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Pearson 2011 Statutory Pre-tax Profit Up - Quick Facts

Pearson Plc's (PSON.L,PSO) full-year 2011 statutory pre-tax profit advanced to 1.15 billion pounds from 670 million pounds in 2010, while profit attributable to equity holders of the company declining to 957 million pounds from prior year's 1.30 billion pounds.

Statutory earnings per share for the full year were 119.3 pence, considerably lower than 161.5 pence a year earlier. However, on an adjusted basis, earnings per share grew to 86.5 pence from 77.5 pence last year.

On a headline basis, sales on continuing operations totaled 5.86 billion pounds, a 4% increase from 5.66 billion pounds a year earlier. Sales, on an underlying basis, rose by 1% in 2011 versus 2010.

by RTT Staff Writer

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