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MA: $10.91
$11.43
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$11.90
Volume162,676 shs
Average Volume318,958 shs
Market Capitalization$8.55 billion
P/E Ratio15.34
Dividend Yield3.43%
Beta0.37

Competitors

Pearson (NYSE:PSO) Vs. TAL, VFC, LBRDK, LBRDA, VIACA, and CCL

Should you be buying PSO stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sector of "consumer discretionary" are considered alternatives and competitors to Pearson, including TAL Education Group (TAL), V.F. (VFC), Liberty Broadband (LBRDK), Liberty Broadband (LBRDA), ViacomCBS (VIACA), and Carnival Co. & (CCL).

Pearson (NYSE:PSO) and TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and dividends.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Pearson and TAL Education Group's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Pearson$4.94 billion1.73$337.10 million$0.7415.34
TAL Education Group$3.27 billion10.28$-110,190,000.00($0.19)-312.42

Pearson has higher revenue and earnings than TAL Education Group. TAL Education Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Pearson, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Pearson and TAL Education Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
PearsonN/AN/AN/A
TAL Education Group0.93%1.32%0.56%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Pearson and TAL Education Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Pearson65301.79
TAL Education Group05702.58

TAL Education Group has a consensus target price of $82.80, indicating a potential upside of 39.49%. Given TAL Education Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe TAL Education Group is more favorable than Pearson.

Volatility & Risk

Pearson has a beta of 0.37, indicating that its share price is 63% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, TAL Education Group has a beta of 0.11, indicating that its share price is 89% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

TAL Education Group beats Pearson on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Pearson (NYSE:PSO) and V.F. (NYSE:VFC) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and dividends.

Dividends

Pearson pays an annual dividend of $0.38 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. V.F. pays an annual dividend of $1.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Pearson pays out 51.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. V.F. pays out 73.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Pearson has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and V.F. has raised its dividend for 49 consecutive years. Pearson is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Profitability

This table compares Pearson and V.F.'s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
PearsonN/AN/AN/A
V.F.-0.52%16.44%4.78%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Pearson and V.F., as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Pearson65301.79
V.F.131502.74

V.F. has a consensus target price of $88.6471, indicating a potential upside of 4.61%. Given V.F.'s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe V.F. is more favorable than Pearson.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

87.7% of V.F. shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of V.F. shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Pearson and V.F.'s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Pearson$4.94 billion1.73$337.10 million$0.7415.34
V.F.$10.49 billion3.17$679.45 million$2.6831.62

V.F. has higher revenue and earnings than Pearson. Pearson is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than V.F., indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Pearson has a beta of 0.37, suggesting that its share price is 63% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, V.F. has a beta of 1.3, suggesting that its share price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

V.F. beats Pearson on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Liberty Broadband (NASDAQ:LBRDK) and Pearson (NYSE:PSO) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, risk and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares Liberty Broadband and Pearson's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Liberty Broadband1,375.63%2.12%1.81%
PearsonN/AN/AN/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Liberty Broadband and Pearson, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Liberty Broadband01402.80
Pearson65301.79

Liberty Broadband presently has a consensus price target of $181.80, indicating a potential upside of 17.01%. Given Liberty Broadband's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Liberty Broadband is more favorable than Pearson.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

56.0% of Liberty Broadband shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.8% of Liberty Broadband shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Liberty Broadband and Pearson's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Liberty Broadband$14.86 million2,042.17$117.22 million$0.64242.77
Pearson$4.94 billion1.73$337.10 million$0.7415.34

Pearson has higher revenue and earnings than Liberty Broadband. Pearson is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Liberty Broadband, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Liberty Broadband has a beta of 1.04, meaning that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Pearson has a beta of 0.37, meaning that its share price is 63% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Liberty Broadband beats Pearson on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Liberty Broadband (NASDAQ:LBRDA) and Pearson (NYSE:PSO) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, risk and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Liberty Broadband and Pearson, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Liberty Broadband00403.00
Pearson65301.79

Liberty Broadband presently has a consensus price target of $185.3333, indicating a potential upside of 23.25%. Given Liberty Broadband's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Liberty Broadband is more favorable than Pearson.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Liberty Broadband and Pearson's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Liberty Broadband$14.86 million1,976.45$117.22 million$0.64234.95
Pearson$4.94 billion1.73$337.10 million$0.7415.34

Pearson has higher revenue and earnings than Liberty Broadband. Pearson is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Liberty Broadband, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

12.1% of Liberty Broadband shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.3% of Liberty Broadband shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Liberty Broadband and Pearson's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Liberty Broadband1,375.63%2.12%1.81%
PearsonN/AN/AN/A

