Pearson Share Price (PSON)

589.25 +0.75 (+0.13%) delayed: 11:57AM GMT
Bid price 589.00 Open price 585.00
Ask price 589.50 Prev close 589.00
High price 591.00 Spread 0.08%
Low price 574.05 Volume 9,219,787

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Pearson Share Price Information

Name Pearson Epic PSON
Sector Media ISIN GB0006776081
Activites Pearson has 3 main divisions. Education: From pre-school to high school, early learning to professional certification, its curriculum materials, multimedia learning tools and testing programmes help to educate more than 100 million people worldwide - more than any other private enterprise. The Financial Times Group, one of the leading business information companies, provides a broad range of business information and multimedia services to the international business community. Penguin Group: The Penguin brand is the label of quality from novels and classics to cookbooks - and much more - around the world. We publish an unrivalled range of fiction and non-fiction, bestsellers and classics, children's books and illustrated reference treasure chests in over 100 countries. Index FTSE 100

Pearson Key Numbers

Latest Share Price (p) 589.25 Net Gearing (%) 30.20
Market Capitalisation (£m) 4,838.22 Gross Gearing (%) 44.84
Shares in issue (m) 822.13 Debt Ratio 34.03
P/E Ratio 5.82 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.63
Total dividends per share (p) 52.00 Assets / Equity Ratio 1.81
Dividend Yield (%) 8.84 Price to book value 0.75
Dividend cover (x) 0.90 ROCE (%) -4.45
Earning per share (p) 101.20 EPS Growth (%) 74.18
52 week high / low 989.50 / 552.00 DPS Growth (%) 1.96

Pearson Director Deals

Dec.Date Type Director Pos No. of Shares
19/10/2016 BUY John Fallon CEO 10,000
19/10/2016 BUY Coram Williams FD 5,000
03/10/2016 BUY Vivienne Cox NED 289,685
03/10/2016 BUY Harish Manwani NED 399
03/10/2016 BUY Elizabeth Corley NED 685

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Pearson Company News

15:44 19/01/2017

Broker reaction: Pearson battered by the City

The shares of Pearson (LON:PSON) have taken a battering after the education company's latest profit warning, the announcement that it intends to cut its dividend in a move to shore up its balance sheet and scrapping its 2018 goal to deliver adjusted operating profit at or above £800 million....

12:20 19/01/2017

Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Pearson PLC

Liberum Capital today reaffirms its sell investment rating on Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) and cut its price target to 360p (from 470p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

12:10 19/01/2017

Broker Forecast - Exane BNP Paribas issues a broker note on Pearson PLC

Exane BNP Paribas today reaffirms its neutral investment rating on Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) and cut its price target to 600p (from 900p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

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Pearson now firmly in the digital age (PSON)

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