Pearson, PLC Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:PSO)

$9.38 0.05 (0.54 %)
(As of 11/24/2017 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$9.33
Today's Range$9.35 - $9.42
52-Week Range$7.04 - $10.31
Volume282,224 shs
Average Volume537,762 shs
Market Capitalization$7.63 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.47%
Beta0.34

About Pearson, PLC (NYSE:PSO)

Pearson, PLC logoPearson plc (Pearson) is a learning company. The Company delivers learning through providing a range of educational products and services to institutions, governments, professional bodies and individual learners. The Company operates through three segments, which include North America, Core and Growth. The Company's North America segment includes Courseware, Assessments and Services businesses in the United States and Canada. The Company's Core segment includes Courseware, Assessments and Services businesses in more mature markets including the United Kingdom, Australia and Italy. The Company's Growth segment includes Courseware, Assessments and Services businesses in emerging markets including Brazil, China, India and South Africa. The Company provides content, assessment and digital services to schools, colleges and universities, as well as professional and vocational education to learners to help increase their skills and employability prospects.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Consumer Publishing
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Discretionary
SymbolNYSE:PSO
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-20-7010-2000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.46%
Current Ratio1.62%
Quick Ratio1.49%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E Ratio14.21
P/E Growth2.37

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.66 billion
Price / Sales1.36
Cash Flow$5.55 per share
Price / Cash1.69
Book Value$7.17 per share
Price / Book1.31

Profitability

Trailing EPSN/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

Employees32,719
Outstanding Shares818,200,000

Frequently Asked Questions for Pearson, PLC (NYSE:PSO)

What is Pearson, PLC's stock symbol?

Pearson, PLC trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PSO."

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

Pearson, PLC announced a semiannual dividend on Tuesday, August 8th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 18th will be given a dividend of $0.065 per share on Wednesday, September 20th. This represents a yield of 1.6%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 16th. View Pearson, PLC's Dividend History.

Who are some of Pearson, PLC's key competitors?

Who are Pearson, PLC's key executives?

Pearson, PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Sidney Taurel, Independent Chairman of the Board (Age 68)
  • John Fallon, Chief Executive officer, Executive Director (Age 55)
  • Coram Williams, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director (Age 43)
  • Stephen Jones, Company Secretary
  • Elizabeth Corley CBE, Non-Executive Independent Director (Age 61)
  • Vivienne Cox CBE, Senior Non-Executive Independent Director (Age 58)
  • Joshua Lewis, Non-Executive Independent Director (Age 54)
  • Linda Koch Lorimer, Non-Executive Independent Director (Age 64)
  • Harish Manwani, Non-Executive Independent Director (Age 63)

Who owns Pearson, PLC stock?

Pearson, PLC's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.35%), Jane Street Group LLC (0.09%), Aperio Group LLC (0.05%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.04%), Advisors Asset Management Inc. (0.03%) and SG Americas Securities LLC (0.02%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Pearson, PLC.

Who sold Pearson, PLC stock? Who is selling Pearson, PLC stock?

Pearson, PLC's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jane Street Group LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Aperio Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pearson, PLC.

Who bought Pearson, PLC stock? Who is buying Pearson, PLC stock?

Pearson, PLC's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Mackenzie Financial Corp and FDx Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Pearson, PLC.

How do I buy Pearson, PLC stock?

Shares of Pearson, PLC 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Pearson, PLC's stock price today?

One share of Pearson, PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.38.

How big of a company is Pearson, PLC?

Pearson, PLC has a market capitalization of $7.63 billion and generates $5.66 billion in revenue each year. Pearson, PLC employs 32,719 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Pearson, PLC?

Pearson, PLC'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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Pearson, PLC (PSO)

Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  211 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  467 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  678
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Pearson, PLC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Consensus Rating for Pearson, PLC (NYSE:PSO)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.002.002.001.93
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Sell Rating(s)
6 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
5 Sell Rating(s)
7 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
5 Sell Rating(s)
8 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
5 Sell Rating(s)
6 Hold Rating(s)
4 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $10.00N/AN/AN/A
Price Target Upside: 9.89% upsideN/AN/AN/A

Consensus Price Target History for Pearson, PLC (NYSE:PSO)

Price Target History for Pearson, PLC (NYSE:PSO)

Analysts' Ratings History for Pearson, PLC (NYSE:PSO)

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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/27/2017BNP ParibasUpgradeUnderperform -> OutperformLowView Rating Details
9/26/2017Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeHold -> SellLowView Rating Details
7/14/2017MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformMediumView Rating Details
5/11/2017Kepler Capital MarketsDowngradeBuy -> HoldLowView Rating Details
4/6/2017Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformMediumView Rating Details
3/27/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingUnderperform -> UnderperformLowView Rating Details
2/2/2017Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
1/31/2017Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
10/26/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
10/25/2016Bank of America CorporationDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
10/19/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingSellN/AView Rating Details
8/1/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
7/31/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
6/21/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
5/14/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
2/29/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 11/24/2015 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: $0.66 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.69 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Pearson, PLC (NYSE:PSO)