Volatility & Risk

Liberty Broadband has a beta of 1.08, meaning that its share price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Pearson has a beta of 0.37, meaning that its share price is 63% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Liberty Broadband beats Pearson on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Pearson (NYSE:PSO) and ViacomCBS (NASDAQ:VIACA) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Pearson and ViacomCBS, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Pearson65301.79
ViacomCBS0000N/A

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Pearson and ViacomCBS's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Pearson$4.94 billion1.73$337.10 million$0.7415.34
ViacomCBS$27.81 billion0.99$3.31 billionN/AN/A

ViacomCBS has higher revenue and earnings than Pearson.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

1.2% of ViacomCBS shares are held by institutional investors. 1.7% of ViacomCBS shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Pearson pays an annual dividend of $0.38 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. ViacomCBS pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Pearson pays out 51.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Pearson has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Pearson is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares Pearson and ViacomCBS's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
PearsonN/AN/AN/A
ViacomCBS5.22%18.58%5.23%

Volatility & Risk

Pearson has a beta of 0.37, suggesting that its stock price is 63% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ViacomCBS has a beta of 1.55, suggesting that its stock price is 55% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

ViacomCBS beats Pearson on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Pearson (NYSE:PSO) and Carnival Co. & (NYSE:CCL) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Pearson and Carnival Co. &'s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
PearsonN/AN/AN/A
Carnival Co. &-73.40%-15.57%-7.28%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

55.2% of Carnival Co. & shares are held by institutional investors. 24.0% of Carnival Co. & shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Pearson and Carnival Co. &'s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Pearson$4.94 billion1.73$337.10 million$0.7415.34
Carnival Co. &$20.83 billion1.26$2.99 billion$4.406.14

Carnival Co. & has higher revenue and earnings than Pearson. Carnival Co. & is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Pearson, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Pearson and Carnival Co. &, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Pearson65301.79
Carnival Co. &551002.25

Carnival Co. & has a consensus price target of $24.6150, indicating a potential downside of 8.93%. Given Carnival Co. &'s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Carnival Co. & is more favorable than Pearson.

