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Pearson plc (LON:PSON)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Societe Generale in a report released on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 1,030 ($17.54) price target on the stock. Societe Generale’s price target points to a potential downside of 9.17% from the stock’s previous close.

PSON has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Liberum Capital reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Pearson plc in a research note on Monday. They now have a GBX 660 ($11.24) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Natixis reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Pearson plc in a research note on Thursday, June 26th. They now have a GBX 1,300 ($22.14) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Goldman Sachs reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Pearson plc in a research note on Wednesday, June 25th. They now have a GBX 1,130 ($19.25) price target on the stock. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company. Pearson plc presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,158.91 ($19.74).

Pearson plc (LON:PSON) opened at 1142.12 on Thursday. Pearson plc has a 1-year low of GBX 981.0001 and a 1-year high of GBX 1380.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1142. and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1136.. The company’s market cap is £9.243 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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