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Pearson PLC Company Profile (NYSE:PSO)

Consensus Ratings for Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Sell Rating(s), 7 Hold Rating(s), 6 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.12)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/21/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/21/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/25/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/20/2016Deutsche BankReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/14/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/5/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/1/2016Goldman SachsDowngradeNeutral -> SellView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/29/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/21/2016Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/15/2015BNP ParibasUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/2/2015Charles StanleyDowngradeHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/27/2015Credit SuisseDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/22/2015Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/20/2015Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/15/2015Kepler Capital MarketsDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/14/2015Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/8/2015Berenberg BankDowngradeHold -> SellView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/5/2015Westhouse SecuritiesUpgradeNeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/22/2015NatixisReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/6/2015BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/24/2015Numis Securities LtdDowngradeHold -> ReduceView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/2/2015NomuraUpgradeReduce -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/16/2015Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/29/2014MacquarieUpgradeUnderperform -> OutperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 6/26/2014 forward)
Earnings History for Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO)
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Earnings Estimates for Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO)
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Current Dividend Information for Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO)
Annual Dividend:$0.96
Dividend Yield:7.82%
Payout Ratio:123.08%
Dividend Growth:4.60% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
3/4/2016$0.484/6/20164/8/20165/11/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/29/2014semiannual$0.292.98%8/13/20148/15/20149/17/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/6/2014semiannual$0.536.12%4/2/20144/4/20145/7/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2013semiannual$0.252.43%8/14/20138/16/20139/18/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/4/2013semiannual$0.465.14%4/3/20134/5/20135/8/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO)
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Latest Headlines for Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO)
DateHeadline
06/24/16 08:35 AMJohn Wiley Rewards Investors with 3.3% Hike in Dividend
06/21/16 05:32 PMCompany Shares of Pearson Plc Rally 4.23% - Trade Calls
06/21/16 07:49 AMGeorge Soros On Brexit: The Only Winners Will Be Speculators -
06/16/16 06:10 PMRecently Issued Stock Ratings For Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) - Fiscal Standard
06/08/16 04:03 PMPearson sees possible Brazil targets as education deals heat up -
06/06/16 09:39 AMStock Review and Earnings Check on Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) - HNN
06/01/16 06:30 PMStrong Sell Calls Count For Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) At 0 - Investor Newswire - Strong Sell Calls Count For Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) At 0Investor NewswirePearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) has a total of 1 Strong Buy calls and 0 Strong Sell advises as of 2016-05-31. Zacks uses a rating procedure which assigns scores to stocks on a narrow 1-5 scale. When a stock gets a score of 1 or 2, it is considered to be a buy ...and more »
05/31/16 07:48 AMShare Rating Focus on Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) - HNN - Share Rating Focus on Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO)HNNPresently, Wall Street analysts have given a consensus stock rating of 2.5 on shares of Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO). Covering analysts will typically provide Buy, Sell, or Hold recommendations based on extensive research. This consensus number is provided ...and more »
05/23/16 02:56 AMNew report defines world-class apprenticeships as those rooted in sector skills, knowledge and progression to employment - [at noodls] - A new report is released today from the University of Derby, supported by Pearson, which looks at some of the world's most heralded apprenticeship systems, and draws conclusions for the system in the UK, ...
05/02/16 03:52 PMMorgan Stanley: Bloomberg Terminal Profits Could Decline By Billions Over Next Five Years -
04/29/16 01:37 AMThere are growth opportunities in China: Pearson CEO -
04/29/16 01:31 AMOur digital transformation is important: Pearson CEO -
04/26/16 11:27 AMAfter Last Week What Do Analysts Think Of Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) - Share Trading News - After Last Week What Do Analysts Think Of Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO)Share Trading News06/05/2015 – Pearson, Plc was upgraded to “neutral” by analysts at Westhouse Securities. The share price of Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) was up +0.34% during the last trading session, with a day high of 11.94. 176192 shares were traded on Pearson, Plc's ...
