PSON.L - Pearson plc

LSE - LSE Delayed Price. Currency in GBp
+45.50 (+7.32%)
At close: 5:11PM BST
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Previous Close621.50
Bid658.50 x 520900
Ask685.00 x 91100
Day's Range644.50 - 680.50
52 Week Range552.00 - 832.50
Avg. Volume2,889,141
Market Cap5.44B
PE Ratio (TTM)-2.55
EPS (TTM)-261.8
Earnings DateJul 24, 2017 - Jul 28, 2017
Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend DateN/A
1y Target Est628.22
  • Reuters8 hours ago

    GLOBAL MARKETS-Earnings and commodities keep stocks bulls happy

    World stocks stayed near record highs on Tuesday, as a flurry of U.S. earnings and a rally in commodity markets helped underpin one of the most durable bull runs of recent history. Stronger profits from investment bank Morgan Stanley and healthcare majors Johnson & Johnson and UnitedHealth looked set to keep Wall Street's rally intact when it reopens after largely flat morning on Europe's big bourses. It had been lifted overnight, along with interest rate-sensitive 2-year Treasury yields, by reports that U.S. President Donald Trump might pick Stanford University economist John Taylor to lead the Federal Reserve after Janet Yellen’s term ends next year.

  • Reuters11 hours ago

    Pearson agrees deal to insure third of pension scheme risk

    Publisher Pearson (PSON.L) said on Tuesday it had agreed a deal to insure a third of its pension scheme liabilities totalling 1.2 billion pounds with Legal & General (LGEN.L) and Aviva (AV.L). The deal "substantially reduces" the risk that Pearson would be unable to fund future retiree benefits and was agreed at no further cost to the company, it said in a nine-month trading update. Under the so-called 'buy-in bulk annuity', the insurers take on some of the risk of the pension scheme, which remains with the company.

  • Reuters11 hours ago

    GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks stay buoyant as dollar, bond yields rise

    World equity markets held close to all-time highs on Tuesday, as investors latched on to rising bets on higher borrowing costs in the U.S. and Britain. Reports that U.S. President Trump might pick Stanford University economist John Taylor to lead the Fed after Janet Yellen’s term ends next year sent two-year Treasury yields to their highest since 2008 and pushed up the dollar.

  • Reuters12 hours ago

    Pearson turns a page by nudging profit forecast higher​

    Pearson (PSON.L) said pressures weighing on its North American business were starting to ease, enabling the group to nudge its full-year profit outlook higher and record the first positive trading update for the education group in recent years. Hit by the shift to digital from paper textbooks, Pearson has cut thousands of jobs and launched a rental and online business following a string of profit warnings. On Tuesday it said the rate of decline within its North American Higher Education courseware business had eased, while a reduction in its tax rate and a deal to insure part of its pension obligations would help its financial performance.

  • TheStreet.com13 hours ago

    Pearson Shares Top FTSE 100 After Profit Guidance Improvement

    The world's biggest education company still see challenges in its key U.S. market.

  • Capital Cube13 days ago

    Pearson Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:PSON) : October 4, 2017

    Categories: Europe Value Analsysis Yahoo FinanceClick here to see latest analysis Capitalcube gives Pearson Plc a score of 16. Our analysis is based on comparing Pearson Plc with the following peers – Daily Mail and General Trust plc Class A, Schibsted Asa Class A and Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (DMGT-GB, SCHA-NO and ERM-GB). Investment Outlook Pearson Plc has a fundamental ... Read more (Read more...)

  • Pearson Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PSON-GB : October 3, 2017
    Capital Cube14 days ago

    Pearson Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PSON-GB : October 3, 2017

    Categories: Europe Stock Alerts Yahoo FinanceGet full CapitalCube analysis *Disclaimer : This is as of previous day’s closing price. Technical Indicators Below is a quick look at 5 technical indicators for Pearson Plc. More studies are available on the Technical Chart. Indicator Signal Closing Price above/below 50 Day Moving Average Bullish Closing Price above/below 200 Day Moving Average Bearish 50 ... Read more (Read more...)

