Pearson, Plc ( PSO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 06, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.480624 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 11, 2016. Shareholders who purchased PSO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 71% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $12.29, the dividend yield is 15.64%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PSO was $12.29, representing a -43.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.87 and a 33.88% increase over the 52 week low of $9.18.
PSO is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company ( HMHC ) and Scholastic Corporation ( SCHL ). Zacks Investment Research reports PSO's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -27.41%, compared to an industry average of -1.3%.