Pearson Balance Sheet - Quarterly (NYSE:PSO)

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$11.59 $0.12 (1.02%) PSO stock closing price Aug 15, 2018 (Closing)

A thorough fundamental analysis involves using data from Pearson balance sheet, apart from other financial statements, to value the business. A balance sheet can help evaluate the financial performance of a company. Ratios like return on total assets and current ratio, which also uses cash on hand can be used to measure the operating efficiency of a firm, and can be used to conduct a more accurate Pearson stock analysis. Quarterly results are typically accompanied with the company releasing financial statements. Pearson balance sheet as at the end of 2018 Q2 indicates an asset turnover ratio of and debt to equity ratio of . Also check Pearson revenue and Pearson operating cash flow for the same period.

View and download Pearson quarterly results to get the balance sheet details for the latest 40 quarters data.
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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2018 Q22017 Q42017 Q22016 Q4
Cash449.13M667.59M585.73M1.98B
Marketable Securities-10.31M21.74M13.55M
Receivables1.44B1.43B1.58B1.84B
Inventory227.29M190.74M304.37M318.49M
Raw Materials-5.15M-6.77M
Work In Progress-2.57M-8.13M
Finished Goods-183M-303.58M
Notes Receivable----
Other Current Assets1.88B1.93B1.26B1.39B
Total Current Assets
3.99B4.23B3.75B5.54B
Property Plant & Equipment-1.14B-1.33B
Accumulated Depreciation-779.72M-860.61M
Net Property Plant & Equipment
364.75M362.15M391.34M464.86M
Investment & Advances621.98M693.37M992.42M1.92B
Other Non-Current Assets140.18M132.74M153.46M140.95M
Deferred Charges69.41M122.43M552.48M611.24M
Intangibles4.17B3.82B4.18B4.66B
Deposits & Other Assets1.03B801.63M1.3B302.23M
Total Assets
10.39B10.17B11.31B13.64B
Notes Payable--563.65M415.29M
Accounts Payable1.6B1.73B1.7B2.21B
Current Portion Long-Term Debt44.91M24.48M340.18M59.63M
Current Portion Capital Leases----
Accrued Expenses----
Income Taxes Payable330.72M297.71M232.75M303.58M
Other Current Liabilities51.72M32.22M35.8M36.59M
Total Current Liabilities
2.02B2.08B2.31B2.61B
Mortgages----
Deferred Taxes/Income186.46M211.36M601.08M631.56M
Convertible Debt----
Long-Term Debt1.45B1.37B2.32B3.29B
Non-Current Capital Leases----
Other Long-Term Liabilities1.15B1.31B1.01B1.23B
Total Liabilities
4.82B4.98B6.25B7.75B
Minority Interest----
Preferred Stock----
Common Stock Net265.4M257.76M263.45M277.83M
Capital Surplus3.54B3.35B3.33B3.52B
Retained Earnings1.02B853.18M1.57B970.39M
Treasury Stock80.3M78.61M97.19M107.06M
Other Liabilities827.49M796.47M6.39M1.23B
Shareholders Equity5.58B5.18B5.07B5.89B
Total Liabilities & Shareholders Equity10.39B10.17B11.31B13.64B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

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: Anything that the Pearson company owns and is a part of its books. Assets can be of three types: fixed, current and other assets which includes intangibles, advances. Internet companies typically don't have a lot of assets as there is not much investment in say machinery, equipment etc. Pearson had total assets of $10.39B.
  • Liabilities: The total liabilities of Pearson for the quarter 2018 Q2 total to $4.82B. Liabilities for a company like Pearson include bank loans, services which have been availed for which a settlement in the form of cash/ asset transfer needs to be done in future etc. A firm takes on such obligations to grow its business which in turn will generate future economic benefits for its business.

Pearson Balance Sheet - Key Ratios