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Pearson plc

PSON.L

Latest Trade

834.60GBp

Change

-11.60(-1.37%)

Volume

48,454

Today's Range

834.40

 - 

847.60

52 Week Range

412.08

 - 

909.00

As of on the London Stock Exchange (LON) ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Pricing

Previous Close
846.20
Open
847.60
Volume
48,454
3M AVG Volume
34.20
Today's High
847.60
Today's Low
834.40
52 Week High
909.00
52 Week Low
412.08
Shares Out (MIL)
756.23
Market Cap (MIL)
6,399.26
Forward P/E
25.47
Dividend (Yield %)
2.30

Next Event

Half Year 2021 Pearson PLC Earnings Release

Latest Developments

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Pearson Says Sidney Taurel Informed Board Of Intention To Retire As Chair

Pearson Says Mike Howells Will Become Its New Chief Strategy Officer

Pearson To Sell Pearson Institute Of Higher Education

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About Pearson plc

Pearson plc (Pearson) is a learning company. The Company delivers learning through providing a range of educational products and services to institutions, governments, professional bodies and individual learners. The Company operates through three segments, which include North America, Core and Growth. The Company's North America segment includes Assessments and Services businesses in the United States and Canada. The Company's Core segment includes Assessments and Services businesses in more mature markets including the United Kingdom, Australia and Italy. The Company's Growth segment includes Assessments and Services businesses in emerging markets including Brazil, China, India and South Africa. The Company provides content, assessment and digital services to schools, colleges and universities, as well as professional and vocational education to learners to help increase their skills and employability prospects.

Industry

Printing & Publishing

Contact Info

Shell Mex House, 80 Strand

WC2R 0RL

United Kingdom

+44.20.70102000

https://www.pearson.com/

Executive Leadership

Sidney Taurel

Independent Chairman of the Board

Andy Bird

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Sally Johnson

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Tom ap Simon

President – Virtual Learning

Tim Bozik

President – Higher Education

Key Stats

3.27 mean rating - 15 analysts
Sell
Hold
Buy
Revenue (MM, GBP)

2018

4.1K

2019

3.9K

2020

3.4K

2021(E)

3.4K
EPS (GBp)

2018

70.200

2019

57.700

2020

28.700

2021(E)

33.219
Price To Earnings (TTM)
20.55
Price To Sales (TTM)
1.88
Price To Book (MRQ)
1.55
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
10.41
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
40.02
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
33.87
Return on Investment (TTM)
5.16
Return on Equity (TTM)
4.11

Latest News

Latest News

UPDATE 1-Education group Pearson's chairman to retire by next year

Pearson Plc said on Thursday Chairman Sidney Taurel intends to retire and step down from the board, weeks after its new chief executive laid out a new growth plan for the education group to directly target consumers.

Education group Pearson's chairman to retire by next year

Education group Pearson Plc said on Thursday Chairman Sidney Taurel intends to retire and step down from the board no later than next year's annual general meeting.

UPDATE 2-Arco, Cogna eye Pearson's Brazilian learning business - report

Brazilian education companies Arco Platform Ltd and Cogna Educacao SA are interested in acquiring Pearson PLC's Brazilian learning business, Valor Economico reported, without citing how it got the information.

Lawsuit against Pearson over data breach scuttled by injury claims

A Minnesota federal judge has granted a bid by subsidiaries of education company Pearson to dismiss a lawsuit brought over a data breach that resulted in the unauthorized access of personal information from 13,000 school and university accounts.

BRIEF-Pearson Says Will Retain Proceeds From Disposal Of 25% Stake In Penguin Random House

* COMPLETED SALE OF ITS REMAINING 25% STAKE IN PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE FOR APPROXIMATELY $675M TO BERTELSMANN SE & CO KGAA

Adecco Group appoints Pearson's Williams as CFO

Swiss staffing firm Adecco Group <ADEN.S> on Friday said Pearson Plc's <PSON.L> Coram Williams would take over as chief financial officer from mid-2020.

Adecco Group taps Pearson exec Williams as finance chief

Switzerland's Adecco Group on Friday said Coram Williams would take over as the temporary staffing company's next chief financial officer from mid-2020, following in the footsteps of Hans Ploos van Amstel.

UK's Pearson notifies thousands of U.S. students of data breach

British education company Pearson Plc <PSON.L> on Thursday said it has notified customers of a data breach that resulted in unauthorized access to about 13,000 school and university accounts, mainly in the United States.

Pearson enters into 500 mln stg pension insurance deal with L&G - Sky News

British education company Pearson Plc has entered into a 500 million pounds ($651.70 million) pension insurance deal with Legal & General Group Plc, Sky News reported on Thursday.

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

Pearson Plc <PSON.L> 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.

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