Pearson plc (PSO)

NYSE: PSO · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.03 (0.24%)
Apr 17, 2024, 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap 8.36B
Revenue (ttm) 4.65B
Net Income (ttm) 478.48M
Shares Out 679.27M
EPS (ttm) 0.66
PE Ratio 18.61
Forward PE 15.29
Dividend $0.29 (2.32%)
Ex-Dividend Date Mar 21, 2024
Volume 336,161
Open 12.40
Previous Close 12.28
Day's Range 12.29 - 12.40
52-Week Range 9.29 - 13.18
Beta 0.31
Analysts n/a
Price Target n/a
Earnings Date Mar 3, 2023

About PSO

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, Workforce Skills, and Higher Education. The Assessment & Qualifications segment offers Pearson VUE, US student assessment, clinical assessment, UK GCSE, and A levels and international academic qualifications and associated courseware. The Virtual L... [Read more]

Industry Publishing
IPO Date Sep 1, 2000
Employees 18,360
Stock Exchange NYSE
Ticker Symbol PSO
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2023, Pearson's revenue was 3.67 billion, a decrease of -4.35% compared to the previous year's 3.84 billion. Earnings were 378.00 million, an increase of 56.20%.

Financial numbers in GBP Financial Statements


Pearson Awarded UK Government Contract for England's National Curriculum Assessment (NCA) Tests

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pearson (FTSE: PSON.L), the world's leading learning company, has been selected by the UK Department for Education's Standards and Testing Agency (STA) to manage the administr...

1 day ago - Business Wire

PDRI by Pearson CEO Elaine Pulakos to Co-Lead Pre-Conference Workshop, Speak on Two Panels at 39th Annual SIOP Conference

A platinum sponsor of the conference, PDRI will exhibit at Booth 605 ARLINGTON, Va. , April 9, 2024 /PRNewswire/ --  PDRI by Pearson (FTSE: PSON.L), a workforce assessment provider that transforms evi...

8 days ago - PRNewsWire

Pearson Accelerates and Increases the Development of AI Learning Content To Meet Growing Demand From Students and Professionals

HOBOKEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As Generative AI rapidly evolves and demand soars for AI-related skills, Pearson (FTSE: PSON.L), the world's leading learning company, is bringing to market new learnin...

12 days ago - Business Wire

Pearson Announces Three New Connections Academy Full-Time, Online Public School Programs in Pennsylvania, California, and Missouri

HOBOKEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pearson (FTSE: PSON.L), the world's leading learning company, today announced three new Connections Academy virtual school offerings in Pennsylvania, California, and Mi...

22 days ago - Business Wire

PDRI by Pearson to Lead New Research Program to Investigate Applications for Generative AI in Assessment and Job Analysis

ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PDRI by Pearson (FTSE: PSON.L), a workforce assessment provider that transforms evidence-based insights into talent management solutions, today announced it will be le...

4 weeks ago - Business Wire

Pearson Study Reveals English Language Fluency Key to AI-Proofing Florida Jobs

Floridians who speak English as a second language focused on reducing AI-related job uncertainty  MIAMI , March 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearson (FTSE: PSON.L), the world's leading learning company, t...

4 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

Pearson Releases 2023 Annual Report and Form 20-F

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pearson (FTSE: PSON.L), the world's leading learning company, announces that the following documents have been published today and are available on its investor relations webs...

4 weeks ago - Business Wire

Pearson and British Esports Federation Launch First Internationally Recognised Higher National BTEC Qualifications in Esports

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--British Esports, the UK's national esports federation, and Pearson (FTSE: PSON,L), the world's leading learning company, have launched a new suite of higher-tier BTEC qualific...

4 weeks ago - Business Wire

Pearson Appoints Vishaal Gupta as President of Workforce Skills

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pearson Appoints Vishaal Gupta as President of Workforce Skills.

