports supported the dollar and optimism over global growth.

18 Jan 2018

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks climb as Wall St rallies; dollar steadies

* Tech shares lead Wall St higher but Goldman, Bank of America lag

18 Jan 2018

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

08 Dec 2017

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​

27 Nov 2017

Chinese investors swoop on foreign education assets to meet soaring demand at home

HONG KONG Chinese investors are stepping up their hunt for education assets overseas as more Chinese students seek access to Western educational resources at home or abroad.Private equity firm Citic Capital has submitted a bid for Study Group, according to two sources. Providence Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity group, is selling the Sydney-headquartered company, which provides language and preparatory courses for university students, for up to $1 billion, the sources sai

10 Nov 2017

Analysis - Chinese investors swoop on foreign education assets to meet soaring demand at home

HONG KONG Chinese investors are stepping up their hunt for education assets overseas as more Chinese students seek access to Western educational resources at home or abroad.Private equity firm Citic Capital has submitted a bid for Study Group, according to two sources. Providence Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity group, is selling the Sydney-headquartered company, which provides language and preparatory courses for university students, for up to $1 billion, the sources sai

10 Nov 2017

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:

05 Oct 2017

PE firm MBK Partners preparing bid for Pearson's $400 mln English language unit -sources

HONG KONG/LONDON, Sept 22 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.

22 Sep 2017

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

16 Aug 2017

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