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Pearson Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 632.40
+16.40 (+2.66%)
(As of 01/18/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
2.31 million shs
Average Volume
1.34 million shs
Market Capitalization
£4.79 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Pearson

Pearson plc provides educational materials and learning technologies. The company operates in four segments: Global Online Learning, Global Assessment, North America Courseware, and International. It provides test development, processing, and scoring services to governments, educational institutions, corporations, and professional bodies. The company also offers content across the curriculum and a range of education services, including teacher development, educational software, and system-wide solutions, as well as owns and operates colleges and schools comprising virtual schools. It provides content, assessment, and digital services to schools, colleges, and universities, as well as professional and vocational education to learners. Pearson plc was founded in 1844 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£3.50 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 88.29 per share
Book Value
GBX 534.90 per share


Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
£4.79 billion
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.42 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 1.9Community Rank: 3.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Pearson (LON:PSON) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Pearson a buy right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pearson in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Pearson stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in PSON, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How has Pearson's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Pearson's stock was trading at GBX 539.20 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, PSON stock has increased by 17.3% and is now trading at GBX 632.40.
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When is Pearson's next earnings date?

Pearson is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, March 7th 2022.
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How were Pearson's earnings last quarter?

Pearson plc (LON:PSON) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July, 24th. The company reported ($5.10) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($1.00) by $4.10.
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How often does Pearson pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Pearson?

Pearson declared a dividend on Friday, July 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 12th will be given a dividend of GBX 6.30 per share on Monday, September 20th. This represents a yield of 0.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 12th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
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Is Pearson a good dividend stock?

Pearson pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.28%. The dividend payout ratio of Pearson is 0.53%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for PSON?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Pearson's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 585 to GBX 930. On average, they expect Pearson's share price to reach GBX 701.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Pearson's key executives?

Pearson's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Adam Bird CBE, Chief Exec. & Director (Age 57, Pay $1.18M)
  • Ms. Sally Kate Miranda Johnson, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 47, Pay $568.32k)
  • Ms. Joanne Russell, Sr. VP of Investor Relations, Financial Communications & ESG
  • Ms. Cinthia Nespoli, Chief Legal Officer (Age 40)
  • Ms. Lynne Frank, Chief Marketing Officer & Co-Pres of Direct-to-Consumer (Age 54)
  • Ms. Anna Vikstrom Persson, Chief HR Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Tim Bozik, Pres of Global Product & North America Courseware (Age 59)
  • Mr. Deepak Mehrotra, Managing Director of India Bus. (Age 57)
  • Mr. Albert Roger Hitchcock, Head of Telecom & Technology Partnerships (Age 56)
  • Mr. Giovanni Giovannelli Ph.D., Pres of English Language Learning (Age 48)

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 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 632.40.

How much money does Pearson make?

Pearson has a market capitalization of £4.79 billion and generates £3.50 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Pearson have?

Pearson employs 20,000 workers across the globe.

What is Pearson's official website?

The official website for Pearson is www.pearson.com.

Where are Pearson's headquarters?

Pearson is headquartered at 80 Strand, LONDON, WC2R 0RL, United Kingdom.

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.

This page was last updated on 1/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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