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Pearson plc  

(Public, LON:PSON)   Watch this stock  
+6.26 (0.98%)
Jul 25 - Close
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Currency in GBX unless noted
Range 637.50 - 649.00
52 week 552.00 - 984.50
Open 640.00
Vol / Avg. 1.58M/2.74M
Mkt cap 5,302.30M*
P/E     -
Div/yield 34.00*
EPS -2.87*
Shares 822.59M
Beta     -
Inst. own     -
Oct 16, 2017
Q3 2017 Pearson PLC Interim Management Statement Release (Estimated) - 8:00am BST - Add to calendar
Aug 4, 2017
Half Year 2017 Pearson PLC Earnings Release - 8:00am BST - Add to calendar
Jul 11, 2017
Pearson PLC Agrees to Sell a 22% Stake in Penguin Random House to Bertelsmann SE & Co KGaA Call - Webcast
May 5, 2017
Pearson PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
May 5, 2017
Q1 2017 Pearson PLC Corporate Sales Call
May 5, 2017
Q1 2017 Pearson PLC Trading Statement Release

Key stats and ratios

Q4 (Dec '16) 2016
Net profit margin -78.74% -51.30%
Operating margin -82.32% -54.86%
EBITD margin - 14.21%
Return on average assets -38.54% -21.52%
Return on average equity -78.15% -43.45%
Employees 32,719 -
CDP Score - B


80 Strand
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+44-20-70102000 (Phone)
+44-20-70106060 (Fax)

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External links

Analyst Estimates - BusinessWeek
Options - MarketWatch
Director Dealings - Yahoo Finance


Pearson plc (Pearson) is a learning company. The Company delivers learning through providing a range of educational products and services to institutions, governments, professional bodies and individual learners. The Company operates through three segments, which include North America, Core and Growth. The Company's North America segment includes Courseware, Assessments and Services businesses in the United States and Canada. The Company's Core segment includes Courseware, Assessments and Services businesses in more mature markets including the United Kingdom, Australia and Italy. The Company's Growth segment includes Courseware, Assessments and Services businesses in emerging markets including Brazil, China, India and South Africa. The Company provides content, assessment and digital services to schools, colleges and universities, as well as professional and vocational education to learners to help increase their skills and employability prospects.

Officers and directors

Sidney Taurel Independent Chairman of the Board
Age: 68
John Fallon Chief Executive officer, Executive Director
Age: 55
Coram Williams Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
Age: 43
Stephen Jones Company Secretary
Elizabeth Corley CBE Non-Executive Independent Director
Age: 61
Vivienne Cox CBE Senior Non-Executive Independent Director
Age: 58
Joshua Lewis Non-Executive Independent Director
Age: 54
Linda Koch Lorimer Non-Executive Independent Director
Age: 64
Harish Manwani Non-Executive Independent Director
Age: 63