Pearson, Plc (PSO): Price and Financial Metrics

Pearson, Plc (PSO): $11.08

-0.30 (-2.64%)

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PSO Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Pearson Plc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.36% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -26.62%, Pearson Plc's debt growth rate surpasses just 13.54% of about US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, PSO has reported earnings growth of -120.54%, putting it ahead of merely 16.13% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PSO, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are Y, VSH, ORI, RNR, and IBA.
  • PSO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Pearson Plc's official web site, go to

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PSO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $11.08 52-week high $11.90
Prev. close $11.38 52-week low $5.08
Day low $10.99 Volume 231,799
Day high $11.17 Avg. volume 313,696
50-day MA $10.83 Dividend yield 3.34%
200-day MA $8.69 Market Cap 8.35B

Pearson, Plc (PSO) Company Bio

Pearson plc provides learning materials, technologies, assessments, and services for teachers and students worldwide. The company is also a global leader in computer-based testing for high-stakes certification and licensure exams in the healthcare, finance, information technology, academic and admissions markets. The company was founded in 1844 and is based in London, United Kingdom.

PSO Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$11.08$3.58 -69%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for PSO, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Pearson Plc ranked in the 27th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Pearson Plc, consider:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.03 years, is -0.02% -- higher than merely 21.23% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than 70.18% of its sector Consumer Cyclical.
  • Pearson Plc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than only 15.82% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

CARS, ATR, LE, MNRO, and OI can be thought of as valuation peers to PSO, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Cyclical sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Below are the latest news stories about Pearson Plc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PSO as an investment opportunity.

Here's what education could look like after the pandemic

Andy Bird, CEO of Pearson, joins "Squawk Alley" to discuss the future of online learning and education.

CNBC | March 17, 2021

Global Online Language Subscription Courses Market (2021 to 2025) - Duolingo, Enux Education and Pearson Among Others -

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Global Online Language Subscription Courses Market 2021-2025" report has been added to's offering. The publisher has been monitoring the online language subscription courses market and it is poised to grow by $3.14 billion during 2021-2025 progressing at a CAGR of 15% during the forecast period. The report on online language subscription courses market provides a holistic analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challen

Business Wire | March 15, 2021

Pearson maintains dividend despite pandemic sales hit

Education giant Pearson today said it will maintain its dividend for the full year as the firm remained bullish on The post Pearson maintains dividend despite pandemic sales hit appeared first on CityAM .

City AM | March 8, 2021

FTSE 100 movers: Pearson rallies after results; BT in the red

London’s FTSE 100 was up 1.3% at 6,715.61 in afternoon trade on Monday.

Share Cast | March 8, 2021

Pearson PLC (PSO) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

PSO earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2020.

Yahoo | March 8, 2021

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PSO Price Returns

1-mo 1.80%
3-mo 12.34%
6-mo 63.70%
1-year 85.44%
3-year 9.62%
5-year 11.75%
YTD 22.87%
2020 13.07%
2019 -27.76%
2018 24.32%
2017 4.32%
2016 -1.48%

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