04/15/16 02:06 PMCan Shares Of Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) Hit $13.8? - Investor Newswire - Can Shares Of Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) Hit $13.8?Investor NewswirePearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) has a total of 1 Strong Buy advice and 0 Strong Sell calls as of 2016-04-15. One month earlier, the total count of strong buy recommendations was 1 and strong sell was 0. The mean analyst rating was 2.5. A month earlier, the ...and more »
04/15/16 02:06 PMPearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO)'s 52-Week Price Target At $13.80 - Investor Newswire - Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO)'s 52-Week Price Target At $13.80Investor NewswireThomson Reuters completed its industry survey and following that it has given a 52-week price estimate of $13.80 to Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) stock. It is the average of the price estimates given by the brokerages during First Call survey. Last year, the ...and more »
04/15/16 02:06 PMPearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) Analyst Recommendation Outlook - Clinton Financial - Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) Analyst Recommendation OutlookClinton FinancialThere are 1 analysts providing ratings for Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO). 1 have given the stock a “Strong Buy”, 0 rate it a “Buy”, 3 are rating the stock a Hold, and 0 are recommending “Sell”. Every recommendation can be mapped to an integer based scale ...and more »
04/09/16 01:05 PMIs Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) a Consensus Buy? - Clinton Financial - Is Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) a Consensus Buy?Clinton FinancialEquity research firms covering public U.S companies have a workforce of analysts dedicating their time covering the most popular stocks. Their reports are delivered to institutional investors in order to help make investment decisions. The information ...and more »
04/09/16 01:05 PMCurrent Price Targets For Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) - Risers & Fallers - Current Price Targets For Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO)Risers & FallersRecently stock market analysts have updated their consensus ratings on shares of Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO). The latest broker reports which are currently outstanding on Friday 8th of April state 0 analysts have a rating of “strong buy”, 0 analysts “buy”, ...Pearson PLC (ADR) Has Another Very Positive Trading Session Recording a Gap UpBusiness Standard Tribuneall 4 news articles »
03/15/16 12:48 PMOnline Summer School Enrollment Open To K-12 Students Worldwide - [PR Newswire] - BALTIMORE, March 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Online Summer School enrollment is open at International Connections Academy (iNaCA), the accredited virtual private school serving students in grades K-12 in the United States and across the globe. Families are invited to attend an information session to learn more about the benefits of online Summer School. Open Access: No matter where they live, parents worldwide can keep their students engaged academically online this summer.
03/14/16 09:05 AMHow Many Pearson PLC (ADR) (NYSE:PSO)'s Analysts Are Bearish ... - Stock Caller - How Many Pearson PLC (ADR) (NYSE:PSO)'s Analysts Are Bearish ...Stock CallerOut of 1 analysts covering Pearson PLC (NYSE) (NYSE:PSO), 0 rate it "Buy", 0 "Sell", while 1 "Hold". This means 0% are positive. Pearson PLC (NYSE) was the.and more »
03/09/16 05:00 AM3 Super Income Stocks: Vodafone Group plc, SSE PLC And Pearson plc -
03/01/16 11:16 AMPearson Plc Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2015 -
02/28/16 01:06 PMTop Performing Industries For February 26, 2016 - Benzinga - Top Performing Industries For February 26, 2016BenzingaThe top performer in this industry was Pearson PLC (ADR) (NYSE: PSO), which gained 4.1 percent. Pearson reported FY15 adjusted earnings of GBP0.70 per share on sales of GBP4.47 billion. Auto Parts Wholesale: The industry gained 2.5 percent by 10:30 ...and more »
02/26/16 11:15 AMBritain's FTSE rallies for second week, RBS plummets -
02/26/16 08:14 AMPearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) Updated Price Targets - Share Trading News - Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) Updated Price TargetsShare Trading NewsRecently analysts working for a variety of stock market brokerages have changed their consensus ratings and price targets on shares of Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO). The most recent broker reports which have been released note that 0 analysts have a rating ...and more »
02/26/16 03:53 AMBritain's FTSE rallies on commodities rebound, RBS tanks -
02/26/16 03:36 AM4:36 am Pearson Plc beats by GBP0.01; misses on revs; raises dividend -
02/24/16 01:46 PMUpdated Price Targets On Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) - Risers & Fallers - Updated Price Targets On Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO)Risers & FallersRecently stock market analysts have updated their consensus ratings on shares of Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO). The latest broker reports which are currently outstanding on Wednesday 24th of February state 0 analysts have a rating of “strong buy”, 0 analysts ...Are Analysts Bearish Pearson PLC (ADR) (NYSE:PSO) After Last Week?SmallCapWired.comHow Analysts Feel About Pearson PLC (ADR) After Today's Gap Down?Franklin Independentall 3 news articles »
