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.
- 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).
- 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.