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

$8.69
-0.02 (-0.23 %)
(As of 10/17/2019 06:43 AM ET)
Today's Range
$8.68
Now: $8.69
$8.77
50-Day Range
$8.53
MA: $9.77
$10.87
52-Week Range
$8.46
Now: $8.69
$13.19
Volume683,739 shs
Average Volume378,637 shs
Market Capitalization$6.79 billion
P/E Ratio9.24
Dividend Yield1.73%
Beta0.12
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.51 billion
Cash Flow$1.38 per share
Book Value$7.73 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees24,322
Market Cap$6.79 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable

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Pearson (NYSE:PSO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pearson's stock symbol?

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

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

Pearson announced a dividend on Wednesday, July 31st. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.073 per share on Wednesday, September 18th. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 15th. View Pearson's Dividend History.

How will Pearson's stock buyback program work?

Pearson declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Tuesday, October 17th 2017, which permits the company to buyback shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for PSO?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Pearson's shares. Their predictions range from $10.89 to $10.89. On average, they expect Pearson's stock price to reach $10.89 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Pearson.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Pearson?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Pearson in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Pearson.

Has Pearson been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about PSO stock has been trending very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Pearson earned a news sentiment score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Pearson.

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 folowing 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

Who are Pearson's major shareholders?

Pearson's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Henry James International Management Inc. (0.04%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%) and Financial Gravity Wealth Inc. (0.00%).

Which major investors are selling Pearson stock?

PSO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. and Financial Gravity Wealth Inc..

Which major investors are buying Pearson stock?

PSO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Henry James International Management Inc..

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 $8.69.

How big of a company is Pearson?

Pearson has a market capitalization of $6.79 billion and generates $5.51 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $784.86 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.94 on an earnings per share basis. Pearson employs 24,322 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Pearson.

What is Pearson's official website?

The official website for Pearson is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Pearson (NYSE PSO)

Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  337 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  629 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  966
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Pearson and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PSO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PSO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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