Pearson plc (LON:PSON)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at Shore Capital in a report released on Wednesday.
A number of other analysts have also issued reports on the company. Liberum Capital reiterated a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 330 ($4.34) price target on shares of Pearson plc in a report on Thursday, September 14th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reiterated a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 495 ($6.51) price target on shares of Pearson plc in a report on Monday, September 18th. Barclays PLC reiterated an “equal weight” rating and issued a GBX 705 ($9.27) price target on shares of Pearson plc in a report on Friday, July 7th. Investec reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Pearson plc in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC lowered their price target on Pearson plc from GBX 540 ($7.10) to GBX 511 ($6.72) and set an “underperform” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 678.67 ($8.92).
Pearson plc (LON:PSON) opened at 637.00 on Wednesday. Pearson plc has a 1-year low of GBX 552.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 838.00. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 600.55 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 651.33. The stock’s market cap is GBX 5.19 billion.
In other Pearson plc news, insider Tim Score purchased 2,610 shares of Pearson plc stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 29th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 604 ($7.94) per share, with a total value of £15,764.40 ($20,726.27).
Pearson plc Company Profile
Pearson plc (Pearson) is a learning company. The Company delivers learning through providing a range of educational products and services to institutions, governments, professional bodies and individual learners. The Company operates through three segments, which include North America, Core and Growth.
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