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  • Price (USD)11.95
  • Today's Change-0.005 / -0.04%
  • Shares traded365.30k
  • 1 Year change+114.45%
  • Beta0.3815
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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)4.80bn
  • Net income in USD438.37m
  • 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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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
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
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(YOY change %)
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Yelp Inc855.13m-9.72m2.91bn3.90k--3.5569.813.41-0.1393-0.139311.5711.020.7702--9.79219,263.60-0.87524.29-1.014.6893.5492.99-1.145.19----0.000.00-13.939.69-147.51---2.60--
John Wiley & Sons Inc1.88bn-51.12m3.41bn6.90k--3.2131.581.82-0.9248-0.924833.4819.040.556914.506.48272,444.30-1.513.61-2.015.1067.6670.95-2.725.870.54041.010.474670.571.750.099-144.15--5.523.23
New York Times Co1.81bn108.36m7.40bn4.70k68.395.4743.334.080.64450.644510.788.060.8421--11.97385,754.905.
Pearson PLC (ADR)4.80bn438.37m8.93bn21.34k20.521.5410.271.860.58230.58236.367.740.449911.862.84225,156.904.11-1.785.16-2.2147.9852.469.13-3.742.004.380.2854---12.20-5.3317.42---11.51-19.29
News Corp8.79bn-53.00m15.93bn23.50k--1.9923.881.81-0.0944-0.094414.8613.910.589414.856.83374,000.000.0201-3.900.0269-5.0448.5644.500.0341-6.731.17--0.1172---10.581.11-918.71--7.30--
Data as of May 12 2021. Currency figures normalised to Pearson PLC's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

1.17%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Dimensional Fund Advisors LPas of 31 Dec 20202.67m0.35%
Parametric Portfolio Associates LLCas of 31 Dec 20201.34m0.18%
13D Management LLCas of 31 Dec 2020805.96k0.11%
Goldman Sachs Asset Management LPas of 31 Dec 2020775.93k0.10%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.(Investment Management)as of 31 Dec 2020694.48k0.09%
Aperio Group LLCas of 31 Dec 2020618.88k0.08%
Henry James International Management, Inc.as of 31 Mar 2021583.87k0.08%
Arrowstreet Capital LPas of 31 Dec 2020568.60k0.08%
Renaissance Technologies LLCas of 31 Dec 2020463.60k0.06%
Citadel Advisors LLCas of 31 Dec 2020351.71k0.05%
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