Pearson (PSON) – Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes

A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Pearson (LON: PSON) recently:

  • 1/26/2018 – Pearson had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Societe Generale. They now have a GBX 960 ($13.46) price target on the stock.
  • 1/23/2018 – Pearson had its price target raised by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from GBX 500 ($7.01) to GBX 525 ($7.36). They now have a “sell” rating on the stock.
  • 1/23/2018 – Pearson had its price target raised by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc from GBX 495 ($6.94) to GBX 555 ($7.78). They now have a “sell” rating on the stock.
  • 1/18/2018 – Pearson had its price target lowered by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from GBX 763 ($10.70) to GBX 760 ($10.66). They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 1/18/2018 – Pearson had its “equal weight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a GBX 720 ($10.10) price target on the stock.
  • 1/17/2018 – Pearson had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. They now have a GBX 507 ($7.11) price target on the stock.
  • 1/17/2018 – Pearson had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital.
  • 1/15/2018 – Pearson had its price target raised by analysts at Liberum Capital from GBX 330 ($4.63) to GBX 380 ($5.33). They now have a “sell” rating on the stock.
  • 1/10/2018 – Pearson had its price target raised by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from GBX 740 ($10.38) to GBX 763 ($10.70). They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 1/10/2018 – Pearson had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Berenberg Bank. They now have a GBX 490 ($6.87) price target on the stock.
  • 12/14/2017 – Pearson had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 330 ($4.63) price target on the stock.
  • 12/7/2017 – Pearson had its price target raised by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from GBX 671 ($9.41) to GBX 740 ($10.38). They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.

Pearson plc (LON PSON) traded down GBX 2 ($0.03) during midday trading on Monday, reaching GBX 690 ($9.67). The company had a trading volume of 2,784,725 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,250,000. The stock has a market cap of $5,470.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of -263.36. Pearson plc has a twelve month low of GBX 563 ($7.89) and a twelve month high of GBX 773 ($10.84).

In other news, insider Tim Score bought 2,141 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, December 15th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 736 ($10.32) per share, with a total value of £15,757.76 ($22,094.45).

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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