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Pearson (PSO) Competitors

$12.51
+0.09 (+0.72%)
(As of 11:27 AM ET)

PSO vs. MTN, SN, SKX, LNW, BIRK, ROKU, NCLH, CHDN, TTC, and WSC

Should you be buying Pearson stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Pearson include Vail Resorts (MTN), SharkNinja (SN), Skechers U.S.A. (SKX), Light & Wonder (LNW), Birkenstock (BIRK), Roku (ROKU), Norwegian Cruise Line (NCLH), Churchill Downs (CHDN), Toro (TTC), and WillScot Mobile Mini (WSC). These companies are all part of the "consumer discretionary" sector.

Pearson vs.

Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN) and Pearson (NYSE:PSO) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, media sentiment, institutional ownership, community ranking, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk.

94.9% of Vail Resorts shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 2.1% of Pearson shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of Vail Resorts shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Pearson shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, Pearson had 5 more articles in the media than Vail Resorts. MarketBeat recorded 12 mentions for Pearson and 7 mentions for Vail Resorts. Pearson's average media sentiment score of 0.67 beat Vail Resorts' score of 0.05 indicating that Vail Resorts is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Vail Resorts
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Pearson
0 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
4 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Vail Resorts received 230 more outperform votes than Pearson when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 67.96% of users gave Vail Resorts an outperform vote while only 48.26% of users gave Pearson an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Vail ResortsOutperform Votes
632
67.96%
Underperform Votes
298
32.04%
PearsonOutperform Votes
402
48.26%
Underperform Votes
431
51.74%

Vail Resorts presently has a consensus target price of $266.33, indicating a potential upside of 17.34%. Pearson has a consensus target price of $12.30, indicating a potential downside of 0.97%. Given Pearson's higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Vail Resorts is more favorable than Pearson.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Vail Resorts
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.43
Pearson
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.60

Vail Resorts pays an annual dividend of $8.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Pearson pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. Vail Resorts pays out 148.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Vail Resorts has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years and Pearson has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Vail Resorts is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Vail Resorts has a beta of 1.11, meaning that its stock price is 11% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Pearson has a beta of 0.42, meaning that its stock price is 58% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Pearson has higher revenue and earnings than Vail Resorts.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Vail Resorts$2.89B2.98$268.15M$5.9937.89
Pearson$4.57B1.87$470.19MN/AN/A

Vail Resorts has a net margin of 8.44% compared to Vail Resorts' net margin of 0.00%. Pearson's return on equity of 19.16% beat Vail Resorts' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Vail Resorts8.44% 19.16% 4.05%
Pearson N/A N/A N/A

Summary

Vail Resorts beats Pearson on 13 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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PSO vs. The Competition

MetricPearsonBook publishing IndustryDiscretionary SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$8.54B$2.75B$6.65B$17.19B
Dividend Yield3.20%3.20%2.73%3.58%
P/E RatioN/A6.1716.3224.99
Price / Sales1.870.925.9711.19
Price / Cash10.316.5625.3317.17
Price / Book1.751.375.224.72
Net Income$470.19M$118.18M$197.06M$966.30M
7 Day Performance-2.89%-1.10%-0.76%-1.22%
1 Month Performance-3.98%-1.42%1.25%1.36%
1 Year Performance18.62%1.41%9.06%14.68%

Pearson Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MTN
Vail Resorts
4.3254 of 5 stars
$232.25
+0.6%
$266.33
+14.7%
-7.3%$8.82B$2.89B38.777,200Short Interest ↑
SN
SharkNinja
0.9219 of 5 stars
63.56
-2.0%
N/AN/A$8.84B$4.25B0.003,019Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
SKX
Skechers U.S.A.
4.7321 of 5 stars
$58.13
-0.2%
$66.58
+14.5%
+13.5%$8.91B$8.00B16.6617,900Positive News
LNW
Light & Wonder
3.1005 of 5 stars
$99.34
-1.0%
$96.75
-2.6%
+52.2%$8.92B$2.90B56.446,500
BIRK
Birkenstock
2.1491 of 5 stars
$45.21
+1.5%
$49.15
+8.7%
N/A$8.49B$1.62B0.006,300Short Interest ↓
ROKU
Roku
3.134 of 5 stars
$62.85
+3.3%
$86.23
+37.2%
-2.9%$9.02B$3.48B-12.523,150Analyst Report
NCLH
Norwegian Cruise Line
4.4313 of 5 stars
$19.41
+0.1%
$20.87
+7.5%
+40.6%$8.26B$8.55B69.3241,000
CHDN
Churchill Downs
4.6539 of 5 stars
$124.85
+2.9%
$142.63
+14.2%
-5.7%$9.20B$2.46B22.897,970Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↓
TTC
Toro
2.3414 of 5 stars
$88.14
+1.3%
$105.60
+19.8%
-18.1%$9.20B$4.55B32.1710,706
WSC
WillScot Mobile Mini
4.9051 of 5 stars
$43.27
-0.8%
$52.38
+21.0%
-3.6%$8.22B$2.36B18.575,000

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