Pearson plc

Pearson plc PSON

Dividend Summary

The next Pearson plc dividend will go ex in 13 days for 6.3p and will be paid in 2 months.
The previous Pearson plc dividend was 13.5p and it went ex 4 months ago and it was paid 3 months ago.
There are typically 2 dividends per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 2.8.

Latest Dividends
Summary Previous dividend Next dividend
Status Paid Declared
Type Final Interim
Per share 13.5p 6.3p
Declaration date 08 Mar 2021 (Mon) 30 Jul 2021 (Fri)
Ex-div date 25 Mar 2021 (Thu) 12 Aug 2021 (Thu)
Pay date 07 May 2021 (Fri) 20 Sep 2021 (Mon)

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Forecast Accuracy
72%
Our premium tools have predicted Pearson plc with 72% accuracy.
Dividend Yield Today
2.4%
The dividend yield is calculated by dividing the annual dividend payment by the prevailing share price
The table below shows the full dividend history for Pearson plc
Status Type Decl. date Ex-div date Pay date Decl. Currency Forecast amount Decl. amount Accuracy
Forecast Final 02 Mar 2026 19 Mar 2026 08 May 2026 GBP Sign up
Forecast Interim 25 Jul 2025 14 Aug 2025 15 Sep 2025 GBP Sign up
Forecast Final 03 Mar 2025 20 Mar 2025 09 May 2025 GBP Sign up
Forecast Interim 26 Jul 2024 15 Aug 2024 16 Sep 2024 GBP Sign up
Forecast Final 04 Mar 2024 21 Mar 2024 10 May 2024 GBP Sign up
Forecast Interim 28 Jul 2023 17 Aug 2023 18 Sep 2023 GBP Sign up
Forecast Final 06 Mar 2023 23 Mar 2023 12 May 2023 GBP Sign up
Forecast Interim 29 Jul 2022 18 Aug 2022 19 Sep 2022 GBP Sign up
Forecast Final 07 Mar 2022 24 Mar 2022 06 May 2022 GBP Sign up
Declared Interim 30 Jul 2021 12 Aug 2021 20 Sep 2021 GBP 6.16p 6.3p 😃
Paid Final 08 Mar 2021 25 Mar 2021 07 May 2021 GBP 13.5p 13.5p 😄
Paid Interim 24 Jul 2020 13 Aug 2020 21 Sep 2020 GBP 6.43p 6p 😊
Paid Final 21 Feb 2020 26 Mar 2020 07 May 2020 GBP 15p 13.5p 😏
Paid Interim 26 Jul 2019 15 Aug 2019 13 Sep 2019 GBP 6p 6p 😄
Paid Final 22 Feb 2019 04 Apr 2019 10 May 2019 GBP 14p 13p 😊
Paid Interim 27 Jul 2018 16 Aug 2018 14 Sep 2018 GBP 11p 5.5p 😖
Paid Final 23 Feb 2018 05 Apr 2018 11 May 2018 GBP 20p 12p 😓
Paid Interim 04 Aug 2017 17 Aug 2017 15 Sep 2017 GBP 10p 5p 😖
Paid Final 18 Jan 2017 06 Apr 2017 12 May 2017 GBP 34p 34p 😄
Paid Interim 29 Jul 2016 18 Aug 2016 16 Sep 2016 GBP 18p 18p 😄
Paid Final 26 Feb 2016 07 Apr 2016 06 May 2016 GBP 34p
Paid Interim 24 Jul 2015 13 Aug 2015 11 Sep 2015 GBP 18p
Paid Final 27 Feb 2015 02 Apr 2015 01 May 2015 GBP 34p
Paid Interim 25 Jul 2014 13 Aug 2014 12 Sep 2014 GBP 17p
Paid Final 28 Feb 2014 02 Apr 2014 02 May 2014 GBP 32p
Paid Interim 14 Aug 2013 13 Sep 2013 GBP 16p
Paid Final 03 Apr 2013 03 May 2013 GBP 30p
Paid Interim 15 Aug 2012 14 Sep 2012 GBP 15p
Paid Interim 17 Aug 2011 16 Sep 2011 GBP 14p
Paid Final 06 Apr 2011 06 May 2011 GBP 25.7p
Paid Interim 18 Aug 2010 17 Sep 2010 GBP 13p
Paid Final 31 Dec 2009 31 Dec 2009 GBP 35.5p
Paid Final 31 Dec 2008 31 Dec 2008 GBP 33.8p
Paid Final 31 Dec 2007 31 Dec 2007 GBP 31.6p
Paid Final 31 Dec 2006 31 Dec 2006 GBP 29.3p
Year Amount Change
2006 29.3p
2007 31.6p
7.8%
2008 33.8p
7.0%
2009 35.5p
5.0%
2010 38.7p
9.0%
2011 14.0p
-63.8%
2012 45.0p
221.4%
2013 48.0p
6.7%
2014 51.0p
6.3%
2015 52.0p
2.0%
2016 52.0p
0%
2017 17.0p
-67.3%
2018 18.5p
8.8%
2019 19.5p
5.4%
2020 19.5p
0%
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Pearson plc Optimized Dividend Chart

The chart below shows the optimized dividends for this security over a rolling 12-month period.
Dividend Yield Today
2.4%
Optimized Yield
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52 Week High
4.8% on 29 October 2020
52 Week Low
2.4% on 15 April 2021
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About Pearson plc

Originally established as a construction company, Pearson PLC is now the largest book publisher and education company in the world. With 35’000 employees across 70 countries, the organisation works closely with all manner of education professionals.

Sector
Media
Country
United Kingdom
Share Price
£8.44 (yesterday's closing price)
Shares in Issue
815 million
Market Cap
£6.9bn
Dividend Cover
How many times is the dividend covered by company income. A cover of 1 means all income is paid out in dividends
2.8
CADI
The Consecutive Annual Dividend Increases - the number of years this company has been increasing its dividends
0
Market Indices
STOXX600, FTSE 350, FTSE 100, CBOE 350, CBOE 100
Dividend History URL
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Financial Calendar URL
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Home Page URL
https://www.pearson.com/uk/
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