PSON.L - Pearson plc

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
621.50
-12.50 (-1.97%)
At close: 5:04PM BST
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Previous close634.00
Open634.00
Bid610.00 x 520900
Ask645.00 x 91100
Day's range619.50 - 637.50
52-week range552.00 - 832.50
Volume3,813,605
Avg. volume2,889,141
Market cap5.07B
BetaN/A
PE ratio (TTM)-2.37
EPS (TTM)N/A
Earnings dateN/A
Dividend & yieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-dividend dateN/A
1y target estN/A
  • Reuters - UK Focus11 days ago

    British PM May vows to stay as party plotters attempt to topple her

    LONDON, Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) 6 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would stay on as leader to provide stability after a former chairman of her Conservative Party said he had garnered the support of 30 lawmakers who wanted her to quit. May is trying to face down a rebellion by some of her own lawmakers just as Britain enters a crucial stage in Brexit talks, 18 months before the country leaves the European Union and must redefine its place in the world.

  • Reuters - UK Focus20 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 Focus26 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) .

  • Bertelsmann books strong first half, ups Penguin stake
    AFP2 months ago

    Bertelsmann books strong first half, ups Penguin stake

    German media giant Bertelsmann confirmed its full-year targets for 2017 after a strong first half.

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    Bertelsmann aims to close Penguin Random House deal in Q4

    German media group Bertelsmann aims to close its $1 billion deal to raise its stake in Penguin Random House to 75 percent in the fourth quarter, it said on Thursday. Bertelsmann reported a 1.4 percent ...

  • 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 ...

  • Safestore vote on knife-edge as investors lock horns with board
    Sky News3 months ago

    Safestore vote on knife-edge as investors lock horns with board

    A vote on multi-million pound share awards at one of the UK's biggest companies hangs in the balance just hours before a shareholder meeting that threatens to become a lightning rod for concerns over top City pay. Sky News understands that Safestore Holdings (LSE: SAFE.L - news) , the FTSE-250 self-storage company, is hopeful of securing a narrow victory at a special shareholder meeting on Tuesday to approve a new pay policy and long-term incentive plan (LTIP) for top executives. City sources said on Monday evening, however, that the binding votes were too close to call and that Safestore could yet see its proposals rejected.

  • Safestore faces humiliating revolt over revised pay proposals
    Sky News3 months ago

    Safestore faces humiliating revolt over revised pay proposals

    One of the UK's biggest listed companies is facing the humiliating prospect of a shareholder outcry over a revised executive pay scheme less than four months after being forced to scrap a previous set of proposals. Sky News has learnt that Safestore Holdings (LSE: SAFE.L - news) , the FTSE 250 self-storage company, could become the first big company to see a binding vote on its future pay policy effectively defeated twice by shareholders. Safestore is due to hold a special meeting next week to secure support for a new remuneration policy and long-term incentive plan.

  • 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.

  • US stocks stable after midday Trump tumble
    AFP3 months ago

    US stocks stable after midday Trump tumble

    New email revelations showing Donald Trump Jr embraced Russia's efforts to support his father's presidential campaign jolted world markets, but Wall Street mostly recovered by the close

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    Defensives drag European shares lower, Pearson drops after stake sale

    European shares ended Tuesday on the backfoot as losses among defensive consumer staples and real estate stocks outweighed strength in autos and miners. The pan-European STOXX 600 was down 0.7 percent ...

  • 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.

  • European equities diverge before US earnings
    AFP3 months ago

    European equities diverge before US earnings

    European stock markets diverged, with London hit by disappointing corporate news, while investors looked to US earnings.

  • 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 ...

  • How Pearson Is Handling the Transition to Digital
    Bloomberg Video12 days ago

    How Pearson Is Handling the Transition to Digital

    Oct.04 -- John Fallon, Pearson Plc chief executive officer, spoke about the company's pivot to digital technology with Bloomberg's Tom Keene and Francine Lacqua Sept. 28 on "Bloomberg Surveillance."

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