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 1.25 billion Euro [US$1.38 billion]
of which 48%
(£2.37 billion [US$3.08 billion]
of which 26%
was UBM), and
based in France
(7.34 billion Euro [US$8.14 billion]
of which 50%
was Lagard re Travel Retail).
During the year ended December of 2018, sales at
Pearson plc were £4.13 billion (US$5.36 billion).
decrease of 8.5%
versus 2017, when the company's sales were £4.51 billion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 29.9% decline
in Growth, from £769.00 million to £539.00 million.
There were also decreases in sales in
North America (down 5.0% to £2.78 billion)
Core (down 1.1% to £806.00 million)