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NYSE:PSO

Pearson - PSO Stock Forecast, Price & News

$10.64
-0.08 (-0.75%)
(As of 08/15/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$10.58
$10.66
50-Day Range
$8.92
$10.86
52-Week Range
$7.68
$11.07
Volume
161,906 shs
Average Volume
536,325 shs
Market Capitalization
$7.83 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
1.49%
Price Target
N/A

Pearson MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
N/A
Upside/​Downside
N/A
Short Interest
Healthy
0.08% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.05mentions of Pearson in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
19.30%
From $0.57 to $0.68 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.02 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

220th out of 291 stocks

Book Publishing Industry

2nd out of 4 stocks

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About Pearson (NYSE:PSO) Stock

Pearson plc provides educational courseware, assessments, and services in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, the Asia Pacific, other European countries, and internationally. It operates through five segments: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Higher Education, and Workforce Skills. The Assessment & Qualifications segment offers Pearson VUE, US student assessment, clinical assessment, UK GCSE, and A levels and international academic qualifications. The Virtual Learning segment provides virtual schools and online program management services. The English Language Learning segment offers Pearson test of English, institutional courseware, and English online solutions. The Higher Education segment provides the US, Canadian, and international higher education courseware businesses. The Workforce Skills offers BTEC, GED, TalentLens, Faethm, Pearson college, and apprenticeships. Pearson plc was founded in 1844 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

PSO has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Credit Suisse Group raised their target price on Pearson from GBX 835 ($10.09) to GBX 975 ($11.78) in a research note on Tuesday, August 2nd. UBS Group raised their target price on Pearson from GBX 620 ($7.49) to GBX 780 ($9.42) in a research note on Tuesday, August 2nd. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft raised Pearson from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 21st. StockNews.com raised Pearson from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 3rd. Finally, Barclays raised their target price on Pearson from GBX 775 ($9.36) to GBX 840 ($10.15) in a research note on Tuesday, August 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. According to data from MarketBeat, the company has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $832.50.

Pearson Trading Down 0.7 %

Shares of NYSE:PSO traded down $0.08 during midday trading on Monday, reaching $10.64. 161,906 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 536,325. The firm's 50 day simple moving average is $9.59 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $9.54. The company has a quick ratio of 1.88, a current ratio of 1.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26. Pearson has a fifty-two week low of $7.68 and a fifty-two week high of $11.07.

Pearson Increases Dividend

The company also recently announced a semi-annual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 22nd. Investors of record on Friday, August 12th will be issued a dividend of $0.8062 per share. This represents a yield of 2.4%. This is a boost from Pearson's previous semi-annual dividend of $0.19. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 11th.

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PSO Stock News Headlines

Pearson (NYSE:PSO) Raised to "Buy" at StockNews.com
Pearson (NYSE:PSO) PT Raised to GBX 840 at Barclays
Pearson (NYSE:PSO) PT Raised to GBX 800
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PSO Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 9/22 Dividend
8/11/2022
Today
8/15/2022
Dividend Payable
9/22/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Book publishing
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
20,744
Year Founded
1998

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.71 billion
Cash Flow
$1.21 per share
Book Value
$7.78 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
$7.83 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.30

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Adam Bird CBE (Age 58)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $8.57M
  • Ms. Sally Kate Miranda Johnson (Age 48)
    CFO & Exec. Director
    Comp: $1.39M
  • Ms. Marykay Wells (Age 59)
    Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Joanne Russell
    Sr. VP of Investor Relations, Financial Communications & ESG
  • Ms. Cinthia Nespoli (Age 41)
    Chief Legal Officer
  • Ms. Lynne Frank (Age 55)
    Chief Marketing Officer & Co-Pres of Direct-to-Consumer
  • Ms. Allison P. Bebo (Age 53)
    Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. Tim Bozik (Age 59)
    Pres of Higher Education, Interim Chief Product Officer & Co-Pres of Direct to Consumer
  • Mr. Deepak Mehrotra (Age 58)
    Managing Director of India Bus.
  • Mr. Albert Roger Hitchcock (Age 57)
    Head of Telecom & Technology Partnerships













PSO Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Pearson stock right now?

11 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pearson in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" PSO shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in PSO, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How have PSO shares performed in 2022?

Pearson's stock was trading at $8.40 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, PSO shares have increased by 26.7% and is now trading at $10.64.
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Are investors shorting Pearson?

Pearson saw a decrease in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 796,600 shares, a decrease of 18.6% from the June 15th total of 978,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 458,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.7 days. Approximately 0.1% of the company's stock are short sold.
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How often does Pearson pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Pearson?

Pearson announced a semi-annual dividend on Wednesday, August 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.8062 per share on Thursday, September 22nd. This represents a yield of 2.4%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 11th. This is a boost from the stock's previous semi-annual dividend of $0.19.
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.

Is Pearson a good dividend stock?

Pearson (NYSE:PSO) pays an annual dividend of $0.16 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.49%.
Read our dividend analysis for PSO.

