PearsonPSON:LSE

768.00
10.50 / 1.35 %
4.14m
44.15 %
0.3997
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About the company

4.98bn190.00m189740.88k
Revenue in GBP (TTM)Net income in GBPIncorporatedEmployees
IndustryMediaLocation
Pearson
80 Strand
LONDONWC2R 0RL
United Kingdom
GBR
Phone+44 20 7010 2000Fax+44 20 7010 6060Websitehttp://www.pearson.com
Pearson plc (Pearson) is an international education and media company. The Company has operations in the education, business information and consumer publishing markets. The Company creates and manages intellectual property, which it promotes and sells to its customers under brand names, to inform, educate and entertain. It operates in three segments: North America, Core and Growth. It has three lines of business corresponding to the key stages of learning: schools, higher education and professional, which includes the Financial Times (FT) Group. It delivers its content in a variety of forms and through a variety of channels, including books, newspapers and online services. The Company offers services, as well as content, from test creation, administration and processing to teacher development and school software. It operates in around 70 countries across the world. Pearson consists of its education business, including the FT Group and around 47% interest in Penguin Random House.

Mergers & acquisitions

There are no recent mergers or acquisitions for Pearson.
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Peer analysis

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Daily Mail and General Trust plc
1.84bn166.60m2.20bn10.16k14.347.647.551.190.45380.58875.030.85180.8324--6.15181,3328.8215.1416.0015.14----10.6010.650.4978--0.613743.041.74-1.3071-27.1216-0.01210.385.99
Lagardere SCA
5.77bn64.49m2.64bn26.16k40.971.7110.870.45790.6330.63356.8415.140.99714.746.30283,8741.303.572.853.5758.8455.961.312.500.72036.880.482492.64-0.9387-1.999-96.863-21.4380.7390.00
Informa PLC
1.19bn-32.20m3.99bn6.65k--3.2546.213.36-0.0613-0.06131.881.890.4224--5.17178,322-1.09312.77-1.3882.77--66.63-2.58815.420.44519.740.4358167.390.6195-1.4267-150.8738--6.1611.01
Pearson plc
4.98bn190.00m6.40bn40.88k33.371.1710.421.280.23330.20266.136.640.45939.014.01121,9301.745.092.185.0954.1955.243.798.741.146.140.329581.25-3.8469-1.0571-21.865-6.4978.697.51
Wolters Kluwer
3.08bn338.00m7.01bn18.55k20.513.9810.192.281.461.4613.227.510.571110.073.98213,4356.298.329.238.3268.3367.3411.019.710.69044.270.535760.182.661.3434.3832.013.771.47
Relx PLC
3.05bn505.20m24.52bn15.08k26.4011.8231.348.030.44320.44322.680.98972.56----202,55542.6242.4042.6842.4065.2564.6516.6315.14--11.080.0056.74-4.3413-1.0043-13.96419.42--4.97
Relx NV
2.78bn459.98m24.80bn026.4210.61--8.920.54330.54333.291.352.46--1,022.71--40.8242.2042.6142.2065.2564.6616.6215.19--11.030.0060.860.53361.03-9.618322.12--8.05
Schibsted ASA
1.22bn121.36m4.44bn6.80k27.425.0425.813.659.129.1293.0149.560.774717.245.232,212,3538.368.6111.418.6195.9393.1910.796.531.034.920.245141.600.70613.28-117.8042--10.0718.47
Data as of Feb 09 2016. Currency figures normalised to Pearson's reporting currency: .
Data delayed at least 20 minutes, as of Feb 09 2016 05:06 GMT.

Institutional shareholders

HolderShares% Held
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.
as of 02 Dec 2015
42.15m5.13%
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd.
as of 01 Jan 2016
32.63m3.97%
Lindsell Train Ltd.
as of 01 Jan 2016
27.32m3.33%
Libyan Investment Authority (Investment Management)
as of 01 Jan 2016
26.75m3.26%
Legal & General Investment Management Ltd.
as of 01 Jan 2016
22.39m2.73%
Artemis Investment Management LLP
as of 01 Jan 2016
21.32m2.60%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.
as of 26 Nov 2015
19.66m2.40%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
as of 01 Jan 2016
18.39m2.24%
Longview Partners LLP
as of 01 Jan 2016
18.28m2.23%
The Public Sector Pension Investment Board
as of 01 Jan 2016
14.32m1.74%
29.62%
Per cent of shares
held by top holders
Data from 31 Dec 2014 - 03 Feb 2016Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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