Pearson PLC Company Profile (NYSE:PSO)

About Pearson PLC

Pearson PLC logoPearson plc (Pearson) is an international education and media company. The Company has operations in the education, business information and consumer publishing markets. The Company operates through three segments: North America, Core and Growth. The North American business serves educators and students in the United States and Canada from early education through elementary, middle and high schools and into higher education with a range of products and services, such as courseware, assessments and services. The core markets are the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, France, the Benelux countries and Italy. The Company provides English language schools in China and Brazil; partner schools in Brazil and India; vocational and higher education institutions from Saudi Arabia to South Africa, as well as textbooks and educational software. The Company creates and manages intellectual property, which it promotes and sells to its customers under various brand names.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Publishing - Books
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: PSO
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $9.46
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $10.98
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $11.87
  • 52-Week Range: $9.18 - $18.78
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 8.94
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.82
  • P/E Growth: -18.27
  • Market Cap: $7.95B
  • Outstanding Shares: 815,000,000
  • Beta: 0.32
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.32%
  • Current Ratio: 2.15%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.04%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 7 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.13)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/22/2016BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
8/1/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/31/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/12/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightView Rating Details
7/7/2016Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
6/21/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
5/25/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/20/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
5/14/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/1/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeNeutral -> SellView Rating Details
2/29/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/2/2015Charles StanleyDowngradeHoldView Rating Details
10/27/2015Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
10/22/2015Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
10/20/2015Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
7/15/2015Kepler Capital MarketsDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
7/8/2015Berenberg BankDowngradeHold -> SellView Rating Details
6/5/2015Westhouse SecuritiesUpgradeNeutralView Rating Details
5/22/2015NatixisReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/6/2015Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual WeightView Rating Details
4/24/2015Numis Securities LtdDowngradeHold -> ReduceView Rating Details
3/2/2015NomuraUpgradeReduce -> NeutralView Rating Details
1/16/2015Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
9/29/2014MacquarieUpgradeUnderperform -> OutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/27/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.77 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.83 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO)
Annual Dividend:$0.73
Dividend Yield:7.44%
Dividend Growth:4.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:94.81% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
87.95% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/2/2016$0.248/17/20168/19/20169/21/2016
3/4/2016$0.484/6/20164/8/20165/11/2016
7/29/2014semiannual$0.292.98%8/13/20148/15/20149/17/2014
3/6/2014semiannual$0.536.12%4/2/20144/4/20145/7/2014
7/30/2013semiannual$0.252.43%8/14/20138/16/20139/18/2013
3/4/2013semiannual$0.465.14%4/3/20134/5/20135/8/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO)
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capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Pearson Plc : September 27, 2016 (NYSE:PSO)
www.capitalcube.com - September 27 at 11:29 AM
benzinga.com logoWorst Performing Industries For September 26, 2016 - Benzinga (NYSE:PSO)
www.benzinga.com - September 26 at 11:45 AM
fidaily.com logoExane BNP Paribas Downgrades Rating On Pearson, Plc Common Stock (PSO) To "Neutral" - Finance Daily (NYSE:PSO)
www.fidaily.com - September 23 at 11:38 AM
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feedproxy.google.com - September 22 at 3:12 PM
News IconSteering Attention Towards Earnings; Analysts Weigh in on Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) Stock - Frisco Fastball (NYSE:PSO)
friscofastball.com - September 16 at 6:40 PM
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seekingalpha.com - September 15 at 10:27 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Pearson Plc : September 12, 2016 (NYSE:PSO)
www.capitalcube.com - September 12 at 6:34 PM
nasdaq.com logoAnalysts Predict 10% Upside For PID (NYSE:PSO)
www.nasdaq.com - September 12 at 11:32 AM
forbes.com logoPearson is Oversold (NYSE:PSO)
www.forbes.com - September 9 at 6:32 PM
