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NYSE:PSOPearson Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.19 (-2.34 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $7.94
50-Day Range
MA: $7.24
52-Week Range
Now: $7.94
Volume259,924 shs
Average Volume601,461 shs
Market Capitalization$6.20 billion
P/E Ratio10.73
Dividend Yield4.06%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 1.7Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.63 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Book publishing



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.94 billion
Cash Flow$1.42 per share
Book Value$7.07 per share



Market Cap$6.20 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
-0.19 (-2.34 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Pearson (NYSE:PSO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Pearson's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Pearson's stock was trading at $6.94 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, PSO shares have increased by 14.4% and is now trading at $7.94.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Pearson?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pearson in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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How often does Pearson pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Pearson?

Pearson declared a semi-annual dividend on Thursday, July 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 14th will be given a dividend of $0.0778 per share on Thursday, September 24th. This represents a yield of 3.4%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 13th.
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Has Pearson been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about PSO stock have trended negative on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Pearson earned a news impact score of -2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.
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Are investors shorting Pearson?

Pearson saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 29th, there was short interest totaling 1,070,000 shares, an increase of 11.8% from the May 14th total of 957,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 737,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.5 days.
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Who are some of Pearson's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Pearson own?

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 New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PSO."

Who are Pearson's major shareholders?

Pearson's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.08%), 13D Management LLC (0.05%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.02%), Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.02%), Marshall Wace LLP (0.01%) and Altium Wealth Management LLC (0.01%).

Which major investors are selling Pearson stock?

PSO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Marshall Wace LLP, Bank of America Corp DE, Marshall Wace North America L.P., US Bancorp DE, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., and Eqis Capital Management Inc..

Which major investors are buying Pearson stock?

PSO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 13D Management LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., FIL Ltd, Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Altium Wealth Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, and Clarius Group LLC.

How do I buy shares of Pearson?

Shares of PSO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Pearson's stock price today?

One share of PSO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.94.

How big of a company is Pearson?

Pearson has a market capitalization of $6.20 billion and generates $4.94 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $337.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.74 on an earnings per share basis. Pearson employs 22,734 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 X0, WC2R 0RL. The company can be reached via phone at 44-20-7010-2000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/15/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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