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Consensus recommendation

As of Oct 18, 2017, the consensus forecast amongst 20 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 645.00, with a high estimate of 975.00 and a low estimate of 330.00. The median estimate represents a -7.13% decrease from the last price of 694.50.


In 2016, Pearson reported a dividend of 0.52 GBP, equaling last years dividend. The 20 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 0.18 GBP for the upcoming fiscal year, a decrease of 65.58%.
Div growth (TTM)0.00%
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Earnings history & estimates

On Aug 04, 2017, Pearson plc reported semi annual 2017 earnings of 0.056 per share. This result exceeded the 0.02 consensus of the 3 analysts covering the company and outperformed last year's results for the same period by 0.069.
Average growth rate+653.52%
Pearson plc reported annual 2016 earnings of 0.588 per share on Feb 24, 2017.
The next earnings announcement from Pearson plc is expected the week of Feb 19, 2018.
Average growth rate-8.14%
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Revenue history & estimates

Pearson plc reported semi annual 2017 revenues of 2.05bn. This bettered the 2.04bn consensus of the 3 analysts covering the company. This was 9.70% above the prior year's period results.
Average growth rate+2.01%
Pearson plc had revenues for the full year 2016 of 4.55bn. This was 1.88% above the prior year's results.
Average growth rate-6.84%
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