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LON:PSON - Pearson Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 639.80
-2.80 (-0.44 %)
(As of 12/9/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
637.40
Now: GBX 639.80
643.80
50-Day Range
627.80
MA: GBX 671.49
708.20
52-Week Range
6.87
Now: GBX 639.80
1,030
Volume1.20 million shs
Average Volume4.52 million shs
Market Capitalization£5.00 billion
P/E Ratio11.11
Dividend Yield1.87%
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£4.09 billion
Cash FlowGBX 53.57 per share
Book ValueGBX 552.10 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees24,000
Market Cap£5.00 billion
Next Earnings Date2/20/2020 (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, July 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 15th will be given a dividend of GBX 6 per share on Friday, September 13th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 15th. 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) issued its earnings results on Friday, February, 22nd. The company reported $70.30 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' 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 Thursday, February 20th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Pearson.

What price target have analysts set for PSON?

11 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Pearson's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 550 to GBX 1,115. On average, they anticipate Pearson's stock price to reach GBX 764.10 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Pearson.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Pearson?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pearson in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 3 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?

Media headlines about PSON stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative news 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 positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Pearson earned a media sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock'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 639.80.

How big of a company is Pearson?

Pearson has a market capitalization of £5.00 billion and generates £4.09 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:  639 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,045 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,684
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 12/9/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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