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Pearson PLC (PSON)

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Monday 23 March, 2020

Pearson PLC

Transaction in Own Shares

RNS Number : 1073H
Pearson PLC
23 March 2020

Transactions in own shares


Pearson plc (the Company) announces today it has purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of 25 pence each on the London Stock Exchange from Citigroup Global Markets Limited.


Date of purchase:   20 March 2020


Aggregate number of ordinary shares of 25 pence each purchased:     1,748,000


Lowest price paid per share  GBP 4.8800


Highest price paid per share  GBP 5.4520


Average price paid per share  GBP 5.1311


The Company will cancel the purchased shares.


These share purchases form part of the Company's existing buy-back programme which is expected to be completed over the period from 16 January 2020 to 16 July 2020, details of which were announced on 16 January 2020.


The table below contains detailed information of the individual trades made by Citigroup Global Markets Limited as part of the buyback programme.


Schedule of Purchases


Shares purchased:  Pearson plc (ISIN: GB0006776081) 


Date of purchases:  20 March 2020


Investment firm:  Citigroup Global Markets Limited


Aggregate information:



Volume-weighted average price

Aggregated  volume

Lowest price per share

Highest price per share

London Stock Exchange





CHI-X Europe





BATS Europe







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