Pearson plc  

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-3.50 (-0.45%)
Feb 5 - Close
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Range 768.39 - 803.00
52 week 644.50 - 1,517.42
Open 779.00
Vol / Avg. 3.84M/3.42M
Mkt cap 6.26B*
P/E 33.30
Div/yield 18.00/6.69*
EPS 0.23*
Shares 821.62M
Beta     -
Inst. own     -
Apr 22, 2016
Pearson PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting (Estimated) - 12:00PM GMT+1 - Add to calendar
Feb 26, 2016
Full Year 2015 Pearson PLC Earnings Release - 8:00AM GMT - Add to calendar
Jan 21, 2016
Pearson PLC Trading Statement Release
Jan 21, 2016
Pearson PLC Trading Statement Call

Key stats and ratios

Q2 (Jun '15) 2014
Net profit margin -3.66% 4.97%
Operating margin -5.19% 8.17%
EBITD margin - 19.63%
Return on average assets -1.41% 2.17%
Return on average equity -2.77% 4.16%
Employees 40,876 -
CDP Score - 69 C


80 Strand
United Kingdom - Map
+44-20-70102000 (Phone)
+44-20-70106060 (Fax)

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External links

Analyst Estimates - BusinessWeek
Options - MarketWatch
Director Dealings - Yahoo Finance


Pearson plc (Pearson) is an international education and media company. The Company has operations in the education, business information and consumer publishing markets. The Company creates and manages intellectual property, which it promotes and sells to its customers under brand names, to inform, educate and entertain. It operates in three segments: North America, Core and Growth. It has three lines of business corresponding to the key stages of learning: schools, higher education and professional, which includes the Financial Times (FT) Group. It delivers its content in a variety of forms and through a variety of channels, including books, newspapers and online services. The Company offers services, as well as content, from test creation, administration and processing to teacher development and school software. It operates in around 70 countries across the world. Pearson consists of its education business, including the FT Group and around 47% interest in Penguin Random House.

Officers and directors

Sidney Taurel Chairman of the Board
Age: 66
John Fallon Chief Executive officer, Executive Director
Age: 53
Coram Williams Chief Financial Officer
Age: 41
Tom Waldron Vice President, Investor Relations
Stephen Jones Company Secretary
Tim Score Non-Executive Director
Age: 54
Elizabeth Corley Independent Non-Executive Director
Age: 59
Vivienne Cox Senior Non-Executive Independent Director
Age: 56
Joshua Lewis Non-Executive Independent Director
Age: 52
Linda Koch Lorimer Independent Non-Executive Director
Age: 62