Consumer DiscretionaryMedia
  • Price (GBX)800.20
  • Today's Change-0.80 / -0.10%
  • Shares traded1.85m
  • 1 Year change+7.73%
  • Beta0.5288
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About the company

Pearson PLC is a learning company. The Company’s divisions include Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Its Virtual Learning division offers online learning for every age and stage of education. It offers digital and blended English solutions to educational institutions in approximately 163 countries around the world, as well as the flagship Pearson Test of English. Its digital and blended English solutions are used in academic institutions and private language schools across the world. It combines engaging courseware, teacher support and assessment with its assessment brand, The Pearson Test of English (PTE). It focuses on serving the committed learner. It is a strategic solutions provider for workforce skills. It is also focused on producing higher education digital learning materials in North America. Its products include Connections Academy, Credly, Faethm, Mondly by Pearson, Pearson, PTE and Pearson VUE.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)3.84bn
  • Net income in GBP242.00m
  • Incorporated1897
  • Employees20.44k
  • Location
    Pearson80 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
Personnel Decisions Research Institutes LLCDeal completed19 Dec 202219 Dec 2022Deal completed-12.96%190.00m
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Institutional shareholders

51.81%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Cevian Capital ABas of 31 Dec 202282.95m11.58%
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd.as of 31 Dec 202241.15m5.75%
Lindsell Train Ltd.as of 21 Jan 202236.74m5.13%
Silchester International Investors LLPas of 31 Dec 202236.34m5.08%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.as of 31 Dec 202234.70m4.85%
Artemis Investment Management LLPas of 24 Mar 202233.34m4.66%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 25 May 202328.07m3.92%
RWC Asset Management LLPas of 05 Apr 202227.22m3.80%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 01 May 202325.84m3.61%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 01 May 202324.61m3.44%
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Data from 31 Mar 2023 - 31 Mar 2023Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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