Pearson/PSON

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About Pearson

Pearson plc is a learning company with its principal operations in the education, assessment and certifications markets. The Company provides digital content, learning experiences, assessments, qualifications and data in the learning market. The Company’s divisions include Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. The Assessment & Qualifications division includes Pearson VUE, US Student Assessment, Clinical Assessment, UK GCSE and A Levels and International academic qualifications and associated courseware including the English-speaking Canadian and Australian K-12 businesses. The Virtual Learning division includes virtual schools and online program management. The English Language Learning division includes Pearson Test of English, Institutional Courseware and English Online Solutions. The Workforce Skills division includes BTEC, GED, TalentLens, Faethm, Credly, Pearson College and Apprenticeships.

Ticker

PSON

Sector

Consumer Cyclicals

Trading on

LSE

Industry

Printing & Publishing

CEO

Omar Abbosh

Employees

18,360

Headquarters

London, United Kingdom

Pearson Metrics

BasicAdvanced
£6.75B
Market cap
18.85
P/E ratio
£0.53
EPS
0.61
Beta
£0.23
Dividend rate
2.29%
Dividend yield
£6.75B
0.6086
£10.47
£7.49
2.12M
£0.23
1.731
1.667
27.529
29.215
41.27%
21.197
128.25%
5.41%
9.03%
6.82%
18.846
1.836
1.743
7.64
27.537
2.7%
2.29%
2.29%
-4.35%
58.52%
2.65%
6.45%
5.2%

What the Analysts think about Pearson

Analyst Ratings

Majority rating from 13 analysts.
Buy

Price Targets

Average projection from 10 analysts.
8.96% upside
High £12.53
Low £9.55
£9.93
Current price
£10.82
Average price target

Pearson Financial Performance

Income StatementBalance sheetCash Flow

Income Statement

Revenues and expenses
10.69% profit margin
QuarterlyAnnual
Q4 23
QoQ growth
Revenue
£1.8B
-4.47%
Net income
£192M
3.23%
Profit margin
10.69%
8.09%

Pearson Earnings Performance

Earnings per share (EPS)

Company profitability
Beat by 0.22%
QuarterlyAnnual
Q2 22
Q4 22
Q2 23
Q4 23
Q2 24
Actual
£0.22
£0.29
£0.26
£0.32
-
Expected
£0.15
£0.27
£0.22
£0.32
£0.22
Surprise
48.31%
6.83%
15.59%
0.22%
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FAQs

What’s the current market cap for Pearson stock?

Pearson (PSON) has a market cap of £6.75B as of April 20, 2024.

What is the P/E ratio for Pearson stock?

The price to earnings (P/E) ratio for Pearson (PSON) stock is 18.85 as of April 20, 2024.

Does Pearson stock pay dividends?

Yes, the Pearson (PSON) stock pays dividends to shareholders. As of April 20, 2024, the dividend rate is £0.227 and the yield is 2.29%. Pearson has a payout ratio of 41.27% on a trailing twelve-month basis.

When is the next Pearson dividend payment date?

The next Pearson (PSON) dividend payment is scheduled for May 03, 2024.

What is the beta indicator for Pearson?

Pearson (PSON) has a beta rating of 0.61. This means that it is less volatile than the market, on average. A beta of 1 would indicate the stock moves in-line with the market, while a beta of 0.5 would mean it moves half as much as the market.

What is the Pearson stock price target?

The target price for Pearson (PSON) stock is £10.82, which is 8.96% above the current price of £9.93. This is an average based on projections from 10 analysts, and represents their view of what the stock price could be in 12 or 18 months. This should not be seen as investment advice - Lightyear does not carry out investment research.

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