  • ACCESSWIRE2 months ago

    Corporate News Blog - Pearson Completes Sale of Global Education (GEDU) Business

    Research Desk Line-up: Scholastic Post Earnings Coverage LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / August 18, 2017 / Pro-Trader Daily takes a look at the latest corporate events and news making the headlines for Pearson ...

  • Capital Cube2 months ago

    Pearson Plc :PSON-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 12, 2017

    Categories: Yahoo FinanceGet free summary analysis Pearson Plc reports financial results for the half-year ended June 30, 2017. We analyze the earnings along side the following peers of Pearson Plc – Schibsted Asa Class A (SCHA-NO) that have also reported for this period. Highlights Summary numbers: Revenues of GBP 2047 million, Net Earnings of GBP -17 million. ... Read more (Read more...)

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents2 months ago

    Edited Transcript of PSON.L earnings conference call or presentation 4-Aug-17 7:30am GMT

    Half Year 2017 Pearson PLC Earnings Call

  • Pearson's Fate in Their Backpacks
    Bloomberg2 months ago

    Pearson's Fate in Their Backpacks

    Turnaround hinges on students' willingness to go on buying books.

  • The Wall Street Journal2 months ago

    [$$] Pearson to Ax 3,000 Jobs, Slash Dividend

    Education company Pearson said it plans to cut around 3,000 jobs and would slash its dividend, as tough conditions in the industry are forcing it to reshape its business.

  • Reuters3 months ago

    Biggest gains for European stocks since Macron's first round win

    A run higher for energy shares and miners, as well as strong updates from Norwegian lender DNB, and a more dovish tone from U.S. Federal Reserve Chief Yellen, helped drive European shares up on Wednesday, though renewed pain for publisher Pearson weighed on the media sector. European shares made early gains and were given a second wind in afternoon trading when Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen dampened expectations of more than one interest rate hike this year.

  • Europe ends on a high as investors digest Yellen comments; oil prices pare
    CNBC3 months ago

    Europe ends on a high as investors digest Yellen comments; oil prices pare

    European bourses edged higher Wednesday as investors digested corporate earnings and looked to the US for testimony comments from Fed Chair Janet Yellen.

  • Reuters3 months ago

    PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - July 12

    The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. - Takata Corp has added a further 2.7 million airbags ...

  • Associated Press3 months ago

    Rent-a-Center, J.C. Penney climb; Snap, Pearson fall

    Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Tuesday: Rent-a-Center Inc., up 99 cents to $12.09 The company said its board of directors rejected a takeover offer of $15 a share from Vintage Capital ...

  • Pearson's Penguin Pain
    Bloomberg3 months ago

    Pearson's Penguin Pain

    Sale sacrifices earnings to prop up company's balance sheet.

  • TheStreet.com3 months ago

    5 Things You Must Know Before the Market Opens Tuesday

    U.S. stock futures trade lower on Tuesday, as Wall Street trades cautiously ahead of testimony later in the week from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

  • TheStreet.com3 months ago

    Pearson Sells Penguin Random House Stake to Bertelsmann; Will Return £300 Million to Shareholders

    Pearson said Tuesday that it will sell a 22% stake in Penguin Random House as part of the group's effort to trim its balance sheet and return cash to shareholders.

  • Pearson Sinks as Investors Pan Dividend Plans After Penguin
    Bloomberg3 months ago

    Pearson Sinks as Investors Pan Dividend Plans After Penguin

    Pearson Plc will allocate fewer resources to its dividend than some investors expected after a partial sale of its stake in book publisher Penguin Random House, raising concerns that the U.K.-based company ...

  • How Pearson Is Handling the Transition to Digital
    Bloomberg Video13 days ago

    How Pearson Is Handling the Transition to Digital

    Oct.04 -- John Fallon, Pearson Plc chief executive officer, spoke about the company's pivot to digital technology with Bloomberg's Tom Keene and Francine Lacqua Sept. 28 on "Bloomberg Surveillance."