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Consensus recommendation

As of Feb 06, 2016, the consensus forecast amongst 24 polled investment analysts covering Pearson plc advises investors to hold their position in the company. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts deteriorated on Dec 02, 2014. The previous consensus forecast advised that Pearson plc would outperform the market.

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Research Reports

Ford Investor Services, Inc.
Charles Stanley Securities

Share price forecast

The 21 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Pearson plc have a median target of 880.00, with a high estimate of 1,500 and a low estimate of 450.00. The median estimate represents a 22.31% increase from the last price of 719.50. View Full Financials

High+108.5 %1,500
Med+22.3 %880.00
Low-37.5 %450.00


In 2014, Pearson reported a dividend of 0.51 GBP, which represents a 6.25% increase over last year. The 23 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 0.53 GBP for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 3.73%. View Full Financials

Div growth (TTM)+6.25 %
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Earnings history & estimates

On Jul 24, 2015, Pearson plc reported semi annual 2015 earnings of 0.044 per share. This result under-performed the 0.070 consensus expectations of the 4 analysts following the company but under-performed last year's results for the same period by 6.38 %. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+48.82 %

Pearson plc reported annual 2014 earnings of 0.667 per share on Feb 27, 2015.
The next earnings announcement from Pearson plc is expected the week of Feb 26, 2016. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+14.66 %
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Pearson plc reported semi annual 2015 revenues of 2.2bn. This missed the 2.2bn consensus estimate of the 5 analysts following the company. This was 5.37% above the prior year's period results. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate-1.41 %

Pearson plc had revenues for the full year 2014 of 4.9bn. This was 3.85 % below the prior year's results. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate-3.28 %
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