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Consensus recommendation

As of Jun 24, 2016, the consensus forecast amongst 23 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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Share price forecast

The 19 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Pearson plc have a median target of 870.00, with a high estimate of 1,140 and a low estimate of 435.00. The median estimate represents a 0.64% increase from the last price of 864.50. View Full Financials

High+24.7 %1,140
Med-4.8 %870.00
Low-52.4 %435.00


In 2015, Pearson reported a dividend of 0.52 GBP, which represents a 1.96% increase over last year. The 20 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 0.52 GBP for the upcoming fiscal year, maintaining dividends from this year. View Full Financials

Div growth (TTM)+1.96 %
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Earnings history & estimates

On Feb 26, 2016, Pearson plc reported semi annual 2015 earnings of 0.659 per share. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+313.31 %

Pearson plc reported annual 2015 earnings of 0.703 per share on Feb 26, 2016. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate-4.71 %
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Pearson plc reported semi annual 2015 revenues of 2.31bn. This missed the 2.70bn estimate of the one analyst following the company. The same period last year the company did not report revenues. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate-8.78 %

Pearson plc had revenues for the full year 2015 of 4.47bn. This was 8.33 % below the prior year's results. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate-6.24 %
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