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  1. Most Sales Growth for Pearson in First Half of 2013 Because of Challenging Environment

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    Fri, 26 Jul 2013

    Pearson 's PSO first-half results were better than ..... modest profit growth, but we believe Pearson 's management is taking the right steps ..... traditional publishing. We still think Pearson is best in class relative to other education

  2. Barnes & Noble Slips Negative NOOK Commentary into Third-Quarter Earnings Release Announcement

    Commentary

    Thu, 14 Feb 2013

    digital space. Although the company has done well to sell off slices of NOOK over the past six months, to Microsoft MSFT and Pearson PSO , the sales pitch to additional outside parties (excluding other publishers) is becoming more difficult, in our view

  3. Pearson Trading Update Reflects Near-Term Headwinds, Shares Slightly Overvalued

    Commentary

    Tue, 22 Jan 2013

    Pearson PSO PSON gave a trading update on Monday, when ..... expect to hear more detailed commentary once Pearson releases its financial statements on Feb. 25. Long-term, we view Pearson as a best-in-class education publishing

  4. Naughty and Nice as Barnes & Noble Sells Slice of Nook to Pearson , but Misses Prior Sales Targets

    Commentary

    Mon, 31 Dec 2012

    On Friday, Barnes & Noble BKS announced that Pearson PSO will make a $89.5 million "strategic investment ..... be reached. Third, we believe that extending a link to Pearson 's textbook library could spur the adoption of digital

  5. Pearson Announces Third-Quarter Sales and Penguin Publishing Partnership, Shares Slightly Overvalued

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    Tue, 30 Oct 2012

    After days of speculation, on Monday Pearson PSO PSON announced an agreement to combine ..... with Bertelsmann's Random House unit. Pearson also announced its nine-month interim ..... facing book publishers like Penguin and Pearson management's focus on building a global

  6. Pearson Fighting Through Headwinds; Shares Slightly Overvalued

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    Fri, 27 Jul 2012

    Pearson 's PSO PSON first-half results were a bit ..... with 1% organic sales growth as Pearson navigates through turbulent macroeconomic ..... segment. Looking ahead, we still think Pearson is clearly best-in-class relative

  7. Strong 2011 for Pearson Given Education Industry Headwinds; Shares Slightly Overvalued

    Commentary

    Mon, 27 Feb 2012

    Pearson 's PSO PSON 2011 results demonstrate that the publisher ..... sales growth can offset the headwinds facing Pearson in North America, its largest market. At constant exchange rates, Pearson 's revenue and operating profit increased

  8. McGraw-Hill's Capital IQ and Index Businesses Offset Soft Credit Rating Sales; Shares Overvalued

    Commentary

    Tue, 31 Jan 2012

    business as having some competitive advantages, even with the trend of digital sales replacing textbooks. However, we think Pearson 's PSO outperformance of McGraw-Hill during the last several years demonstrates that McGraw-Hill needs to invest more in this

  9. McGraw-Hill Targets End of 2012 for Splitting in Two, Shares Slightly Overvalued

    Commentary

    Mon, 12 Sep 2011

    no timeline was provided for the search. McGraw-Hill would be the second-largest publicly traded education firm behind Pearson PSO PSON, whose financial results have exceeded McGraw-Hill's education segment for the past several years. Furthermore

  10. Renaissance Learning to Be Acquired by Permira Funds; Updating Our Fair Value Estimate

    Commentary

    Tue, 16 Aug 2011

    generation, zero debt, and low working capital needs would have been extremely attractive to large education publishers, such as Pearson PSO , that were hoping drive an expanded presence in education technology. Although we do entertain the possibility of a higher

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