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Pearson LSE:PSON Stock Report

Last Price

UK£9.56

Market Cap

UK£6.6b

7D

-0.2%

1Y

4.1%

Updated

27 Feb, 2024

Data

Company Financials +

PSON Stock Overview

Pearson plc offers educational courseware, assessments, and services in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, the Asia Pacific, other European countries, and internationally.

PSON fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends3/6

Pearson plc Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Pearson
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£9.56
52 Week HighUK£9.94
52 Week LowUK£7.49
Beta0.29
1 Month Change-0.99%
3 Month Change3.13%
1 Year Change4.14%
3 Year Change25.74%
5 Year Change14.95%
Change since IPO169.79%

Recent News & Updates

Recent updates

Pearson's (LON:PSON) Upcoming Dividend Will Be Larger Than Last Year's

Mar 23
Pearson's (LON:PSON) Upcoming Dividend Will Be Larger Than Last Year's

Pearson's (LON:PSON) Upcoming Dividend Will Be Larger Than Last Year's

Feb 27
Pearson's (LON:PSON) Upcoming Dividend Will Be Larger Than Last Year's

Pearson (LON:PSON) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Feb 27
Pearson (LON:PSON) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Pearson (LON:PSON) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Aug 05
Pearson (LON:PSON) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Pearson (LON:PSON) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Aug 01
Pearson (LON:PSON) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

An Intrinsic Calculation For Pearson plc (LON:PSON) Suggests It's 46% Undervalued

May 06
An Intrinsic Calculation For Pearson plc (LON:PSON) Suggests It's 46% Undervalued

Here's Why Pearson (LON:PSON) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Apr 05
Here's Why Pearson (LON:PSON) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Pearson (LON:PSON) Could Be A Buy For Its Upcoming Dividend

Mar 21
Pearson (LON:PSON) Could Be A Buy For Its Upcoming Dividend

Trade Alert: Graeme Pitkethly At Pearson plc (LON:PSON), Has Just Spent UK£50k Buying 267% More Shares

Mar 10
Trade Alert: Graeme Pitkethly At Pearson plc (LON:PSON), Has Just Spent UK£50k Buying 267% More Shares

The Pearson (LON:PSON) Share Price Is Up 48% And Shareholders Are Holding On

Mar 10
The Pearson (LON:PSON) Share Price Is Up 48% And Shareholders Are Holding On

Does Pearson's (LON:PSON) Statutory Profit Adequately Reflect Its Underlying Profit?

Feb 19
Does Pearson's (LON:PSON) Statutory Profit Adequately Reflect Its Underlying Profit?

Is Pearson plc (LON:PSON) A Good Fit For Your Dividend Portfolio?

Jan 29
Is Pearson plc (LON:PSON) A Good Fit For Your Dividend Portfolio?

Should You Take Comfort From Insider Transactions At Pearson plc (LON:PSON)?

Jan 12
Should You Take Comfort From Insider Transactions At Pearson plc (LON:PSON)?

Is Pearson plc (LON:PSON) Popular Amongst Institutions?

Dec 28
Is Pearson plc (LON:PSON) Popular Amongst Institutions?

Here's Why Pearson (LON:PSON) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden

Dec 14
Here's Why Pearson (LON:PSON) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden

Shareholder Returns

PSONGB Consumer ServicesGB Market
7D-0.2%1.2%-0.5%
1Y4.1%2.7%-4.4%

Return vs Industry: PSON exceeded the UK Consumer Services industry which returned 2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PSON exceeded the UK Market which returned -5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is PSON's price volatile compared to industry and market?
PSON volatility
PSON Average Weekly Movement2.4%
Consumer Services Industry Average Movement6.3%
Market Average Movement4.9%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market11.4%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.6%

Stable Share Price: PSON has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: PSON's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
184420,169Omar Abboshhttps://www.pearsonplc.com

Pearson plc offers educational courseware, assessments, and services in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, the Asia Pacific, other European countries, and internationally. The company operates through five segments: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Higher Education, and Workforce Skills. The Assessment & Qualifications segment offers Pearson VUE, US student assessment, clinical assessment, UK GCSE, and A levels and international academic qualifications and associated courseware.

Pearson plc Fundamentals Summary

How do Pearson's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
PSON fundamental statistics
Market capUK£6.56b
Earnings (TTM)UK£292.00m
Revenue (TTM)UK£3.93b

22.5x

P/E Ratio

1.7x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report (TTM)
PSON income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£3.93b
Cost of RevenueUK£2.04b
Gross ProfitUK£1.89b
Other ExpensesUK£1.60b
EarningsUK£292.00m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2023

Next Earnings Date

Mar 01, 2024

Earnings per share (EPS)0.43
Gross Margin48.04%
Net Profit Margin7.43%
Debt/Equity Ratio20.8%

How did PSON perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

2.3%

Current Dividend Yield

54%

Payout Ratio
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