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Pearson plc (LON:PSON)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at BNP Paribas in a report released on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 1,200 ($20.54) price objective on the stock. BNP Paribas’ price objective would indicate a potential upside of 8.21% from the stock’s previous close.

A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on PSON. Analysts at Investec reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Pearson plc in a research note on Monday. They now have a GBX 1,052 ($18.01) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Societe Generale reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Pearson plc in a research note on Thursday, July 3rd. They now have a GBX 1,030 ($17.63) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Liberum Capital reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Pearson plc in a research note on Monday, June 30th. They now have a GBX 660 ($11.30) price target on the stock. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,147.95 ($19.65).

Shares of Pearson plc (LON:PSON) traded down 0.36% on Thursday, hitting GBX 1109.00. 1,187,833 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Pearson plc has a 52 week low of GBX 981.0001 and a 52 week high of GBX 1380.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1132. and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1122.. The company’s market cap is £8.975 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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