Pearson

PSON: 874.80 +7.80 (+0.90%) delayed: 19 Oct 2018, 18:28

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Bid Price 874.00 High Price 877.20
Ask Price 874.80 Low Price 856.20
Open Price 862.60 Spread 0.09%
Prev Close 874.80 Volume 4,057,219

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Pearson Share Price Information

Name Pearson
Epic PSON
Sector Media
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.
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Latest Share Price (p) 874.80 Net Gearing (%) 42.46
Market Capitalisation (£m) 6,525.02 Gross Gearing (%) 49.02
Shares in issue (m) 781.06 Debt Ratio 35.88
P/E Ratio 16.74 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.58
Total dividends per share (p) 17.00 Assets / Equity Ratio 1.96
Dividend Yield (%) 2.10 Price to book value 1.62
Dividend Cover 2.85 ROCE (%) 6.71
Earning per share (p) 49.90 EPS Growth (%) 117.40
52-week high / low (p) 973.20 / 619.50 DPS Growth (%) -67.31

Pearson Broker Views

Date Broker Recommendation Price Old Target Price New Target Price Notes
18 Oct Berenberg Sell 874.80 550.00 - Reiterates
18 Oct Barclays Capital Underweight 874.80 800.00 785.00 Reiterates
18 Oct Deutsche Bank Sell 874.80 575.00 590.00 Reiterates
17 Oct JP Morgan Cazenove Neutral 874.80 900.00 890.00 Retains
17 Oct Liberum Capital Sell 874.80 450.00 - Reiterates
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Pearson Director Deals

Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade Value
01 Oct 2018 Vivienne Cox Buy 241 @ 896.60p £2,160.81
01 Oct 2018 Elizabeth Corley Buy 1,588 @ 896.60p £14,238.01
01 Oct 2018 Tim Score Buy 2,396 @ 896.60p £21,482.54
01 Oct 2018 Lincoln Wallen Buy 446 @ 896.60p £3,998.84
02 Jul 2018 Vivienne Cox Buy 245 @ 884.00p £2,165.80
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