Pearson Share Price (PSON)

880.50 -11.90 (-1.33%) delayed: 10:11AM GMT
Bid price 880.40 Open price 895.00
Ask price 880.60 Prev close 892.40
High price 895.00 Spread 0.02%
Low price 876.80 Volume 652,150

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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) 880.50 Net Gearing (%) 42.46
Market Capitalisation (£m) 7,048.31 Gross Gearing (%) 49.02
Shares in issue (m) 781.41 Debt Ratio 35.88
P/E Ratio 18.08 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.58
Total dividends per share (p) 17.00 Assets / Equity Ratio 1.96
Dividend Yield (%) 1.94 Price to book value 1.75
Dividend cover (x) 2.85 ROCE (%) 6.71
Earning per share (p) 49.90 EPS Growth (%) 117.40
52 week high / low 1,030.00 / 669.20 DPS Growth (%) -67.31

Pearson Director Deals

Dec.Date Type Director Pos No. of Shares
18/12/2018 BUY Vivienne Cox NED 230
18/12/2018 BUY Elizabeth Corley NED 1,516
18/12/2018 BUY Tim Score NED 2,288
18/12/2018 BUY Lincoln Wallen NED 425
01/10/2018 BUY Vivienne Cox NED 241

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Pearson Company News

10:10 19/02/2019

Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on Pearson PLC

Goldman Sachs today reaffirms its sell investment rating on Pearson PLC (LON:PSON) and raised its price target to 682p (from 663p). Story provided by StockMarketWire.com Broker Forecasts data provided by www.sharesmagazine.co.uk

11:56 18/02/2019

FTSE fails to follow Asia's lead

The FTSE 100 was down 0.25% to 7,218.37 by midday despite gains in Asia overnight on trade hopes. A resilient showing from sterling contributed to the weak performance of the index. In company news trainer retailer Footasylum soared 54.3% to 44.75p after JD Sports confirmed that it had acquired...

10:21 18/02/2019

Holding(s) in Company

/* */ RNS Number : 3599Q Pearson PLC 18 February 2019   TR-1: S tandard form for notification of major holdings   NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to the FCA in Microsoft Word format if possible)...

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1 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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