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Consensus recommendation

As of Jul 22, 2016, the consensus forecast amongst 23 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
11 pages, 23 Jul 2016

Ford Investor Services, Inc.

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 900.00, with a high estimate of 1,140 and a low estimate of 435.00. The median estimate represents a -7.22% decrease from the last price of 970.00.
High17.3%1,140
Med-7.4%900.00
Low-55.2%435.00

Dividends

In 2015, Pearson reported a dividend of 0.52 GBP, which represents a 1.96% increase over last year. The 21 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 0.52 GBP for the upcoming fiscal year, maintaining dividends from this year.
Div growth (TTM)1.96%
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Earnings history & estimates

On Feb 26, 2016, Pearson plc reported semi annual 2015 earnings of 0.659 per share.
Average growth rate+313.31%
Pearson plc reported annual 2015 earnings of 0.703 per share on Feb 26, 2016.
Average growth rate-4.71%
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Revenue history & estimates

Pearson plc reported semi annual 2015 revenues of 2.31bn. This missed the 2.70bn estimate of the one analyst following the company. The same period last year the company did not report revenues.
Average growth rate-8.78%
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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