PES.DU - PEARSON PLC LS-,25

Dusseldorf - Dusseldorf Delayed price. Currency in EUR
7.652
+0.216 (+2.905%)
As of 8:07AM CEST. Market open.
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Previous close7.436
Open7.652
Bid0.000 x 0
Ask0.000 x 0
Day's range7.652 - 7.652
52-week range6.391 - 9.856
Volume191
Avg. volume3
Market capN/A
BetaN/A
PE ratio (TTM)N/A
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Earnings dateN/A
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  • U.S. dollar up, yield curve flat, on inflation; stocks rise
    Reuters2 days ago

    U.S. dollar up, yield curve flat, on inflation; stocks rise

    U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday after company earnings reports were better than expected, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average breaching the 23,000 mark for the first time, while the U.S. Treasury yield curve flattened and the dollar rose to a one-week high on increased inflation expectations. The Dow briefly touched a new high of 23,002.20, powered by earnings from UnitedHealth and Johnson & Johnson. The S&P 500 had been negative as traders were left unimpressed by some bank earnings, but it ticked up before the market closed.

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 days ago

    Britain's FTSE inches down, Merlin collapses on poor summer trading

    British shares edged lower on Tuesday, with a flurry of trading updates driving sharp swings in individual stocks including tourist attractions operator Merlin Entertainments, which plummeted after disappointing ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 days ago

    GLOBAL MARKETS-Earnings and commodities keep stocks bulls happy

    LONDON, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 17 (Reuters) - World stocks stayed near record highs on Tuesday, as a flurry of U.S. earnings and a rally in commodity markets helped underpin one of the most durable bull runs of recent history. Stronger profits from investment bank Morgan Stanley (Xetra: 885836 - news) and healthcare majors Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ - news) and UnitedHealth looked set to keep Wall Street's rally intact when it reopens after largely flat morning on Europe's big bourses. It had been lifted overnight, along with interest rate-sensitive 2-year Treasury yields, by reports that U.S. President Donald Trump might pick Stanford University economist John Taylor to lead the Federal Reserve after Janet Yellen’s term ends next year.

  • Reuters2 days ago

    Pearson agrees deal to insure third of pension scheme risk

    Publisher Pearson (PSON.L) said on Tuesday it had agreed a deal to insure a third of its pension scheme liabilities totalling 1.2 billion pounds with Legal & General (LGEN.L) and Aviva (AV.L). The deal "substantially reduces" the risk that Pearson would be unable to fund future retiree benefits and was agreed at no further cost to the company, it said in a nine-month trading update. Under the so-called 'buy-in bulk annuity', the insurers take on some of the risk of the pension scheme, which remains with the company.

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 days ago

    GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks stay buoyant as dollar, bond yields rise

    LONDON, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 17 (Reuters) - World equity markets held close to all-time highs on Tuesday, as investors latched on to rising bets on higher borrowing costs in the U.S. and Britain. Reports that U.S. President Trump might pick Stanford University economist John Taylor to lead the Fed after Janet Yellen’s term ends next year sent two-year Treasury yields to their highest since 2008 and pushed up the dollar. Taylor is an advocate of a rules-based approach to interest rate policy that would likely see official Fed rates much higher than at present - at least 3.5 percent according to some economists.

  • Reuters2 days ago

    Pearson turns a page by nudging profit forecast higher​

    Pearson (PSON.L) said pressures weighing on its North American business were starting to ease, enabling the group to nudge its full-year profit outlook higher and record the first positive trading update for the education group in recent years. Hit by the shift to digital from paper textbooks, Pearson has cut thousands of jobs and launched a rental and online business following a string of profit warnings. On Tuesday it said the rate of decline within its North American Higher Education courseware business had eased, while a reduction in its tax rate and a deal to insure part of its pension obligations would help its financial performance.

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 days ago

    Pearson turns a page by nudging profit forecast higher​

    LONDON, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 17 (Reuters) - Pearson (Xetra: 858266 - news) said pressures weighing on its North American business were starting to ease, enabling the group to nudge its full-year profit outlook higher and record the first positive trading update for the education group in recent years. Hit by the shift to digital from paper textbooks, Pearson (Amsterdam: PR8.AS - news) has cut thousands of jobs and launched a rental and online business following a string of profit warnings. On Tuesday it said the rate of decline within its North American Higher Education courseware business had eased, while a reduction in its tax rate and a deal to insure part of its pension obligations would help its financial performance.

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 days ago

    Pearson agrees deal to insure third of pension scheme risk

    LONDON, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 17 (Reuters) - Publisher Pearson said on Tuesday it had agreed a deal to insure a third of its pension scheme liabilities totalling 1.2 billion pounds ($1.6 billion) with Legal & General (LSE: LGEN.L - news) and Aviva (Other OTC: AIVAF - news) . The deal "substantially reduces" the risk that Pearson (Xetra: 858266 - news) would be unable to fund future retiree benefits and was agreed at no further cost to the company, it said in a nine-month trading update. Under the so-called 'buy-in bulk annuity', the insurers take on some of the risk of the pension scheme, which remains with the company.

