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
book publishers in Europe:
Promotora de Informaciones S.A. (Prisa)
sales of 1.35 billion Euro [US$1.43 billion]
of which 48%
(£1.21 billion [US$1.46 billion]
of which 37%
was Academic Publishing), and
based in France
(7.46 billion Euro [US$7.91 billion]
of which 47%
was Distribution Services).
During the year ended December of 2015, sales at
Pearson plc were £4.47 billion (US$5.38 billion).
decrease of 8.3%
versus 2014, when the company's sales were £4.87 billion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 27.6% decline
in Core, from £1.15 billion to £836.00 million.
There were also decreases in sales in
North America (down 1.1% to £2.94 billion)
Growth (down 7.2% to £692.00 million)