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Income statement in GBP

Year on year Pearson's revenues fell 3.85 % from 5.07bn to 4.87bn. This along with an increase in selling, general and administrative costs has contributed to a reduction in net income from 555.00m to 471.00m, a 15.14 % decrease. View full income statement

Gross margin54.19%
Net profit margin3.79%
Operating margin6.48%
Return on assets1.74%
Return on equity3.47%
Return on investment2.18%

Growth rates in GBP

Year on year, growth in dividends per share increased 6.25% while earnings per share excluding extraordinary items fell by 22.15 %. The positive trend in dividend payments is noteworthy since only some companies in the Printing & Publishing industry pay a dividend. Additionally when measured on a five year annualized basis, dividend per share growth is above the industry average relative to its peers, while earnings per share growth is below the industry average.

Div yield(5 year avg)0.04%
Div growth rate (5 year)7.51%
Payout ratio (TTM)291.05%
EPS growth(5 years)-6.7704
EPS (TTM) vs
TTM 1 year ago

Cash flow in GBP

In 2014, cash reserves at Pearson fell by 229.00m. However, the company earned 455.00m from its operations for a Cash Flow Margin of 9.34%. In addition the company used 148.00m on investing activities and also paid 534.00m in financing cash flows. View full cash flow statement

Cash flow per share0.7547
Price/Cash flow per share9.63
Book value per share6.64
Tangible book value per share-0.662

Balance sheet in GBP

Pearson has a Debt to Total Capital ratio of 32.95%, a lower figure than the previous year's 37.27%. View full balance sheet

Current ratio1.25
Quick ratio1.14
Total debt/total equity0.492
Total debt/total capital0.3295
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