Consumer ServicesMedia
  • Price (USD)7.20
  • Today's Change-0.03 / -0.41%
  • Shares traded160.93k
  • 1 Year change-31.69%
  • Beta-0.0014
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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)4.83bn
  • Net income in USD329.55m
  • Incorporated1897
  • Employees22.73k
  • 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
Smart Sparrow Pty LtdDeal completed16 Jan 202016 Jan 2020Deal completed-7.41%--
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Peer analysis

Key Information
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Yelp Inc1.03bn24.01m1.61bn5.95k72.582.1121.781.570.30850.308513.8110.610.8486--11.74172,798.801.984.392.234.7293.6892.582.345.27----
John Wiley & Sons Inc1.83bn-74.29m2.11bn6.90k--2.2532.511.15-1.35-1.3532.4216.710.598814.935.95265,432.30-2.433.61-3.455.1067.7370.95-4.065.870.616120.670.453670.571.750.099-144.15--5.523.23
Pearson PLC (ADR)4.83bn329.55m5.39bn22.73k17.101.057.321.120.42340.42346.216.880.497511.163.15212,442.603.42-3.044.26-3.7451.9853.836.88-6.631.75--0.2779---6.30-3.15-55.105.711.18-18.48
New York Times Co1.82bn142.66m6.97bn4.50k49.195.8534.233.840.850.8510.837.150.8614--10.04403,724.006.763.838.904.9756.9661.497.855.14----0.0032.013.642.6713.0532.415.154.56
News Corp9.55bn-923.00m7.09bn28.00k--0.9039--0.7427-1.57-1.5716.2513.310.626613.966.66341,107.20-7.78-1.40-10.68-1.7543.9643.85-12.42-2.461.267.400.1152--11.643.49111.54-16.379.83--
Data as of Jul 06 2020. Currency figures normalised to Pearson PLC's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

1.26%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Dimensional Fund Advisors LPas of 31 Mar 20202.55m0.34%
Parametric Portfolio Associates LLCas of 31 Mar 20202.32m0.31%
Goldman Sachs Asset Management LPas of 31 Mar 2020987.95k0.13%
Aperio Group LLCas of 31 Mar 2020856.45k0.11%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.(Investment Management)as of 31 Mar 2020800.86k0.11%
Renaissance Technologies LLCas of 31 Mar 2020623.60k0.08%
Goldman Sachs Asset Management Internationalas of 03 Oct 2019489.80k0.07%
Citadel Advisors LLCas of 31 Mar 2020322.32k0.04%
Columbia Management Investment Advisers LLCas of 31 Mar 2020274.90k0.04%
Marshall Wace LLPas of 31 Mar 2020262.12k0.04%
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