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18.71
+0.05
+0.27%
After Hours :
18.70
-0.01
-0.05%

Open

18.58

Previous Close

18.66

Volume (Avg)

217.07k (450.31k)

Day's Range

18.56-18.79

52Wk Range

16.58-22.40

Market Cap.

15.34B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

0.81 (4.34%)

Beta

0.90

Shares Outstanding

819.84M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

34.48 (1.54)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Publishing
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Hold
    • Revenue

    • 8.19B

    • Net Income

    • 869.41M

    • Market Cap.

    • 15.34B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 15.69

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 1.50

    • Beta

    • 0.90

    • Forward P/E

    • 15.15

    • Price/Sales

    • 1.91

    • Price/Book Value

    • 1.71

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 26.74

      • EBITDA

      • 1.24B

      • Return on Capital %

      • 6.87

      • Return on Equity %

      • 13.66

      • Return on Assets %

      • 6.87

      • Book Value/Share

      • 17.63

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 819.84M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.28 (8/13/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 7/28/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Hold
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 19.03

        • Credit Rating

        • A-

        • Analysts

        • 8

        • EPS Estimate

        • 0.96

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 1.76

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 10.30

          • 0.77

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 3.90

          • -86.71

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 27.10

          • 7.55

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 1.17

          • -11.46

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -5.00

          • -5.31

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 7.52

          • -18.66

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 53.57

            • 27.46

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 7.35

            • 7.85

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 15.69

            • 4.04

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 55.00

            • 27.56

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 11.90

            • 6.32

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 12.80

            • 42.33B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.37

              • 0.48

              • Current Ratio

              • 1.27

              • 0.95

              • Quick Ratio

              • 0.79

              • 0.70

              • Interest Coverage

              • -

              • 4.15

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 1.94

              • 1.96

              • Book Value/Share

              • 10.92

              • 12.28

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 34.13

                • 29.33

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 41.48

                • 602.04

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 24.00

                • -142.69

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 1.88

                • 2.68

                • Price/Book Value

                • 1.69

                • 2.51

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 26.74

                • 21.98

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • -

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • 142.75

                    • Dividend Date

                    • 7/28/2014

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • 8/13/2014

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • -

                    • Last Split Date

                    • -

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 13.66

                        (13.50)

                      • 3.39

                        (3.34)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 6.87

                        (6.80)

                      • 1.70

                        (1.75)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 9.31

                        (10.60)

                      • 2.28

                        (2.33)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 18.35k

                      • 9.94k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • 8.27

                      • 125.88

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 0.44

                      • 0.42

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      740.13M
                      Operating Margin
                      9.04
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      26.74
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      6.50%

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      5.46%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      0.79%

                      Float

                      -

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      -

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • PowerShares Intl Div Achiev™ Port

                      •  

                        1,917,160

                      • 2.98

                      • 0.22

                      • Sterling Capital Equity Income Fund

                      •  

                        1,156,000

                      • 0.00

                      • 0.14

                      • DFA International Value Portfolio

                      •  

                        893,506

                      • 0.11

                      • 0.11

                      • DFA International Core Equity Portfolio

                      •  

                        591,029

                      • 0.00

                      • 0.07

                      • Amana Income Fund

                      •  

                        300,000

                      • 0.00

                      • 0.04

                      • DFA International Value III Portfolio

                      •  

                        227,640

                      • -0.16

                      • 0.03

                      • DFA Tax-Managed International Value Port

                      •  

                        186,793

                      • 0.00

                      • 0.02

                      • CS EF (Lux) USA Value

                      •  

                        160,000

                      • -15.79

                      • 0.02

                      • Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF

                      •  

                        105,909

                      • 0.00

                      • 0.01

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • BB&T SECURITIES, LLC

                      •  

                        15,173,010

                      • +903.53%

                      • 1.85

                      • UBS Financial Services Inc.

                      •  

                        11,189,512

                      • +9.34%

                      • 1.37

                      • Thornburg Investment Management, Inc.

                      •  

                        3,644,950

                      • -7.88%

                      • 0.45

                      • Ceredex Value Advisors LLC

                      •  

                        3,362,846

                      • -34.51%

                      • 0.41

                      • Sterling Capital Management LLC

                      •  

                        3,129,608

                      • -1.45%

                      • 0.38

                      • Dimensional Fund Advisors, Inc.

                      •  

                        2,334,737

                      • -3.39%

                      • 0.29

                      • State Treasurer State Of Michigan

                      •  

                        1,386,900

                      • +5.03%

                      • 0.17

                      • Invesco PowerShares Capital Mgmt LLC

                      •  

                        1,382,936

                      • -2.10%

                      • 0.17

                      • Neuberger Berman LLC

                      •  

                        945,549

                      • +4.58%

                      • 0.12

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Consumer Cyclical

                      Industry

                      Publishing

                      Type

                      Slow Growth

                      Style

                      Large Core

                      Pearson PLC is engaged in the international media businesses covering education, business information and consumer publishing. Its business segments are North American Education, International Education, Professional and FT Group. North American Education segment is engaged in the educational publishing, assessment and testing for the school and higher education market within the USA and Canada. International Education segment is engaged in the educational publishing, assessment and testing for the school and higher education market outside of North America. Professional segment is engaged in the business and technology publishing, training, testing and certification for professional bodies. FT Group provides business magazines and specialist and business magazines.

                      Key People

                      Mr John Fallon

                      CEO/Director

                      Glen Richard Moreno

                      Chairman of the Board/Director

                      Mr. Robin Freestone

                      CFO/Director

                      Mr Philip Hoffman

                      Executive VP, Divisional/Secretary

                      Ms. Elizabeth Corley

                      Director

                      • Pearson PLC

                      • 80 Strand

                      • London, WC2R 0RL

                      • GBR.Map

                      • Phone: +44 2070102000

                      • Fax: -

                      • pearson.com

                      Incorporated

                      1897

                      Employees

                      42,115

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