What is Andy Bird's approval rating as Pearson's CEO?

36 employees have rated Pearson Chief Executive Officer Andy Bird on Glassdoor.com. Andy Bird has an approval rating of 89% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Pearson own?
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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Lazard Asset Management LLC (0.53%), Henry James International Management Inc. (0.07%), Northern Trust Corp (0.06%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.05%), UBS Group AG (0.03%) and Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.03%).

How do I buy shares of Pearson?

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

One share of PSO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.64.

How much money does Pearson make?

Pearson (NYSE:PSO) has a market capitalization of $7.83 billion and generates $4.71 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Pearson have?

The company employs 20,744 workers across the globe.

Does Pearson have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Pearson: AEL (S) PTE Limited, ATI Professional Development LLC, Addison Wesley Longman Inc., Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers Inc., Aldwych Finance Limited, America’s Choice Inc., Atkey Finance Limited, Author Solutions, Axis Finance Inc., CAMSAWUSA Inc., CTI Education Group (Pty) Limited, Camsaw Inc., Casapsi Livraria e Editora Ltda, Centro Cultural Americano Franquias e Comércio Ltda., Century Consultants Ltd., Certiport, Certiport China Co Ltd, Certiport China Holding LLC, Certiport Inc., Cogmed Systems AB, Connections Academy of Arkansas LLC, Connections Academy of Florida LLC, Connections Academy of Iowa LLC, Connections Academy of Maine LLC, Connections Academy of Maryland LLC, Connections Academy of Minnesota LLC, Connections Academy of Missouri LLC, Connections Academy of Nevada LLC, Connections Academy of New Jersey LLC, Connections Academy of New Mexico LLC, Connections Academy of New York LLC, Connections Academy of Oregon LLC, Connections Academy of Pennsylvania LLC, Connections Academy of Tennessee LLC, Connections Academy of Texas LLC, Connections Education Inc., Connections Education LLC, Connections Education of Florida LLC, Dominie Press Inc., Dorian Finance Limited, Dorling Kindersley Australasia Pty Limited, EBNT Canada Holdings ULC, EBNT Holdings Limited, EBNT USA Holdings Inc., Edexcel Limited, Edexcel South Africa Pty Ltd, Education Development International plc, Education Resources (Cyprus) Limited, Educational Management Group Inc., Educational Publishers LLP, Embanet ULC, Embanet-Compass Knowledge Group Inc., EmbanetCompass, Embankment Finance Limited, English Language Learning and Instruction System Inc., Escape Studios Limited, FBH Inc., Falstaff Holdco Inc., Falstaff Inc., GED Domains LLC, GED Testing Service LLC, George (Shanghai) Commercial Information Consulting Co. Ltd, Global Education, Global George I Limited, Global George II Limited, GlobalEnglish, Globe Fearon Inc., Guangzhou Crescent Software Co. Ltd, Heinemann Education Botswana (Publishers) (Proprietary) Limited, Heinemann Publishers (Pty) Ltd, INTELLIPRO INC., Icodeon Limited, IndiaCan Education Private Limited, Integral 7 Inc., Integrated Analytics LLC, J M Soluções Exportação e Importação Ltda, K12 Learning Services LLC, Kagiso Education Pty Ltd, Knowledge Analysis Technologies LLC, LCCI International Qualifications (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., LCCIEB Training Consultancy. Ltd, Learning Catalytics, LessonLab Inc., Lignum Oil Company, Linx Brasil Distribuidora Ltda., Longman (Malawi) Limited, Longman Australasia Pty Ltd, Longman Group(Overseas Holdings)Limited, Longman Indochina Acquisition L.L.C., Longman Kenya Limited, Longman Mocambique Ltda, Longman Romania S.R.L., Longman Swaziland (Pty) Limited, Longman Tanzania Limited, Longman Zambia Educational Publishers Pty Ltd, Longman Zambia Limited, Longman Zimbabwe (Private) Ltd, Longmaned Ecuador S.A., Major123 Limited, Maskew Miller Longman (Pty) Limited, MeasureUp LLC, Modern Curriculum Inc., Multi Holding, Multi Treinamento e Editora Ltda, NCS Information Technology Services (Beijing) Co Ltd, NCS Pearson Inc., NCS Pearson Pty Ltd, NCS Pearson Puerto Rico Inc., National Computer Systems Japan Co. Ltd, Ordinate Corporation, PN Holdings Inc., PT Efficient English Services, Pearson (Beijing) Management Consulting Co. Ltd., Pearson (Guizhou) Education Technology Co. Ltd., Pearson Affordable Learning Fund Limited, Pearson America LLC, Pearson Amsterdam B.V., Pearson Australia Finance Unlimited, Pearson Australia Group Pty Ltd, Pearson Australia Holdings Pty Ltd, Pearson Australia Pty Ltd, Pearson Benelux B.V., Pearson Books Limited, Pearson Brazil Finance