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Pearson PLC

NYSE: PSO
Last

(U.S.) $7.78

Today's change-0.04 -0.51%
Updated September 26 4:03 PM EDT. Delayed by at least 15 minutes.
 

Pearson PLC

NYSE: PSO
Last

(U.S.) $7.78

Today's change-0.04 -0.51%
Updated September 26 4:03 PM EDT. Delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Reversal following new 20-day high

Pearson PLC closed lower Tuesday, dropping (U.S.)$0.04 or 0.51% to (U.S.)$7.78 after setting a new 20-day high. Over the last five days, shares have gained 1.43%, but are down 22.12% for the last year to date. Shares have underperformed the S&P 500 by 34.10% during the last year.

Key company metrics

  • Open(U.S.) $7.75
  • Previous close(U.S.) $7.82
  • High(U.S.) $7.91
  • Low(U.S.) $7.75
  • Bid / Ask(U.S.) $7.23 / (U.S.) $15.91
  • YTD % change-22.12%
  • Volume1,786,418
  • Average volume (10-day)477,922
  • Average volume (1-month)422,683
  • Average volume (3-month)432,901
  • 52-week range(U.S.) $7.04 to (U.S.) $10.37
  • Beta0.29
  • Trailing P/ENegative, not meaningful
  • P/E 1 year forward11.58×
  • Forward PEGNegative, not meaningful
  • Indicated annual dividend(U.S.) $0.74
  • Dividend yield9.52%
  • Trailing EPS(U.S.) -$3.53
Updated September 26 4:03 PM EDT. Delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Profit

Net Profit (TTM)
-45.02%

Pearson PLC has a net profit margin of -45.02%. Besides being negative, it is also below the industry average and implies that this company is not effective at turning revenues into bottom line profit.
Company Books

S&P TSX0.27%Sector:Industry:
  • Income Statement
  • Balance Sheet
  • Cash Flow
Quarter | Annual
Q2/2017Q4/2016Q2/2016Q4/2015
Fiscal Quarter Endvalues in $ millions unless otherwise notedJun 30, 201706/30/2017Dec 31, 201612/31/2016Jun 30, 201606/30/2016Dec 31, 201512/31/2015
Revenue2,0472,6861,8662,471
Total other revenue--------
Total revenue2,0472,6861,8662,471
Gross profit1,0541,5059541,457
Total cost of revenue9931,1819121,014
Total operating expense2,0314,8972,1522,746
Selling / general / administrative--------
Research & development--------
Depreciation / amortization--------
Interest expense (income), net operating--------
Unusual expense (income)02,5480849
Other operating expenses, total1,0811,2441,261933
Operating income16-2,211-286-275
Interest income (expense), net non-operating--------
Gain (loss) on sale of assets--------
Other--------
Income before tax-10-2,251-306-301
Income after tax-16-2,115-220-260
Income tax, total6-136-86-41
Net income-17-2,116-221902
Total adjustments to net income--------
Net income before extra. items-17-2,116-221-260
Minority interest-1-1-10
Equity in affiliates--------
U.S. GAAP adjustment--------
Inc. avail. to common excl. extra. items-17-2,116-221-260
Inc. avail. to common incl. extra. items-17-2,116-221902
Diluted net income-17-2,116-221902
Dilution adjustment--------
Diluted weighted average shares815815815813
Diluted EPS excluding extraordinary itemsvalue per share-0.02-2.60-0.27-0.32
Dividends per sharevalue per share0.340.340.180.34
Diluted normalized EPSvalue per share-0.02-0.56-0.270.36