Most Recent Dividend:9/20/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.50
Dividend Yield:5.33%
Dividend Growth:0.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:75.76% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
72.46% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Pearson, PLC (NYSE:PSO)

Dividend History by Quarter for Pearson, PLC (NYSE PSO)

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/8/2017semiannual$0.071.6%8/16/20178/18/20179/20/2017
2/28/2017semiannual$0.4210.17%4/5/20174/7/20175/17/2017
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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DateHeadline
Buy 4 Media Stocks as FCC Relaxes Media Ownership Rules - Yahoo NewsBuy 4 Media Stocks as FCC Relaxes Media Ownership Rules - Yahoo News
finance.yahoo.com - November 20 at 6:19 AM
Are Pearson plc’s (LSE:PSON) Interest Costs Too High?Are Pearson plc’s (LSE:PSON) Interest Costs Too High?
finance.yahoo.com - November 20 at 6:19 AM
Pearson, PLC (PSO) Upgraded to "Buy" by Zacks Investment ResearchPearson, PLC (PSO) Upgraded to "Buy" by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 18 at 8:18 PM
Why Pearson plc Stock Gained 14% in October - Motley FoolWhy Pearson plc Stock Gained 14% in October - Motley Fool
www.fool.com - November 12 at 11:55 AM
Pearson, PLC (PSO) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by AnalystsPearson, PLC (PSO) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 2 at 2:14 AM
Jefferies Group Weighs in on Pearson, PLCs FY2017 Earnings (PSO)Jefferies Group Weighs in on Pearson, PLC's FY2017 Earnings (PSO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 19 at 9:40 AM
FY2018 Earnings Forecast for Pearson, PLC Issued By Jefferies Group (PSO)FY2018 Earnings Forecast for Pearson, PLC Issued By Jefferies Group (PSO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 18 at 1:10 PM
Pearsons (PSO) CEO John Fallon on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking AlphaPearson's (PSO) CEO John Fallon on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - October 17 at 9:18 PM
GLOBAL MARKETS-Earnings and commodities keep stocks bulls happyGLOBAL MARKETS-Earnings and commodities keep stocks bulls happy
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 4:16 PM
Pearson Shares Top FTSE 100 After Profit Guidance ImprovementPearson Shares Top FTSE 100 After Profit Guidance Improvement
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 6:27 AM
Pearson turns a page by nudging profit forecast higher​Pearson turns a page by nudging profit forecast higher​
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 6:27 AM
GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks stay buoyant as dollar, bond yields riseGLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks stay buoyant as dollar, bond yields rise
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 6:27 AM
ETFs with exposure to Pearson Plc : October 9, 2017ETFs with exposure to Pearson Plc : October 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 10 at 5:01 AM
Pearson, PLC (PSO) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from BrokeragesPearson, PLC (PSO) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 7 at 10:44 PM
How Pearson Is Handling the Transition to DigitalHow Pearson Is Handling the Transition to Digital
finance.yahoo.com - October 5 at 5:42 PM
ETFs with exposure to Pearson Plc : September 28, 2017ETFs with exposure to Pearson Plc : September 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 11:10 AM
BNP Paribas Upgrades Pearson, PLC (PSO) to OutperformBNP Paribas Upgrades Pearson, PLC (PSO) to Outperform
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 27 at 10:32 AM
Pearson, PLC (PSO) Stock Rating Lowered by Deutsche Bank AGPearson, PLC (PSO) Stock Rating Lowered by Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 26 at 1:16 PM
Pearson, PLC (PSO) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesPearson, PLC (PSO) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 12:52 AM
Head-To-Head Survey: Pearson, PLC (PSO) vs. New Media Investment Group (NEWM)Head-To-Head Survey: Pearson, PLC (PSO) vs. New Media Investment Group (NEWM)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 1 at 6:24 PM
Stocks Under Scanner in the Services Space -- Pearson, Gannett, New Media Investment, and New York TimesStocks Under Scanner in the Services Space -- Pearson, Gannett, New Media Investment, and New York Times
www.bizjournals.com - August 30 at 8:13 AM
ETFs with exposure to Pearson Plc : August 28, 2017ETFs with exposure to Pearson Plc : August 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 6:55 AM
Head-To-Head Review: New Media Investment Group (NEWM) & Pearson, PLC (PSO)Head-To-Head Review: New Media Investment Group (NEWM) & Pearson, PLC (PSO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 28 at 12:22 AM
