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LON:PSON - Pearson Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 557.60
-11.80 (-2.07 %)
(As of 02/28/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
544.60
Now: GBX 557.60
562.80
50-Day Range
556.40
MA: GBX 581.38
627.80
52-Week Range
6.87
Now: GBX 557.60
951.20
Volume5.95 million shs
Average Volume4.52 million shs
Market Capitalization£4.39 billion
P/E Ratio16.40
Dividend Yield3.35%
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£3.87 billion
Cash FlowGBX 54.12 per share
Book ValueGBX 554.10 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees24,000
Market Cap£4.39 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
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 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 26th will be given a dividend of GBX 13.50 per share on Thursday, May 7th. This represents a yield of 2.4%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 26th. This is a positive change from Pearson's previous dividend of $6.00. 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) released its earnings results on Friday, February, 22nd. The company reported $70.30 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $65.30 by $5.00. View Pearson's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for PSON?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Pearson's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 500 to GBX 960. On average, they anticipate Pearson's share price to reach GBX 625.91 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.3% from the stock's current price. 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 5 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 2 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 very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Pearson earned a media sentiment score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. 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 557.60.

How big of a company is Pearson?

Pearson has a market capitalization of £4.39 billion and generates £3.87 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:  657 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,076 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,733
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 2/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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