Limited, Pearson Business Services Inc., Pearson Canada Assessment Inc., Pearson Canada Finance Unlimited, Pearson Canada Holdings Inc, Pearson Canada Inc., Pearson Central Europe Spółka z ograniczoną odpowiedzialnością, Pearson College Limited, Pearson DBC Holdings Inc., Pearson Desarrollo y Capacitación Profesional Chile Limitada, Pearson Deutschland GmbH, Pearson Digital Learning Puerto Rico Inc., Pearson Dollar Finance Two Limited, Pearson Dollar Finance plc, Pearson Educacion SA, Pearson Educacion de Chile Limitada, Pearson Educacion de Colombia S A S, Pearson Educacion de Mexico S.A. de C.V., Pearson Educacion de Panama SA, Pearson Educacion de Peru S.A., Pearson Education (Singapore) Pte Ltd, Pearson Education Achievement Solutions (RF) (Pty) Limited, Pearson Education Africa (Pty) Ltd, Pearson Education Asia Limited, Pearson Education Botswana (Proprietary) Limited, Pearson Education Hellas SA, Pearson Education Holdings Limited, Pearson Education Inc., Pearson Education Indochina Limited, Pearson Education Investments Limited, Pearson Education Korea Limited, Pearson Education Limited, Pearson Education Namibia (Pty) Limited, Pearson Education Publishing Limited, Pearson Education S.A., Pearson Education SA, Pearson Education South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Pearson Education South Asia Pte. Ltd., Pearson Education Taiwan Ltd, Pearson Education do Brasil S.A, Pearson Educational Measurement Canada Inc., Pearson Educational Publishers LLC, Pearson Egitim Cozumleri Tikaret Limited Sirketi, Pearson Falstaff (Holdings) Inc., Pearson Falstaff Holdco LLC, Pearson France, Pearson Funding Five plc, Pearson Funding Four plc, Pearson Funding Two Limited, Pearson Holdings Inc., Pearson Holdings Southern Africa (Pty) Limited, Pearson IOKI Spółka z ograniczoną odpowiedzialnością, Pearson India Education Services Private Limited, Pearson India Support Services Private Limited, Pearson Institute of Higher Education, Pearson International Finance Limited, Pearson Investment Holdings Inc., Pearson Italia S.p.A, Pearson Japan KK, Pearson Lanka (Private) Limited, Pearson Learning China (HK) Limited, Pearson Lesotho (Pty) Ltd, Pearson Loan Finance No. 3 Limited, Pearson Loan Finance No. 4 Limited, Pearson Loan Finance No.2 Unlimited, Pearson Loan Finance Unlimited, Pearson Longman Uganda Limited, Pearson Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., Pearson Management Services Limited, Pearson Management Services Philippines Inc., Pearson Maryland Inc., Pearson Netherlands B.V., Pearson Netherlands Holdings B.V., Pearson Nominees Limited, Pearson Online Tutoring LLC, Pearson Overseas Holdings Limited, Pearson PEM P.R. Inc., Pearson PRH Holdings Limited, Pearson Pension Nominees Limited, Pearson Pension Property Fund Limited, Pearson Pension Trustee Limited, Pearson Pension Trustee Services Limited, Pearson Professional Assessments Limited, Pearson Real Estate Holdings Inc., Pearson Real Estate Holdings Limited, Pearson Schweiz AG, Pearson Services Limited, Pearson Shared Services Limited, Pearson South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Pearson Strand Finance Limited, Pearson Sweden AB, Pearson VUE Philippines Inc., Pearson in Practice Holdings Limited, Pearson in Practice Skills Based Learning Limited, Pearson in Practice Technology Limited, Penguin Capital LLC, Phumelela Publishers (Pty) Ltd, ProctorCam Inc., Reading Property Holdings LLC, Rebus Planning Associates Inc., Reston Publishing Company Inc., Rycade Capital Corporation, Shanghai AWL Education Software Ltd, Silver Burdett Ginn Inc., Skylight Training and Publishing Inc., Smarthinking Inc., Sound Holdings Inc., Spear Insurance Company Limited, Stark Verlag GmbH, Sunnykey International Holdings Limited (BVI), TQ Catalis Limited, TQ Clapham Limited, TQ Education and Training Limited, TQ Global Limited, TQ Group Limited, TQ Holdings Limited, The Financial Times (I) Pvt Ltd, The Learning Edge International pty Ltd, The Waite Group Inc, Trio Parent Holdings LLC, US Learning Services LLC, USLS Holdings LLC, Virtual Nerd, Vue Testing Services Israel Ltd, Vue Testing Services Korea Limited, Wall Street Institute Kft., Williams Education GmbH, eCollege.com, and Éditions Du Renouveau Pédagogique Inc..
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When was Pearson founded?

Pearson was founded in 1998.

How can I contact Pearson?

Pearson's mailing address is 80 Strand, London X0, WC2R 0RL. The official website for the company is www.pearson.com. The company can be reached via phone at 442070102000, via email at simon.mays-smith@pearson.com, or via fax at 44-20-7010-6060.

This page (NYSE:PSO) was last updated on 8/16/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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