Pearson Given “Add” Rating at AlphaValue (PSON)
Pearson (LON:PSON)‘s stock had its “add” rating reiterated by research analysts at AlphaValue in a report released on Thursday, AnalystRatings.Net reports. They currently have a GBX 1,440 ($23.10) price target on the stock. AlphaValue’s target price indicates a potential upside of 14.83% from the company’s current price.
A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on PSON. Analysts at Liberum Capital reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Pearson in a research note to investors on Tuesday. They now have a GBX 1,050 ($16.85) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Pearson in a research note to investors on Friday, October 4th. They now have a GBX 1,400 ($22.46) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Natixis reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Pearson in a research note to investors on Tuesday, October 1st. They now have a GBX 1,530 ($24.55) price target on the stock. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the stock. Pearson currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,304.97 ($20.94).
Shares of Pearson (LON:PSON) traded up 3.43% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 1297.00. The stock had a trading volume of 2,526,162 shares. Pearson has a 52 week low of GBX 1090.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 1370.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1307. and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1222.. The company’s market cap is £10.467 billion.
Pearson plc, (LON:PSON) is an international media and education company with its principal operations in the education, business information and consumer publishing markets.
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