PearsonPSON:LSE

1,420
24.00 / 1.7%
3.28m
32.0%
0.8192
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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 a holding, media and education company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, performs principal operations, which include education, business information and consumer publishing markets. Pearson consists of three businesses across the world: Pearson Education is a provider of educational materials and learning technologies. It provides test development, processing and scoring services to governments, educational institutions, corporations and professional bodies around the world; FT Group provides business and financial news, data, comment and analysis, in print and online, to the international business community; and Penguin Random House consists of adult and children’s fiction and nonfiction print and digital book publishing businesses of Penguin and Random House. Pearson Education operated through three segments: North American Education, International Education and Professional.

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
1.81bn228.60m2.94bn9.95k14.1011.548.761.620.60520.69624.790.73980.856--6.12182,08511.7514.5121.9314.51----13.7310.390.431--0.61839.578.18-2.564289.08--13.016.77
Lagardere SCA
5.20bn-151.55m2.44bn24.01k--1.773,368.810.4696-1.6336-1.633656.0814.550.90115.206.30298,842-2.52473.55-4.95143.5554.2754.97-2.80182.790.64054.620.45883.62-2.0896-3.49321,368.5417.125.640.00
Informa PLC
1.14bn123.10m3.59bn6.59k27.082.8314.603.160.20420.21291.881.950.4036--5.21--4.414.015.504.01----10.947.990.48139.640.4102100.631.75-2.43159.933.9410.0217.58
Wolters Kluwer
2.65bn342.97m6.34bn18.33k18.344.0610.862.391.581.5812.237.140.514410.473.10--6.668.3210.708.3267.9567.3412.959.710.753710.090.533958.252.661.3434.3832.013.77-1.774
Pearson plc
4.87bn265.00m11.65bn42.12k43.452.0920.802.390.32680.95376.016.800.43348.204.10115,7072.375.532.935.5353.5055.005.489.101.15--0.318772.762.221.0517.60-5.10218.697.27
Reed Elsevier plc
3.10bn558.10m12.64bn14.92k23.1812.7315.014.080.48230.48232.680.87832.72----207,69249.1640.5849.2140.5865.1064.1918.0813.13--10.270.0061.65-1.32442.506.3219.30--3.92
Reed Elsevier NV
2.55bn457.90m11.22bn025.3112.42--4.410.8770.8774.891.792.59--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
1.27bn-15.21m4.16bn6.90k--7.47104.633.29-1.6759-1.6759139.4561.070.872513.015.64---0.748.61-1.06318.6195.3593.19-0.84816.530.66691.630.29441.290.70613.28-117.8042----18.47
Data as of Mar 01 2015. Currency figures normalised to Pearson's reporting currency: .
Data delayed at least 20 minutes, as of Mar 01 2015 05:10 GMT.

Institutional shareholders

HolderShares% Held
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd.
as of 01 Feb 2015
32.22m3.9%
Lindsell Train Ltd.
as of 01 Feb 2015
27.13m3.3%
Longview Partners LLP
as of 01 Feb 2015
24.59m3.0%
Libyan Investment Authority (Investment Management)
as of 04 Mar 2014
24.43m3.0%
Legal & General Investment Management Ltd.
as of 01 Feb 2015
23.97m2.9%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.
as of 01 Feb 2015
20.41m2.5%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.
as of 01 Feb 2015
17.10m2.1%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
as of 01 Feb 2015
15.06m1.8%
Norges Bank Investment Management
as of 01 Feb 2015
14.72m1.8%
The Public Sector Pension Investment Board
as of 01 Feb 2015
14.26m1.7%
26.1%
Per cent of shares
held by top holders
Data from 31 Dec 2013 - 13 Feb 2015Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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