Pearson Share Price (PSON)

701.40 +4.80 (+0.69%) delayed: 8:43PM GMT
Bid price 701.40 Open price 696.80
Ask price 701.60 Prev close 701.40
High price 704.00 Spread 0.03%
Low price 695.40 Volume 3,314,337

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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) 701.40 Net Gearing (%) 42.31
Market Capitalisation (£m) 5,447.15 Gross Gearing (%) 56.81
Shares in issue (m) 781.96 Debt Ratio 46.60
P/E Ratio -2.43 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.66
Total dividends per share (p) 52.00 Assets / Equity Ratio 2.32
Dividend Yield (%) 5.60 Price to book value 1.25
Dividend cover (x) 0.00 ROCE (%) -31.41
Earning per share (p) -286.80 EPS Growth (%) -383.40
52 week high / low 773.00 / 563.00 DPS Growth (%) 0.00

Pearson Director Deals

Dec.Date Type Director Pos No. of Shares
18/12/2017 BUY Harish Manwani NED 2,158
18/12/2017 BUY Elizabeth Corley NED 1,027
18/12/2017 BUY Elizabeth Corley NED 311
18/12/2017 BUY Tim Score NED 2,141
18/12/2017 BUY Lincoln Wallen NED 550

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Pearson Company News

13:14 19/02/2018

Pearson competes £300m share buy back

Publishing group Pearson said it had completed its £300m share buyback programme. Between 18 October 2017 and 16 February 2018, the company repurchased 42,835,577 ordinary shares. At 1:14pm: (LON:PSON) Pearson PLC share price was -4.4p at 696.2p Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

10:06 19/02/2018

End of Buyback Programme

RNS Number : 2634F Pearson PLC 19 February 2018   End of Buyback Programme   Pearson plc (the Company ) announces that following the purchased ordinary shares on Friday, 16 February 2018, the Company's £300 million share buyback programme managed by Citigroup Global Markets...

09:14 19/02/2018

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 2560F Pearson PLC 19 February 2018   TR-1: S tandard form for notification of major holdings   1a. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: Pearson plc...

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