PSO - Pearson plc

NYSE - Nasdaq Real-time price. Currency in USD
11.405
-0.025 (-0.22%)
As of 2:08PM EDT. Market open.
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Previous close11.430
Open11.410
Bid11.400 x 3000
Ask11.410 x 2200
Day's range11.330 - 11.430
52-week range7.620 - 12.510
Volume212,194
Avg. volume374,901
Market cap8.872B
Beta-0.16
PE ratio (TTM)16.22
EPS (TTM)0.703
Earnings dateN/A
Forward dividend & yield0.23 (2.07%)
Ex-dividend date2018-04-05
1y target est9.40
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    The Telegraph10 days ago

    Inside the sprawling Cotswolds house where the Mitfords grew up - and which is now packed with sculptures

    Inside the sprawling Cotswolds house where the Mitfords grew up - and which is now packed with sculptures

  • Can Pearson plc’s (LON:PSON) ROE Continue To Surpass The Industry Average?
    Simply Wall St.20 days ago

    Can Pearson plc’s (LON:PSON) ROE Continue To Surpass The Industry Average?

    With an ROE of 10.15%, Pearson plc (LSE:PSON) outpaced its own industry which delivered a less exciting 9.95% over the past year. While the impressive ratio tells us that PSONRead More...

  • Pearson's London Strand HQ may be next to go in cost cutting drive
    Reuters27 days ago

    Pearson's London Strand HQ may be next to go in cost cutting drive

    Pearson (PSON.L), the world's biggest education company, could move out of its London Strand headquarters as part of its latest drive to cut costs after U.S. students stopped buying so many textbooks. A move from its home of 18 years would mark a significant step for Pearson's executives who are based on the top floors of an Art Deco building on the Strand, next to the Savoy Hotel and close to the Thames. "We are committed to a London HQ," said Ben Almond, Pearson's global head of property.

  • Reuters - UK Focus27 days ago

    Pearson's London Strand HQ may be next to go in cost cutting drive

    Pearson (Xetra: 858266 - news) , the world's biggest education company, could move out of its London Strand headquarters as part of its latest drive to cut costs after U.S. students stopped buying so many textbooks. The British company, which used to own the Financial Times newspaper, has been forced to retrench after college students in the United States started renting and downloading digital books, rather than paying for expensive textbooks. A move from its home of 18 years would mark a significant step for Pearson's executives who are based on the top floors of an Art Deco building on the Strand, next to the Savoy Hotel and close to the Thames.

  • IAG, Pearson lead FTSE rebound, overcoming HSBC profit hit
    Reuters2 months ago

    IAG, Pearson lead FTSE rebound, overcoming HSBC profit hit

    Britain's leading stock index was lifted by strong results from British Airways owner IAG, while HSBC joined French banks in reporting weaker profit which hit its shares. A weak pound, which gives an accounting boost to companies whose earnings are in dollars, also helped Britain's FTSE 100 (.FTSE) to close up 0.86 percent on the day. IAG (ICAG.L) was up 5.8 percent and near a four-month high after a 75 percent jump in quarterly profit.

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    IAG, Pearson lead FTSE 100 rebound, overcoming HSBC profit hit

    Britain's leading stock index was lifted by strong results from British Airways owner IAG, while HSBC joined French banks in reporting weaker profit which hit its shares. A weak pound, which gives an accounting boost to companies whose earnings are in dollars, also helped Britain's FTSE 100 to close up 0.86 percent on the day. It is up about 10 percent since hitting 15-month lows at the end of March, and marked its sixth straight week of gains.

  • Pearson teaches traders a lesson as turnaround at the education publiher gathers momentum
    Evening Standard2 months ago

    Pearson teaches traders a lesson as turnaround at the education publiher gathers momentum

    “Small but beautiful” was how analysts at Citi described Pearson today after the academic publisher reported a positive start to the year. Shares shot 39.2p higher to 870p as Catherine O’Neill at Citi said Pearson’s turnaround now looks firmly on track. Pearson confirmed it should deliver operating profit of between £520 million and £560 million for the year, and its target of hitting £300 million of annualised cost savings by 2020 remains on course.

  • Pearson shares jump on steady outlook
    The Telegraph2 months ago

    Pearson shares jump on steady outlook

    Pearson shares jump on steady outlook

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    BUZZ-Pearson: On track for first profit rise in 6 years

    ** Pearson up c.4 pct & top of FTSE 100 ** Co says on track to return to underlying profit growth this year - first rise in 6 years; maintains FY adjusted oper profit target of 520 mln-560 mln stg ** Co ...

  • Reuters2 months ago

    Pearson on track after first-quarter revenue edges up

    British education publishing company Pearson (PSON.L) said it was on track to return to underlying profit growth this year after revenue rose 1 percent in the first quarter - the quietest for a firm aligned to the academic year. Chief Executive John Fallon said Pearson had made a good start to 2018, and it still expected to report its first rise in profit for six years in 2018. Pearson has struggled to adapt quickly enough to the shift to digital and changes in the education market in recent years, resulting in a string of profit warnings.