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www.nationaldailypress.com - September 9 at 11:40 AM
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www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 8 at 6:39 PM
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www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 8 at 6:39 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoWorst Performing Industries For September 8, 2016 (NYSE:PSO)
feeds.benzinga.com - September 8 at 12:26 PM
nasdaq.com logoJohn Wiley (JW.A) Lags Q1 Earnings and Sales; Stock Down - Nasdaq (NYSE:PSO)
www.nasdaq.com - September 8 at 10:45 AM
News IconStock in Review: Taking a Closer Look at Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) Shares - Post News (NYSE:PSO)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - September 2 at 11:48 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Pearson Plc : August 30, 2016 (NYSE:PSO)
www.capitalcube.com - August 30 at 6:51 PM
capitalcube.com logoPearson Plc :PSO-US: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2016 : August 25, 2016 (NYSE:PSO)
www.capitalcube.com - August 25 at 12:03 PM
News IconNYC Education Department Urges Renewal of Pearson Entrance-Test Contract (NYSE:PSO)
ih.advfn.com - August 23 at 11:29 AM
News IconWhat Does the Consensus Have to Say About Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO)? Crowd & Analysts Chime in - Post News (NYSE:PSO)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 21 at 10:55 AM
News IconPearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) Stock Update: A view From the Crowd & Wall Street - Post News (NYSE:PSO)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 19 at 9:56 AM
News IconStock Noted Gapping Down Pre-Bell: Pearson plc (NYSE:PSO) - Post News (NYSE:PSO)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 17 at 7:15 PM
nasdaq.com logoPearson, Plc (PSO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 17, 2016 - Nasdaq (NYSE:PSO)
www.nasdaq.com - August 17 at 7:15 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Pearson Plc : August 12, 2016 (NYSE:PSO)
www.capitalcube.com - August 12 at 7:05 PM
4-traders.com logoPearson : *GOLDMAN CUTS PEARSON PRICE TARGET TO 825 (865) PENCE - 'SELL' (NYSE:PSO)
www.4-traders.com - August 8 at 11:42 AM
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twincountynews.com - August 6 at 9:43 AM
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twincountynews.com - August 5 at 9:59 AM
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thedailyleicester.com - August 5 at 9:59 AM
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twincountynews.com - August 4 at 7:26 PM
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thedailyleicester.com - August 4 at 10:08 AM
seekingalpha.com logoPearson plc's (PSO) CEO John Fallon on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:PSO)
seekingalpha.com - July 31 at 6:23 PM
nasdaq.com logoNotable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - PSO (NYSE:PSO)
www.nasdaq.com - July 30 at 9:47 AM
benzinga.com logoWorst Performing Industries For July 29, 2016 - Benzinga (NYSE:PSO)
www.benzinga.com - July 29 at 7:06 PM
benzinga.com logoPearson Fails In Testing; Stock Plummets - Benzinga (NYSE:PSO)
www.benzinga.com - July 29 at 7:06 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoPearson Fails In Testing; Stock Plummets (NYSE:PSO)
feeds.benzinga.com - July 29 at 3:41 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoWorst Performing Industries For July 29, 2016 (NYSE:PSO)
feeds.benzinga.com - July 29 at 1:00 PM
News IconTop Gainers of the Day: Pearson plc (NYSE:PSO) from Publishing – Books - Twin County News (NYSE:PSO)
twincountynews.com - July 29 at 9:58 AM
fortune.com logoPremarket Runners: Pearson PLC (ADR)(NYSE:PSO), Evoke Pharma Inc(NASDAQ:EVOK) - Review Fortune (NYSE:PSO)
reviewfortune.com - July 29 at 9:58 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Pearson Plc : July 25, 2016 (NYSE:PSO)
www.capitalcube.com - July 25 at 1:04 PM
News IconEarnings Focus and Crowd Sourced Sentiment Review for Pearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO) - TGP (NYSE:PSO)
telanaganapress.com - July 22 at 6:48 PM
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telanaganapress.com - July 22 at 6:48 PM
News IconUpdate on Pearson plc (NYSE:PSO) for the day - Twin County News (NYSE:PSO)
twincountynews.com - July 22 at 6:48 PM
capitalcube.com logoPearson Plc :PSO-US: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2015 : July 22, 2016 (NYSE:PSO)
www.capitalcube.com - July 22 at 2:09 PM
News IconPearson, Plc (NYSE:PSO): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily (NYSE:PSO)
www.engelwooddaily.com - July 20 at 9:48 AM
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thedailyleicester.com - July 19 at 5:41 AM
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telanaganapress.com - July 17 at 11:05 AM
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telanaganapress.com - July 16 at 10:11 AM
thestreet.com logoEuropean Markets Pare Gains After Bank of England Keeps Rate Steady (NYSE:PSO)
www.thestreet.com - July 14 at 8:34 AM
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www.engelwooddaily.com - July 13 at 9:52 AM
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twincountynews.com - July 13 at 9:52 AM
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Last Updated on 9/27/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff