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Pearson plc (PSON.L)

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp (0.01 GBP)
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743.20-6.60 (-0.88%)
At close: 04:45PM BST
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Previous close749.80
Bid741.20 x 0
Ask741.80 x 0
Day's range738.80 - 754.20
52-week range571.00 - 883.60
Avg. volume2,896,650
Market cap5.495B
Beta (5Y monthly)0.31
PE ratio (TTM)3,539.05
EPS (TTM)0.21
Earnings date28 Jul 2022 - 01 Aug 2022
Forward dividend & yield0.20 (2.75%)
Ex-dividend date24 Mar 2022
1y target est810.47
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    Pearson Slumps as Investor Apollo Walks Away After Third Rejection

    Pearson ADRs (NYSE:PSO) tumbled 6.6% Wednesday after the group’s rejection of an $8.8 billion offer from Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO) made the U.S. investment company walk away from the proposed transaction. “The board of Pearson considered the third proposal, together with its financial and legal advisers, and concluded that it significantly undervalued the company and its future prospects,” it said in a statement. “Accordingly, the board of Pearson unanimously rejected the third proposal.”