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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 Fallon542012Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director
Sidney Taurel, MBA682016Chairman
Coram Williams, MBA432015Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director
Albert Roger Hitchcock512014Chief Information Officer
Josh Lewis, PhD542011Independent Non-Executive Director
Vivienne Cox, MBA582012Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Linda Koch Lorimer642013Independent Non-Executive Director
Harish Manwani632013Independent Non-Executive Director
Elizabeth Corley602014Independent Non-Executive Director
Tim Score562015Independent Non-Executive Director
Equities
Vote QuantityFloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Share A 1 822,126,713 820,175,345 99.8% 0 0.0% 99.8%
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. 35,894,792 4.37%
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. 22,246,000 2.71%
Mondrian Investment Partners Ltd. 21,241,409 2.58%
Jupiter Asset Management Ltd. 20,847,000 2.54%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 20,661,520 2.51%
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$)
PEARSON PLC-29.99%5 989
INFORMA PLC0.00%6 787
SCHIBSTED ASA7.52%5 539
AXEL SPRINGER SE1.69%5 415
CHINA SOUTH PUBLISHING..0.24%4 364
SINGAPORE PRESS HOLDIN..-0.28%3 955
JIANGSU PHOENIX PUBLIS..-0.29%3 866
LAGARDÈRE-6.08%3 469
DAILY MAIL AND GENERAL..-3.41%3 130
TIME INC5.04%1 857
TAMEDIA AG-5.77%1 605
SANOMA OYJ1.39%1 456
CHANGJIANG PUBLISHING ..-0.96%1 453
GANNETT CO INC0.10%1 133
NEW MEDIA INVESTMENT G..-4.00%804
RIZZOLI CORRIERE DELLA..6.65%480
PROMOTORA DE INFORMACI..0.30%441
NAVNEET EDUCATION LTD11.61%425
ARNOLDO MONDADORI EDIT..22.20%406
GRUPPO EDITORIALE L'ES..12.72%367
MONO TECHNOLOGY PCL--.--%362
Sector Consumer Publishing - NEC
Pearson plc : Connections
Investment Management Association
Human Capital Leadership Institute
Stena International SARL
The Climate Change Organisation
Indianapolis Tennis Championships
Department for International Development of the UK
Allianz Global Investors Advisory GmbH
Yale-New Haven Hospital, Inc.
Hollins University Corp.
City of London Underwriting Agencies Ltd.
Save the Children United States
Indian School of Business
Salmon River Capital LLC
Allianz Global Investors Deutschland GmbH
Financial Reporting Council
Allianz Global Investors Luxembourg SA
The Business Roundtable
The Committee of 200
Axioma, Inc.
Parchment, Inc.
Agenzia Giornalistica Italia SpA
RCA Tennis Championships
European Securities & Markets Authority
The Business Council
Allianz Global Investors GmbH (UK)
Singapore Economic Development Board
HM Treasury
Company contact information
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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