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    Pearson on track after first-quarter revenue edges up

    British education publishing company Pearson (Xetra: 858266 - news) said it was on track to return to underlying profit growth this year after revenue rose 1 percent in the first quarter - the quietest for a firm aligned to the academic year. Chief Executive John Fallon said Pearson had made a good start to 2018, and it still expected to report its first rise in profit for six years in 2018. Pearson has struggled to adapt quickly enough to the shift to digital and changes in the education market in recent years, resulting in a string of profit warnings.

  • Pearson Falls on Concerns Over Testing Without Consent
    Bloomberg2 months ago

    Pearson Falls on Concerns Over Testing Without Consent

    The Washington Post reported on Tuesday that Pearson has been embedding messaging into some versions of its learning software programs to track whether students who had received them performed better than students who hadn’t. Privacy concerns are top of mind for investors following high-profile data breaches, such as the scandal involving Facebook Inc. and Cambridge Analytica, which retained information on millions of the social network’s users without their consent. “This issue is definitely in the spotlight and you don’t want to be a company that’s dragged into it,” said Ian Whittaker, an analyst at Liberum Capital Ltd. who rates the stock a sell.

  • Pearson boss’ bonus nearly doubles just one year after shareholder revolt
    PA Money News3 months ago

    Pearson boss’ bonus nearly doubles just one year after shareholder revolt

    The publisher increased its chief executive’s annual incentive payout from £343,000 to £624,000.

  • Reuters4 months ago

    Pearson in talks to sell U.S. K12 business, hits 2017 profit target

    Educational publisher Pearson said on Friday it was in talks with potential buyers to sell its K12 school business in the United States, as it reported 2017 adjusted operating profit at the top end of its guidance. The British company is restructuring after issuing a string of profit warnings sparked by the cost of moving to digital from paper textbooks, repeatedly knocking investor confidence and forcing it to cut thousands of jobs. It said on Friday its profit was 576 million pounds, down 9 percent but above its recently upgraded range of 570 million to 575 million pounds, due to a lower tax rate.

  • Reuters - UK Focus4 months ago

    Pearson in talks to sell U.S. K12 business, hits 2017 profit target

    Educational publisher Pearson said on Friday it was in talks with potential buyers to sell its K12 school business in the United States, as it reported 2017 adjusted operating profit at the top end of ...

  • Should Value Investors Consider Pearson plc (PSO) Stock?
    Zacks4 months ago

    Should Value Investors Consider Pearson plc (PSO) Stock?

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  • Reuters - UK Focus4 months ago

    Daily Mirror owner scoops Express, OK! titles for $177 mln

    Daily Mirror publisher Trinity (HKSE: 0891-OL.HK - news) Mirror scooped up titles including the Daily Express, Daily Star and OK! magazine for 127 million pounds ($177 million) on Friday in the biggest shake up of Britain's cut-throat newspaper industry in decades. "It's a challenging industry, that's why we need to come together," Trinity Chief Executive Simon Fox told Reuters.

  • Reuters - UK Focus5 months ago

    European shares dip as UK trading updates disappoint

    Luxury fashion brand Burberry and educational publishing company Pearson were among the top fallers after disappointing trading updates. Britain's Informa dropped 5.7 percent after it made a paper and cash offer to buy UK events organiser UBM, which shot up 12 percent.

  • Reuters5 months ago

    Pearson hit again as weak U.S. demand weighs on education group

    Educational publisher Pearson (PSON.L) expects pressure from its North American business to weigh on 2018 earnings, the former owner of the Financial Times newspaper warned on Wednesday, sending its shares to three-month lows. Pearson, which has struggled since turning its focus to education, said retail partners had turned more cautious when ordering books, forecasting 2017 sales in U.S. higher education course materials down 3 percent on an underlying basis. "Our higher ed courseware business is about 25 percent of Pearson, the other 75 percent of the business has performed well," Chief Executive John Fallon said.

  • Reuters - UK Focus5 months ago

    Pearson hit again as weak U.S. demand weighs on education group

    Educational publisher Pearson (Amsterdam: PR8.AS - news) expects pressure from its North American business to weigh on 2018 earnings, the former owner of the Financial Times newspaper warned on Wednesday, sending its shares to three-month lows. Pearson (Xetra: 858266 - news) , which has struggled since turning its focus to education, said retail partners had turned more cautious when ordering books, forecasting 2017 sales in U.S. higher education course materials down 3 percent on an underlying basis. "Our higher ed courseware business is about 25 percent of Pearson, the other 75 percent of the business has performed well," Chief Executive John Fallon said.

  • Reuters - UK Focus5 months ago

    GLOBAL MARKETS-World shares pull back from record highs, set for second fall of 2018

    World shares pulled back from record highs on Wednesday, set for only their second day of losses in 2018 as lower commodity prices and a string of downbeat updates from companies dampened the mood in global markets. European bourses opened lower, mirroring moves in Asia and Wall Street overnight, as earnings updates from companies weighed.

  • Reuters - UK Focus5 months ago

    BUZZ-Pearson: worst day since April after trading update

    ** Pearson down 6.5 pct & set for biggest one-day drop since April in volume after trading update ** Move catches some investors off-guard; stock was called up 2 pct by 3 brokers in the pre-market ** FY ...

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