5 weeks ago - Business Wire

Pearson Profit Meets Guidance, Upgrades Buyback

Pearson reported higher operating profits for 2023 that came within its guidance range, as sales fell, and it said it would extend its share buyback by a further $253 million.

6 weeks ago - WSJ

Pearson to Expand Generative AI Study Tools to More Pearson+ eTextbooks

HOBOKEN, N.J. , Feb. 26, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearson (FTSE: PSON.L) today announced plans to further expand its beta AI study tools into additional Pearson+ eTextbooks.

7 weeks ago - PRNewsWire

New Tech and AI platform Keep Passengers Moving Safely and Efficiently at Toronto Pearson Airport

CHELMSFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Axis Communications, the industry leader in network video, today unveiled the details of new technology upgrades made to help improve the passenger experience and e...

4 months ago - Business Wire

Pearson to Expand Generative AI to Millions of US College Students

Encouraged by student response to Fall semester AI beta, Pearson takes next step to evolve its product offering  HOBOKEN, N.J. , Dec. 14, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- As students wrap up the fall semester, Pe...

4 months ago - PRNewsWire

White-collar workers most likely to be affected by generative AI, Pearson says

White-collar jobs are more likely to be hit by generative AI technology than blue-collar roles, according to Oli Latham, VP of strategy and growth, at Pearson Workforce Skills.

5 months ago - CNBC International TV

Pearson Airport Limousine & Taxi Service Expands Transportation Fleet for Niagara Falls Taxi Trips

Summary: Pearson Airport Limousine & Taxi Service, a leading provider of convenient and reliable transportation in Canada, has announced plans to expand its transportation services for Niagara Falls T...

5 months ago - Newsfile Corp

Pearson Teams Up with Forage to Offer Virtual Job Simulations to Millions of College Students Through Leading Higher Ed Products

First-of-its-kind Partnership helps students gain skills and explore careers while they study HOBOKEN, N.J. , Nov. 15, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearson (FTSE: PSON.L), the world's leading learning company...

5 months ago - PRNewsWire

Nepsis® Appoints Matt Pearson as President

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nepsis, Inc. (“Nepsis®”), a national financial advisor and investment management firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of Matt Pearson to the role of president. Matt...

5 months ago - Business Wire

Korro Bio Announces Appointment of Tim Pearson to Board of Directors Upon Closing of the Proposed Merger and Promotion of Todd Chappell to Chief Operating Officer

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 25, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Korro Bio, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company with a mission to discover, develop and commercialize a new class of genetic medicines based on editing...

6 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

Pearson launches first of its kind Global Scale of Languages in French, Italian and Spanish to mark European Day of Languages

LONDON , Sept. 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearson, the world's leading learning company, today launched its Global Scale of Languages (GSL) - a first of its kind scale which will bring unparalleled clar...

7 months ago - PRNewsWire

Pearson Appoints Omar Abbosh as Chief Executive Officer

Andy Bird to retire LONDON , Sept. 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Pearson PLC (FTSE: PSON.L), the world's leading learning company, today announced the appointment of Omar Abbosh as its new Chi...

7 months ago - PRNewsWire

Elion Announces Elevation of Dalia Pearson to Partner

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Elion Announces Elevation of Dalia Pearson to Partner - Elevating Key Senior Team Member and Strengthening Partnership Ranks.

8 months ago - Business Wire

Pearson H1 financial update: ‘I see gen AI as a net positive'

Pearson plc (LON: PSON) says its adjusted operating profit in the first half of the year was up 44% on a year-over-year basis. Shares are up only slightly on Monday.

9 months ago - Invezz

Pearson's Profits Surge In First Half, 2023 Guidance Maintained

Sales, profits, and cash flow all rose in a solid first half for the FTSE 100 company.

9 months ago - Forbes

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1 year ago - CNBC Television

Pearson shares fall after US digital learning rival says AI hurting its business

Company's shares fall 15% after Chegg says ChatGPT is affecting subscriber numbers

1 year ago - The Guardian