PearsonPSON:LSE

1,223
7.00 / 0.57%
418.96k
7.85%
0.6073
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Income statement in GBP

Year on year Pearson's revenues fell 3.85 % from 5.069bn to 4.874bn. This along with an increase in selling, general and administrative costs has contributed to a reduction in net income from 538.000m to 471.000m, a 12.45 % decrease. View full income statement

REVENUE
Gross margin54.82%
Net profit margin4.97%
Operating margin8.17%
NET INCOME
Return on assets2.17%
Return on equity4.16%
Return on investment2.72%

Growth rates in GBP

Year on year, growth in dividends per share increased 6.25% while earnings per share excluding extraordinary items fell by 17.65 %. 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, 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)0.04%
Div growth rate (5 year)7.51%
Payout ratio (TTM)170.37%
EARNINGS PER SHARE
EPS growth(5 years)-6.7704
EPS (TTM) vs
TTM 1 year ago
-15.7032

Cash flow in GBP

In 2014, cash reserves at Pearson fell by 229.000m. However, the company earned 455.000m from its operations for a Cash Flow Margin of 9.34%. In addition the company used 148.000m on investing activities and also paid 534.000m in financing cash flows. View full cash flow statement

CASH FLOW
Cash flow per share0.792
Price/Cash flow per share15.69
CASH
Book value per share7.36
Tangible book value per share-0.4073

Balance sheet in GBP

Pearson has a Debt to Total Capital ratio of 27.10%, a lower figure than the previous year's 29.70%. View full balance sheet

TOTAL ASSETS
Current ratio1.34
Quick ratio1.23
TOTAL DEBT
Total debt/total equity0.3721
Total debt/total capital0.271
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