Pearson Plc

Pearson (PSON)

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Company name:Pearson Plc
Company Description:An international media and education company with businesses in education; business information and consumer publishing
EPIC:PSONTrading Currency:GBX
Market Sector:FS10ISIN:GB0006776081
Market Segment:SET1Share Type:DE
WWW Address:http://www.pearson.com/Description:ORD 25P
Industry Sector:MEDIA
 Price Price Change [%] Bid Offer Open High Low Volume
 817.20 uk.advfn.com/p.php?gfx=/gb/down -5.6 [-0.68] 819.60 820.20 820.60 822.40 814.20 3,948,804
 Market Cap. [m] Shares In Issue [m] Beta EPS DPS PE Ratio Yield 52-Wks-Range
 6,385.74 781.42 -0.31 75.60 18.50 10.81 2.26 1,030.00 - 764.00

Pearson Key Figures

(at previous day's close)
Market Cap.6,385.74m
Shares In Issue781.42m
Prev. Close822.80
PE Ratio10.81 
Dividend Yield2.26%
EPS - basic75.60p
Dividend PS18.50p
Dividend Cover4.09 
Cash Flow PS59.12p
Return On Equity (ROE)13.02%
Operating Margin12.06%
PEG Factor0.21 
EPS Growth Rate51.50%
Dividends PS Growth Rate8.82%
Net Debt2,812.00m
Gross Gearing42.76%
Quick Assets2,554.00m
Net Working Capital1,157.00m
Intangibles / Fixed Assets73.76%
Turnover PS528.40p
Pre-Tax Profit PS63.73p
Retained Profit PS57.84p
Cash PS72.69p
Net Cash PS-127.08p
Net Tangible Asset Value PS *88.30p
Net Asset Value PS579.08p
Spread0.60 (0.07%) 

Pearson Balance Sheet

LSE:PSON:Liabilities+EQLSE:PSON:Assets

Share Price Performance

Sample Period HighLow
1 week830.40804.00
4 weeks830.40764.00
12 weeks880.00764.00
1 year1,030.00764.00

Share Price Chart (5 years)

Pearson Historic Returns

Period OpenChange%Open Avg.Avg. Daily Vol [m]Total Vol [m]VWAP
1 week811.006.200.76804.002.75820.92
4 weeks803.6013.601.69764.002.71801.97
12 weeks850.80-33.60-3.95764.002.67818.39
26 weeks936.80-119.60-12.77764.002.90866.45
1 year862.20-45.00-5.22764.003.34882.84
3 years901.00-83.80-9.30552.003.76775.22
5 years1,133.00-315.80-27.87552.003.39873.89

Pearson Key Management Ratios

Pearson Investment Ratios

(Market value analysis) at previous day's close
PQ Ratio23.95 
PE Ratio10.81 
Tobin's Q Ratio 0.81 
Tobin's Q Ratio (excl. intangibles)1.55 
Dividend Yield2.26%
Market-to-Book Ratio1.41 
Price-to-Pre-Tax Profit PS12.82 
Price-to-Retained Profit PS14.13 
Price-to-Cash Flow PS13.82 
Price-to-Sales PS1.55 
Price-to-Net Tangible Asset Value PS9.14 
Price-to-Cash PS11.24 
Net Working Capital PS148.06 
Price Pct to Working Capital PS5.52%
Earnings Yield9.25%
Average PE13.73 
Years in average4 
PE to PE average78.73%

Pearson Financial Ratios

(Leverage Ratios)
Debt Ratio28.67%
Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.40 
Debt-to-Equity Ratio (excl. Intgbl)2.60 
Debt-to-Equity Market Value0.28 
Net Gearing35.57%
Net Gearing (excl. Intangibles)68.94%
Gross Gearing42.76%
Gross Gearing (excl. Intangibles)82.86%
Gearing Under 1 Year19.75%
Gearing Under 1 Year (excl. Intgbl)38.27%
Assets/Equity1.75 
Cash/Equity12.55 
(Liquidity Ratios)
Net Working Capital to Total Assets14.64%
Current Ratio1.74 
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)1.64 
Liquidity Ratio0.36 
Cash & Equiv/Current Assets20.90%
(Solvency Ratios)
Enterprise Value7,645.74m
CFO/Sales0.11 
CFO/Attributable Profit0.79 
CFO/Assets0.06 
CFO/Debt0.14 
Total Debt/Equity Market Value0.53 
Total Debt/Sales0.82 
Total Debt/Pre-Tax Profit6.79 
Total Debt3,380.00m
Total Debt/Net Current Assets2.92%
(Dodds - Graham Ratios)
3 yr Compound Earnings Growth-%
5 yr Compound Earnings Growth5.41%
10 yr Compound Earnings Growth3.58%
Earn drops > 5% in 10yrs9 
Beta (60-Mnth)Beta (36-Mnth)
-0.3136-0.1563

