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LON:PSON

Pearson - PSON Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 922.40
-1.20 (-0.13%)
(As of 02/1/2023 04:52 AM ET)
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Today's Range
916
925.60
50-Day Range
898.40
995.20
52-Week Range
591
1,006.29
Volume
144,299 shs
Average Volume
1.70 million shs
Market Capitalization
£6.61 billion
P/E Ratio
2,562.22
Dividend Yield
2.25%
Price Target
GBX 978

Pearson MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.57 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
6.3% Upside
GBX 978 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.61
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.76 out of 5 stars


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About Pearson (LON:PSON) Stock

Pearson plc provides educational courseware, assessments, and services in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, the Asia Pacific, other European countries, and internationally. It operates through five segments: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Higher Education, and Workforce Skills. The Assessment & Qualifications segment offers Pearson VUE, US student assessment, clinical assessment, UK GCSE, and A levels and international academic qualifications. The Virtual Learning segment provides virtual schools and online program management services. The English Language Learning segment offers Pearson test of English, institutional courseware, and English online solutions. The Higher Education segment provides the US, Canadian, and international higher education courseware businesses. The Workforce Skills offers BTEC, GED, TalentLens, Faethm, Pearson college, and apprenticeships. Pearson plc was founded in 1844 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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PSON Stock News Headlines

Pearson full-year underlying sales rise 5%
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PSON Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/24/2020
Today
1/31/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/23/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Publishing
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
21,350
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
GBX 978
High Stock Price Forecast
GBX 1,140
Low Stock Price Forecast
GBX 780
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+6.0%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.57
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£3.62 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 52.73 per share
Book Value
GBX 597.20 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£6.61 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
N/A

Key Executives

  • Mr. Adam Bird CBE (Age 59)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $7.11M
  • Ms. Sally Kate Miranda Johnson (Age 49)
    CFO & Exec. Director
    Comp: $1.16M
  • Ms. Marykay Wells (Age 60)
    Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Joanne Russell
    Sr. VP of Investor Relations, Financial Communications & ESG
  • Ms. Cinthia Nespoli (Age 42)
    Chief Legal Officer
  • Ms. Lynne Frank (Age 56)
    Chief Marketing Officer & Co-Pres of Direct-to-Consumer
  • Ms. Allison P. Bebo (Age 54)
    Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. Tim Bozik (Age 60)
    Pres of Higher Education, Interim Chief Product Officer & Co-Pres of Direct to Consumer
  • Mr. Deepak Mehrotra (Age 59)
    Managing Director of India Bus.
  • Mr. Albert Roger Hitchcock (Age 58)
    Head of Telecom & Technology Partnerships













PSON Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Pearson stock right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pearson in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" PSON shares.
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What is Pearson's stock price forecast for 2023?

7 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Pearson's shares. Their PSON share price forecasts range from GBX 780 to GBX 1,140. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach GBX 978 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have PSON shares performed in 2023?

Pearson's stock was trading at GBX 939.20 on January 1st, 2023. Since then, PSON stock has decreased by 1.7% and is now trading at GBX 923.60.
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When is Pearson's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 23rd 2023.
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How were Pearson's earnings last quarter?

Pearson plc (LON:PSON) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July, 24th. The company reported ($5.10) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($1.00) by $4.10.

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

Pearson announced a dividend on Monday, August 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 11th will be paid a dividend of GBX 6.60 per share on Monday, September 19th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.87%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 11th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
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.

Is Pearson a good dividend stock?

Pearson (LON:PSON) pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.21 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.25%. The dividend payout ratio is 56.94%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
Read our dividend analysis for PSON.

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), Prudential (PRU), NIC (EGOV), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW) and Centrica (CNA).

What is Pearson's stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Pearson?

Shares of PSON stock 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.
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What is Pearson's stock price today?

One share of PSON stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 923.60.

How much money does Pearson make?

Pearson (LON:PSON) has a market capitalization of £6.62 billion and generates £3.62 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Pearson have?

The company employs 21,350 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Pearson?

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

This page (LON:PSON) was last updated on 2/1/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff