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Pearson plc Company Profile (LON:PSON)

Consensus Ratings for Pearson plc (LON:PSON) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Sell Rating(s), 6 Hold Rating(s), 11 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.17)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 928.71

Analysts' Ratings History for Pearson plc (LON:PSON)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/22/2016Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyGBX 965View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/22/2016BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual weightGBX 815 -> GBX 825View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/21/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/21/2016Deutsche BankReiterated RatingSellGBX 770View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/20/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/20/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,025View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/20/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,000View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/15/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 925View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/15/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 870View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/15/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 435View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/6/2016Goldman SachsReiterated RatingSellGBX 800View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/24/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 880View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/18/2016NatixisReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,150View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/13/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/10/2016Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetSellGBX 620 -> GBX 730View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/3/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/28/2016Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingReduceGBX 1,265View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/28/2016InvestecDowngradeReduceGBX 1,400 -> GBX 1,250View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/11/2016Credit SuisseBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 755 -> GBX 850View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/10/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,116View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/29/2016Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyGBX 975View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/29/2016NomuraBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 890 -> GBX 910View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/12/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 900View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/2/2015Westhouse SecuritiesReiterated RatingSellGBX 1,057View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/6/2015Charles StanleyUpgradeaccumulateView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 6/26/2014 forward)
Earnings History for Pearson plc (LON:PSON)
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Earnings Estimates for Pearson plc (LON:PSON)
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Dividend History for Pearson plc (LON:PSON)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
2/26/2016GBX 344.07%4/7/20164/7/20165/6/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/24/2015GBX 181.48%8/13/20158/13/20159/11/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/25/2014GBX 171.5%8/13/20148/13/20149/12/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/28/2014GBX 323.16%4/2/20144/2/20145/2/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for Pearson plc (LON:PSON)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
3/31/2016Corley,ElizabethInsiderBuy677GBX 893£6,045.61Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/29/2016Williams,CoramInsiderBuy5,000GBX 836£41,800Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/17/2015Manwani,HarishInsiderBuy421GBX 750£3,157.50Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/1/2015Manwani,HarishInsiderBuy254GBX 1,113£2,827.02Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/1/2015Manwani,HarishInsiderBuy250GBX 12.25GBX 3,062.50Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/29/2015Robin FreestoneInsiderSell100,000GBX 1,319£1,319,000Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/5/2015Robin FreestoneInsiderSell6,636GBX 1,444£95,823.84Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Latest Headlines for Pearson plc (LON:PSON)
DateHeadline
06/23/16 07:49 AMVonage CFO Dave Pearson Receives Innovation Award - [at noodls] - HOLMDEL, N.J., June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Vonage (NYSE: VG) has announced that Dave Pearson, CFO, has received the prestigious CFO Innovator Award from CFO Studio. ... This is an abstract of the original ...
06/22/16 10:42 AMBarclays Capital issued a report on (LON:PSON) Pearson PLC, bumping up its target price to GBX825 earlier today
06/21/16 05:32 PMOcado Group Plc, Hatfield (OCDGF) Latest Broker Views
06/21/16 10:18 AMPearson PLC (LON:PSON) target price held steady to GBX770 as issued in a report today by Deutsche Bank
06/20/16 05:43 PMBrokers: Next and Restaurant Group see price targets slashed
06/20/16 05:43 PMPearson PLC (LON:PSON) target price maintained to GBX1,000, reported today by Exane BNP Paribas
06/20/16 03:37 AMPearson Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PSON-GB : June 20, 2016 -
06/19/16 09:47 AMDeutsche Bank issued a report on (LON:PSON) Pearson PLC, renewing its price target to GBX770 today
06/18/16 05:09 PMDeutsche Bank issued a report on (LON:PSON) Pearson PLC, renewing its price target to GBX770 today - Breaking Finance News
06/16/16 11:03 PM[$$] Pearson to target online teaching courses - [at Financial Times] - Pearson is targeting the global market for online university degree courses as it seeks to reassure investors about the slowdown in other areas of its education businesses. As part of a new charm offensive, ...
06/16/16 06:10 PMLiberum Capital announced (LON:PSON) Pearson PLC, retaining its price target to GBX435 today
06/15/16 05:54 PMPearson PLC (LON:PSON) price target maintained to GBX870 as disclosed today by Panmure Gordon
06/14/16 05:45 PMBrokers: UBS upgrades Centrica to 'Buy'
06/14/16 10:45 AMBrokers: UBS upgrades Centrica to 'Buy' - Proactive Investors UK
06/06/16 09:39 AMPearson plc (PSON) Given “Sell” Rating at Goldman Sachs - Let Me Know About This
06/03/16 03:45 AMBlock Listing Six Monthly Return - [at noodls] - Block Listing Six Monthly Return The text version of this document is not available at the moment. The original content was posted at original link . Pearson plc published this content on 03 June 2016 ...