Pearson Operating Ratios

(Profitability Ratios)
Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)7.85%
Return On Assets (ROA)7.45%
Net Profit Margin14.24%
Assets Turnover0.52 
Return On Equity (ROE)13.02%
Return On Investment (ROI)9.32%
Dividend Payout Ratio24.47%
Plowback Ratio75.53%
Growth from Plowback Ratio10.41%
Net Income Of Revenues10.95%
(Asset Utilisation Multiples)
Shareholders Equity Turnover0.97 
Fixed Assets Turnover0.80 
Current Assets Turnover1.51 
Net Working Capital Turnover 
Inventory Turnover26.47 
(Other Operating Ratios)
Total Assets-to-Sales1.91 
Debtors-to-Sales32.04%
Debt Collection Period116.95Days

Pearson Dividends

Announcement DateTypeCurr.Dividend AmountPeriod StartPeriod EndEx DateRecord DatePayment DateTotal Dividend Amount
22 Feb 2019FinalGBX13.0031/12/201731/12/201804/04/201905/04/201910/05/201918.50
27 Jul 2018InterimGBX5.5030/12/201730/06/201816/08/201817/08/201814/09/2018-
23 Feb 2018FinalGBX12.0031/12/201631/12/201705/04/201806/04/201811/05/201817.00
04 Aug 2017InterimGBX5.0030/12/201630/06/201717/08/201718/08/201715/09/2017-
24 Feb 2017FinalGBX34.0030/06/201530/06/201606/04/201707/04/201712/05/201752.00
29 Jul 2016InterimGBX18.0030/12/201530/06/201618/08/201619/08/201616/09/2016-
26 Feb 2016FinalGBX18.0031/12/201431/12/201507/04/201608/04/201606/05/201652.00
24 Jul 2015InterimGBX18.0030/12/201430/06/201513/08/201514/08/201511/09/2015-
27 Feb 2015FinalGBX34.0031/12/201331/12/201406/04/201507/04/201501/05/201551.00
25 Jul 2014InterimGBX17.0030/12/201330/06/201413/08/201415/08/201412/09/2014-
28 Feb 2014FinalGBX32.0031/12/201231/12/201302/04/201404/04/201402/05/201448.00
26 Jul 2013InterimGBX16.0030/12/201230/06/201314/08/201316/08/201313/09/2013-
25 Feb 2013FinalGBX30.0031/12/201131/12/201203/04/201305/04/201303/05/201345.00
27 Jul 2012InterimGBX15.0030/12/201130/06/201215/08/201217/08/201214/09/2012-
27 Feb 2012FinalGBX28.0031/12/201031/12/201108/04/201210/04/201204/05/201242.00
29 Jul 2011InterimGBX14.0030/12/201030/06/201117/08/201119/08/201116/09/2011-
28 Feb 2011FinalGBX25.7031/12/200931/12/201006/04/201108/04/201106/05/201138.70
26 Jul 2010InterimGBX13.0030/12/200930/06/201018/08/201020/08/201017/09/2010-
01 Mar 2010FinalGBX23.3031/12/200831/12/200907/04/201009/04/201007/05/201035.50
27 Jul 2009InterimGBX12.2030/12/200830/06/200919/08/200921/08/200918/09/2009-
02 Mar 2009FinalGBX22.0031/12/200731/12/200812/04/200914/04/200908/05/200933.80
28 Jul 2008InterimGBX11.8030/12/200730/06/200820/08/200822/08/200819/09/2008-
28 Feb 2008FinalGBX20.5031/12/200631/12/200709/04/200811/04/200809/05/200831.60
30 Jul 2007InterimGBX11.1030/12/200630/06/200722/08/200724/08/200721/09/2007-
25 Feb 2007FinalGBX18.8031/12/200531/12/200606/04/200710/04/200711/05/200729.30
31 Jul 2006InterimGBX10.5030/12/200530/06/200623/08/200625/08/200622/09/2006-
27 Feb 2006FinalGBX17.0031/12/200431/12/200505/04/200607/04/200605/05/200627.00
25 Jul 2005InterimGBX10.0030/12/200430/06/200524/08/200526/08/200523/09/2005-
28 Feb 2005FinalGBX15.7031/12/200331/12/200406/04/200508/04/200506/05/200525.40
27 Jul 2004InterimGBX9.7030/12/200330/06/200425/08/200427/08/200424/09/2004-
01 Mar 2004FinalGBX14.8031/12/200231/12/200307/04/200413/04/200407/05/200424.20
28 Jul 2003InterimGBX9.4030/12/200230/06/200306/08/200308/08/200326/09/2003-
03 Mar 2003FinalGBX14.3031/12/200131/12/200212/03/200314/03/200309/05/200323.40
29 Jun 2002InterimGBX9.1030/12/200130/06/200207/08/200209/08/200225/10/2002-
04 Mar 2002FinalGBX13.6031/12/200031/12/200113/03/200215/03/200207/06/200222.30
30 Jul 2001InterimGBX8.7030/12/200030/06/200108/08/200110/08/200126/10/2001-
05 Mar 2001FinalGBX13.2031/12/199931/12/200014/03/200116/03/200101/06/200121.40
31 Jul 2000InterimGBX8.2030/12/199930/06/200007/08/200011/08/200027/10/2000-
06 Mar 2000FinalGBX12.4031/12/199831/12/199913/03/200017/03/200002/06/200020.10
02 Aug 1999InterimGBX7.7030/12/199830/06/199906/09/199910/09/199929/10/1999-
10 Mar 1999FinalGBX11.6031/12/199731/12/199822/03/199926/03/199904/06/199918.80
16 Mar 1998FinalGBX10.7031/12/199631/12/199730/03/199803/04/199805/06/199817.40

