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Current Price:  
701.42p
on 22-11-2017 at 10:56:02
Change:   1.92p rise 0.28 %
Buy:   701.50p
Sell:   701.00p
   

Pearson Plc (PSON) is an inter media company with world leading businesses in education, business information and consumer publishing. Its businesses goals are to educate, entertain and inform. With 30,000 employees in 60 countries, its businesses resource a growing demand for knowledge and share a common aim of helping customers to live and learn. Listed on the London and New York stock exchanges, it is reported that in 2007 it had sales of £4, 218 million and an operating profit of £634 million with approximately 60% of its sales being generated in the US.

The education sector brings together world leaders in publishing, including the Financial Times Publishing, Penguin, Dorling Kindersley and Longman, whilst business information and media services are provided by the Financial Times Publishing Group. Pearson plc has shown remarkable growth from being the world's largest book publisher to providing a range of services, including testing education software, providing data for financial sectors and resourcing public information systems for government departments.

Share prices peaked at almost 700p in September 2008 but have since experienced a rocky ride with prices now being 625p (January 2009). It is expected that during 2009 Pearson's businesses will be resilient in the face of global economic conditions, due to the strength and breadth of their education sector.

Despite the erratic economic climate, Pearson reports that its businesses have either achieved or exceeded the company's guidance for 2008. The company witnessed good all round growth in its education businesses and especially with their testing businesses in US higher education and international education.

Pearson plc is clearly a company that embodies the notion that learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.

Pearson (PSON, PSON.L, LON:PSON) Price Details (LSE MAIN Listed Equity)
Last Trade: Buy 631 at 701.42p Days Range: 697.50 - 701.50p
Day's Volume: 451,923 52wk Range: 566.50 - 827.50p
Last Close: 699.50p Market Capitalisation:* £ 5.68 bn
Open: 698.00p VWAP: 699.51p
ISIN: GB0006776081 Shares in Issue: 810.00 m
Sector:  Media    Listed in:  UK All SharesEuropean first 300UK 100UK 350

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News - Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Analysts at Liberum have identified a list of companies that they believe may be at risk of underperforming. The broker has studied the FTSE 100 companies, to identify the ones that it refers to as ‘sinners’.

FTSE Makes Modest Gains on Burberry Strength

News - Wednesday, July 12, 2017

After a difficult day of trading on Tuesday, the FTSE 100 made some gains on Wednesday, recovering from those losses thanks to the strength of Pearson and M&S.

Buy/SellVolumePriceTrade CodeTrade TypeTrade Time
Buy631701.42p29227317462993312010:56:01 - 22/11
Sell2170701.50p1782482970120738Automated Trade10:54:20 - 22/11
Buy306701.50p1782482970120744Automated Trade10:54:20 - 22/11
Sell1164701.50p1782482970120741Automated Trade10:54:20 - 22/11
Buy109701.50p1782482970120747Automated Trade10:54:20 - 22/11
Sell751701.50p1782482970120742Automated Trade10:54:20 - 22/11
Time period :  to     Frequency :    
Date Open High Low Close Volume
21 Nov 2017 (Tue) 696.00 703.00 693.00 699.50 2,429,149
20 Nov 2017 (Mon) 696.00 699.58 6.97 694.50 2,043,619
15 Nov 2017 (Wed) 701.50 703.00 691.50 700.00 1,582,622
14 Nov 2017 (Tue) 700.00 707.50 693.00 700.00 3,597,637
13 Nov 2017 (Mon) 696.50 701.35 690.50 698.00 2,373,444
10 Nov 2017 (Fri) 699.00 699.50 688.00 693.00 4,057,540
9 Nov 2017 (Thu) 701.00 701.00 692.50 695.50 3,798,815
8 Nov 2017 (Wed) 695.50 699.50 693.50 699.50 4,803,836
7 Nov 2017 (Tue) 698.50 701.50 693.00 697.00 3,020,231
6 Nov 2017 (Mon) 691.50 701.50 690.50 697.00 3,697,974
3 Nov 2017 (Fri) 699.00 702.00 692.00 693.50 3,522,779
2 Nov 2017 (Thu) 700.50 705.50 691.00 698.00 9,642,600
1 Nov 2017 (Wed) 703.50 710.50 698.00 704.00 5,519,200
31 Oct 2017 (Tue) 713.50 715.89 698.00 703.50 6,841,322
30 Oct 2017 (Mon) 713.00 719.00 708.00 716.00 3,378,212
27 Oct 2017 (Fri) 718.50 725.50 715.50 715.50 5,618,647
26 Oct 2017 (Thu) 708.50 722.50 703.50 719.50 3,440,808
25 Oct 2017 (Wed) 705.00 713.00 703.00 705.00 3,964,881
24 Oct 2017 (Tue) 692.50 708.00 691.50 704.50 2,971,894
23 Oct 2017 (Mon) 694.00 699.58 693.00 695.50 2,688,959

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