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  • Price (USD)9.52
  • Today's Change-0.065 / -0.68%
  • Shares traded166.88k
  • 1 Year change-21.30%
  • Beta0.3228
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About the company

Pearson PLC is a provider of educational materials and learning technologies. It provides test development, processing and scoring services to governments, educational institutions, corporations and professional bodies. It provides content across the curriculum and a range of education services including teacher development, educational software and system-wide solutions, it owns and operates colleges and schools (including virtual schools). The Company is run as one global learning company, operating in the United Kingdom, Europe, United States, Canada, and Asia Pacific. Its four reporting segments include Global Online Learning, Global Assessment, North America Courseware, International. Within each geographical area it provides content, assessment and digital services to schools, colleges and universities, as well as professional and vocational education to learners. It offers Learning Hub digital credentials by Credly, which makes learners to earn their credentials across the web.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)4.20bn
  • Net income in USD194.95m
  • Incorporated1897
  • Employees20.74k
  • 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
announced
Transaction
value
MondlyDeal completed29 Apr 202229 Apr 2022Deal completed-1.17%--
Credly IncDeal completed31 Jan 202231 Jan 2022Deal completed25.70%200.00m
Faethm Holdings Pty LtdDeal completed07 Sep 202107 Sep 2021Deal completed0.16%--
Mz Development IncDeal completed04 Aug 202104 Aug 2021Deal completed-6.55%--
Data delayed at least 20 minutes, as of May 18 2022 16:36 BST.

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
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Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
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(5 yr growth rate)
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(YOY change %)
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(5 yr growth rate)
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(5 yr growth rate)
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(5 yr growth rate)
John Wiley & Sons Inc2.07bn146.49m2.85bn7.40k19.622.538.731.372.592.5936.6120.100.609516.967.58280,206.304.313.555.705.0367.1270.517.065.760.5528.610.450571.596.012.37299.570.33712.742.69
New York Times Co2.14bn183.59m5.62bn5.00k30.793.7622.922.631.091.0912.708.910.8891--12.49427,851.407.635.989.737.7349.9956.288.587.28----0.0026.3616.335.93119.7447.662.856.96
Pearson PLC (ADR)4.20bn194.95m6.78bn20.74k35.801.339.731.610.25620.25625.546.920.463415.392.89202,617.302.164.372.755.4849.0451.484.678.941.9713.320.246542.220.9126-5.51-48.71---6.40-19.23
News Corp10.20bn499.00m10.47bn24.00k21.251.248.061.030.83970.839717.2114.350.621818.247.12425,125.003.77-3.695.11-4.8750.4945.696.06-6.231.097.530.2293--3.892.45126.0015.298.780.00
Data as of May 18 2022. Currency figures normalised to Pearson PLC's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

1.98%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Lazard Asset Management LLCas of 31 Mar 20224.10m0.55%
Dimensional Fund Advisors LPas of 31 Mar 20222.46m0.33%
Parametric Portfolio Associates LLCas of 31 Dec 20212.15m0.29%
Aperio Group LLCas of 31 Mar 20221.66m0.22%
Goldman Sachs Asset Management LPas of 31 Dec 20211.23m0.17%
Managed Account Advisors LLCas of 31 Dec 2021927.50k0.12%
13D Management LLCas of 31 Dec 2021827.47k0.11%
Millennium Management LLCas of 31 Dec 2021549.27k0.07%
Henry James International Management, Inc.as of 31 Mar 2022482.27k0.06%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.(Investment Management)as of 31 Mar 2022413.15k0.06%
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