Key Developments: Pearson PLC (PSO.N)

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Pearson PLC Board has declared an interim dividend
Friday, 25 Jul 2014 02:00am EDT 

Pearson PLC:Board has declared an interim dividend of 17 pence per share, 6 pct increase on 2013.  Full Article

Pearson PLC reaffirms FY 2014 EPS outlook
Friday, 25 Jul 2014 02:00am EDT 

Pearson PLC:Expects FY 2014 adjusted earnings per share of between 0.62 -0. 67 Pounds.FY 2014 EPS of 0.65 Pounds - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Pearson PLC proposes final dividend
Friday, 25 Apr 2014 02:03am EDT 

Pearson PLC:Proposes final dividend of 32 pence giving a total dividend for 2013 of 48p, up 7 pct.Says it has declared a dividend increase above the rate of inflation.  Full Article

Pearson PLC reaffirms FY 2014 EPS outlook
Friday, 25 Apr 2014 02:03am EDT 

Pearson PLC:Says it still expect to report adjusted earnings per share of between 62 pence and 67 pence in FY 2014.FY 2014 EPS of 65 pence - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Pearson PLC gives FY 2014 EPS guidance below analysts' estimates - Conference Call
Friday, 28 Feb 2014 09:00am EST 

Pearson PLC:adjusted earnings per share in FY 2014 of between 62 pence and 67 pence.FY 2014 EPS of 75 pence - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Pearson PLC proposes final dividend
Friday, 28 Feb 2014 02:01am EST 

Pearson PLC:Proposes a final dividend of 32.0 pence per share.Payable on May 2 to shareholders on the register at the close of business on April 4.  Full Article

Pearson PLC reaffirms FY 2013 earnings guidance
Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 02:15am EST 

Pearson PLC:Sees FY 2013 operating profit of about 865 million pounds before restructuring charges.Sees FY 2013 Adjusted EPS of around 83 pounds before restructuring charges, in line with the company's previous guidance.Sees FY 2013 Adjusted EPS of around 70 pounds after restructuring charges.  Full Article

Pearson PLC to acquire Grupo Multi
Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 02:00am EST 

Pearson PLC:Says it has agreed to acquire 100 percent of Grupo Multi from the Martins family, the company's 78 pct majority shareholders, and the investment firm Kinea.Says the value of the transaction will ascend to 440 million pounds (1.7 billion Brazilian reias) in cash and the assumption of 65 million pounds (0.25 billion Brazilian reias) of debt.Says Grupo Multi is the provider of private language schools in Brazil serving over 800,000 students across more than 2,600 franchised schools.Says the transaction is subject to a regulatory review that Pearson expects to be completed in the first half of 2014.Says Morgan Stanley acted as financial adviser to Pearson on this transaction.  Full Article

Pearson PLC to sell Mergermarket Group to BC Partners
Friday, 29 Nov 2013 06:19am EST 

Pearson PLC:Says it has agreed the sale of The Mergermarket Group to funds advised by BC Partners for an enterprise value of 382 million pounds, payable in cash.Says Mergermarket is a provider of global corporate financial news.Says the transaction is expected to close by the end of the first quarter of 2014.  Full Article

Pearson PLC Reiterates FY 2013 EPS Guidance; Lowers FY 2013 Operating Profit Guidance
Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 03:00am EDT 

Pearson PLC reiterated its fiscal 2013 adjusted earnings per share (EPS) guidance and expects adjusted EPS to be broadly level with fiscal 2012 adjusted EPS of 82.6 pence under revised IAS 19, before expensing restructuring costs. For fiscal 2013, it expects operating profits will be lower than fiscal 2012. The Company reported Operating Profit of $1.488 billion and EPS of $1.34 in fiscal 2012. According to I/B/E/S Estimates, analysts were expecting the Company to report operating profit of $1.027 billion for fiscal 2013.  Full Article

Pearson profit dented by restructuring charges and currency

LONDON - Publishing group Pearson posted a 41 percent slump in first-half profit, reflecting increased restructuring charges, currency movements and the impact on margins of the phasing of revenues into the second half.

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