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Five Year Summary

   
 

 

all figures in millions 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000



Sales continuing operations 1,830 2,011 2,251 3,332 3,874
Sales underlying growth (%) 5.6 6.5 6.7 7.3 9.2
EBITDA* before internet enterprises 352 393 455 670 780
Trading margin before internet enterprises (%) 9.2 11.5 13.1 15.2 16.5

Operating profit before internet enterprises, goodwill and other items
         
Pearson Education 60 60 99 257 320
FT Group 89 108 118 150 211
The Penguin Group 27 58 48 65 79
Television 40 26 61 68 68



Continuing operations 216 252 326 540 678



Internet enterprises investment          
Pearson Education (3) (83)
FT Group (36) (113)



  (39) (196)




Adjusted eps before internet enterprises**
27.3p 31.2p 37.5p 47.6p 54.6p
Adjusted eps after internet enterprises** 27.3p 31.2p 37.5p 43.3p 31.9p

Dividends per share**
16.1p 17.4p 18.8p 20.1p 21.4p

Net assets
393 156 1,084 1,327 4,209
Deferred taxation and other provisions 189 212 273 227 266
Net debt 430 707 2,279 1,995 2,301



Capital employed 1,012 1,075 3,636 3,549 6,776




Free cash flow per share* before internet enterprises**
22.0p 19.9p 40.3p 48.5p 49.1p



*Before goodwill, integration costs and non-operating items.

**Restated to reflect the rights issue of equity shares during 2000.

2000 Annual Report
* Introduction
* Chairman's letter
* Chief executive's review
* The Pearson Goals
* Internet Enterprises
* The Results
* Pearson Education
* The Penguin Group
* The Financial Times Group
* Recoletos
* Financial Review
* The Board
* Directors' Report
* Personnel Committee Report
* Consolidated profit and loss account
* Consolidated balance sheet
* Consolidated statement of cash flows
* Statement of total recognised gains and losses
* Reconciliation of movements in equity shareholders' funds
* Report to the Auditors to the Members of Pearson plc
* Principal subsidiaries and associates
* Five year summary
* Corporate and Operating Measures
* Shareholder information
* Notes to the accounts
 

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