How to buy Pearson PLC ADR stock
Learn how to easily invest in Pearson PLC ADR stock.
Pearson PLC ADR is a publishing business based in the US. Pearson PLC ADR shares (PSO) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Pearson PLC ADR employs 20,169 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $3.9 billion.
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Pearson PLC ADR stock price (NYSE: PSO)Use our graph to track the performance of PSO stocks over time.
Pearson PLC ADR shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$10.54|
|52-week range||$8.81 - $11.71|
|50-day moving average||$10.77|
|200-day moving average||$10.69|
|Wall St. target price||$12.10|
|Dividend yield||$0.219 (2.55%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.50|
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Pearson PLC ADR price performance over time
|1 week (2023-09-15)||-4.44%|
|1 month (2023-08-23)||-0.57%|
|3 months (2023-06-23)||1.93%|
|6 months (2023-03-23)||5.72%|
|1 year (2022-09-23)||12.85%|
|2 years (2021-09-23)||7.55%|
|3 years (2020-09-23)||67.66%|
|5 years (2018-09-21)||0.17%|
Is Pearson PLC ADR stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Pearson PLC ADR stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Pearson PLC ADR's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Pearson PLC ADR's P/E ratio
Pearson PLC ADR's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 22x. In other words, Pearson PLC ADR shares trade at around 22x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Pearson PLC ADR's PEG ratio
Pearson PLC ADR's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.676. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Pearson PLC ADR's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Pearson PLC ADR's EBITDA
Pearson PLC ADR's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $558 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Pearson PLC ADR's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Pearson PLC ADR financials
|Revenue TTM||$3.9 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||11.98%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.8 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||4.1%|
|Return on equity TTM||6.8%|
|Market Capitalization||$8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Pearson PLC ADR share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 53.52% of net profits
Recently Pearson PLC ADR has paid out, on average, around 53.52% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.55% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Pearson PLC ADR shareholders could enjoy a 2.55% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Pearson PLC ADR's case, that would currently equate to about $0.219 per share.
Pearson PLC ADR's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
Pearson PLC ADR's most recent dividend payout was on 20 September 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 August 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").
Pearson PLC ADR share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Pearson PLC ADR's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.8062 up to $11.7059. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Pearson PLC ADR's is 0.3142. This would suggest that Pearson PLC ADR's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Pearson PLC ADR overview
Pearson plc offers educational courseware, assessments, and services in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, the Asia Pacific, other European countries, and internationally. The company operates through five segments: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Higher Education, and Workforce Skills. The Assessment & Qualifications segment offers Pearson VUE, US student assessment, clinical assessment, UK GCSE, and A levels and international academic qualifications and associated courseware. The Virtual Learning segment provides virtual schools and online program management services. The English Language Learning segment offers Pearson test of English, institutional courseware, and English online solutions. The Higher Education segment engages in the US, Canadian, and international higher education courseware businesses. The Workforce Skills offers BTEC, GED, TalentLens, Faethm, Credly, Pearson college, and apprenticeships.
Pearson PLC ADR in the news
Pearson Appoints Omar Abbosh as Chief Executive Officer
NY Times (NYT) Stock Advances in 3 Months: Key Insights
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Pearson PLC ADR is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.13% of Pearson PLC ADR shares are held by insiders and 2.658% by institutions. How many people work for Pearson PLC ADR?
Latest data suggests 20,169 work at Pearson PLC ADR. When does the fiscal year end for Pearson PLC ADR?
Pearson PLC ADR's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Pearson PLC ADR based?
Pearson PLC ADR's address is: 80 Strand, London, United Kingdom, WC2R 0RL What is Pearson PLC ADR's ISIN number?
Pearson PLC ADR's international securities identification number is: US7050151056 What is Pearson PLC ADR's CUSIP number?
Pearson PLC ADR's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 705015105
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