PSON.L - Pearson plc

LSE - LSE Delayed Price. Currency in GBp
882.20
+4.00 (+0.46%)
At close: 4:35PM BST
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Previous Close878.20
Open875.20
Bid885.40 x 0
Ask885.20 x 0
Day's Range874.10 - 885.80
52 Week Range764.00 - 1,030.00
Volume2,185,736
Avg. Volume2,481,539
Market Cap6.894B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.60
PE Ratio (TTM)11.68
EPS (TTM)75.50
Earnings DateJul 26, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield0.26 (2.96%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-04-04
1y Target Est770.60
  • Textbook giant doubles down on digital, promises lower prices for students
    Yahoo Finance4 days ago

    Textbook giant doubles down on digital, promises lower prices for students

    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.

  • Pearson plc (LON:PSON): Financial Strength Analysis
    Simply Wall St.16 days ago

    Pearson plc (LON:PSON): Financial Strength Analysis

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  • Do You Like Pearson plc (LON:PSON) At This P/E Ratio?
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    Do You Like Pearson plc (LON:PSON) At This P/E Ratio?

    The goal of this article is to teach you how to use price to earnings ratios (P/E ratios). To keep it practical, we'll...

  • Is Pearson plc's (LON:PSON) CEO Pay Fair?
    Simply Wall St.2 months ago

    Is Pearson plc's (LON:PSON) CEO Pay Fair?

    John Fallon became the CEO of Pearson plc (LON:PSON) in 2013. This report will, first, examine the CEO compensation...

  • Bloomberg2 months ago

    Tencent, Pearson Among Backers of $100 Million U.K. AI Startup

    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.

  • What Kind Of Shareholder Owns Most Pearson plc (LON:PSON) Stock?
    Simply Wall St.2 months ago

    What Kind Of Shareholder Owns Most Pearson plc (LON:PSON) Stock?

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  • Reuters3 months ago

    Education group Pearson reports two percent growth in first-quarter revenue

    LONDON (Reuters) - British education company Pearson reported a 2 percent rise in first-quarter underlying revenue on Friday, putting it on track to stabilise its top-line this year after more than five ...

  • Are Investors Undervaluing Pearson plc (LON:PSON) By 27%?
    Simply Wall St.3 months ago

    Are Investors Undervaluing Pearson plc (LON:PSON) By 27%?

    Today we'll do a simple run through of a valuation method used to estimate the attractiveness of Pearson plc (LON:PSON) as an investment opportunity by taking the expected future cash flows and discounting them to today's value...

  • Here is What Hedge Funds Think About Pearson PLC  (PSO)
    Insider Monkey3 months ago

    Here is What Hedge Funds Think About Pearson PLC (PSO)

    It was a rough fourth quarter for many hedge funds, which were naturally unable to overcome the big dip in the broad market, as the S&P 500 fell by about 4.8% during 2018 and average hedge fund losing about 1%. The Russell 2000, composed of smaller companies, performed even worse, trailing the S&P by more […]

  • Pearson plc (LON:PSON): Ex-Dividend Is In 2 Days
    Simply Wall St.4 months ago

    Pearson plc (LON:PSON): Ex-Dividend Is In 2 Days

    Want to participate in a research study? Help shape the future of investing tools and earn a $60 gift card! Have you been keeping an eye on Pearson plc's (LON:PSON) upcoming dividend of UK£0.13 per share payable on the 10 May 2019...

  • Some Pearson (LON:PSON) Shareholders Are Down 17%
    Simply Wall St.4 months ago

    Some Pearson (LON:PSON) Shareholders Are Down 17%

    Ideally, your overall portfolio should beat the market average. But every investor is virtually certain to have both over-performing and under-performing stocks. At this point some shareholders may be questioningRead More...

  • Moody's5 months ago

    Pearson Funding Four plc -- Moody's changes Pearson's outlook to stable from negative

    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.

  • Why Cronos Group, Pearson, and Dorman Products Slumped Today
    Motley Fool5 months ago

    Why Cronos Group, Pearson, and Dorman Products Slumped Today

    Find out what held these stocks back on a good day for the market.

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents5 months ago

    Edited Transcript of PSON.L earnings conference call or presentation 22-Feb-19 9:00am GMT

    Full Year 2018 Pearson PLC Earnings Presentation

  • Does Pearson plc’s (LON:PSON) Recent Track Record Look Strong?
    Simply Wall St.5 months ago

    Does Pearson plc’s (LON:PSON) Recent Track Record Look Strong?

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  • Miners lift FTSE 100; Dairy Crest, Provident gain on M&A
    Reuters5 months ago

    Miners lift FTSE 100; Dairy Crest, Provident gain on M&A

    By Muvija M and Shashwat Awasthi (Reuters) - Strength in miners on growing optimism over global trade talks helped FTSE 100 inch higher and bid news lifted Dairy Crest and Provident Financial among mid-caps ...

  • Education group Pearson hails tipping point after digital transformation
    Reuters5 months ago

    Education group Pearson hails tipping point after digital transformation

    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.

  • Reuters5 months ago

    Pearson enters into £500 million pension insurance deal with L&G - Sky News

    (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 ...

  • FTSE 100 dips as investors book in profits, pound strengthens; Reckitt shines
    Reuters5 months ago

    FTSE 100 dips as investors book in profits, pound strengthens; Reckitt shines

    The main bourse ended 0.2 percent lower, missing out on a wider optimism surrounding the Chinese-U.S. trade talks that took world stocks to 2-1/2-month highs. FTSE 100's volume was about 60 percent of its 90-day average and the midcaps stood at 76 percent of theirs. Defensive stocks, which are deemed to be a safe bet at times of uncertainty, were among the big fallers.

  • Reuters5 months ago

    Pearson sells K12 U.S. textbook unit for $250 million

    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.

  • Why Pearson plc’s (LON:PSON) Use Of Investor Capital Doesn’t Look Great
    Simply Wall St.6 months ago

    Why Pearson plc’s (LON:PSON) Use Of Investor Capital Doesn’t Look Great

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  • Reuters6 months ago

    Brexit deal defeat boosts European banks

    By Helen Reid LONDON (Reuters) - European shares closed the day in positive territory on Wednesday as British Prime Minister Theresa May's resounding defeat in a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal gave ...

  • Reuters6 months ago

    Pearson shares down as core U.S. business revenue stumbles

    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.