PearsonPSON:LSE

914.00
26.00 / 2.93%
7.94m
27.29 %
0.4148
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About the company

4.47bn-352.00m189737.27k
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 operates through three segments: North America, Core and Growth. The North American business serves educators and students in the United States and Canada from early education through elementary, middle and high schools and into higher education with a range of products and services, such as courseware, assessments and services. The core markets are the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, France, the Benelux countries and Italy. The Company provides English language schools in China and Brazil; partner schools in Brazil and India; vocational and higher education institutions from Saudi Arabia to South Africa, as well as textbooks and educational software. The Company creates and manages intellectual property, which it promotes and sells to its customers under various brand names.

Mergers & acquisitions

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

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4.47bn-352.00m7.51bn37.27k--1.16--1.68-0.43281.015.497.880.3889.113.44119,898-3.05662.28-3.71942.8355.6655.67-7.87835.372.04--0.2664148.12-1.5859-4.6297-276.00--13.356.09
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Data as of Jun 26 2016. Currency figures normalised to Pearson's reporting currency: .
Data delayed at least 20 minutes, as of Jun 27 2016 04:28 BST.

Institutional shareholders

HolderShares% Held
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.
as of 31 Dec 2015
42.15m5.13%
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd.
as of 08 Apr 2016
39.13m4.76%
Lindsell Train Ltd.
as of 01 May 2016
36.33m4.42%
Libyan Investment Authority (Investment Management)
as of 01 May 2016
26.57m3.23%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.
as of 11 Mar 2016
23.53m2.86%
Artemis Investment Management LLP
as of 01 May 2016
23.50m2.86%
Silchester International Investors LLP
as of 01 May 2016
23.04m2.80%
Legal & General Investment Management Ltd.
as of 01 May 2016
22.45m2.73%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
as of 01 May 2016
20.13m2.45%
Majedie Asset Management Ltd.
as of 01 May 2016
19.84m2.42%
33.67%
Per cent of shares
held by top holders
Data from 31 Dec 2015 - 22 Jun 2016Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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