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NYSE:PSOPearson Stock Price, Forecast & News

$7.06
+0.04 (+0.57 %)
(As of 07/15/2020 02:34 PM ET)
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$7.00
Now: $7.06
$7.11
50-Day Range
$5.62
MA: $6.86
$7.33
52-Week Range
$5.08
Now: $7.06
$11.51
Volume406,499 shs
Average Volume639,660 shs
Market Capitalization$5.51 billion
P/E Ratio9.53
Dividend Yield4.68%
Beta-0.04
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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Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 1.7Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.76 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Book publishing
Sub-IndustryN/A
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-20-7010-2000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.94 billion
Cash Flow$1.35 per share
Book Value$7.07 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees22,734
Market Cap$5.51 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable

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Pearson (NYSE:PSO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Pearson's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (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 stock has increased by 1.7% and is now trading at $7.0550. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Pearson?

11 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 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Pearson.

How often does Pearson pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Pearson?

Pearson announced a semi-annual dividend on Monday, March 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 27th will be given a dividend of $0.174 per share on Tuesday, May 12th. This represents a yield of 3.4%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 26th. View Pearson's dividend history.

Has Pearson been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about PSO stock have been trending extremely negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Pearson earned a media sentiment score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news about Pearson.

Are investors shorting Pearson?

Pearson saw a decline in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,010,000 shares, a decline of 5.6% from the June 15th total of 1,070,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 678,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.5 days. Approximately 0.1% of the company's stock are sold short. View Pearson's Current Options Chain.

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.02%) and Clarius Group LLC (0.00%).

Which institutional investors are buying Pearson stock?

PSO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc., 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 $7.06.

How big of a company is Pearson?

Pearson has a market capitalization of $5.51 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 7/15/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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