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

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Pearson plc

PEARSON PLC. sees a downgrade to Slightly Negative on account of less fundamental stars

The independent financial analyst theScreener just lowered the general evaluation of PEARSON PLC. (GB), active in the Publishing industry. As regards its fundamental valuation, the title now shows 1 out of 4 stars while market behaviour can be considered moderately risky. theScreener believes that the title remains under pressure due to the loss of a star(s) and downgrades its general evaluation to Slightly Negative. As of the analysis date October 1, 2019, the closing price was GBp 750.00 and its target price was estimated at GBp 712.50.

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Pearson plc: FAQ on Key Drivers of Declining Performance; Potential to Shore Up Balance Sheet

CORPORATES ISSUER IN-DEPTH 24 May 2017 TABLE OF CONTENTS What are the key drivers for the decline in performance and do you see any reversal in the coming two years? 2 Do you expect to stabilise the outlook in the near future? Conversely, what would make you take further negative rating action? 5 Why is Pearson rated Baa2 while its US peers are in speculative grade territory? 6 What is your view o

Pearson plc - December 2016 (LTM): Peer Snapshot

Peer Snapshot: Pearson plc - December 2016 (LTM) 21 April 2017 (in US millions) FYE Dec-14 FYE Dec-15 LTM Dec-16 FYE Dec-14 FYE Dec-15 LTM Dec-16 FYE Dec-14 FYE Dec-15 LTM

Pearson plc: Update Following Change of Outlook to Negative

CORPORATES CREDIT OPINION 2 February 2017 Update RATINGS Pearson plc Domicile United Kingdom Long Term Rating Baa2 Type LT Issuer Rating Outlook Negative Please see the ratings section at the end of this report for more information. The ratings and outlook shown reflect information as of the publication date. Contacts Christian Azzi 44-20-7772-5470 AVP-Analyst

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Pearson plc

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Pearson plc

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Two Directors bought 28,728 shares at between 754p and 755p.

Two Directors at Pearson bought 28,728 shares at between 754p and 755p. The significance rating of the trade was 53/100. 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 n...

PEARSON PLC. sees a downgrade to Slightly Negative on account of less fundamental stars

The independent financial analyst theScreener just lowered the general evaluation of PEARSON PLC. (GB), active in the Publishing industry. As regards its fundamental valuation, the title now shows 1 out of 4 stars while market behaviour can be considered moderately risky. theScreener believes that the title remains under pressure due to the loss of a star(s) and downgrades its general evaluation to Slightly Negative. As of the analysis date October 1, 2019, the closing price was GBp 750.00 and its target price was estimated at GBp 712.50.

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Expert Corporate Governance Service (ECGS)

Pearson - AGM 26 April 2019

Items 3, 4, 8, 9 and 14: Re-elect the Audit Committee and Re-appoint the Auditors The auditor's tenure exceeds our tenure limit of 10 years.  PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) has been the external auditor for the Company since 1996, when they were appointed following the last audit tender. Furthermore, we hold the Audit Committee responsible for the excessive tenure of the auditors.  Accordingly, we recommend that shareholders oppose the re-election of the members of the Audit Committee and the re-appointment of the auditors.  Item 13: Approve the Remuneration Report The structure is unsat...

Pearson – Proxinvest Corporate Governance Rating ® : B

Proxinvest Corporate Governance Rating ® helps investors integrate governance into their investment decision and identify governance risks and opportunities within their portfolio. Proxinvest Corporate Governance Rating ® Service rates European issuers through the analysis of four main themes : Ownership & Shareholder rights, Board & Committees, Audit & Process, Remuneration. Each theme is rated taking into account several comprehensive sub-categories. Our unique two-step process to achieve each rating includes a first step quantitative valuation and a second step qualitative filter...

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Etude de l'AG du 05/05/2017

Several top shareholders in the Company are reportedly calling on the Board to review John Fallon’s role as Chief Executive after the Company reported another profit warning. This would be the fifth since he took charge. He also came under pressure from investors after the Company posted a record loss of £2.6bn for the year and for failing to anticipate a steep decline in the Company’s sales in the US, which suffered as more students chose to rent books from retailers such as Amazon rather than buying them.The Company posted a record £2.6bn loss for last year after it took a massive writedown ...

Valérie GASTALDY

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. 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 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.

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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 moyen terme - PEARSON : La tendance de fond est clairement orientée à la hausse.

La tendance de fond est clairement orientée à la hausse. La correction gagne en vigueur, mais elle est également survendue. C'est le moment où la hausse peut reprendre vers 1 064,57 p. La tendance de fond serait remise en cause en cas d'enfoncement de 722,64 p.

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