US Listing and ADRs

The Company’s ordinary shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange in the form of American Depositary Shares (ADSs), evidenced by American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) and traded under the symbol ‘PSO’.  

Pearson has a sponsored level 2 ADR programme. The Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon) administers the ADR programme on behalf of the company. Each ADS represents one ordinary share. All enquiries regarding ADR holder accounts and payment of dividends should be directed to BNY Mellon, Tel: 1-866-259-2289 (toll free within the US) or 001 201 680 6825 (outside the US).

ADR Dividend history

US dollars

  INTERIM FINAL TOTAL
2017 0.0677 0.1623 0.2300
2016 0.2363 0.4370 0.6733
2015 0.2774 0.4911 0.7685
2014 0.2757 0.5174 0.7931
2013 0.2461 0.5389 0.7850
2012 0.2428 0.4650 0.7078
2011 0.2207 0.4521 0.6728
2010 0.2032 0.4209 0.6241
2009 0.1985 0.3384 0.5369
2008 0.2130 0.3298 0.5428
2007 0.2230 0.3992 0.6222
2006 0.1995 0.3718 0.5713
2005 0.1777 0.3143 0.4920
2004 0.1743 0.2972 0.4715
2003 0.1557 0.2640 0.4197
2002 0.1412 0.2292 0.3704
2001 0.1240 0.1983 0.3223
2000 0.1317 0.1869 0.3186
1999 0.1285 0.1908 0.3193