Volatility and Risk

Pearson has a beta of 0.37, meaning that its share price is 63% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Carnival Co. & has a beta of 2.27, meaning that its share price is 127% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Carnival Co. & beats Pearson on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Pearson Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
TAL Education Group logo
TAL
TAL Education Group
1.7$59.36+3.7%$33.65 billion$3.27 billion1,187.44Upcoming Earnings
Stock Split
News Coverage
V.F. logo
VFC
V.F.
2.4$84.74+0.9%$33.20 billion$10.49 billion-651.85
Liberty Broadband logo
LBRDK
Liberty Broadband
1.4$155.37+1.7%$30.35 billion$14.86 million126.32Analyst Report
Liberty Broadband logo
LBRDA
Liberty Broadband
1.6$150.37+1.2%$29.37 billion$14.86 million122.25
ViacomCBS logo
VIACA
ViacomCBS
0.4$44.32+2.8%$27.46 billion$27.81 billion20.15Increase in Short Interest
Gap Up
Carnival Co. & logo
CCL
Carnival Co. &
1.3$27.03+1.1%$26.31 billion$20.83 billion-2.63Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
Sirius XM logo
SIRI
Sirius XM
1.7$6.31+1.1%$26.12 billion$7.79 billion27.43News Coverage
New Oriental Education & Technology Group logo
EDU
New Oriental Education & Technology Group
2.3$15.01+1.7%$25.73 billion$3.58 billion6.33Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Downgrade
Unusual Options Activity
Rogers Communications logo
RCI
Rogers Communications
2.6$48.42+1.0%$24.45 billion$11.36 billion20.52Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
ViacomCBS logo
VIAC
ViacomCBS
2.1$39.35+0.3%$24.38 billion$27.81 billion17.89Analyst Upgrade
DraftKings logo
DKNG
DraftKings
1.7$57.98+0.9%$23.06 billionN/A0.00Gap Down
FOX logo
FOXA
FOX
2.0$37.95+0.2%$22.41 billion$12.30 billion14.38Analyst Upgrade
Royal Caribbean Group logo
RCL
Royal Caribbean Group
1.3$85.39+1.0%$21.74 billion$10.95 billion-4.33Insider Selling
FOX logo
FOX
FOX
1.0$36.72+0.1%$21.68 billion$12.30 billion13.91
Trip.com Group logo
TCOM
Trip.com Group
1.1$36.51+1.1%$21.64 billion$5.13 billion-67.61
Take-Two Interactive Software logo
TTWO
Take-Two Interactive Software
1.7$178.80+2.1%$20.59 billion$3.09 billion43.29Insider Selling
News Coverage
DISH Network logo
DISH
DISH Network
1.4$38.01+0.8%$20.00 billion$12.81 billion15.45
MGM Resorts International logo
MGM
MGM Resorts International
1.8$40.26+1.4%$19.93 billion$12.90 billion14.38
Caesars Entertainment logo
CZR
Caesars Entertainment
1.4$93.64+0.5%$19.50 billion$2.53 billion-9.59Analyst Report
Warner Music Group logo
WMG
Warner Music Group
0.7$36.95+2.4%$18.85 billionN/A0.00Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
Gap Down
Huazhu Group logo
HTHT
Huazhu Group
1.1$57.31+2.9%$18.37 billion$1.61 billion-50.72
Discovery logo
DISCA
Discovery
1.6$37.34+1.3%$18.20 billion$11.14 billion18.13Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
Live Nation Entertainment logo
LYV
Live Nation Entertainment
1.3$80.99+0.9%$17.66 billion$11.55 billion-11.67
News logo
NWSA
News
1.6$26.70+0.3%$15.77 billion$9.01 billion-15.61Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Discovery logo
DISCK
Discovery
1.4$32.25+1.5%$15.72 billion$11.14 billion15.66Unusual Options Activity
Penn National Gaming logo
PENN
Penn National Gaming
1.7$99.94+0.8%$15.64 billion$5.30 billion-14.65Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
Pool logo
POOL
Pool
2.1$382.21+2.0%$15.35 billion$3.20 billion47.90Upcoming Earnings
Unusual Options Activity
Liberty Global logo
LBTYA
Liberty Global
1.1$26.47+0.6%$15.28 billion$11.54 billion-8.07
Liberty Global logo
LBTYK
Liberty Global
1.2$26.35+0.8%$15.21 billion$11.54 billion-8.03
Whirlpool logo
WHR
Whirlpool
2.6$234.81+1.7%$14.74 billion$20.42 billion17.99Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Wynn Resorts logo
WYNN
Wynn Resorts
1.4$127.28+0.5%$14.72 billion$6.61 billion-12.18Analyst Upgrade
News logo
NWS
News
0.8$24.90+0.4%$14.71 billion$9.01 billion-14.56
Mohawk Industries logo
MHK
Mohawk Industries
1.8$204.81+1.5%$14.30 billion$9.97 billion27.64
Hasbro logo
HAS
Hasbro
2.2$98.00+1.0%$13.48 billion$4.72 billion34.27
Shaw Communications logo
SJR
Shaw Communications
1.6$27.98+1.7%$13.37 billion$3.79 billion28.26Earnings Announcement
Dividend Increase
Decrease in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
InterContinental Hotels Group logo
IHG
InterContinental Hotels Group
1.0$72.28+0.7%$13.24 billion$2.08 billion24.01Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
Vail Resorts logo
MTN
Vail Resorts
1.1$319.79+0.6%$12.87 billion$1.96 billion280.52Increase in Short Interest
Snap-on logo
SNA
Snap-on
2.3$235.52+1.4%$12.82 billion$3.73 billion22.01Upcoming Earnings
OZON
Ozon
0.7$62.75+1.1%$12.78 billionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
The Toro logo
TTC
The Toro
1.8$112.80+4.1%$12.14 billion$3.38 billion37.11High Trading Volume
Unusual Options Activity
News Coverage
Gap Down
iQIYI logo
IQ
iQIYI
1.3$15.22+0.3%$11.93 billion$4.12 billion-9.69Decrease in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
Zynga logo
ZNGA
Zynga
1.8$10.56+1.6%$11.44 billion$1.32 billion-352.00Analyst Upgrade
Cable One logo
CABO
Cable One
1.6$1,810.99+0.4%$10.93 billion$1.17 billion42.16
Formula One Group logo
FWONK
Formula One Group
1.3$44.99+0.5%$10.43 billion$2.02 billion-13.63
Dolby Laboratories logo
DLB
Dolby Laboratories
1.8$102.10+0.0%$10.37 billion$1.16 billion45.38Insider Selling
Bright Horizons Family Solutions logo
BFAM
Bright Horizons Family Solutions
1.1$167.09+0.5%$10.16 billion$2.06 billion135.85Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Under Armour logo
UAA
Under Armour
1.2$22.05+0.2%$10.03 billion$5.27 billion-13.45
Deckers Outdoor logo
DECK
Deckers Outdoor
1.8$341.06+0.4%$9.61 billion$2.13 billion30.98News Coverage
Melco Resorts & Entertainment logo
MLCO
Melco Resorts & Entertainment
1.2$19.36+2.1%$9.40 billion$5.74 billion-9.26News Coverage
Formula One Group logo
FWONA
Formula One Group
1.0$39.92+0.8%$9.25 billion$2.02 billion-12.10News Coverage
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