Pearson Balance Sheet - Annual (NYSE:PSO)

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$11.71 $0.08 (0.69%) PSO stock closing price Aug 14, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of a company like Pearson involves checking the three financial statements of the company in detail, of which the balance sheet is one. How cash on hand has increased or decreased is one of the many indicators used while undertaking the Pearson stock analysis, and provides insights into the firm's financial performance. Good annual results indicate a company's strong financial performance. Its important to check all financial statements including the balance sheet. The Pearson balance sheet for 2017 shows total assets of $10.17B. The company has a asset turnover ratio of . Also see: Pearson revenue and Pearson operating cash flow for the same year.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Marketable Securities10.31M13.55M91.74M65.92M29.73M15.85M14.43M18.55M98.65M105.73M
Raw Materials5.15M6.77M12.23M-------
Work In Progress2.57M8.13M12.23M-------
Finished Goods183M303.58M298.15M-------
Notes Receivable----------
Other Current Assets1.93B1.39B1.29B1.35B1.12B1.06B1.04B1.01B1.02B1.29B
Total Current Assets
Property Plant & Equipment1.14B1.33B1.36B-------
Accumulated Depreciation779.72M860.61M870M-------
Net Property Plant & Equipment
Investment & Advances693.37M1.92B1.81B1.99B2.03B299.58M51.34M109.78M46.97M378.42M
Other Non-Current Assets132.74M140.95M175.83M135.14M109.53M125.22M242.26M199.47M175.38M281.96M
Deferred Charges122.43M611.24M422M486.18M391.2M362.98M460.46M426.77M606M690.06M
Deposits & Other Assets801.63M302.23M733.92M402.13M483.52M1.91B365.8M296.88M272.46M207.76M
Total Assets
Notes Payable---563.65M834.03M415.29M139.58M624.7M115.87M638.12M
Accounts Payable1.73B2.21B2.13B2.64B2.36B2.47B2.79B2.48B2.3B2.65B
Current Portion Long-Term Debt24.48M59.63M431.17M-------
Current Portion Capital Leases----------
Accrued Expenses----------
Income Taxes Payable297.71M303.58M250.75M-256.62M461.26M341.73M332.45M248.97M252.28M
Other Current Liabilities32.22M36.59M108.55M402.13M175.25M60.23M78.61M27.83M39.14M113.15M
Total Current Liabilities
Deferred Taxes/Income211.36M631.56M856.24M1.18B957.65M952.64M994.72M728.3M740.67M829.18M
Convertible Debt----------
Long-Term Debt1.37B3.29B3.13B3.1B2.65B3.19B3.15B2.95B3.03B3.75B
Non-Current Capital Leases----------
Other Long-Term Liabilities1.31B1.23B1.07B1.04B948.26M1.39B975.47M683.46M1.01B808.78M
Total Liabilities
Minority Interest--------455.67M508.27M
Preferred Stock----------
Common Stock Net257.76M277.83M313.44M337.86M320.78M323.36M327.29M313.89M317.87M374.71M
Capital Surplus3.35B3.52B3.96B4.25B4.02B4.05B4.08B3.9B3.93B4.65B
Retained Earnings853.18M970.39M5.65B5.27B4.89B4.8B4.78B-2.91B4.2B
Treasury Stock78.61M107.06M110.08M-153.35M163.26M239.05M211.84M353.89M411.81M
Other Liabilities796.47M1.23B-4.58M1.64M-151.78M38.04M614.48M4.66B--
Shareholders Equity5.18B5.89B9.81B9.86B8.93B9.05B9.57B8.67B6.8B8.81B
Total Liabilities & Shareholders Equity10.17B13.64B17.79B18.78B17.1B17.99B18.04B16.5B14.74B18.36B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Most investors just check the Pearson stock price, and Pearson historical stock prices before investing. While share price is an important factor, one should also look at financials and valuation metrics like the Pearson PE ratio chart. Below is a brief explanation of common balance sheet terms:

  • Assets: An asset is a resource that a corporation like Pearson owns and has economic value. The two major types of assets are: fixed assets like real estate, plant and machinery and current assets like cash, marketable securities and inventory. The total asset value for PSO stock as of 2017 is $10.17B. Its easy to associate the term with manufacturing companies, which invest a lot in factories and equipment. However, the same cannot be said about tech stocks.
  • Liabilities: This item on the balance sheet implies the firm's, in this case Pearson's, legal obligations including loans, accounts payable, deferred revenue, accrued expenses and mortgages. The total liabilities for PSO stock stand at $4.98B.

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