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Pearson PLC (PSO)

Stock Price: $11.85 USD 0.33 (2.86%)
Updated May 7, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap 8.68B
Revenue (ttm) 4.65B
Net Income (ttm) 424.66M
Shares Out 756.23M
EPS (ttm) 0.57
PE Ratio 20.79
Forward PE 23.70
Dividend $0.20
Dividend Yield 1.65%
Trading Day May 7
Last Price $11.85
Previous Close $11.52
Change ($) 0.33
Change (%) 2.86%
Day's Open 11.72
Day's Range 11.71 - 11.87
Day's Volume 240,328
52-Week Range 4.94 - 11.87

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Pearson CEO on the death of the textbook, the company's goal to be 100% digital, and online learning

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Yahoo Finance's Adam Shapiro and Julia LaRoche spoke with Andy Bird, Pearson CEO, to discuss the future of education, the shift to online learning, and the death of the textbook. Watch the 2021 Berkshir...

5 days ago - Yahoo Finance

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2 weeks ago - InvestorPlace

A lot of the 'hard work in the transformation' is now ready to be realized, Pearson CEO says

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Andy Bird, CEO at Pearson, discusses the company's full-year results and transformation amid the pandemic.

2 months ago - CNBC International TV

Huge opportunity in digital learning, says Pearson CEO

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John Fallon, CEO of Pearson, discusses the company's earnings and the impact of Covid-19 on the business environment.

6 months ago - CNBC International TV

In an announcement on Wednesday, Pearson plc (LON: PSON) said that its underlying sales came in 10% lower in the fiscal third quarter. For the full year, however, it expressed confidence that performanc...

6 months ago - Invezz

Let's see if Pearson (PSO) stock is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now from multiple angles.

7 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Education publisher Pearson has tapped Andy Bird as its next chief executive, turning to a media veteran who helped build Walt Disney's consumer online business to complete its tricky digital transforma...

8 months ago - Reuters

Global education publisher Pearson has appointed Andy Bird as its next chief executive, turning to a media veteran who helped build Walt Disney's consumer digital business to see it through its latest t...

8 months ago - Reuters

Pearson plc (LON: PSON) revealed to have swung to a loss in the first half (H1) of the current fiscal year on Friday. The company, however, expressed confidence that it will hit its annual targets this ...

9 months ago - Invezz

Seeing a shift to quality in online learning, says Pearson CEO

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John Fallon, CEO of Pearson, discusses the outlook for online learning and impact from Covid-19.

9 months ago - CNBC International TV

Pearson is presently searching for a new CEO, which is typically a major lever for activists in helping to create shareholder value.

9 months ago - CNBC

Activist investor Cevian Capital takes a stake in the education company.

10 months ago - The Motley Fool

Here at Zacks, our focus is on the proven Zacks Rank system, which emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find great stocks. Nevertheless, we are always paying attention to the latest v...

11 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Coronavirus disruption helping Pearson accelerate research, CEO says

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John Fallon, CEO of Pearson, discusses how the education publisher is responding to coronavirus lockdowns.

1 year ago - CNBC International TV

US digital market share will grow after this year, Pearson CEO says

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John Fallon, CEO of Pearson, discusses the publishing firm's performance.

1 year ago - CNBC International TV

Let's see if Pearson (PSO) stock is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now from multiple angles.

1 year ago - Zacks Investment Research

Find out which of these companies suffered from troubling earnings trends.

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1 year ago - The Motley Fool

Shares of U.K. education group Pearson PLC tumbled 17% in London on Thursday, making it the worst performer on both the FTSE 100 and the Stoxx Europe 600.

1 year ago - Market Watch

Pearson CEO: A college education no longer 'defines' you for life

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John Fallon of Pearson talks about the big challenges facing the education sector right now.

1 year ago - CNBC International TV

Pearson plc (PSO) CEO John Fallon on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

1 year ago - Seeking Alpha

Pearson CEO: On track to achieve underlying profit growth this year | Squawk Box Europe

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John Fallon discusses the trading update from Pearson.

2 years ago - CNBC International TV

About PSO

Pearson plc provides educational materials and learning technologies. The company operates in four segments: Global Online Learning, Global Assessment, North America Courseware, and International. It provides test development, processing, and scoring services to governments, educational institutions, corporations, and professional bodies. The company also offers content across the curriculum and a range of education services, including teacher development, educational software, and system-wide solutions, as well as owns and operates colleges an... [Read more...]

Industry
Publishing
IPO Date
Sep 1, 2000
CEO
John Fallon
Employees
20,000
Stock Exchange
NYSE
Ticker Symbol
PSO
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Financial Performance

In 2020, Pearson's revenue was 3.40 billion, a decrease of -12.20% compared to the previous year's 3.87 billion. Earnings were 310.00 million, an increase of 17.42%.

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Analyst Forecasts

According to 2 analysts, the average rating for Pearson stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 11.90, which is an increase of 0.42% from the latest price.

Price Target
$11.90
(0.42% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy