PearsonPSON:LSE

1,221
6.00 / 0.49%
1.88m
6.82%
0.6057
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About the company

4.87bn243.00m189740.88k
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

Company Revenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings
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Daily Mail and General Trust plc
1.84bn274.70m3.19bn9.95k12.7212.938.021.740.73350.884.920.72160.825--5.33184,64913.8814.5122.9514.51----16.8310.390.487--0.64839.578.18-2.564289.08--13.016.77
Lagardere SCA
5.34bn29.24m2.48bn26.16k86.591.7112.770.46350.30590.305957.8215.470.94615.675.95286,3970.61873.571.253.5756.9655.960.65392.500.76624.830.422192.64-0.9387-1.999-96.863-21.4380.7390.00
Informa PLC
1.14bn-52.40m3.55bn6.65k--2.8958.103.12-0.0833-0.08331.871.900.4063--5.39170,926-1.82252.77-2.32752.77--66.63-4.48555.420.39759.240.4262167.390.6195-1.4267-150.8738--6.1611.01
Wolters Kluwer
2.61bn337.34m5.71bn18.55k16.823.728.922.191.581.5812.217.140.514410.473.10197,3156.668.3210.708.3267.9567.3412.959.710.753710.110.533960.182.661.3434.3832.013.771.47
Pearson plc
4.87bn243.00m10.02bn40.88k40.921.6615.582.050.29840.58016.007.360.43669.833.93119,2392.175.052.725.0554.8255.244.978.661.238.260.27181.95-3.8469-1.0571-17.3469-6.4978.697.51
Relx PLC
3.05bn505.20m11.80bn15.08k23.7310.6315.083.860.44320.44322.680.98972.56----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
2.55bn422.21m10.38bn020.4210.27--4.070.68080.68083.981.352.46--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
1.20bn41.60m4.26bn6.80k52.473.8747.843.554.824.82139.2565.270.898912.805.432,199,8533.798.615.468.6195.4293.194.226.530.5623.740.275141.600.70613.28-117.8042--10.0718.47
Data as of Jul 05 2015. Currency figures normalised to Pearson's reporting currency: .
Data delayed at least 20 minutes, as of Jul 03 2015 22:05 BST.

Institutional shareholders

HolderShares% Held
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd.
as of 01 May 2015
32.73m3.99%
Libyan Investment Authority (Investment Management)
as of 01 May 2015
26.57m3.24%
Lindsell Train Ltd.
as of 01 May 2015
26.08m3.18%
Longview Partners LLP
as of 01 May 2015
24.11m2.94%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.
as of 29 Apr 2015
23.48m2.86%
Legal & General Investment Management Ltd.
as of 01 May 2015
23.20m2.83%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.
as of 01 May 2015
16.27m1.98%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
as of 01 May 2015
15.92m1.94%
The Public Sector Pension Investment Board
as of 01 May 2015
14.26m1.74%
Norges Bank Investment Management
as of 01 May 2015
14.26m1.74%
26.44%
Per cent of shares
held by top holders
Data from 31 Dec 2014 - 02 Jul 2015Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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