PearsonPSON:LSE

1,183
2.00 / 0.17%
1.36m
9.63%
0.7693
Latest price in GBXToday's changeShares traded1 year changeBeta
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About the company

4.87bn265.00m189742.12k
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 education company. The Company provides a range of education products and services to institutions, governments and direct to individual learners, working to help people of all ages make measurable progress in their lives through learning. Pearson provides learning materials, places of learning, technologies, assessments and services to teachers, professionals and students in order to help people everywhere aim higher and fulfill their true potential. Pearson's major revenue markets are North America (61% of sales during 2013), Core, which includes the United Kingdom, Italy and Australia (25%), and Growth, which includes Brazil, China and South Africa (15%). It also owns the Financial Times, 50% of The Economist and 47% of Penguin Random House.

Mergers & acquisitions

There are no recent mergers or acquisitions for Pearson.
Data delayed at least 15 minutes, as of Dec 22 2014 14:34 GMT.

Peer analysis

Company Revenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings
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Daily Mail and General Trust plc
1.82bn143.20m2.80bn10.21k21.5712.1010.901.540.37560.39074.760.66940.8329--5.02--7.5614.5112.8514.51----9.0810.390.55829.270.697840.958.18-2.564289.08--13.016.77
Lagardere SCA
5.63bn-164.02m2.25bn24.01k--1.502,863.950.3992-1.6336-1.633656.0814.550.90115.206.30298,842-2.52473.55-4.95143.5554.2754.97-2.80182.790.64054.620.45883.62-2.0896-3.49321,368.5417.125.640.00
Informa Switzerland Ltd
1.14bn123.10m2.95bn6.59k22.242.3211.992.600.20420.21291.881.950.4036--5.21--4.414.015.504.01----10.947.990.48139.640.4102100.631.75-2.43159.933.9410.0217.58
Wolters Kluwer
2.78bn303.72m5.89bn18.33k19.254.639.402.121.291.2711.825.370.542310.403.89193,0825.936.789.376.7867.8266.5810.947.730.611417.310.607174.80-0.88961.115.392.381.121.49
Pearson plc
4.87bn265.00m9.68bn42.12k36.141.7417.291.990.32680.95376.016.800.43348.204.10115,7072.375.532.935.5353.5055.005.489.101.15--0.318772.762.221.0517.60-5.10218.697.27
Reed Elsevier plc
3.10bn558.10m12.24bn14.92k22.3512.2714.543.950.48230.48232.680.87832.72----207,69249.1640.5849.2140.5865.1064.1918.0813.13--10.270.0061.65-1.32442.506.3219.30--3.92
Reed Elsevier NV
2.76bn495.60m11.15bn021.9810.79--4.040.8770.8774.891.792.59--2,341.33--46.7240.5748.8640.5765.1264.2018.0513.23--10.470.0066.04-5.34361.162.0217.86--4.61
Schibsted ASA
1.27bn75.00m4.50bn6.90k59.618.0734.023.558.098.09136.6859.760.929712.505.52--5.799.118.109.1195.3692.026.236.950.84361.570.274935.820.72482.96617.02------
Data as of Dec 22 2014. Currency figures normalised to Pearson's reporting currency: .
Data delayed at least 20 minutes, as of Dec 22 2014 14:19 GMT.

Institutional shareholders

HolderShares% Held
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd.
as of 01 Nov 2014
26.19m3.19%
Legal & General Investment Management Ltd.
as of 01 Nov 2014
25.55m3.12%
Longview Partners LLP
as of 01 Nov 2014
25.49m3.11%
Northern Cross LLC
as of 07 Oct 2014
24.48m2.99%
Libyan Investment Authority (Investment Management)
as of 04 Mar 2014
24.43m2.98%
Lindsell Train Ltd.
as of 01 Nov 2014
23.35m2.85%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.
as of 01 Nov 2014
18.26m2.23%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.
as of 01 Nov 2014
17.66m2.15%
Mackenzie Financial Corp.
as of 01 Nov 2014
16.45m2.01%
The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
as of 01 Nov 2014
16.20m1.98%
26.60%
Per cent of shares
held by top holders
Data from 31 Dec 2013 - 17 Dec 2014Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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