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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 through channels, such as 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 : 32 719 persons.
Sales per Businesses
20152016Delta
GBP (in Million)%GBP (in Million)%
North America2,94065.8%2,98165.5% +1.39%
Core836.0018.7%803.0017.6% -3.95%
Growth692.0015.5%768.0016.9% +10.98%
Sales per Regions
20152016Delta
GBP (in Million)%GBP (in Million)%
United States2,80062.7%2,82962.1% +1.04%
Asia Pacific590.0013.2%632.0013.9% +7.12%
United Kingdom421.009.4%393.008.6% -6.65%
Other Countries304.006.8%325.007.1% +6.91%
Other European Countries246.005.5%255.005.6% +3.66%
Canada107.002.4%118.002.6% +10.28%
Managers
NameAgeSinceTitle
John Fallon542012Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director
Sidney Taurel, MBA682016Chairman
Albert Roger Hitchcock512014Chief Operations & Technology Officer
Coram Williams, MBA432015Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director
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 1 830,305,857 812,818,491 97.9% 7,719,000 0.9% 97.9%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd. 90,681,773 11.0%
Silchester International Investors LLP 41,437,136 5.04%
Lindsell Train Ltd. 41,393,237 5.03%
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd. 39,132,046 4.76%
Libyan Investment Authority (Investment Management) 26,501,392 3.22%
Mondrian Investment Partners Ltd. 25,282,161 3.07%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 23,016,259 2.80%
Jupiter Asset Management Ltd. 22,110,622 2.69%
Legal & General Investment Management Ltd. 20,443,987 2.49%
Norges Bank Investment Management 16,256,000 1.98%
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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INFORMA PLC1.25%7 261
AXEL SPRINGER SE22.89%6 837
SCHIBSTED ASA4.24%5 387
CHINA SOUTH PUBLISHING..3.30%4 511
LAGARDÈRE7.41%4 155
SINGAPORE PRESS HOLDIN..-6.52%3 826
JIANGSU PHOENIX PUBLIS..-10.12%3 495
DAILY MAIL AND GENERAL..-9.65%3 030
SANOMA OYJ3.34%1 550
TIME INC-32.21%1 203
KADOKAWA DWANGO CORP-18.11%881
GANNETT CO INC-19.46%847
RIZZOLI CORRIERE DELLA..68.72%821
NEW MEDIA INVESTMENT G..-19.76%688
NAVNEET EDUCATION LTD50.86%609
ARNOLDO MONDADORI EDIT..45.86%499
DOGAN YAYIN HOLDING AS-29.09%445
GEDI GRUPPO EDITORIALE..13.67%387
MONO TECHNOLOGY PCL--.--%344
WILMINGTON PLC3.64%314
Sector Consumer Publishing - NEC
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RCA Tennis Championships
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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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