Pearson PLC

Pearson is engaged as a learning company. Co. provides content, assessment and digital services to schools, colleges and universities, as well as professional and vocational education to learners to help increase their skills and employability prospects. Co.'s content includes: Bug Club, a school phonics reading programme for children; and enVisionMATH2:0, a maths curriculum. Co.'s assessment includes its U.K. qualifications, which is an awarding body, offering both academic and vocational qualifications. Co.'s services include its online programme management, which partner with colleges and universities to extend the reach of their degree programmes by scaling online.
  • TickerPSON
  • ISINGB0006776081
  • ExchangeLondon Stock Exchange
  • SectorMedia
  • CountryUnited Kingdom

PEARSON PLC. sees an upgrade to Slightly Positive due to a better fundamental star rating

The general evaluation of PEARSON PLC. (GB), a company active in the Publishing industry, has been upgraded by the independent financial analyst theScreener with the addition of a star. Its fundamental valuation now shows 3 out of 4 possible stars while its market behaviour can be considered as moderately risky. theScreener believes that the additional star(s) merits the upgrade of its general evaluation to Slightly Positive. As of the analysis date June 2, 2020, the closing price was GBp 505.80 and its potential was estimated at GBp 561.44.

Expert Corporate Governance Service (ECGS)

Pearson – AGM 24 April 2020

In general, Pearson is in compliance with the British regulations relating to the organization and procedures of the Annual General Meeting.   Under ITEM 14: The Company seeks shareholder approval of the Directors'Remuneration Policy. ECGS notes that the CEO's maximum variable remuneration (both short-term and long-term) could reach 530%, which exceeds our limit of 300% of the base salary. ECGS notes that the basic fee for the Chairman of the board for FY2020 will be £500,000, which is excessive. In addition, the previous Remuneration Policy was highly contested at the 2017 AGM and approved ...

Pearson: 1 director bought

A director at Pearson bought 100,000 shares at 5.379USD and the significance rating of the trade was 99/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activity is restricted under listing rules. The names of board memb...

Feasibility Study Results in December to be a Catalyst for this Junior

Feasibility Study Results in December to be a Catalyst for this Junior

Michael Field

Morningstar | Narrow-Moat Pearson Follows the Course in 1Q

Narrow-moat Pearson produced a set of first-quarter numbers slightly above our full-year expectations with underlying revenue growth of 2%. But with the big selling period coming later in the year--at least, for North American higher education--there is the potential for further twists and turns in the story. As such, we maintain our forecasts and GBX 880 fair value estimate. We believe the shares are currently up with events. Divisionally, growth was not quite in the pattern we expected. North America, which in higher education is still struggling with the dual headwinds of lower college enr...

Valérie GASTALDY

Short term view - PEARSON : Prices are still making progress.

The background trend is clearly bullish. Prices are still making progress. The following targets are at 906.00 p and 967.36 p. The trend would be invalidated below the support at 721.15 p.

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Analyse court terme - PEARSON : Les cours progressent toujours.

La tendance de fond est clairement orientée à la hausse. Les cours progressent toujours. Les objectifs suivants sont à 906,00 p et 967,36 p. La tendance serait invalidée sous le support à 721,15 p.

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Short term view - PEARSON : Prices are still making progress

The background trend is clearly bullish. Prices are still making progress but there is less power in the movement. The next resistance is at 906.00 p. Breaking below the support at 721.15 p would invalidate the trend.

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Analyse court terme - PEARSON : Les cours progressent encore.

La tendance de fond est clairement orientée à la hausse. Les cours progressent encore, mais le mouvement montre moins de puissance. La prochaine résistance est à 906,00 p. La rupture du support à 721,15 p invaliderait cette tendance.