A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for Pearson plc (LON: PSON):

  • 10/25/2017 – Pearson plc had its price target raised by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from GBX 470 ($6.20) to GBX 500 ($6.60). They now have a “sell” rating on the stock.
  • 10/20/2017 – Pearson plc had its price target raised by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd from GBX 490 ($6.47) to GBX 507 ($6.69). They now have a “sell” rating on the stock.
  • 10/19/2017 – Pearson plc had its “equal weight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a GBX 685 ($9.04) price target on the stock.
  • 10/18/2017 – Pearson plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Societe Generale. They now have a GBX 960 ($12.67) price target on the stock.
  • 10/18/2017 – Pearson plc had its price target raised by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC from GBX 523 ($6.90) to GBX 541 ($7.14). They now have an “underperform” rating on the stock.
  • 10/18/2017 – Pearson plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They now have a GBX 470 ($6.20) price target on the stock.
  • 10/18/2017 – Pearson plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The). They now have a GBX 495 ($6.53) price target on the stock.
  • 10/17/2017 – Pearson plc had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital.
  • 10/17/2017 – Pearson plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 330 ($4.35) price target on the stock.
  • 10/11/2017 – Pearson plc had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital.
  • 9/28/2017 – Pearson plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 330 ($4.35) price target on the stock.
  • 9/27/2017 – Pearson plc was upgraded by analysts at BNP Paribas to an “outperform” rating. They now have a GBX 700 ($9.24) price target on the stock.
  • 9/27/2017 – Pearson plc was downgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG to a “sell” rating. They now have a GBX 470 ($6.20) price target on the stock, down previously from GBX 600 ($7.92).
  • 9/18/2017 – Pearson plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The). They now have a GBX 495 ($6.53) price target on the stock.
  • 9/14/2017 – Pearson plc had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group. They now have a GBX 690 ($9.11) price target on the stock.
  • 9/14/2017 – Pearson plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 330 ($4.35) price target on the stock.
  • 9/8/2017 – Pearson plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 330 ($4.35) price target on the stock.
  • 9/4/2017 – Pearson plc had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co. They now have a GBX 629 ($8.30) price target on the stock.
  • 8/31/2017 – Pearson plc had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 330 ($4.35) price target on the stock.

Pearson plc (PSON) opened at 704.00 on Wednesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 614.01 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 651.77. Pearson plc has a 52-week low of GBX 552.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 832.50. The company’s market cap is GBX 5.74 billion.

In other Pearson plc news, insider Tim Score bought 2,610 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 29th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 604 ($7.97) per share, for a total transaction of £15,764.40 ($20,802.85).

Pearson plc (Pearson) is a learning company. The Company delivers learning through providing a range of educational products and services to institutions, governments, professional bodies and individual learners. The Company operates through three segments, which include North America, Core and Growth.

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