02/17/16 12:35 PMPearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) Broker Views - Risers & Fallers - Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) Broker ViewsRisers & FallersA number of investment brokers have recently updated their price targets on shares of Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO). According to the latest broker reports outstanding on Wednesday 17th of February, 0 analysts have a rating of “strong buy”, 0 analysts “buy”, ...and more »
02/12/16 12:20 PMWere Analysts Bullish Pearson PLC (ADR) (NYSE:PSO) This Week? - Sonoran Weekly Review - Were Analysts Bullish Pearson PLC (ADR) (NYSE:PSO) This Week?Sonoran Weekly ReviewOut of 1 analysts covering Pearson PLC (NYSE) (NYSE:PSO), 0 rate it “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 1 “Hold”. This means 0% are positive. Pearson PLC (NYSE) was the topic in 9 analyst reports since September 16, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Below ...and more »
02/08/16 11:45 AMAnalyst Coverage Updates - Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) - Risers & Fallers - Analyst Coverage Updates - Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO)Risers & FallersRecently stock market analysts have updated their consensus ratings on shares of Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO). The latest broker reports which are currently outstanding on Monday 8th February state 0 analysts have a rating of “strong buy”, 0 analysts “buy”, ...and more »
02/01/16 10:48 AMCompany Shares of Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) Rally 3.41% - Market Briefing - Company Shares of Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) Rally 3.41%Market BriefingShares of Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) rose by 3.41% in the past week and 4.17% for the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the shares has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.63% and the outperformance increases to 9.74% for the last 4 weeks. The company shares ...Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by AnalystsZolmaxWhat The Experts Forecast About Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO)?Vanguard Tribuneall 13 news articles »
01/29/16 02:20 AMDividends At Pearson plc And BHP Billiton plc Might Not Be As Safe As You Think! - [Fool.co.uk] - Pearson plc (LON: PSON) and BHP Billiton plc's (LON: BLT) dividends could be at risk if trading deteriorates further.
01/28/16 10:46 AMRecent Broker Updates On Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) - Risers & Fallers - Recent Broker Updates On Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO)Risers & FallersRecently stock market analysts have updated their consensus ratings on shares of Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO). The latest broker reports which are currently outstanding on Thursday 28th January state 0 analysts have a rating of “strong buy”, 0 analysts “buy ...Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) Rewarding ShareholdersEquities Focusall 2 news articles »
01/28/16 07:46 AMCould ~6% Yielders Centrica PLC, Pearson plc & Talktalk Telecom Group PLC Slash Their Dividends? -
01/26/16 11:11 AMPearson, Plc Analyst Rating Update - Market Briefing - Pearson, Plc Analyst Rating UpdateMarket BriefingAs many as 4 brokerage firms have rated Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) at 2.5. Research Analysts at Zacks Investment Research have ranked the company at 5, suggesting the traders with a rating of strong sell for the short term. The stock garnered a place in ...and more »
01/25/16 10:20 AMCompany Shares of Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) Rally 8.49% - Bull Report - Company Shares of Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) Rally 8.49%Bull ReportShares of Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) appreciated by 8.49% during the past week but lost 4.06% on a 4-week basis. In the past week, the shares have outperformed the S&P 500 by 6.98% and the outperformance increases to 3.69% for the last 4 weeks.Pearson PLC (PSO) to Post FY2016 Earnings of $0.75 Per Share, Jefferies Group ForecastsCorvus Business NewswireFY2016 EPS Estimates for Pearson PLC (PSO) Cut by Jefferies GroupZolmaxall 46 news articles »
01/22/16 03:15 PMPearson Plc: Strong price momentum but will it sustain? -
01/22/16 10:01 AMPearson Plc – Value Analysis (NYSE:PSO) : January 22, 2016 -
01/21/16 05:23 PMPearson Is Cutting 4000 Jobs--And Its Stock Is Jumping - Fortune - FortunePearson Is Cutting 4000 Jobs--And Its Stock Is JumpingFortuneEducational publisher Pearson Plc PSO 16.79% is cutting 4,000 jobs–around 10% of its global workforce in a response to falling sales in key markets such as the U.S.. The London-listed company, which had already cut 5,000 positions in a previous ...Pearson to Cut 10% of Workforce as It Issues Profit WarningWall Street JournalPearson Sees Lower Profit In FY16; Announces Cost Saving Plans - Quick FactsNasdaqall 144 news articles »
01/21/16 05:23 PMPearson PLC (ADR) (PSO) is Upgraded by Jefferies to Buy - Analyst Rating Reports - Pearson PLC (ADR) (PSO) is Upgraded by Jefferies to BuyAnalyst Rating ReportsPearson PLC (ADR) (PSO) is Upgraded by Jefferies to ” Buy”. Earlier the firm had a rating of “Underperform ” on the company shares. Jefferies advised their investors in a research report released on Jan 21, 2016. Several brokerage firms have adviced ...
