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Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Credit Suisse in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday.

Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Beaufort Securities reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Pearson PLC in a research note on Monday, July 28th. Separately, analysts at Barclays reiterated an “equal weight” rating on shares of Pearson PLC in a research note on Monday, July 28th. Finally, analysts at Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Pearson PLC in a research note on Friday, July 25th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold”.

Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO) traded down 0.55% on Wednesday, hitting $18.18. 435,996 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Pearson PLC has a one year low of $16.58 and a one year high of $22.40. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $18.8 and its 200-day moving average is $18.50. The company has a market cap of $14.722 billion and a P/E ratio of 11.55.

The company also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which is scheduled for Wednesday, September 17th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.2888 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 2.98%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 13th.

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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