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PSON PEARSON PLC ORD 25P




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Income Statement 31-Dec-13
( £ m )
31-Dec-14
( £ m )
31-Dec-15
( £ m )
31-Dec-16
( £ m )
31-Dec-17
( £ m )
Continuing Operations
Revenue  5069.00 4874.00 4468.00 4552.00 4513.00
Operating Profit/(Loss)  404.00 347.00 -456.00 -2594.00 373.00
Net Interest  -72.00 -64.00 -46.00 -59.00 -79.00
Profit Before Tax  328.00 254.00 -485.00 -2654.00 343.00
Profit After Tax  241.00 191.00 -404.00 -2432.00 330.00
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax  244.00 228.00 1175.00 n/a n/a
PROFIT FOR THE PERIOD  539.00 470.00 823.00 -2335.00 408.00
Attributable to:
Minority Interests  -1.00 1.00 n/a -2.00 -2.00
Equity Holders of Parent Company  538.00 471.00 823.00 -2337.00 406.00
 
Continuing EPS
Earnings per Share - Basic  36.40p 30.00p -43.30p -286.80p 49.90p
Earnings per Share - Diluted  36.30p 29.90p -43.30p -286.80p 49.90p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Continuing and Discontinued EPS
Earnings per Share - Basic  66.60p 58.10p 101.20p -286.80p 49.90p
Earnings per Share - Diluted  66.50p 58.00p 101.20p -286.80p 49.90p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
 
Dividend per Share  46.00p 49.00p 52.00p 52.00p 17.00p

Balance Sheet 31-Dec-13
( £ m )
31-Dec-14
( £ m )
31-Dec-15
( £ m )
31-Dec-16
( £ m )
31-Dec-17
( £ m )
Assets
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment  342.00 334.00 320.00 343.00 281.00
Intangible Assets  5801.00 6310.00 5164.00 3442.00 2964.00
Investment Properties  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Investments  1186.00 1172.00 1246.00 1312.00 475.00
Other Financial Assets  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Other Non-Current Assets  197.00 280.00 415.00 329.00 685.00
  8069.00 8473.00 7536.00 5981.00 5363.00
Current Assets
Inventories  224.00 224.00 211.00 235.00 148.00
Trade & Other Receivables  1173.00 1310.00 1284.00 1233.00 1028.00
Cash at Bank & in Hand  729.00 530.00 1703.00 1459.00 518.00
Current Asset Investments  6.00 16.00 28.00 10.00 8.00
Other Current Assets  730.00 844.00 873.00 1024.00 741.00
  2862.00 2924.00 4099.00 4085.00 2525.00
 
Total Assets  10931.00 11397.00 11635.00 10066.00 7888.00
 
Liabilities
Current Liabilities
Borrowings  533.00 342.00 282.00 44.00 19.00
Other Current Liabilities  965.00 987.00 916.00 1009.00 841.00
  2314.00 2187.00 1907.00 1924.00 1617.00
 
Net Current Assets  548.00 737.00 2192.00 2161.00 908.00
 
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings  1693.00 1883.00 2048.00 2424.00 1066.00
Provisions  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Other Non-Current Liabilities  382.00 465.00 563.00 765.00 328.00
  2829.00 3225.00 3310.00 3794.00 1662.00
 
Other Liabilities  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Liabilities  5231.00 5418.00 5221.00 5722.00 3875.00
 
Net Assets  5700.00 5979.00 6414.00 4344.00 4013.00
 
Capital & Reserves
Share Capital  205.00 205.00 205.00 205.00 200.00
Share Premium Account  2568.00 2579.00 2590.00 2597.00 2602.00
Other Reserves  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Retained Earnings  3128.00 3200.00 3698.00 716.00 662.00
Shareholders Funds  5700.00 5979.00 6414.00 4344.00 4013.00
 
Minority Interests/Other Equity  6.00 6.00 4.00 4.00 8.00
Total Equity *   5706.00 5985.00 6418.00 4348.00 4021.00

Ratios - based on IFRS 31-Dec-13 31-Dec-14 31-Dec-15 31-Dec-16 31-Dec-17
Continuing Operations
PE Ratio *   36.84 39.67 n/a n/a 14.69
PEG *   0.57 -3.11 n/a n/a n/a
Earnings per Share Growth  64.90% -12.76% 74.18% n/a n/a
Dividend Cover *   0.79 0.61 -0.83 -5.52 2.94
Revenue Per Share  627.51p 601.06p 549.37p 557.14p 554.83p
Pre-Tax Profit per Share  40.60p 31.32p -59.63p -324.83p 42.17p
Operating Margin  7.97% 7.12% -10.21% -56.99% 8.26%
Return on Capital Employed  5.09% 4.30% -5.38% -33.26% 6.26%
 
Continuing & Discontinued Operations
Dividend Yield *   3.43% 4.12% 7.07% 6.35% 2.32%
Dividend per Share Growth  7.50% 3.85% 7.82% 0.68% -24.11%
Net Asset Value per Share (exc. Intangibles)  -12.48p -40.73p 153.49p 110.76p 130.79p
Net Gearing *   26.26% 28.35% 9.78% 23.23% 14.13%

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Company Information
Company website http://www.pearson.com
Company address Shell Mex House, 80 Strand, London, WC2R 0RL, United Kingdom
FTSE ICB sector Media
FTSE ICB subsector Publishing
Company market cap, £m* 6,894.88
Admission date 13 Aug 1969
*The market capitalisation of companies reflects the London listed element only and are approximate. Data provided by FTSE Russell.

Security Information
18-Jun-18
FTSE index FTSE All-Share,FTSE 350 High Yield,FTSE 350,FTSE All-Share (ex IT),FTSE 350 (ex IT),FTSE 100
Market Main Market
Market identifier code (MIC) XLON
Trading service SETS
Trading segment SET1
Listing category Premium Equity Commercial Companies
Country of share register GB
ISIN GB0006776081
SEDOL 0677608
Exchange market size 3,000
Security market cap, £m 6,894.88



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