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Pearson PLC (PSO)

Stock Price: $8.24 USD 0.11 (1.29%)
Updated Aug 12, 2020 9:56 AM EDT - Market open

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Key Info

Market Cap 6.17B
Revenue (ttm) 5.04B
Net Income (ttm) 344.18M
Shares Out 752.81M
EPS (ttm) 1.02
PE Ratio 8.07
Forward PE 12.85
Dividend $0.24
Dividend Yield 2.91%

Stock Quote

Trading Day Aug 12, 2020
Last Price $8.24
Previous Close $8.13
Change ($) 0.11
Change (%) 1.29%
Day's Open 8.23
Day's Range 8.22 - 8.25
Day's Volume 40,988
52-Week Range 5.08 - 10.88

More Stats

Market Cap 6.17B
Enterprise Value 7.74B
Earnings Date (est) n/a
Ex-Dividend Date Mar 26, 2020
Shares Outstanding 752.81M
Float 687.90M
EPS (basic) n/a
EPS (diluted) 1.02
FCF / Share 0.71
Dividend $0.24
Dividend Yield 2.91%
Earnings Yield 12.39%
FCF Yield 9.00%
Payout Ratio n/a
Shares Short 967,572
Short Ratio 2.55
Short % of Float n/a
Beta -0.40
PE Ratio 8.07
Forward PE 12.85
P/FCF Ratio 11.11
PS Ratio 1.22
PB Ratio 0.99
Revenue 5.04B
Operating Income 267.26M
Net Income 344.18M
Free Cash Flow 555.38M
Net Cash -1.57B
Net Cash / Share -2.09
Gross Margin 51.98%
Operating Margin 5.30%
Profit Margin 6.80%
FCF Margin 11.01%
ROA 2.28%
ROE 6.27%
ROIC n/a
Key stats in USD, based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Summary

Analyst Ratings (15)

Buy 3
Overweight 1
Hold 5
Underweight 1
Sell 5

Analyst Consensus: Hold

Price Target

(-15.36% downside)
Current: $8.24
Target: 6.97
*Average 12-month USD price target from 12 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions GBP.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth-6.3%-8.51%-0.86%1.88%-1.59%-3.98%-4.66%4.89%2.56%-
Gross Profit2,0112,1862,4472,4592,4872,5192,6052,7722,6892,611
Operating Income205279245-2,569-469317403591654597
Net Income264588406-2,3378234715383119461,297
Shares Outstanding781802822821820819817816813811
Earnings Per Share0.340.760.50-2.691.010.580.670.391.181.62
EPS Growth-54.97%51.3%--74.48%-12.78%72.28%-67.29%-26.93%-
Dividend Per Share0.240.240.490.720.810.820.700.680.650.55
Dividend Growth2.09%-51.12%-31.89%-10.92%-1.95%17.26%2.94%5.09%16.97%-
Operating Cash Flow4805474625225187046849161,0931,169
Capital Expenditures-54.0058.00-82.00-84.00-84.00-66.00-90.00-77.00-58.00-76.00
Free Cash Flow4266053804384346385948391,0351,093
Cash & Equivalents4625695261,4691,7635707481,0721,3781,754
Total Debt1,6647201,0852,4682,3302,2252,2262,2722,0512,312
Net Cash / Debt-1,202-151-559-999-567-1,655-1,478-1,200-673-558
Book Value4,3134,5164,0134,3446,4145,9795,7005,6865,9435,538
Numbers in millions GBP, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name Pearson PLC
Country United Kingdom
Employees 22,500
CEO John Joseph Fallon

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol PSO
Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Sector Services
Industry Publishing - Books
Unique Identifier NYSE: PSO
IPO Date September 1, 2000


Pearson plc provides educational products and services to governments, educational institutions, corporations, and professional bodies worldwide. The company operates through North America, Core, and Growth segments. It offers courseware services, including curriculum materials provided in book form and/or through access to digital content; and assessments, such as test development, processing, and scoring services. The company also operates schools, colleges, and universities; and provides online learning services in partnership with universities and other academic institutions. In addition, it delivers and installs off-the-shelf software; and offers services to academic institutions, such as program development, student acquisition, education technology, and student support services, as well as undertakes contracts to process qualifying tests for individual professions and government departments under multi-year contractual arrangements. The company was founded in 1844 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.