Pearson

PSON: 572.00 +1.80 (+0.32%) delayed: 17 Feb 2020, 17:47

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Bid Price 571.80 High Price 580.00
Ask Price 572.00 Low Price 569.00
Open Price 578.40 Spread 0.03%
Prev Close 572.00 Volume 2,268,947

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Name Pearson
Epic PSON
Sector Publishing
ISIN GB0006776081
Activites Pearson has 3 main divisions. Education: From pre-school to high school, early learning to professional certification, its curriculum materials, multimedia learning tools and testing programmes help to educate more than 100 million people worldwide - more than any other private enterprise. The Financial Times Group, one of the leading business information companies, provides a broad range of business information and multimedia services to the international business community. Penguin Group: The Penguin brand is the label of quality from novels and classics to cookbooks - and much more - around the world. We publish an unrivalled range of fiction and non-fiction, bestsellers and classics, children's books and illustrated reference treasure chests in over 100 countries.
Index FTSE 100
Latest Share Price (p) 572.00 Net Gearing (%) 35.57
Market Capitalisation (£m) 4,291.88 Gross Gearing (%) 42.76
Shares in issue (m) 771.37 Debt Ratio 28.67
P/E Ratio 7.36 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.54
Total dividends per share (p) 18.50 Assets / Equity Ratio 1.75
Dividend Yield (%) 3.42 Price to book value 0.95
Dividend Cover 3.98 ROCE (%) 7.85
Earning per share (p) 75.60 EPS Growth (%) 51.50
52-week high / low (p) 955.00 / 532.60 DPS Growth (%) 8.82

Pearson Broker Views

Date Broker Recommendation Price Old Target Price New Target Price Notes
17 Feb UBS Neutral 572.00 600.00 - Unchanged
11 Feb Shore Capital Hold 572.00 - - Reiterates
30 Jan Goldman Sachs Sell 572.00 518.00 505.00 Reiterates
24 Jan Deutsche Bank Hold 572.00 600.00 500.00 Reiterates
21 Jan UBS Neutral 572.00 820.00 600.00 Downgrades
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Pearson Director Deals

Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade Value
17 Dec 2019 Vivienne Cox Buy 333 @ 648.00p £2,157.84
17 Dec 2019 Elizabeth Corley Buy 2,634 @ 648.00p £17,068.32
17 Dec 2019 Tim Score Buy 3,304 @ 648.00p £21,409.92
17 Dec 2019 Lincoln Wallen Buy 604 @ 648.00p £3,913.92
17 Dec 2019 Graeme Pitkethly Buy 324 @ 648.00p £2,099.52
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