06/01/16 06:30 PMUK stocks lower at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 down 0.61% - Investing.com - Investing.comUK stocks lower at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 down 0.61%Investing.com... PLC (LON:SHP), which rose 2.82% or 120.00 points to trade at 4380.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Fresnillo PLC (LON:FRES) added 2.28% or 23.00 points to end at 1032.00 and Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) was up 1.13% or 9.50 points to 848.00 in late trade.
06/01/16 06:30 PMPearson plc (PSON) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BNP Paribas - Let Me Know About This - Pearson plc (PSON) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BNP ParibasLet Me Know About ThisPearson plc logo Pearson plc (LON:PSON)'s stock had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at BNP Paribas in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. They currently have a GBX 1,000 ($14.64) ...and more »
06/01/16 07:38 AMValeant's Outgoing CEO Gets $9M Severance and More (VRX) -
05/31/16 10:51 AMValeant’s Former CEO Will Stay on as an $83,000-a-Month Consultant -
05/31/16 07:48 AMPearson plc (PSON) PT Lowered to GBX 435 - Let Me Know About This - Pearson plc (PSON) PT Lowered to GBX 435Let Me Know About ThisPearson plc logo Pearson plc (LON:PSON) had its target price reduced by equities researchers at Liberum Capital from GBX 450 ($6.51) to GBX 435 ($6.29) in a research note issued to investors on Monday. The firm currently has a “sell” rating on the stock.and more »
05/30/16 08:46 PMPearson plc (PSON) Price Target Raised to GBX 805 at JPMorgan Chase & Co. - Let Me Know About This - Pearson plc (PSON) Price Target Raised to GBX 805 at JPMorgan Chase & Co.Let Me Know About ThisPearson plc logo Pearson plc (LON:PSON) had its price objective raised by research analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from GBX 760 ($11.00) to GBX 805 ($11.65) in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has a “neutral” rating on ...and more »
05/26/16 08:50 AMPearson PLC (LON:PSON) Issued With 'Buy' Rating From Jefferies International - Share Trading News - The PostPearson PLC (LON:PSON) Issued With 'Buy' Rating From Jefferies InternationalShare Trading NewsPearson plc (Pearson) is an international education and media company. The Company has operations in the education, business information and consumer publishing markets. The Company creates and manages intellectual property, which it promotes and ...Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) "Buy" Rating Maintained at Jefferies International; The TP Given is GBX 880.00The PostJefferies International Indicates Potential 8.37% Increase In Shares Of Pearson PLCRisers & Fallersall 579 news articles »
05/13/16 09:02 AMWill HSBC Holdings plc, Vodafone Group plc and Pearson plc slash their dividends by 50%? - AOL Money UK - Will HSBC Holdings plc, Vodafone Group plc and Pearson plc slash their dividends by 50%?AOL Money UKAlarm bells have been ringing for some time on the dividend outlook for the FTSE 100. Cover declined from 2.9 five years ago to 1.9 a year ago, and has since plunged to a diabolical 0.75. HSBC(LSE: HSBA), Vodafone(LSE: VOD) and Pearson(LSE: PSON) ...and more »
05/06/16 08:50 AMShould you buy 6%+ yielders BP plc, SSE plc and Pearson plc? - Despite severe earnings volatility in recent years, publishing group Pearson (LSE: PSON) has remained a reliable pick for those seeking dividend growth year after year. But if City forecasts are to be believed, this trend could be coming to a halt.
05/03/16 10:50 AMNotification of Directors’ and PDMRs’ Interests - [at noodls] - Microsoft Word - 160503_LTIP_Award 3 May 2016 Pearson plc (the "Company") Notification of Directors' and PDMRs' Interests Long-Term Incentive Plan In 2001, the Company established the Pearson ...
04/30/16 08:45 AMPearson sales fall on weakness in US, UK - MarketWatch - Telegraph.co.ukPearson sales fall on weakness in US, UKMarketWatchLONDON--Pearson PLC (PSON.LN), the U.K.-based education specialist, Friday posted a fall in first-quarter sales, but said it is trading in line with its expectations. The company said sales on an adjusted basis in the first three months of the year ...Pearson Plc A solid start to the yearDirectorsTalk InterviewsPearson Q1 Sales Down; Backs FY16 Adj. Earnings View - Quick FactsNasdaqall 16 news articles »
04/29/16 12:00 PMThese are the 5 worst stocks of the year -
04/29/16 09:27 AMShould today's updates put Restaurant Group plc, Rotork plc and Pearson plc at the top of your buy list? - Motley Fool UK - Should today's updates put Restaurant Group plc, Rotork plc and Pearson plc at the top of your buy list?Motley Fool UKAlso reporting today was education specialist Pearson (LSE: PSON). It's on track to meet full-year expectations and is making good progress with its simplification programme, while its renewed focus on student learning seems to be positioning it for ...and more »
04/29/16 09:27 AMPearson first-quarter sales down 4 percent on US and UK weakness - Yahoo News - Pearson first-quarter sales down 4 percent on US and UK weaknessYahoo NewsLONDON (Reuters) - Pearson Plc (PSON.L), the British education company struggling to cope with a downturn in its biggest markets, reported a 4 percent fall in first-quarter underlying sales due to weak assessment revenues in the United States and Britain.
