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Income statement in GBP

Year on year Pearson had relatively flat revenues (4.96bn to 5.07bn), though the company grew net income 72.99% from 311.00m to 538.00m. A reduction in the selling, general and administrative costs as a percentage of sales from 26.70% to 24.70% was a component in the net income growth despite flat revenues. View full income statement

Gross margin54.39%
Net profit margin5.82%
Operating margin9.04%
Return on assets2.65%
Return on equity5.16%
Return on investment3.32%

Growth rates in GBP

Year on year, both dividends per share and earnings per share excluding extraordinary items growth increased 6.67% and 17.12%, respectively. The positive trend in dividend payments is noteworthy since very few 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 in-line with the industry average.

Div yield(5 year avg)0.04%
Div growth rate (5 year)7.27%
Payout ratio (TTM)132.65%
EPS growth(5 years)-5.371
EPS (TTM) vs
TTM 1 year ago

Cash flow in GBP

In 2013, cash reserves at Pearson fell by 397.00m. However, the company earned 356.00m from its operations for a Cash Flow Margin of 7.02%. In addition the company used 330.00m on investing activities and also paid 444.00m in financing cash flows. View full cash flow statement

Cash flow per share0.7467
Price/Cash flow per share15.35
Book value per share7.04
Tangible book value per share-0.1248

Balance sheet in GBP

Pearson has a Debt to Total Capital ratio of 28.06%, a lower figure than the previous year's 35.35%. View full balance sheet

Current ratio1.24
Quick ratio1.14
Total debt/total equity0.3905
Total debt/total capital0.2806
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