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Pearson plc

Pearson plc (PSON) Dividends

Dividend Summary:

The next Pearson plc dividend will go ex in 1 month for 13.5p and will be paid in 3 months.
The previous Pearson plc dividend was 6p and it went ex 6 months ago and it was paid 5 months ago.
There are typically 2 dividends per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 2.8.
Country:
United Kingdom
Exchange:
London Stock Exchange
Sector:
Media
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Status: Paid Declared
Type: Interim Final
Per Share: 6p Sign Up Required
Ex-div Date: Thu 15 Aug 2019 Thu 26 Mar 2020
Pay Date: Fri 13 Sep 2019 Thu 07 May 2020
Your Holding: 100 shares 100 shares
Your Payment: £6.00 £13.50

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Declared and Forecast Pearson plc Dividends

Ex-Div Date Pay Date Type Amount Currency Status
31 Dec 2006 31 Dec 2006 Final 29.3p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2007 31 Dec 2007 Final 31.6p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2008 31 Dec 2008 Final 33.8p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2009 31 Dec 2009 Final 35.5p GBP Paid
18 Aug 2010 17 Sep 2010 Interim 13p GBP Paid
06 Apr 2011 06 May 2011 Final 25.7p GBP Paid
17 Aug 2011 16 Sep 2011 Interim 14p GBP Paid
15 Aug 2012 14 Sep 2012 Interim 15p GBP Paid
03 Apr 2013 03 May 2013 Final 30p GBP Paid
14 Aug 2013 13 Sep 2013 Interim 16p GBP Paid
02 Apr 2014 02 May 2014 Final 32p GBP Paid
13 Aug 2014 12 Sep 2014 Interim 17p GBP Paid
02 Apr 2015 01 May 2015 Final 34p GBP Paid
13 Aug 2015 11 Sep 2015 Interim 18p GBP Paid
07 Apr 2016 06 May 2016 Final 34p GBP Paid
18 Aug 2016 16 Sep 2016 Interim 18p GBP Paid
06 Apr 2017 12 May 2017 Final 34p GBP Paid
17 Aug 2017 15 Sep 2017 Interim 5p GBP Paid
05 Apr 2018 11 May 2018 Final 12p GBP Paid
16 Aug 2018 14 Sep 2018 Interim 5.5p GBP Paid
04 Apr 2019 10 May 2019 Final 13p GBP Paid
15 Aug 2019 13 Sep 2019 Interim 6p GBP Paid
26 Mar 2020 07 May 2020 Final Sign Up Required GBP Declared
13 Aug 2020 11 Sep 2020 Interim Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
31 Mar 2021 07 May 2021 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
12 Aug 2021 10 Sep 2021 Interim Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
07 Apr 2022 06 May 2022 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast

How accurate are our Pearson plc forecasts?

Prediction Date Dividend Date Forecast Amount Actual Amount Accuracy
22 Feb 2019 26 Mar 2020 15p 13.5p 94% 😊
27 Jul 2018 15 Aug 2019 6p 6p 100% 😄
23 Feb 2018 26 Mar 2020 16p 13.5p 91% 😊
23 Feb 2018 04 Apr 2019 14p 13p 96% 😃
04 Aug 2017 15 Aug 2019 7p 6p 92% 😊
24 Feb 2017 04 Apr 2019 21p 13p 76% 😌
18 Jan 2017 16 Aug 2018 11p 5.5p 66% 😞
18 Jan 2017 05 Apr 2018 20p 12p 75% 😌
18 Jan 2017 17 Aug 2017 10p 5p 66% 😞
18 Jan 2017 06 Apr 2017 34p 34p 100% 😄
29 Jul 2016 16 Aug 2018 20p 5.5p 43% 😖
29 Jul 2016 17 Aug 2017 19p 5p 41% 😖
21 Jan 2016 17 Aug 2017 19p 5p 41% 😖
21 Jan 2016 18 Aug 2016 18p 18p 100% 😄
Average Pearson plc Forecast Accuracy 77% 😌

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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.

Fundamentals

Optimized Dividends

Annual Dividends

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 Login required
2021 Login required

Dividends

Ex-Div Date Pay Date Year Type Frequency Status Amount
18 Aug 2010 17 Sep 2010 2010 Interim Semiannually Paid 13p
06 Apr 2011 06 May 2011 2010 Final Semiannually Paid 25.7p
17 Aug 2011 16 Sep 2011 2011 Interim Semiannually Paid 14p
15 Aug 2012 14 Sep 2012 2012 Interim Semiannually Paid 15p
03 Apr 2013 03 May 2013 2012 Final Semiannually Paid 30p
14 Aug 2013 13 Sep 2013 2013 Interim Semiannually Paid 16p
02 Apr 2014 02 May 2014 2013 Final Semiannually Paid 32p
13 Aug 2014 12 Sep 2014 2014 Interim Semiannually Paid 17p
02 Apr 2015 01 May 2015 2014 Final Semiannually Paid 34p
13 Aug 2015 11 Sep 2015 2015 Interim Semiannually Paid 18p
07 Apr 2016 06 May 2016 2015 Final Semiannually Paid 34p
18 Aug 2016 16 Sep 2016 2016 Interim Semiannually Paid 18p
06 Apr 2017 12 May 2017 2016 Final Semiannually Paid 34p
17 Aug 2017 15 Sep 2017 2017 Interim Semiannually Paid 5p
05 Apr 2018 11 May 2018 2017 Final Semiannually Paid 12p
16 Aug 2018 14 Sep 2018 2018 Interim Semiannually Paid 5.5p
04 Apr 2019 10 May 2019 2018 Final Semiannually Paid 13p
15 Aug 2019 13 Sep 2019 2019 Interim Semiannually Paid 6p
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Recent news articles

Investment Tools Limited

Pearson plc are proposing a final dividend for 2019 of 13.5p bringing the total paid and payable in respect of 2019 to 19.5p. This final 2019 dividend which was approved by the Board in February 2020, is subject to approval at the forthcoming AGM and will be charged against 2020 profits. For 2019, the dividend is covered 3.0 times by adjusted earnings.

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The dividend accounted for in the six months to 30 June 2019 is the final dividend in respect of 2018 of 13.0p. An interim dividend for 2019 of 6.0p was approved by the Board in July 2019 and will be accounted for in the second half of 2019.

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