LON:PSON - Pearson Stock Price, News, & Analysis

GBX 898.20
+7.20 (+0.81 %)
(As of 07/23/2019 09:06 AM ET)
Today's Range
888.40
Now: GBX 898.20
899.80
50-Day Range
769.20
MA: GBX 829.16
893.20
52-Week Range
764
Now: GBX 898.20
1,030
Volume719,741 shs
Average Volume4.52 million shs
Market Capitalization£7.02 billion
P/E Ratio11.90
Dividend Yield3.06%
BetaN/A
Pearson plc provides educational products and services to institutions, governments, professional bodies, and individual learners worldwide. The company operates through North America, Core, and Growth segments. It offers courseware services, including curriculum materials provided in book form and/or through access to digital content; and assessments, such as test development, processing, and scoring services. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Publishing
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Cyclical
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+44-20-70102000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£4.13 billion
Cash FlowGBX 75.91 per share
Book ValueGBX 580.60 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees24,000
Market Cap£7.02 billion
Next Earnings Date7/26/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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Pearson (LON:PSON) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pearson's stock symbol?

Pearson trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "PSON."

How often does Pearson pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Pearson?

Pearson announced a dividend on Friday, February 22nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, April 4th will be given a dividend of GBX 13 per share on Friday, May 10th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.47%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 4th. This is a positive change from Pearson's previous dividend of $5.50. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Pearson's Dividend History.

How were Pearson's earnings last quarter?

Pearson plc (LON:PSON) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, February, 22nd. The company reported $70.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $65.30 by $5.00. View Pearson's Earnings History.

When is Pearson's next earnings date?

Pearson is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, July 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Pearson.

What price target have analysts set for PSON?

12 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Pearson's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 550 to GBX 1,090. On average, they anticipate Pearson's share price to reach GBX 732.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 18.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Pearson.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Pearson?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pearson in the last year. There are currently 7 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Pearson.

Has Pearson been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about PSON stock have been trending neutral recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Pearson earned a media sentiment score of 0.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Pearson.

Who are some of Pearson's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Pearson own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Pearson investors own include CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Endologix (ELGX), Pearson (PSO), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), NIC (EGOV), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Prudential (PRU) and Centrica (CNA).

Who are Pearson's key executives?

Pearson's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John Joseph Fallon, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Coram Williams, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 45)
  • Mr. Albert Roger Hitchcock, Chief Technology & Operations Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Tom Waldron, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Bjarne Philip Tellmann, Gen. Counsel & Chief Legal Officer

How do I buy shares of Pearson?

Shares of PSON and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Pearson's stock price today?

One share of PSON stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 898.20.

How big of a company is Pearson?

Pearson has a market capitalization of £7.02 billion and generates £4.13 billion in revenue each year. Pearson employs 24,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Pearson.

What is Pearson's official website?

The official website for Pearson is http://www.pearson.com/.

How can I contact Pearson?

Pearson's mailing address is 80 Strand, LONDON, WC2R 0RL, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-20-70102000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Pearson (LON PSON)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  617 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  1,024 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  1,641
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Pearson and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PSON will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PSON will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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