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PSON PEARSON PLC ORD 25P




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Income Statement 31-Dec-14
( £ m )
31-Dec-15
( £ m )
31-Dec-16
( £ m )
31-Dec-17
( £ m )
31-Dec-18
( £ m )
Continuing Operations
Revenue  4874.00 4468.00 4552.00 4513.00 4129.00
Operating Profit/(Loss)  347.00 -456.00 -2594.00 373.00 509.00
Net Interest  -64.00 -46.00 -59.00 -79.00 -24.00
Profit Before Tax  254.00 -485.00 -2654.00 343.00 454.00
Profit After Tax  191.00 -404.00 -2432.00 330.00 546.00
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax  228.00 1175.00 n/a n/a n/a
PROFIT FOR THE PERIOD  470.00 823.00 -2335.00 408.00 590.00
Attributable to:
Minority Interests  1.00 n/a -2.00 -2.00 -2.00
Equity Holders of Parent Company  471.00 823.00 -2337.00 406.00 588.00
 
Continuing EPS
Earnings per Share - Basic  30.00p -43.30p -286.80p 49.90p 75.60p
Earnings per Share - Diluted  29.90p -43.30p -286.80p 49.90p 75.50p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Continuing and Discontinued EPS
Earnings per Share - Basic  58.10p 101.20p -286.80p 49.90p 75.60p
Earnings per Share - Diluted  58.00p 101.20p -286.80p 49.90p 75.50p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
 
Dividend per Share  49.00p 52.00p 52.00p 17.00p 18.50p

Balance Sheet 31-Dec-14
( £ m )
31-Dec-15
( £ m )
31-Dec-16
( £ m )
31-Dec-17
( £ m )
31-Dec-18
( £ m )
Assets
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment  334.00 320.00 343.00 281.00 237.00
Intangible Assets  6310.00 5164.00 3442.00 2964.00 3009.00
Investment Properties  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Investments  1172.00 1246.00 1312.00 475.00 485.00
Other Financial Assets  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Other Non-Current Assets  280.00 415.00 225.00 685.00 638.00
  8473.00 7536.00 5981.00 5363.00 5177.00
Current Assets
Inventories  224.00 211.00 235.00 148.00 164.00
Trade & Other Receivables  2620.00 2568.00 2590.00 1028.00 1075.00
Cash at Bank & in Hand  530.00 1703.00 1459.00 518.00 568.00
Current Asset Investments  16.00 28.00 10.00 8.00 0.00
Other Current Assets  -466.00 -411.00 -333.00 741.00 818.00
  2924.00 4099.00 4085.00 2525.00 2728.00
 
Total Assets  11397.00 11635.00 10066.00 7888.00 7905.00
 
Liabilities
Current Liabilities
Borrowings  342.00 282.00 44.00 19.00 46.00
Other Current Liabilities  -614.00 -474.00 -620.00 841.00 761.00
  2187.00 1907.00 1924.00 1617.00 1561.00
 
Net Current Assets  737.00 2192.00 2161.00 908.00 1167.00
 
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings  1883.00 2048.00 2424.00 1066.00 674.00
Provisions  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Other Non-Current Liabilities  465.00 563.00 765.00 328.00 336.00
  3225.00 3310.00 3794.00 1662.00 1246.00
 
Other Liabilities  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Liabilities  5418.00 5221.00 5722.00 3875.00 3389.00
 
Net Assets  5979.00 6414.00 4344.00 4013.00 4516.00
 
Capital & Reserves
Share Capital  205.00 205.00 205.00 200.00 195.00
Share Premium Account  2579.00 2590.00 2597.00 2602.00 2607.00
Other Reserves  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Retained Earnings  3200.00 3698.00 716.00 662.00 1039.00
Shareholders Funds  5979.00 6414.00 4344.00 4013.00 4516.00
 
Minority Interests/Other Equity  6.00 4.00 4.00 8.00 9.00
Total Equity *   5985.00 6418.00 4348.00 4021.00 4525.00

Ratios - based on IFRS 31-Dec-14 31-Dec-15 31-Dec-16 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-18
Continuing Operations
PE Ratio *   39.67 n/a n/a 14.69 12.41
PEG *   -3.11 n/a n/a n/a 0.24
Earnings per Share Growth  -12.76% 74.18% n/a n/a 51.50%
Dividend Cover *   0.61 -0.83 -5.52 2.94 4.09
Revenue Per Share  601.06p 549.37p 557.14p 554.83p 530.65p
Pre-Tax Profit per Share  31.32p -59.63p -324.83p 42.17p 58.35p
Operating Margin  7.12% -10.21% -56.99% 8.26% 12.33%
Return on Capital Employed  4.30% -5.38% -33.26% 6.26% 9.85%
 
Continuing & Discontinued Operations
Dividend Yield *   4.12% 7.07% 6.35% 2.32% 1.97%
Dividend per Share Growth  3.85% 7.82% 0.68% -24.11% 69.40%
Net Asset Value per Share (exc. Intangibles)  -40.73p 153.49p 110.76p 130.79p 193.74p
Net Gearing *   28.35% 9.78% 23.23% 14.13% 3.37%

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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* 5,433.80
Admission date 13 Aug 1969
*The company market capitalization reflects the London listed element of Ordinary and Preference shares only and is approximate. Data provided by FTSE Russell.


Security Information
FTSE index FTSE 100,FTSE 350,FTSE 350 Low Yield,FTSE 350 (ex IT),FTSE All-Share,FTSE All-Share (ex IT),FTSE Euromid
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 2,000
Security market cap, £m 5,433.80
*The market capitalisation of the security reflects data from previous trading day.


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