Pearson Overview

  • Founded
  • 1844
Founded
  • Status
  • Public
  • Employees
  • 22,500
Employees
  • Stock Symbol
  • PSON
Stock Symbol
  • Investments
  • 89
  • Share Price
  • $8.73
  • (As of Wednesday Closing)

Pearson General Information

Description

U.K.-listed Pearson is the world's largest educational provider. The company has been disposing of noncore businesses such as the Financial Times, The Economist, and publishing house Penguin, and is now focused on being an educational resource and testing provider. While Pearson's primary activity centres on higher-level education, the firm also has significant operations in providing clinical assessments, professional certification and testing.

Contact Information

Website
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Corporation
Primary Industry
Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Other Industries
Publishing
Stock Exchange
LON
Primary Office
  • 80 Strand
  • London WC2R 0RL
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 020 0000 0000
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Pearson Stock Performance

(As of Wednesday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$8.73 $8.70 $5.04 - $8.98 $6.55B 753M 3.29M $0.43

Pearson Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM 30-Jun-2020 FY 2019 31-Dec-2019 FY 2018 31-Dec-2018 FY 2017 31-Dec-2017
EV 6,954,556 8,563,513 10,321,630 10,041,061
Revenue 4,447,579 4,936,271 5,505,847 5,810,779
EBITDA 881,457 844,614 1,484,139 1,481,987
Net Income 333,694 336,825 784,073 522,751
Total Assets 9,252,603 10,030,419 10,030,708 10,659,892
Total Debt 2,267,300 2,181,780 913,613 1,466,276
Public Fundamental Data provided by Morningstar, Inc. disclaimer

Pearson Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Pearson Comparisons

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Post Valuation
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Pearson Competitors (8)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Edmentum Private Equity-Backed Bloomington, MN 000 00000 000000 - 000 00000
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0000000 000000000 Corporate Backed or Acquired Gugaon, India 0000 00000 000000&0
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Pearson Executive Team (74)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Andy Bird Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Lynne Frank Chief Marketing Officer & Co-President- Direct-to-Consumer
Philip Hoffman President
Sally Johnson Chief Financial Officer, Finance & Board Member
Albert Hitchcock Chief Operating & Technology Officer
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Pearson Board Members (13)

Name Representing Role Since
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Pearson Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Pearson Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Pearson Investments & Acquisitions (89)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000 0000000 16-Jan-2020 000000000000000000 0000 Educational Software
0000000 31-Oct-2019 000000000000000000 0000 Educational and Training Services (B2C)
0000000000 0000000 02-Mar-2016 000000000000000000 Business/Productivity Software 0000 000000
00000 00000 11-Feb-2014 000000000000000000 00000 Education and Training Services (B2B)
Escape Studios 07-Oct-2013 Merger/Acquisition Other IT Services
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Pearson Subsidiaries (17)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Pearson Ventures Corporate Venture Capital New York, NY 2012
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0+0000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Glenview, IL 0000
0000000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Spring Branch, TX 0000
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Pearson Exits (38)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000000 000000 000 01-Jul-2013 00000 0000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
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GlobalEnglish 25-May-2012 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Completed
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