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Consensus recommendation

As of Oct 21, 2016, the consensus forecast amongst 22 polled investment analysts covering Pearson plc advises investors to hold their position in the company. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts deteriorated on Dec 02, 2014. The previous consensus forecast advised that Pearson plc would outperform the market.
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Research reports

S&P Capital IQ – STARS Reports

Pearson plc ADS
12 pages, 22 Oct 2016

Ford Investor Services, Inc.

Directors Deals Ltd.

Company Snapshot - Pearson
1 page, 19 Oct 2016

Charles Stanley Securities

Croesus - Pearson (Accumulate)
5 pages, 30 Jul 2007
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Share price forecast

The 19 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Pearson plc have a median target of 880.00, with a high estimate of 1,140.00 and a low estimate of 470.00. The median estimate represents a 13.48% increase from the last price of 775.50.


In 2015, Pearson reported a dividend of 0.52 GBP, which represents a 1.96% increase over last year. The 20 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 0.51 GBP for the upcoming fiscal year, a decrease of 2.31%.
Div growth (TTM)1.96%
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Earnings history & estimates

On Jul 29, 2016, Pearson plc reported semi annual 2016 losses of -0.013 per share. This result exceeded the -0.03 consensus loss of the 2 analysts covering the company and under-performed last year's results for the same period by -0.057.
Average growth rate+446.27%
Pearson plc reported annual 2015 earnings of 0.703 per share on Feb 26, 2016.
The next earnings announcement from Pearson plc is expected the week of Feb 24, 2017.
Average growth rate-4.71%
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Revenue history & estimates

Pearson plc reported semi annual 2016 revenues of 1.87bn. This missed the 1.95bn consensus estimate of the 4 analysts following the company. This was 13.49% below the prior year's period results.
Average growth rate-8.12%
Pearson plc had revenues for the full year 2015 of 4.47bn. This was 8.33% below the prior year's results.
Average growth rate-6.24%
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