|Bid||10.55 x 3100|
|Ask||0.00 x 3200|
|Day's Range||11.05 - 11.26|
|52 Week Range||10.14 - 13.19|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.25|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||11.03|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.24 (2.22%)|
|1y Target Est||9.40|
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Moody's Investors Service, ("Moody's") has today changed the outlook on Pearson plc to stable from negative. Concurrently, Moody's has affirmed Pearson's Baa2 senior unsecured ratings. "In the backdrop of muted topline performance, Pearson continues to remain focused on improving its profits in 2019 via implementing its cost efficiency program, maintaining low debt leverage and positioning its business for growth by implementing its strategic priorities," says Gunjan Dixit, a Moody's Vice President -- Senior Credit Officer and lead analyst for Pearson.
British education company Pearson expects to grow sales in 2020 after more than five years of declines, calling a tipping point for a company that has been hammered by the sudden shift to digital learning. Forced to cut thousands of jobs to shrink its cost base while investing in new digital platforms, the world's biggest education provider said it expected sales to stabilise this year before rising in 2020 and beyond. In 2018 it eked out profit growth by cutting costs but said it now expected investments in new technology platforms to help the group to produce top-line growth.
Net profit rose 45% to GBP588 million, boosted by a one-off tax benefit, Pearson said. Pearson had guided for adjusted operating profit to come in at between GBP540 million and GBP545 million. On an underlying basis, adjusted operating profit rose 8%, Pearson said.
(Reuters) - British education company Pearson Plc has entered into a 500 million pounds pension insurance deal with Legal & General Group Plc, Sky News reported on Thursday. Pearson will reveal the buy-in ...
British education company Pearson said on Monday it had agreed to sell its U.S. K12 courseware business to Nexus Capital Management LP for $250 million (£193.65 million) as it shifts its focus from textbooks to digital. Nexus will pay an initial $25 million and a further $225 million by way of a vendor note due in the next three to five years for the business, which provides textbooks and resources for students from kindergarten to 12th grade. Chief executive John Fallon said U.S. school publishing had been an important part of Pearson for many years, and he was pleased to have found a new owner committed to its future.
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After a few tumultuous years, Pearson had pinned its restructuring hopes on the business, calling it last year the "single biggest opportunity" to gain share through its digital transformation. Pearson has cut thousands of jobs and sold assets, including the Financial Times and the Economist, to fund a move into ebooks, rental schemes and online courses. "We have made good progress in 2018, returning Pearson to underlying profit growth ... There is much still to do," Chief Executive Officer John Fallon said.
Pearson, which cut thousands of jobs and sold assets including the Financial Times, has been driving an expansion into digital education. The British education publisher said it expects annual cost savings to be higher than 330 million pounds ($424.31 million) by the end of 2019. Pearson PSON-GB said revenue at a key U.S. business fell 5 percent and forecast a possible similar drop next year as the education publisher undergoes a major restructuring to focus on boosting its digital content.
PLC (PSON.LN) said Wednesday that it anticipates adjusted operating profit for 2018 to be ahead of expectations, despite a revenue decline due to continued pressures at its key U.S. higher-education business. The London-based education publisher said it expects to deliver adjusted operating profit for 2018 of between 540 million and 545 million pounds ($694.2 million-$700.6 million). Pearson previously guided for adjusted operating profit of between GBP520 million and GBP560 million.
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The education publisher Pearson has insisted it is making progress in its battle to protect its lucrative US college business from an assault by Amazon as it sought to restore investor confidence with a solid trading update.
PEARSON is still struggling to turn around its key US arm, but thinks it will return to profit growth this year. The education group, best known for owning the Financial Times until 2015, has endured a miserable run until recently, with profit warnings smashing the share price and questions being raised about chief executive John Fallon’s abilities.
Britain's top stock index climbed on Wednesday, with Pearson's outlook impressing the market, while mid-cap Mediclinic sank by a fifth after its results missed estimates. The FTSE 100 (.FTSE) was up 0.3 percent by 0835 GMT after weaker-than-expected inflation data took the pound down a notch. Shares in education publisher Pearson (PSON.L) topped the FTSE with a 3.9 percent rise after it stuck to its target of returning to profit this year.
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German publishing group Bertelsmann said on Monday it was buying U.S. online education provider OnCourse Learning from private equity firm CIP Capital in a deal worth around $500 million. The acquisition backs Bertelsmann's push into digital education and training, and will boost its presence in the United States, a growth market which already contributes around a fifth of its sales.
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