Pearson

PSON: 829.00 +10.00 (+1.22%) delayed: 21 Aug 2019, 18:45

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Bid Price 828.80 High Price 833.00
Ask Price 829.00 Low Price 820.40
Open Price 820.60 Spread 0.02%
Prev Close 829.00 Volume 1,077,051

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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) 829.00 Net Gearing (%) 35.57
Market Capitalisation (£m) 6,402.71 Gross Gearing (%) 42.76
Shares in issue (m) 781.77 Debt Ratio 28.67
P/E Ratio 10.83 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.54
Total dividends per share (p) 18.50 Assets / Equity Ratio 1.75
Dividend Yield (%) 2.32 Price to book value 1.41
Dividend Cover 3.98 ROCE (%) 7.85
Earning per share (p) 75.60 EPS Growth (%) 51.50
52-week high / low (p) 1,030.00 / 764.00 DPS Growth (%) 8.82

Pearson Broker Views

Date Broker Recommendation Price Old Target Price New Target Price Notes
06 Aug Goldman Sachs Sell 829.00 683.00 696.00 Reiterates
05 Aug JP Morgan Cazenove Overweight 829.00 1,115.00 - Reiterates
02 Aug Shore Capital Buy 829.00 - - Reiterates
30 Jul JP Morgan Cazenove Overweight 829.00 1,105.00 1,115.00 Reiterates
30 Jul Barclays Capital Underweight 829.00 790.00 795.00 Reiterates
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Pearson Director Deals

Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade Value
20 Jun 2019 Coram Williams Sell 13,666 @ 823.80p £112,580.51
09 May 2019 John Fallon Transfer In 132,589 @ 0.00p £0.00
09 May 2019 John Fallon Sell 62,536 @ 813.70p £508,855.43
09 May 2019 Coram Williams Transfer In 76,854 @ 0.00p £0.00
09 May 2019 Coram Williams Sell 22,367 @ 813.70p £182,000.28
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