04/29/16 05:44 AMShould today’s updates put Restaurant Group plc, Rotork plc and Pearson plc at the top of your buy list? -
04/29/16 04:59 AMNumis reiterates 'reduce' rating for Pearson -
04/29/16 02:48 AMPearson trades to expectations in first quarter -
04/29/16 02:36 AM[$$] Pearson sees 'good progress' progress on restructuring after revenue fall - [at Financial Times] - Pearson said it was making "good progress" with its restructuring plan on Friday, as the world's largest education group reported a decline in revenues during the first quarter due to weakness ...
04/29/16 01:39 AMPearson first quarter sales fall on U.S. contract losses -
04/29/16 01:12 AMPearson Q1 sales down 4 pct on U.S. and UK weakness -
04/28/16 01:32 PMIt's Pearson CEO John Fallon Vs. Teachers' Union President Randi Weingarten -
04/27/16 02:31 PMAckman, Valeant Offer Apologies, Concessions at Drug Hearing -
04/26/16 09:55 AMValeant names Papa CEO after he resigns from Perrigo - Investing.com - Investing.comValeant names Papa CEO after he resigns from PerrigoInvesting.com(Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX) International Inc (TO:VRX) named Joseph Papa as its chief executive officer on Monday, the day after he resigned from the top spot at drugmaker Perrigo Co Plc (N:PRGO). The move is a boon for Valeant ...and more »
04/26/16 07:14 AMAckman to Testify at Senate Drug-Pricing Hearing -
04/21/16 05:06 PMPearson Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:PSON) : April 21, 2016 -
04/21/16 04:32 PMETF’s with exposure to Pearson Plc : April 21, 2016 -
04/21/16 09:53 AMAnalyst Coverage Updates - Pearson (LON:PSON) - Risers & Fallers - Analyst Coverage Updates - Pearson (LON:PSON)Risers & FallersRecently stock market analysts have updated their consensus ratings on shares of Pearson (LON:PSON). The latest broker reports which are ... Pearson plc (Pearson) is an international education and media company. The Company has operations in the ...and more »
04/20/16 03:36 AMPearson Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PSON-GB : April 20, 2016 -
04/18/16 10:24 AMValeant News: Michael Pearson's Return (VRX) -
04/13/16 11:53 AMPenguin To Close Book On Dorling Kindersley -
04/13/16 04:30 AMHoldings in shares - [at noodls] - Microsoft Word - 160413_TR1_Ameriprise NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: Pearson plc 2. ...
04/12/16 12:53 PMPearson plc (LON:PSON) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages - Washington News Wire - Business Standard TribunePearson plc (LON:PSON) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by BrokeragesWashington News WirePearson plc logo Pearson plc (LON:PSON) has been given an average rating of “Hold” by the twenty-four brokerages that are presently covering the firm, Analyst Ratings Net reports. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell ...Analysts Set Pearson plc (LON:PSON) Target Price at $928.24Web Breaking Newsall 1,642 news articles »
04/11/16 07:20 AMValeant Board Of Directors Issues Statement On J. Michael Pearson's Cooperation With Senate Committee on Aging - [at noodls] - LAVAL, Quebec, April 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) today issued the following statement regarding the Senate Committee on Aging's subpoena ...
04/11/16 07:15 AMValeant Board Requests That Pearson Cooperate With Subpoena -
About Pearson plc

Pearson plc logoPearson plc (Pearson) is an international education and media company. The Company has operations in the education, business information and consumer publishing markets. The Company creates and manages intellectual property, which it promotes and sells to its customers under brand names, to inform, educate and entertain. It operates in three segments: North America, Core and Growth. It has three lines of business corresponding to the key stages of learning: schools, higher education and professional, which includes the Financial Times (FT) Group. It delivers its content in a variety of forms and through a variety of channels, including books, newspapers and online services. The Company offers services, as well as content, from test creation, administration and processing to teacher development and school software. It operates in around 70 countries across the world. Pearson consists of its education business, including the FT Group and around 47% interest in Penguin Random House.

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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: PSON
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $13.04
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $827.61
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $804.20
  • P/E Ratio: 9.03
  • P/E Growth: -8.10
  • Market Cap: $7.44B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $53.75 EPS
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