Pearson plc operates within the Book publishing sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Pearson plc with three other
companies in this sector in the United States:
John Wiley & Sons Inc
sales of $1.82 billion
of which 57%
of which 59%
was Children's Book Publishing and Distribut), and
S&P Global Inc
of which 46%
was S&P Global Ratings).
During the year ended December of 2015, sales at
Pearson plc were $6.81 billion.
decrease of 15.1%
versus 2014, when the company's sales were $8.02 billion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 32.9% decline
in Core, from $1.90 billion to $1.27 billion.
There were also decreases in sales in
North America (down 8.4% to $4.48 billion)
Growth (down 14.1% to $1.06 billion)