PearsonPSON:LSE

1,191
12.00 / 1.00%
494.86k
4.7%
0.6014
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Income statement in GBP

Year on year Pearson's revenues fell 3.8 % from 5bn to 5bn. This along with an increase in selling, general and administrative costs has contributed to a reduction in net income from 555m to 471m, a 15.1 % decrease. View full income statement

REVENUE
Gross margin54.2%
Net profit margin3.8%
Operating margin6.5%
NET INCOME
Return on assets1.7%
Return on equity3.5%
Return on investment2.2%

Growth rates in GBP

Year on year, growth in dividends per share increased 6.3% while earnings per share excluding extraordinary items fell by 22.2 %. 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, both dividend per share and earnings per share growth ranked in-line with the industry average relative to its peers.

DIVIDEND PER SHARE
Div yield(5 year avg)0.0%
Div growth rate (5 year)7.5%
Payout ratio (TTM)291.1%
EARNINGS PER SHARE
EPS growth(5 years)-6.7704
EPS (TTM) vs
TTM 1 year ago
-28.6025

Cash flow in GBP

In 2014, cash reserves at Pearson fell by 229m. However, the company earned 455m from its operations for a Cash Flow Margin of 9.3%. In addition the company used 148m on investing activities and also paid 534m in financing cash flows. View full cash flow statement

CASH FLOW
Cash flow per share0.7547
Price/Cash flow per share16.07
CASH
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 33.0%, a lower figure than the previous year's 37.3%. View full balance sheet

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