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 days ago

    Troubled education group Pearson nudges profit target higher​

    British education group Pearson said it expected its full-year operating profit to come in at the top half of its forecast range, in the first positive news on trading for some time. Pearson, which has ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus22 days ago

    BUZZ-Pearson: rallies after Exane BNP Paribas double upgrade

    ** Pearson rise 1.6 pct, among top performers on FTSE 100 in heavy volume ** Exane BNP Paribas raises stock to "outperform" from "underperform", saying change in strategy and potential ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus28 days ago

    French publishers La Martiniere, Media-Participations hold merger talks

    French publishers La Martiniere Groupe (Other OTC: GROPF - news) and Media-Participations announced talks over a merger that could create a group with combined revenues of more than 560 million euros ($666 million), in the latest sign of consolidation in the industry. La Martiniere, which owns the well-known Parisian literary publishing house Le Seuil, had 2016 revenues of 206 million euros while Media Participations had 2016 turnover of 355 million euros. Media and publishing companies around the world have been embarking on takeover and merger deals, as they look to tackle lower advertising revenues and move away from the traditional print business and into online and digital publishing.

  • Reuters - UK Focuslast month

    Bertelsmann not considering listing Penguin Random House -paper

    Unlisted German publishing giant Bertelsmann is not considering any further large takeovers worth "billions" and has no plans to list its Penguin Random House (PRH) division, Chief Financial Officer Bernd Hirsch told newspaper Boersen-Zeitung. Bertelsmann raised its stake in PRH to 75 percent in July, giving it the option of listing the business after it purchased a PRH stake from rival Pearson (Xetra: 858266 - news) .

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    Pearson cuts 3,000 jobs, slashes dividend in latest recovery push

    British education group Pearson (Amsterdam: PR8.AS - news) is cutting 3,000 jobs and slashing its dividend in its latest attempt to revive a business hit by the shift to digital from paper textbooks. The job losses, accounting for almost 10 percent of the group total, are part of Chief Executive John Fallon's third attempt since 2014 to reshape a company whose main U.S. college business has also been hit by a drop in student enrollments. Pearson (Xetra: 858266 - news) , the world's largest educational publisher, sells everything from school textbooks to academic books and electronic tests.

  • UK publisher Pearson axes 3,000 more jobs
    AFP2 months ago

    UK publisher Pearson axes 3,000 more jobs

    Pearson is attempting to reposition itself towards the education and digital markets

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    Pearson cuts interim payout by 72 percent

    British education group Pearson slashed its interim dividend by 72 percent to 5 pence on Friday as it started a restructuring programme to tackle the pressures facing its business. The company, which agreed ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    Biggest gains for European stocks since Macron's first round win

    A run higher for energy shares and miners, as well as strong updates from Norwegian lender DNB, and a more dovish tone from U.S. Federal Reserve Chief Yellen, helped drive European shares up on Wednesday, ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    BUZZ-Pearson: another bruising on dividend concern

    ** Pearson down about 5%, having fallen by same amount on Tuesday ** Bottom of FTSE 100 in heavy volume as analysts express concern over dividend guidance ** Panmure downgrades stock to "sell" ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    Retailers, cyclicals strength give European shares a leg-up; Pearson slumps again

    A run higher for energy shares and miners, as well as strong updates from retailers Burberry and B&M helped drive European shares higher in on Wednesday, though renewed pain for publisher Pearson weighed on the media sector. Luxury goods group Burberry was a strong gainer, rising around 2.8 percent after reporting 3 percent underlying revenue growth in the first quarter, helped by robust demand in mainland China and continuing good performance in its British market.

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    FTSE down as defensives, Pearson and M&S fall; Carillion crumbles

    Britain's top share index retreated on Tuesday as falls in defensive stocks as well as Pearson and Marks & Spencer (Frankfurt: 534418 - news) overshadowed gains in miners. Mid-cap Carillion extended losses further.

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    Pearson cashes in $1 bln of its Penguin Random House stake

    Pearson (Xetra: 858266 - news) is set to raise $1 billion from the sale of a 22 percent stake in book publisher Penguin Random House to majority owner Bertelsmann, in the British group's latest bid to rebuild following a string of profit warnings. Hit by a sharp downturn in its biggest markets, Pearson has sold off some of its best known assets in recent years including the Financial Times and the Economist to enable it to invest in its core business of education. The 173-year-old group said on Tuesday it would now reduce its stake in the world's biggest consumer book publisher to 25 percent from 47 percent, enabling it to free up cash to return to shareholders and bolster its balance sheet.

  • Pearson to sell 22% of Penguin Random House to Bertelsmann
    AFP3 months ago

    Pearson to sell 22% of Penguin Random House to Bertelsmann

    Pearson has agreed to sell almost half of its stake in Penguin Random House (PRH) to joint venture partner Bertelsmann for $ 1 billion

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    BUZZ-Pearson: rallies after Penguin stake sale

    ** Britain's Pearson 2nd top performing blue chip in London on plans to sell part of its stake in book publisher Penguin Random House ** Pearson to sell 22 pct stake in Penguin Random House to JV partner ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    Bertelsmann has no plans to buy remaining 25 pct of Random House

    Bertelsmann has no plans to buy the remaining 25 percent of Penguin Random House from Pearson, its chief executive said after the German media group announced it was raising its stake in the publisher ...

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