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Pearson plc (LON:PSON)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating restated by equities research analysts at BNP Paribas in a research note issued to investors on Friday. They currently have a GBX 1,200 ($20.44) target price on the stock. BNP Paribas’ price target suggests a potential upside of 4.99% from the stock’s previous close.

Shares of Pearson plc (LON:PSON) opened at 1153.00 on Friday. Pearson plc has a 52 week low of GBX 981.0001 and a 52 week high of GBX 1380.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1141. and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1136.18. The company’s market cap is £9.331 billion.

A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on PSON. Analysts at Societe Generale reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Pearson plc in a research note on Thursday. They now have a GBX 1,030 ($17.54) price target on the stock. Separately, 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. Finally, 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. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. Pearson plc has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,149.82 ($19.58).

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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