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:
sales of 7.28 billion Euro [US$8.57 billion]
of which 47%
was Lagard re Travel Retail),
(£1.76 billion [US$2.37 billion]
of which 32%
was Global Exhibitions), and
Arnoldo Mondadori Editore SpA
based in Italy
(1.27 billion Euro [US$1.49 billion]
of which 38%
During the year ended December of 2017, sales at
Pearson plc were £4.51 billion (US$6.08 billion).
decrease of 0.9%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were £4.55 billion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 1.7% decline
in North America, from £2.98 billion to £2.93 billion.
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Core (up 1.5% to £815.00 million)
Growth (up 0.1% to £769.00 million)