Pearson Share Price (PSON)

679.20 -5.80 (-0.85%) delayed: 11:07PM GMT
Bid price 679.20 Open price 685.00
Ask price 679.60 Prev close 679.20
High price 690.40 Spread 0.06%
Low price 673.80 Volume 13,643,096

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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) 679.20 Net Gearing (%) 42.31
Market Capitalisation (£m) 5,475.13 Gross Gearing (%) 56.81
Shares in issue (m) 799.29 Debt Ratio 46.60
P/E Ratio -2.39 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.66
Total dividends per share (p) 52.00 Assets / Equity Ratio 2.32
Dividend Yield (%) 5.69 Price to book value 1.26
Dividend cover (x) 0.00 ROCE (%) -31.41
Earning per share (p) -286.80 EPS Growth (%) -383.40
52 week high / low 820.50 / 552.00 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

17:24 18/01/2018

Transaction in Own Shares

/* */ RNS Number : 3222C Pearson PLC 18 January 2018   Transactions in own shares   Pearson plc (the Company) announces today it has purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of 25 pence each on the London Stock Exchange from Citigroup Global...

16:20 18/01/2018

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

Barclays Capital today reaffirms its equal weight investment rating on Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) and set its price target at 720p. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

14:30 18/01/2018

Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Pearson PLC

JP Morgan Cazenove today reaffirms its neutral investment rating on Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) and cut its price target to 760p (from 763p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com

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10 months ago

Pearson now firmly in the digital age (PSON)

I'm not sure if there is much interest for these on here - but I've been following them this year. They have had a rapid climb recently - is it time to take profits? Company Website Recent Broker notes BarChart Indicators Recent Market news Pearson Fundamentals (PSON)

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