Pearson Fundamentals

 31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)
turnover4,468.00100.00%4,552.00100.00%4,513.00100.00%4,129.00100.00%m
pre tax profit-433.00-9.69%-2,557.00-56.17%421.009.33%498.0012.06%m
attributable profit823.0018.42%-2,337.00-51.34%406.009.00%588.0014.24%m
retained profit400.008.95%-2,761.00-60.65%88.001.95%452.0010.95%m
eps - basic (p)101.20 -286.80 49.90 75.60 
eps - diluted (p)101.10 -286.80 49.90 75.50 
dividends per share52.00 - 17.00 18.50 

Pearson Balance Sheet

 31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)
LSE:PSON:Liabilities+EQLSE:PSON:AssetsLSE:PSON:Liabilities+EQLSE:PSON:AssetsLSE:PSON:Liabilities+EQLSE:PSON:AssetsLSE:PSON:Liabilities+EQLSE:PSON:Assets
 31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)
ASSETS
fixed assets fixed assets320.002.75%343.003.41%281.003.56%237.003.00%m
intangibles intangibles6,005.0051.61%4,466.0044.37%3,705.0046.97%3,826.0048.40%m
fixed investments fixed investments1,721.0014.79%1,247.0012.39%1,168.0014.81%1,124.0014.22%m
current assets - other current assets - other--%--%760.009.63%648.008.20%m
stocks stocks211.001.81%235.002.33%148.001.88%164.002.07%m
debtors debtors1,675.0014.40%2,316.0023.01%1,308.0016.58%1,338.0016.93%m
cash & securities cash & securities1,703.0014.64%1,459.0014.49%518.006.57%568.007.19%m
TOTAL11,635.00100%10,066.00100%7,888.00100%7,905.00100%m
LIABILITIES
creditors - short creditors - short1,907.0016.39%1,924.0019.11%1,617.0020.50%1,561.0019.75%m
creditors - long creditors - long3,310.0028.45%3,794.0037.69%1,662.0021.07%1,246.0015.76%m
creditors - other creditors - other--%--%588.007.45%573.007.25%m
subordinated loans subordinated loans--%--%--%--%m
insurance funds insurance funds--%--%--%--%m
TOTAL5,217.0044.84%5,718.0056.81%3,867.0049.02%3,380.0042.76%m
EQUITY
ord cap, reserves ord cap, reserves6,414.0055.13%4,344.0043.16%4,013.0050.87%4,516.0057.13%m
prefs, minorities prefs, minorities4.000.03%4.000.04%8.000.10%9.000.11%m
TOTAL6,418.0055.16%4,348.0043.19%4,021.0050.98%4,525.0057.24%m
OTHER
NAV Basic- - - - 
NAV Diluted- - - - 

Pearson Cash Flow Statement

31 Dec 2015 (GBP)31 Dec 2016 (GBP)31 Dec 2017 (GBP)31 Dec 2018 (GBP)
Operating CF211.00410.00298.00462.00m
Pre-Financing CF1,543.00369.00949.00673.00m
Retained CF1,160.00-247.00-794.00-105.00m

Pearson Brokers

NameActivityTypeMnemonicCode
Evolution Securities LimitedMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerEVOEVBGGB21MMT
Winterflood Securities LtdMarket Maker(MME)Broker/DealerWINSWNTSGB2LBIC
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