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4-Traders Homepage  >  Equities  >  London Stock Exchange  >  Pearson plc    PSON   GB0006776081

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Business Summary
Logo Pearson plc
Provides education and publishing services

Pearson Plc is an international media and education company.

It engages in the education, business information and consumer publishing markets.

The company delivers content in forms and through channels, including books, newspapers and online services.

It provides educational materials, learning technologies, educational software and system-wide solutions, test development, processing and scoring services to governments, educational institutions, corporations and professional bodies around the world.

Pearson was founded by Pearson Samuel in 1844 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Number of employees : 37 265 persons.
Sales per Businesses
20142015Delta
GBP (in Million)%GBP (in Million)%
North America2,97461%2,94065.8% -1.14%
Core1,15423.7%836.0018.7% -27.56%
Growth746.0015.3%692.0015.5% -7.24%
Sales per Regions
20142015Delta
GBP (in Million)%GBP (in Million)%
United States2,82658%2,80062.7% -0.92%
United Kingdom610.0012.5%421.009.4% -30.98%
Asia Pacific598.0012.3%590.0013.2% -1.34%
Other Countries383.007.9%304.006.8% -20.63%
Other European Countries347.007.1%246.005.5% -29.11%
Canada110.002.3%107.002.4% -2.73%
Managers
NameAgeSinceTitle
John Fallon532012Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director
Sidney Taurel, MBA672016Chairman
Coram Williams, MBA422015Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director
Albert Roger Hitchcock502014Chief Information Officer
Josh Lewis, PhD532011Independent Non-Executive Director
Vivienne Cox, MBA572012Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Linda Koch Lorimer632013Independent Non-Executive Director
Harish Manwani622013Independent Non-Executive Director
Elizabeth Corley592014Independent Non-Executive Director
Tim Score552015Independent Non-Executive Director
Equities
Vote QuantityFloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Share A 1 822,121,561 819,936,986 99.7% 0 0.0% 99.7%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd. 42,151,560 5.13%
Silchester International Investors LLP 41,437,136 5.04%
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd. 39,132,046 4.76%
Lindsell Train Ltd. 35,778,021 4.35%
Libyan Investment Authority (Investment Management) 26,572,000 3.23%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd. 23,526,329 2.86%
Legal & General Investment Management Ltd. 21,674,532 2.64%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 20,635,671 2.51%
Majedie Asset Management Ltd. 17,929,733 2.18%
Mondrian Investment Partners Ltd. 16,671,100 2.03%
Sector
Consumer Cyclical
Cyclical Consumer Services
 Media & Publishing
  Consumer Publishing
   Consumer Publishing - NEC
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Sector Consumer Publishing - NEC
1st jan.Capitalization (M$)
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SINGAPORE PRESS HOLDIN..-5.33%4 209
JIANGSU PHOENIX PUBLIS..-29.44%4 104
DAILY MAIL AND GENERAL..13.50%3 410
LAGARDÈRE-16.98%3 193
TAMEDIA AG-10.53%1 604
TIME INC3.38%1 585
CHANGJIANG PUBLISHING ..-17.12%1 550
SANOMA OYJ95.40%1 423
GANNETT CO INC-43.40%1 075
NEW MEDIA INVESTMENT G..-21.33%837
JOHN MENZIES PLC40.73%549
RIZZOLI CORRIERE DELLA..25.38%428
PROMOTORA DE INFORMACI..-3.26%422
NAVNEET EDUCATION LTD13.56%378
DOGAN YAYIN HOLDING AS-29.09%358
WILMINGTON PLC5.36%308
Sector Consumer Publishing - NEC
Pearson plc : Connections
80 Strand
WC2R 0RL London
United Kingdom

Phone : +44 (0)20 7010 2000
Fax : +44 (0)20 7010 6060
Internet : http://www.pearson.com
Markets and indexes
- London Stock Exchange, SETS
- Main Market
- FTSE 100 / FTSE 350, FTSE All-Share, Stoxx UK 50
Stock Exchange Codes
- ISIN Code :  GB0006776081
- Bloomberg Code :  PSON:LN
- Reuters Code :  PSON.L
- Datastream Code :  PSON
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