PearsonPSON:LSE

1,465
14.00 / 0.95 %
3.82m
42.79%
0.7458
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Consensus recommendation

As of Mar 21, 2015, the consensus forecast amongst 26 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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Buy5
Outperform6
Hold11
Underperform1
Sell2
No opinion0

Research Reports

Ford Investor Services, Inc.
Charles Stanley Securities

Share price forecast

The 22 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Pearson plc have a median target of 1,400, with a high estimate of 1,800 and a low estimate of 660.00. The median estimate represents a -4.44 % decrease from the last price of 1,465. View Full Financials

High+22.9 %1,800
Med-4.4 %1,400
Low-54.9 %660.00

Dividends

In 2014, Pearson reported a dividend of 0.51 GBP, which represents a 6.25% increase over last year. The 18 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 0.53 GBP for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 3.92%. View Full Financials

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

On Jul 25, 2014, Pearson plc reported semi annual 2014 earnings of 0.047 per share. This result exceeded the 0.04 consensus of the 2 analysts covering the company and under-performed last year's results for the same period by 52.53 %. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+31.02 %

Pearson plc reported annual 2014 earnings of 0.667 per share on Feb 27, 2015. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+14.66 %
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Revenue

Pearson plc reported semi annual 2014 revenues of 2.05bn. This missed the 2.10bn consensus estimate of the 3 analysts following the company. This was 25.73 % below the prior year's period results. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate-9.01 %

Pearson plc had revenues for the full year 2014 of 4.87bn. This was 3.85 % below the prior year's results. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate-3.28 %
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