Pearson, PLC (PSO) to Post FY2018 Earnings of $0.68 Per Share, Jefferies Group ForecastsPearson, PLC (PSO) to Post FY2018 Earnings of $0.68 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 23 at 1:52 PM
FY2017 EPS Estimates for Pearson, PLC Cut by Analyst (PSO)FY2017 EPS Estimates for Pearson, PLC Cut by Analyst (PSO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 22 at 8:14 AM
Pearson: Personalized learning AI can tackle global skill...Pearson: Personalized learning AI can tackle global skill...
finance.yahoo.com - August 19 at 6:44 AM
ETFs with exposure to Pearson Plc : August 18, 2017ETFs with exposure to Pearson Plc : August 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 19 at 6:44 AM
Pearson, PLC (PSO) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from BrokeragesPearson, PLC (PSO) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 19 at 12:50 AM
Pearson, Plc (PSO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 16 ... - NasdaqPearson, Plc (PSO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 16 ... - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 16 at 6:59 AM
Pearson, Plc (PSO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 16 ... - NasdaqPearson, Plc (PSO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 16 ... - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 16 at 6:59 AM
Oversold Conditions For Pearson (PSO)Oversold Conditions For Pearson (PSO)
www.nasdaq.com - August 12 at 7:04 AM
Time To Throw In The Towel On Pearson - Seeking AlphaTime To Throw In The Towel On Pearson - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 10 at 7:05 AM
Pearson, PLC (NYSE:PSO) Announces Dividend of $0.07Pearson, PLC (NYSE:PSO) Announces Dividend of $0.07
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 11:10 AM
Reviewing New Media Investment Group (NEWM) and Pearson, PLC (PSO)Reviewing New Media Investment Group (NEWM) and Pearson, PLC (PSO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 2:24 PM
Pearson Plc :PSO-US: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 7, 2017Pearson Plc :PSO-US: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 6:24 AM
Head-To-Head Analysis: Pearson, PLC (NYSE:PSO) and McClatchy Company (The) (MNI)Head-To-Head Analysis: Pearson, PLC (NYSE:PSO) and McClatchy Company (The) (MNI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 6 at 7:10 AM
Pearson Shares Fall After Struggling Publisher Axes Jobs and Slashes Interim Dividend - TheStreet.comPearson Shares Fall After Struggling Publisher Axes Jobs and Slashes Interim Dividend - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - August 4 at 7:17 AM
McClatchy Company (The) (MNI) and Pearson, PLC (PSO) Financial ContrastMcClatchy Company (The) (MNI) and Pearson, PLC (PSO) Financial Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 7:26 AM
Comparing Pearson, PLC (PSO) & Gannett Co. (GCI)Comparing Pearson, PLC (PSO) & Gannett Co. (GCI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 2:46 PM
Time (TIME) versus Pearson, PLC (PSO) Head to Head ContrastTime (TIME) versus Pearson, PLC (PSO) Head to Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 2:46 PM
Comparing Pearson, PLC (PSO) and Time (TIME)Comparing Pearson, PLC (PSO) and Time (TIME)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 30 at 7:42 AM
Time (TIME) & Pearson, PLC (NYSE:PSO) Financial ReviewTime (TIME) & Pearson, PLC (NYSE:PSO) Financial Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 7:45 AM
Pearson, PLC (PSO) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from AnalystsPearson, PLC (PSO) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 12:50 AM
Pearson: Self Help Or Self Harm After Penguin Random House? - Seeking AlphaPearson: Self Help Or Self Harm After Penguin Random House? - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - July 16 at 2:17 PM
Head-To-Head Survey: McClatchy Company (The) (MNI) versus Pearson, PLC (PSO)Head-To-Head Survey: McClatchy Company (The) (MNI) versus Pearson, PLC (PSO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 16 at 8:44 AM
Pearson, PLC (NYSE:PSO) Upgraded to "Outperform" at MacquariePearson, PLC (NYSE:PSO) Upgraded to "Outperform" at Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 10:06 AM
Pearsons Penguin PainPearson's Penguin Pain
finance.yahoo.com - July 12 at 7:13 AM
FTSE 100 finishes lower as M&S, Pearson fall sharplyFTSE 100 finishes lower as M&S, Pearson fall sharply
finance.yahoo.com - July 12 at 7:13 AM
Retailers, cyclicals strength give European shares a leg-up; Pearson slumps againRetailers, cyclicals strength give European shares a leg-up; Pearson slumps again
finance.yahoo.com - July 12 at 7:13 AM
Pearson Sinks as Investors Pan Dividend Plans Post-Penguin SalePearson Sinks as Investors Pan Dividend Plans Post-Penguin Sale
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 6:50 AM

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