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

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GBX 976.60 -15.00 (-1.51 %)
(As of 01/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 991.60
Today's RangeGBX 960.40 - GBX 999.40
52-Week RangeGBX 563 - GBX 775.80
Volume4.41 million shs
Average Volume4.52 million shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
Pearson plc provides educational products and services to institutions, governments, professional bodies, and individual learners worldwide. The company operates through three segments: North America, Core, and Growth. It offers courseware services, including curriculum materials provided in book form and/or via access to digital content; and assessments, such as test development, processing, and scoring services. The company also operates schools, colleges, and universities; and English language teaching centers, as well as provides online learning services in partnership with universities and other academic institutions. In addition, it sells books; delivers and installs off -the-shelf software; and provides services to academic institutions, such as program development, student acquisition, education technology, and student support services, as well as undertakes contracts to process qualifying tests for individual professions and government departments under multi-year contractual arrangements. The company was founded in 1844 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

Employees32,500
OptionableNot Optionable

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 27th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 16th will be paid a dividend of GBX 5.50 per share on Friday, September 14th. This represents a yield of 0.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 16th. The official announcement can be seen 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, July, 27th. The company reported $8.20 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $5.90 by $2.30. View Pearson's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for PSON?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Pearson's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 450 to GBX 975. On average, they anticipate Pearson's share price to reach GBX 761.69 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 22.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Pearson.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Pearson?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pearson in the last year. There are currently 7 sell ratings, 4 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?

Headlines about PSON stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Pearson's key competitors?

Who are Pearson's key executives?

Pearson's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John Joseph Fallon, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Coram Williams, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 44)
  • Mr. Albert Roger Hitchcock, Chief Technology & Operations Officer (Age 52)
  • 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 976.60.

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:  597 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  984 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,581
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 1/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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