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Pearson Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 526.20
-1.40 (-0.27 %)
(As of 10/27/2020 12:32 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: GBX 526.20
50-Day Range
MA: GBX 535.56
52-Week Range
Now: GBX 526.20
Volume828,839 shs
Average Volume3.14 million shs
Market Capitalization£3.96 billion
P/E Ratio15.30
Dividend Yield3.81%
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. The company also operates schools, colleges, and universities; and provides online learning services in partnership with universities and other academic institutions. In addition, it 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 1.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.70 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Publishing



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£3.53 billion
Cash FlowGBX 91.58 per share
Book ValueGBX 551 per share



Market Cap£3.96 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable
GBX 526.20
-1.40 (-0.27 %)
(As of 10/27/2020 12:32 PM ET)
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Pearson (LON:PSON) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Pearson's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Pearson's stock was trading at GBX 539.20 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PSON stock has decreased by 2.2% and is now trading at GBX 527.20.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Pearson?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pearson in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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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 24th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 13th will be paid a dividend of GBX 6 per share on Monday, September 21st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.1%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 13th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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What price target have analysts set for PSON?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Pearson's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 450 to GBX 900. On average, they expect Pearson's share price to reach GBX 613.55 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.4% from the stock's current price.
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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), Prudential plc (PRU.L) (PRU), NIC (EGOV), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW) and Centrica (CNA).

Who are Pearson's key executives?

Pearson's management team includes the following 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

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.

What is Pearson's stock price today?

One share of PSON stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 527.20.

How big of a company is Pearson?

Pearson has a market capitalization of £3.97 billion and generates £3.53 billion in revenue each year. Pearson employs 24,000 workers across the globe.

What is Pearson's official website?

The official website for Pearson is 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.

This page was last updated on 10/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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