01/21/16 04:33 PMPearson PLC (ADR) Stock Surges 16% on Restructuring: Here's What You Need To Know - Book publisher Pearson PLC is cutting jobs and restructuring its business as demand for printed media and college enrollment in markets it serves continues to decline.
01/21/16 02:13 PMWhy These 5 Stocks Are Being Pushed Higher Today -
01/21/16 10:59 AMPearson Shares Soar on Savings -
01/21/16 10:37 AMTop Performing Industries For January 21, 2016 - At 10:30 am, the Dow rose 0.81 percent to 15,894.19, the broader Standard & Poor's 500 index moved up 0.63 percent to 1,871.08 and the NASDAQ composite index gained 0.56 percent to 4,496.83. The industries that are driving the market today are: Publishing - Books: This industry gained 8.2 percent by 10:30 am. The top performer in this industry was Pearson PLC (ADR)(NYSE: PSO), which ...Full story available on Benzinga.com
01/21/16 10:37 AMPearson to cut 4,000 jobs as demand slows - Pearson PLC, one of the world's largest publishers of textbooks and educational tools, said Thursday it’s cutting 4,000 jobs, or about 10% of its full-time workforce, this year to cut costs, a response to a decline in demand for its print products and ...
01/21/16 10:18 AMPearson to Cut 10% of Workforce as It Issues Profit Warning - Wall Street Journal - Wall Street JournalPearson to Cut 10% of Workforce as It Issues Profit WarningWall Street JournalLONDON— Pearson PSO 13.71 % PLC on Thursday said it is launching fresh cost-savings worth half a billion dollars and plans to ax 10% of its workforce world-wide after cutting its earnings guidance. The London-based company, which makes most of its ...Pearson Sees Lower Profit In FY16; Announces Cost Saving Plans - Quick FactsNasdaqall 120 news articles »
01/21/16 08:57 AMPearson (PSO) Stock Skyrockets, Slashing 4,000 Jobs, Battles Weakening Demand -
01/21/16 07:15 AMPearson Plc upgraded by Jefferies and Societe Generale -
01/21/16 04:08 AMPearson Plays Catch-Up With Relx, Wolters Kluwer: Chart -
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 operates through three segments: North America, Core and Growth. The North American business serves educators and students in the United States and Canada from early education through elementary, middle and high schools and into higher education with a range of products and services, such as courseware, assessments and services. The core markets are the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, France, the Benelux countries and Italy. The Company provides English language schools in China and Brazil; partner schools in Brazil and India; vocational and higher education institutions from Saudi Arabia to South Africa, as well as textbooks and educational software. The Company creates and manages intellectual property, which it promotes and sells to its customers under various brand names.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Services
  • Industry: Publishing - Books
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: PSO
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $12.28
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $11.95
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $11.59
  • P/E Ratio: 8.57
  • P/E Growth: -24.17
  • Market Cap: $10.00B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.78 EPS
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Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO) Chart for Sunday, June, 26, 2016


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