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Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at BNP Paribas in a report issued on Friday.

Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO) traded up 0.77% on Friday, hitting $19.73. The stock had a trading volume of 144,075 shares. Pearson PLC has a one year low of $16.58 and a one year high of $22.40. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $19.3 and a 200-day moving average of $18.95. The company has a market cap of $15.967 billion and a P/E ratio of 17.31.

A number of other firms have also recently commented on PSO. Analysts at Goldman Sachs reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Pearson PLC in a research note on Wednesday, June 25th. Separately, analysts at Societe Generale reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Pearson PLC in a research note on Tuesday, June 24th. Finally, analysts at Morgan Stanley upgraded shares of Pearson PLC from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Monday, June 23rd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $20.10.

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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