Pearson [PSON] – 44 years on the LSE

On this day in 1969 Pearson listed on the LSE.

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average Pearson has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 1.9 percentage points in March.

Average monthly performance of Pearson [PSON] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2013)

Observations

  1. The strongest month for Pearson shares relative to the market has been March (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 16 of the last 25 years).
  2. The weakest month for Pearson relative to the market has been June (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 8 of the past 25 years).

Pearson is in the FTSE 350 Media [NMX5550] sector.

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