Consumer ServicesMedia
  • Price (USD)7.83
  • Today's Change-0.22 / -2.73%
  • Shares traded835.15k
  • 1 Year change-12.02%
  • Beta0.3144
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About the company

Pearson plc (Pearson) is a learning company. The Company delivers learning through providing a range of educational products and services to institutions, governments, professional bodies and individual learners. The Company operates through three segments, which include North America, Core and Growth. The Company's North America segment includes Assessments and Services businesses in the United States and Canada. The Company's Core segment includes Assessments and Services businesses in more mature markets including the United Kingdom, Australia and Italy. The Company's Growth segment includes Assessments and Services businesses in emerging markets including Brazil, China, India and South Africa. The Company provides content, assessment and digital services to schools, colleges and universities, as well as professional and vocational education to learners to help increase their skills and employability prospects.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)4.66bn
  • Net income in USD370.93m
  • Incorporated1897
  • Employees21.34k
  • Location
    Pearson PLCShell Mex House, 80 StrandLONDON WC2R 0RLUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 207 010 2000
  • Fax+44 207 010 6060
  • Websitehttps://www.pearson.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
PSON:LSE since
Faethm Holdings Pty LtdDeal completed07 Sep 202107 Sep 2021Deal completed-23.32%--
Data delayed at least 20 minutes, as of Dec 01 2021 16:37 GMT.

Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Scholastic Corp1.34bn4.60m1.30bn6.80k282.631.1313.580.9630.13320.133239.1533.280.67562.185.80197,779.400.2260.15170.32680.204549.6951.910.33460.18180.99760.31620.0722746.43-12.56-4.9174.89--2.230.00
Meredith Corporation2.99bn275.00m2.40bn5.05k10.003.975.570.80335.905.9063.9114.860.538933.546.07592,574.305.211.576.041.9064.9263.799.663.051.363.030.80151,298.084.5212.54164.6653.737.05--
Yelp Inc991.63m37.57m2.50bn3.90k69.593.2228.022.520.49260.492612.9510.630.8942--10.40254,265.103.394.293.944.6893.0092.993.795.19----0.000.00-13.939.69-147.51---2.60--
John Wiley & Sons Inc2.00bn145.75m2.91bn7.40k20.122.699.191.462.582.5835.3319.290.621515.137.05270,076.104.533.555.895.0367.6570.517.295.760.574422.720.472271.596.012.37299.570.33712.742.69
Pearson PLC (ADR)4.66bn370.93m5.98bn21.34k16.321.147.401.280.49330.49336.177.080.485211.713.14218,229.403.88-1.784.83-2.2149.8352.468.00-3.742.11--0.2594---12.20-5.3317.42---11.51-19.29
New York Times Co1.99bn160.09m7.97bn4.70k49.965.4336.234.010.95090.950911.828.740.8635--13.73423,404.906.984.288.815.5249.2558.418.085.46----0.0032.43-1.582.46-28.489.625.028.45
News Corp9.74bn492.00m12.80bn24.00k26.091.569.921.310.82870.828716.4313.850.632319.227.11405,958.303.95-3.695.28-4.8749.5945.696.25-6.231.2447.310.1984--3.892.45126.0015.298.780.00
Data as of Dec 01 2021. Currency figures normalised to Pearson PLC's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

1.14%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Dimensional Fund Advisors LPas of 30 Sep 20212.43m0.32%
Parametric Portfolio Associates LLCas of 30 Sep 20211.58m0.21%
Goldman Sachs Asset Management LPas of 30 Sep 20211.00m0.13%
Aperio Group LLCas of 30 Sep 2021966.49k0.13%
Henry James International Management, Inc.as of 30 Sep 2021644.16k0.09%
13D Management LLCas of 30 Sep 2021595.16k0.08%
Renaissance Technologies LLCas of 30 Sep 2021434.50k0.06%
Geode Capital Management LLCas of 30 Sep 2021365.86k0.05%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.(Investment Management)as of 30 Sep 2021348.84k0.05%
EQIS Capital Management, Inc.as of 30 Sep 2021226.11k0.03%
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