|Bid||10.49 x 4000|
|Ask||10.55 x 1800|
|Day's Range||10.52 - 10.66|
|52 Week Range||9.67 - 13.19|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.43|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||10.38|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.24 (2.27%)|
|1y Target Est||8.00|
Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings of Pearson plc and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit. The review was conducted through a portfolio review in which Moody's reassessed the appropriateness of the ratings in the context of the relevant principal methodology(ies), recent developments, and a comparison of the financial and operating profile to similarly rated peers. This publication does not announce a credit rating action and is not an indication of whether or not a credit rating action is likely in the near future.
The Wall Street Journal had earlier reported https://on.wsj.com/333azYP that Pearson was notified about the data incident by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in March. The FBI did not immediately respond to Reuters' request for comment.
Large-cap companies pulled European stocks higher on Friday as a surge in Britain's Vodafone and strong earnings for media businesses and Nestle spurred recovery from a sell-off driven by the European Central Bank. Vodafone gained 10.6% to record it strongest performance since late 2002 on plans to separate its towers unit in Europe into a new company worth upwards of 18 billion euros ($20 billion) with a view to a potential stock market listing. The STOXX 600 telecoms index rose 2.3% as shares of Cellnex, currently Europe's biggest towers group, gained 3.3% and Telecom Italia rose 4.1% after Vodafone agreed to jointly roll out 5G in Italy and merge their mobile mast operations.
For many cash-strapped college students, the decision to buy a new or used textbook is a hard one, since older — and cheaper — editions may miss out on key concepts or even chapters.
Prowler said it’s receiving $24 million in new funding and that Tencent led the investment round with participation from Pearson and others including Amadeus Capital Partners, Atlantic Bridge, Cambridge Innovation Capital, Mandatum Life, Passion Capital, RB Capital and Singapore Innovate. The AI company said it will use the money to launch products and move into new industry areas, including education.
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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.
(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.