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PSON PEARSON PLC ORD 25P

PEARSON  Currency  GBX  Premium Equity Commercial Companies


Income Statement  (£ m) 31-Dec-14 31-Dec-13 31-Dec-12 31-Dec-11 31-Dec-10
Continuing Operations
Revenue  4874.00 5069.00 4959.00 4817.00 5663.00
Operating Profit/(Loss)  398.00 458.00 487.00 1118.00 743.00
Net Interest  82.00 82.00 75.00 65.00 82.00
Profit Before Tax  305.00 382.00 391.00 1047.00 670.00
Profit After Tax  242.00 295.00 253.00 885.00 524.00
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax  1.00 35.00 61.00 71.00 45.00
PROFIT FOR THE PERIOD  243.00 330.00 314.00 956.00 569.00
Attributable to:
Minority Interests  1.00 -1.00 -3.00 1.00 -3.00
Equity Holders of Parent Company  244.00 329.00 311.00 957.00 566.00
 
Continuing EPS
Earnings per Share - Basic  30.00p 36.40p 31.10p 110.70p 66.00p
Earnings per Share - Diluted  29.90p 36.30p 31.00p 110.50p 65.90p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted  66.70p 70.10p 82.60p 86.50p 77.50p
Continuing and Discontinued EPS
Earnings per Share - Basic  58.10p 66.60p 38.70p 119.60p 161.90p
Earnings per Share - Diluted  58.00p 66.50p 38.60p 119.30p 161.50p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted  94.80p 100.30p 90.20p 95.40p 83.12p
 
Dividend per Share  49.00p 46.00p 43.00p 39.70p 36.30p

Balance Sheet  (£ m) 31-Dec-14 31-Dec-13 31-Dec-12 31-Dec-11 31-Dec-10
Assets
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment  305.00 310.00 309.00 371.00 355.00
Intangible Assets  6310.00 5801.00 6218.00 6342.00 5467.00
Investment Properties  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Investments  1172.00 1186.00 46.00 58.00 129.00
Other Financial Assets  90.00 111.00 174.00 177.00 134.00
Other Non-Current Assets  596.00 438.00 326.00 475.00 416.00
  8473.00 7846.00 7073.00 7423.00 6501.00
Current Assets
Inventories  224.00 224.00 261.00 407.00 429.00
Trade & Other Receivables  2130.00 1890.00 1770.00 2036.00 1984.00
Cash at Bank & in Hand  530.00 729.00 1062.00 1369.00 1736.00
Current Asset Investments  40.00 19.00 10.00 9.00 18.00
Other Current Assets  0.00 223.00 1172.00 0.00 0.00
  2924.00 3085.00 4275.00 3821.00 4167.00
 
Total Assets  11397.00 10931.00 11348.00 11244.00 10668.00
 
Liabilities
Current Liabilities
Borrowings  -342.00 -533.00 -262.00 -87.00 -404.00
Other Current Liabilities  -1845.00 -1863.00 -2201.00 -2003.00 -1838.00
  -2187.00 -2396.00 -2463.00 -2090.00 -2242.00
 
Net Current Assets  737.00 689.00 1812.00 1731.00 1925.00
 
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings  -1883.00 -1693.00 -2010.00 -1964.00 -1908.00
Provisions  -796.00 -689.00 -711.00 -735.00 -513.00
Other Non-Current Liabilities  -546.00 -447.00 -454.00 -493.00 -400.00
  -3225.00 -2829.00 -3175.00 -3192.00 -2821.00
 
Other Liabilities  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Liabilities  -5412.00 -5225.00 -5638.00 -5282.00 -5063.00
 
Net Assets  5985.00 5706.00 5710.00 5962.00 5605.00
 
Capital & Reserves
Share Capital  205.00 205.00 204.00 204.00 203.00
Share Premium Account  2579.00 2568.00 2555.00 2544.00 2524.00
Other Reserves  -5.00 -201.00 25.00 215.00 265.00
Retained Earnings  3200.00 3128.00 2902.00 2980.00 2546.00
Shareholders Funds  5979.00 5700.00 5686.00 5943.00 5538.00
 
Minority Interests/Other Equity  6.00 6.00 24.00 19.00 67.00
Total Equity  5985.00 5706.00 5710.00 5962.00 5605.00

Ratios - based on IFRS 31-Dec-14 31-Dec-13 31-Dec-12 31-Dec-11 31-Dec-10
Continuing Operations
PE Ratio - Adjusted  17.84 19.13 14.38 13.99 13.01
PEG - Adjusted  -3.68 -1.26 -3.19 1.20 0.70
Earnings per Share Growth - Adjusted  -4.85% -15.13% -4.51% 11.61% 18.50%
Dividend Cover  1.36 1.52 1.92 2.18 2.13
Revenue Per Share  601.06p 627.51p 616.56p 601.97p 706.81p
Pre-Tax Profit per Share  37.61p 47.29p 48.61p 130.84p 83.62p
Operating Margin  6.52% 7.89% 9.03% 22.19% 12.40%
Return on Capital Employed  13.54% 15.67% 17.60% 43.23% 24.17%
 
Continuing & Discontinued Operations
Dividend Yield  4.12% 3.43% 3.62% 3.28% 3.60%
Dividend per Share Growth  6.52% 6.98% 8.31% 9.37% 6.14%
Net Asset Value per Share (exc. Intangibles)  -40.37p -12.34p -65.11p -48.92p 8.74p
Net Gearing  28.35% 26.26% 21.28% 11.48% 10.40%

Data is provided by Morningstar


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