Pearson

PSON: 917.40 +1.40 (+0.15%) delayed: 17 Aug 2018, 18:38

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Bid Price 917.40 High Price 919.20
Ask Price 917.60 Low Price 914.40
Open Price 915.00 Spread 0.02%
Prev Close 917.40 Volume 2,369,119

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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.
Index FTSE 100
Latest Share Price (p) 917.40 Net Gearing (%) 42.46
Market Capitalisation (£m) 7,154.48 Gross Gearing (%) 49.02
Shares in issue (m) 781.06 Debt Ratio 35.88
P/E Ratio 18.36 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 0.58
Total dividends per share (p) 17.00 Assets / Equity Ratio 1.96
Dividend Yield (%) 1.91 Price to book value 1.78
Dividend Cover 2.85 ROCE (%) 6.71
Earning per share (p) 49.90 EPS Growth (%) 117.40
52-week high / low (p) 973.20 / 563.00 DPS Growth (%) -67.31

Pearson Broker Views

Date Broker Recommendation Price Old Target Price New Target Price Notes
01 Aug Liberum Capital Sell 917.40 450.00 - Reiterates
30 Jul Barclays Capital Underweight 917.40 815.00 835.00 Reiterates
30 Jul Credit Suisse Underperform 917.40 825.00 848.00 Reiterates
30 Jul Deutsche Bank Sell 917.40 - - Reiterates
27 Jul Numis Sell 917.40 559.00 - Retains
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Pearson Director Deals

Date Director Type Volume / Price Trade Value
02 Jul 2018 Vivienne Cox Buy 245 @ 884.00p £2,165.80
02 Jul 2018 Elizabeth Corley Buy 1,074 @ 884.00p £9,494.16
02 Jul 2018 Tim Score Buy 2,431 @ 884.00p £21,490.04
02 Jul 2018 Lincoln Wallen Buy 452 @ 884.00p £3,995.68
03 Apr 2018 Vivienne Cox Buy 303 @ 755.00p £2,287.65
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