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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, both dividend per share and earnings per share growth ranked in-line with the industry average relative to its peers.

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 share16.13
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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