Pearson Education operates as a media and education company that offers a wide range of products and services such as curriculum textbooks and other learning materials, student assessments and testing services, education technologies for educators and students from early education through elementary, middle and high school, and higher education. It also publishes educational materials in local languages, English language teaching materials for children and adults, and online learning products as well as offers testing, assessment, and qualification services.
Greater London, GB
Size (employees)
30,339 (est)-7%
Pearson was founded in 1844 and is headquartered in Greater London, GB
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Key People/Management at Pearson

John Fallon

John Fallon

Coram Williams

Coram Williams

Kate James

Kate James

Chief Corporate Affairs and Global Marketing Officer
DBA Jonathan Chocqueel-Mangan

DBA Jonathan Chocqueel-Mangan

Chief Strategy Officer
Anna Persson

Anna Persson

Chief Human Resources Officer
Albert Hitchcock

Albert Hitchcock

Chief Technology and Operations Officer
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Pearson Office Locations

Pearson has an office in Greater London
Greater London, GB (HQ)
80 Strand
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Pearson Financials and Metrics

Pearson Financials

Pearson's revenue was reported to be £4.51 b in FY, 2017 which is a 0.9% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2017)

4.5 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %


Gross profit (FY, 2017)

2.4 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

408 m

Market capitalization (21-May-2018)

9.7 b

Closing share price (21-May-2018)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

1.5 b
Pearson's current market capitalization is $9.7 b.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


5.1 b4.5 b4.5 b4.6 b4.5 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

2.3 b2 b2 b2.1 b2.1 b

Gross profit

2.8 b2.5 b2.5 b2.5 b2.4 b
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


530 m1.7 b1.5 b

Accounts Receivable

963 m938 m961 m

Current Assets

2.9 b4.5 b4.5 b


2.2 b2.4 b2.5 b
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash From Operating Activities

455 m211 m410 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(534 m)(364 m)(697 m)

Income Taxes Paid

(56 m)81 m222 m
GBPY, 2017


148.8 k
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Pearson Operating Metrics

Pearson's Properties was reported to be 825 in FY, 2017. Pearson's Registered Users was reported to be 13 m in FY, 2017.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Course Enrollments (Core Segment)

4 k4 k


1.15 k1 k900 825

Registered Users

11 m11 m13 m13 m

Test Centers

7.20 k7.20 k8 k20 k
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Pearson Revenue Breakdown

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Pearson revenue breakdown by business segment: 65.5% from North America, 17.6% from Core and 16.9% from Growth

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Pearson Online and Social Media Presence

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