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Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the fourteen analysts that are covering the company, AnalystRatings.Net reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $16.30.

Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO) opened at 19.77 on Tuesday. Pearson PLC has a 1-year low of $16.58 and a 1-year high of $22.40. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $18.20 and its 200-day moving average is $19.37. The company has a market cap of $16.000 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.72.

A number of research firms have recently commented on PSO. Analysts at Credit Suisse reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Pearson PLC in a research note on Tuesday, May 6th. Separately, analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Pearson PLC in a research note on Monday, April 28th. Finally, analysts at Berenberg Bank reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Pearson PLC in a research note on Monday, April 28th.

Pearson plc (NYSE:PSO) is an international media and education company with its principal operations in the education, business information and consumer publishing markets.

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